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Posted in thread: Issue with Irish moss on 06-01-2016 at 11:24 PM
I use half Tablespoon at 15 minutes. Cool down, I always filter out hops. what Irish Moss does
is coagulate the hops(gets them thicker), less finer particles go through the strainer.
Posted in thread: Selling all grain Equipment on 05-30-2016 at 03:17 AM
Selling all my All-grain equipment. I have a 5 gallon SS pot(do 4 gallon boils with top off in
fermenter), 4 gallon aluminum pot(sparge), 5 gallon round cooler Mash Tun with valve and braid,
3 6.5 gal...
Posted in thread: Mashtun Size on 05-25-2016 at 07:48 PM
If Space/Time is limited...I use a 5 gallon Rubbermaid round DYI mash tun(Menards green one). 5
gallon SS pot(4 gallon boils) top off in fermenter. I use beersmith to help with recipe
Posted in thread: full boil? on 05-23-2016 at 03:30 AM
I have a 5 gallon pot, do 4 gallon boils(add the initial hop addition off the burner to avoid
boilovers). Top off in the fermenter. Usually boils down to about 3.25 to 3.5 gallons. Makes
some great be...
Posted in thread: No Hydrometer on 05-22-2016 at 05:19 AM
i just put the hydrometer in the fermenting bucket, you don't need to use the sample tube.
Posted in thread: Why does everyone make their brewday so stressfull and expensive on 05-05-2016 at 01:58 AM
I have had shared my beer with friends and the LHBS, and have been told it is excellent, and
they are wanting more. Thats all I need for knowing I am doing brewing the right way. I don't
stress over r...
Posted in thread: Why does everyone make their brewday so stressfull and expensive on 05-04-2016 at 05:00 AM
Brewing is easy. All grain is easy. Figure out how much strike water you need, heat it up.
Grind your grain(if it isn't preground at the LHBS). mash the grain. Drain the wort, Sparge to
boil volume. B...
Posted in thread: Oxygen Setup on 05-04-2016 at 04:53 AM
I have rehydrated yeast in the past and found it makes for a more stressful brew day. Plus I
see no difference in the quality of my beers. Aeration, I have tried to aerate my wort also,
again with no ...
Posted in thread: Is 5 oz. too much primer? on 05-03-2016 at 11:06 PM
info to check out. I usually use 4.3 oz in my ales.
Posted in thread: Oxygen Setup on 05-01-2016 at 06:40 AM
talk about overthinking the process? I never worry about getting oxygen into my wort. But I
pour my wort through a strainer into my plastic pail fermenter(does the oxygenation real well).
Pitch dry ye...