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  • Posted in thread: Hop Stand/Whirlpool - Getting great hop aroma/flavor on 11-25-2015 at 08:58 PM
    ive found that even flameout additions in a hopstand as long as an hour barely add any
    bitterness, Last double IPA I did had 8oz at 0min and another 8oz at 180F. Only bittering
    addition was 1oz apollo...

  • Posted in thread: RIMS vs HERMS (gas fired) on 11-25-2015 at 02:25 PM
    I have a 4 vessel HERMS system. My MT is a 120qt Igloo and my HEX is a keggle with 50' of 1/2"
    stainless coil. To be honest, I've not been using my HERMS much. The temp rise is slow. The
    advantage to ...

  • Posted in thread: 1G Growler or 5L Flask on 11-24-2015 at 02:09 AM
    I do 16.5 gallon batches and have 2 5L and one 2L flasks. I used gallon jugs for a long time. I
    never had any trouble on my stir plates. You don't need to put these on stir plates for
    extended times. ...

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech’s Biggest Baddest Holiday Giveaway Ever! on 11-24-2015 at 01:24 AM
    Claiming 1/2 Barrel

  • Posted in thread: Rye vs Bourbon vs Wheated bourbon on 11-18-2015 at 04:14 PM
    I soaked spirals in Old Forester. Added 575ml to 5 gallons of Imp stout. It does come through,
    but it is more of a player in the beer. I think it would be a waste of top shelf myself. An
    empty Four Ro...

  • Posted in thread: Successes and failures with grain mills, what mill has worked best for you? on 11-03-2015 at 10:27 PM
    I will say I bought the MM-3 because I brew often. If I were brewing 4-5 times a year that
    Cereal Killer is darn reasonable. I'd have no problem with that mill. I'm running another 30#
    through mine to...

  • Posted in thread: Successes and failures with grain mills, what mill has worked best for you? on 11-03-2015 at 10:12 PM
    MM-3 for me. I bought the stainless rolls and 1/2" drive. It was way before they offered 2.0
    and hardened rolls. I will say it has been love and hate. I've had difficulty with it always
    wanting to fee...

  • Posted in thread: Slow Fly Sparge on 10-26-2015 at 03:33 PM
    Strips are better than nothing. I can tell you that Bru'n water will predict your mash ph and
    your sprarge ph accurately enough to be trusted. As long as you know your water and can plug it
    in. There ...

  • Posted in thread: Slow Fly Sparge on 10-21-2015 at 06:54 PM
    If you acidify your sparge water, or you sparge with distilled/RO, pH and gravity are no longer
    factors. The reason to stop sparging around ~1.010 is because that is (roughly) where the pH of
    the mash...

  • Posted in thread: Slow Fly Sparge on 10-20-2015 at 08:05 PM
    No, my sprarges used to take that long. I have started speeding it up at the loss of some
    efficiency. I now do sprarges of about an hour. I get about 85% into the fermenter. Just watch
    you gravity on ...

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