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Posted in thread: Equipment Upgrade on 02-21-2017 at 02:48 PM
I recently acquired a Speidel 60 liter plastic fermenter. Love it. Holds pressure. Easy to
clean. Modified with a thermowell and ss ball valve and dip tube for transfers.Light enough for
me to lift wi...
Posted in thread: Counterflow Cold Break and Hop Filter on 02-20-2017 at 09:05 PM
I don't have an easy way to measure and thus put "numbers" to it. The only tool i have is my
tongue, which i think is better trained than average. It told me that bagging hops kills about
half the bit...
Posted in thread: Converting recipes in "Brewing Classic Styles" on 02-17-2017 at 09:58 PM
How much wort are you planning to ferment? If you are planning to top up to 5-5.5 gallons in
the fermentor I'd expect you don't really need to change the recipe at all. hop isomerization
will be a lit...
Posted in thread: Going All-Grain on 02-17-2017 at 06:49 PM
Do any of you purchase these to filter out after boil? Have been reading a lot about them
clogging. Ready to pull the trigger on a 16 gallon kettle, but want to make sure I have
everything I need.http...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp. on 02-17-2017 at 04:04 PM
Also be aware temperature of your fermenting beer may be different from temperature of the room
it is fermenting in. Fermentation creates heat and during peak activity (maybe at high krausen)
Posted in thread: From "OK" to "Wow"....how to get there on 02-15-2017 at 08:44 PM
For me I have noticed my tastes have changed since getting into homebrewing. Starting out the
vast majority of commercial craft beers were "wow" to me and my homebrew was "pretty good".Now
the vast ma...
Posted in thread: Brewing the same beer for a year: Iteration 1 on 02-15-2017 at 08:03 PM
Strange. The link in the original post contains the recipe, as well as the first post on the
blog. I don't know where the trouble is stemming from, but if you figure it out, please let me
know so I ca...
Posted in thread: Brewing the same beer for a year: Iteration 1 on 02-15-2017 at 06:20 PM
Im interested in following your journey but am not having luck navigating your blog.Where is
the recipe? I see something in a couple different places called recipe but neither includes any
Posted in thread: Canceled brew day grr on 02-06-2017 at 05:17 PM
I live in New York and we have very drinkable tap water. Low mineral content, great for
brewing. The local brewery told me that from time to time during warmer weather the water
authority does add som...