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Posted in thread: Prime dose on 08-18-2014 at 12:55 AM
I've used it once in bombers. After three weeks the bottles were perfect. Two weeks after that,
they were close to exploding. I'm not sure what the issue was.
Posted in thread: Has any one ever used this new pump? on 08-16-2014 at 06:07 PM
So a little more follow up. I've used this a few times now. I use it to sparge and to run wort
through the chiller. Worked without any problem at all. I'm really pleased with the purchase
Posted in thread: Carbonator on 07-12-2014 at 02:32 PM
Yup. It works OK. be careful on the pressure not to burst your soda bottles.It would take a lot
of pressure to burst a soda bottle. They're generally safe (unless they've been damaged) up to
Posted in thread: Carbonator on 07-12-2014 at 02:28 PM
Wow. Look at the date of the first post! Is that you Al Gore?Um...two days ago?
Posted in thread: Cheating My Mash Tun Size limitations on 07-12-2014 at 07:39 AM
Just make sure you're mashing your specialty grains with enough 2 row to convert.Id mash what
you can in your mlt, than do a smaller biab in your kettle at the same time! Two mashes enter,
one beer le...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-11-2014 at 04:40 PM
You're right, of course. Are there any other off flavors that ARE mash/boil derived?Diacetyl
and Acetaldehyde precursors are formed early on in the process. If you can eliminate the
precursors there, ...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-10-2014 at 05:08 PM
Passing the wort through a chilled coil as you described seems to be a good way to do it. Not
that much extra stuff would be required and it would be very clean. But I can't see people who
Posted in thread: Carbonator on 07-10-2014 at 01:26 PM
used this for carbing cider? I have 5 gallons of cider fermenting now and I'm thinking of
racking off (almost) 2 liters at a time, back sweetening in the soda bottle and then carbing
with the carbon...
Posted in thread: Bottling after star san on 07-10-2014 at 12:30 PM
Question: "Cleaned out with StarSan" -- StarSan is a sanitizer, you need something like PBW to
clean. StarSan works really well sanitizing once the dirt is out, but if you've got organics
Posted in thread: Cheating My Mash Tun Size limitations on 07-10-2014 at 04:19 AM
It sounds to me like your process will work, although I admit it seems a little labour
intensive for me, the laziest man in the world. My solution to this problem is simply to sub
out part of my base ...