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Posted in thread: Getting into ag brewing on 05-26-2015 at 07:13 PM
Any suggestion on a kettle, should I get a ball valve, and a dial thermometer? Immersion
chiller or plate chiller? Thanks, I was thinking of getting one while I was brewing. Never
ended up getting one...
Posted in thread: No Flavor from Flavor Hop Additions on 05-26-2015 at 06:44 PM
I cool my wort to about 185 with my chiller before adding hops. I turn off the chiller and
wirlpool for 20-30 minutes at that temperature before turning chiller back on.
Posted in thread: How not to use rice hulls on 05-26-2015 at 01:36 PM
Brewed a 10gal wheat IPA this weekend with 40% wheat. Brewed same wort last weekend. Added a
pound of rice hulls to each batch.I run a direct fire recirculating mash tun (kettle) with
Jaybird false bo...
Posted in thread: how to photograph beer on 05-11-2015 at 08:49 PM
I played with this a while back and build a small light box. Cardboard box with a pice of white
poster board at the back and floor and three sides cut out and covered with tissue paper.
Lighted from t...
Posted in thread: new burner numbers a bit crazy...help on 05-01-2015 at 01:23 PM
Is that a lot of propane for a single boil? It sounds about right to me. One tank good for
about 4 boils.I switched to natural gas a few months ago and now just use the propane for my
grill. Don't mis...
Posted in thread: new burner numbers a bit crazy...help on 04-30-2015 at 09:25 PM
I weighed by tank that was just filled and it was 37 lbs. When I finished the boil (plus the
heating it up to the boil point) it was 32 lbs.So you used 5 lbs of propane - that would be 25%
of the tank...
Posted in thread: A possible kettle find? on 04-30-2015 at 05:17 PM
I watched those videos before making my decision. I was going to do a DIY but when the swmbo
says I can spend more to get something I'm not gonna argue with her...lolThose videos are
really good!Well ...
Posted in thread: new burner numbers a bit crazy...help on 04-30-2015 at 05:12 PM
In the US, "20 pound" propane tanks that you swap at the store have been coming with 12 lbs of
propane in them for at least 5 years now.Right...I was just pointing out a couple assumptions
you made (1...
Posted in thread: A possible kettle find? on 04-30-2015 at 04:13 PM
use these. Less than $100 on Amazon Prime so free fast shipping. Get a real ball valve and
other kettle hardware at one of the vendors that support HBT :)Bobby M has some good videos out
there for d...
Posted in thread: new burner numbers a bit crazy...help on 04-30-2015 at 04:06 PM
Water and wort won't boil off at the same rate, though I don't know that you'll get that big of
a difference.Your boil-off rate is most affected by the diameter of your pot and the amount of