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  • Posted in thread: final gravity a touch high... on 09-06-2013 at 02:48 PM
    If it has been sitting at 1.022 for a week, at 68', I'd call it done. Bottle.That's what I'm
    thinking. It hasn't budged in a week and I don't think another day or two is gonna change
    anything. I threw...

  • Posted in thread: final gravity a touch high... on 09-06-2013 at 05:38 AM
    American Amber ale, brewed on August 19th, so two and a half weeks ago. Used BRY-97 dry yeast.
    Just made an IPA with the same strain with excellent results. The Amber was mashed at 158, OG
    of 1.060 an...

  • Posted in thread: Is yeast needed When bottling after long term storage? on 06-25-2013 at 12:55 AM
    Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Anyone steam-mashing? on 06-23-2013 at 05:37 PM
    :off:Can we keep replies pertinent to pressure cooker steam-mashing?Much appreciated.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone steam-mashing? on 06-23-2013 at 03:05 PM
    StMarcos-I believe the advantages of using steam under pressure are lost in an internal coiled
    system. A high temp pump circulating boiling water through coils in the MLT (sort of like
    HERMS) would pr...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone steam-mashing? on 06-20-2013 at 03:21 PM
    Good discussion so far fellas. I am aware of how a pressure cooker works and the concept behind
    using it to heat the mash. I would like to hear what peoples experience has been who've
    actually done it...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone steam-mashing? on 06-20-2013 at 06:11 AM
    I'm no physicist, but the pressure cooker prevents water from boiling at 212 (or equivalent) by
    keeping it under pressure and in doing holds the stored energy. This energy would normally be
    released a...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone steam-mashing? on 06-20-2013 at 05:31 AM
    ...I got into reading about proper steam systems and the safety mechanisms involved and quickly
    came to the conclusion that it may not be a safe path to modify a pressure cooker without
    proper safety ...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone steam-mashing? on 06-19-2013 at 07:25 PM
    Using a pressure cooker or canner to do step mashes in a cooler? I'm about to put together the
    necessary items in order to build this set-up and would appreciate a little dialog on the
    subject.Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 06-17-2013 at 06:12 PM
    revans- Looks like you have the Solar Pump, how many batches and how are you powering it?

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