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Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 02-08-2016 at 05:19 PM
I was VERY hesitant for that very reason (see some of my initial posts in this thread). Now
that I have one I'm very glad I made the purchase. Providing the unit holds up, this is one of
the best purc...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 02-08-2016 at 03:05 PM
I really want this too but I'm hesitant because it only uses 1600 watts to boil. I know this
has been debated over and over and most are satisfied, are many of you using a heat stick with
this or is i...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 02-04-2016 at 01:16 PM
Brew #3 went well. Hit all my volumes using a combination of Beersmith and Grainfather website
for mash/sparge volumes.Effeciency is low, about 68-70, could be crush - Graincrusher on
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-31-2016 at 03:53 PM
Ok, brew # 2 much smoother.Effeciency was 72% which I'm fine with, it's what I used to get on
my propane system. I had an ounce of leaf hops which I used at flameout, along with another
ounce of pelle...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-30-2016 at 02:52 AM
Share a first brew report when you get a chance!:)First brew went really well... until I hooked
up the chiller to a garden faucet in my garage. Water went everywhere, couldn't get a good seal
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-29-2016 at 06:08 PM
First brew going down tonight. Reflectix jacket is on, grain is crushed. Doing a simple
Centennial Blonde to get used to the system, then a Galaxy Pale over the weekend to see if I
can clog the pump!
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 01-28-2016 at 08:15 PM
I'm liking that idea of pulling the ball and spring out and trying it next time. I guess long
as you close the valve all should be good.I tried an IPA recipe without using the hop filter
this last wee...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-24-2015 at 02:39 AM
Really close to biting the bullet on one of these now that they are in Canada. My big worry is
the proprietary parts, like the pump. Not sure how this will hold up to years of brewing, and
what if it ...
Posted in thread: Mosaic Double IPA from Zymurgy mag? on 09-08-2015 at 08:51 PM
Try posting in general recipe forum. This is for tried and true recipes.
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 08-28-2015 at 08:05 PM
Sorry to ask, and this may be obvious but when using RO I will add 1tsp cacl per 5 gallons of
water for baseline.When adjusting for style do I add the minerals per 5 gallons still?So for