Last Activity:12-02-2016 7:48 PM
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Posted in thread: Styles of Beer You Just Can't Stand on 12-02-2016 at 08:33 PM
belgian IPAsI love Belgians and I love IPAsI want to love Belgian IPAs but havent found one yet
that worked for me.No a fan of huge barrel aged stouts
Posted in thread: Help with first all grain setup on 12-02-2016 at 05:44 PM
So for all gravity you will need to insulate your mash tun. I did a cooler before I got a pump
and it worked fine. I'd be leery of insulating a kettle although I see lots of people do it. I
Posted in thread: Just got my grain mill! on 12-02-2016 at 04:55 PM
I use homer buckets with gamma seal lids. They are stackable and cheap. 2 buckets holds one
full sack of grain.
Posted in thread: Turn Key eHERMS Brewery - The Spike System on 11-11-2016 at 02:31 PM
Nice setup and great video. Music was too high in beginning segment. Would like to see a video
of cleaning the thing after an actual brew day including dumping the mash etc.
Posted in thread: Teeing MLT and BK outlets together on 11-09-2016 at 03:32 PM
I'm building a single tier single pump no sparge system, and planning on simply teeing outlets
of cooler MLT and BK together before pump suction, and simply selecting which one feeds the
pump by which...
Posted in thread: Struggling with poor attenuation after new setup on 11-07-2016 at 05:25 PM
I use PT-100 RTS's to read my mash temps. My source of calibration is a Thermapen. I tried it
in an ice-bucket and in boiling water, and it checks out. My mash tun RTD shows me a temp which
is spot on...
Posted in thread: Building a brew room on 11-06-2016 at 02:01 PM
nice start looking forward to following your progress
Posted in thread: Struggling with poor attenuation after new setup on 11-04-2016 at 01:12 PM
I'm curious about how and where you are measuring your mash temperature to be so sure it is the
same in both systems. If mash temperature is not uniform throughout the system the measurement
Posted in thread: Add Water Treatment to Mash or Sparge or Both? on 10-31-2016 at 12:33 PM
for me it depends on the style. I have very soft water so when I brew a light colored beer I
will tend to put all the salts in the mash. Hoppy beers get enough salts (typically 12 grams
gypsum and 3 g...
Posted in thread: Lots of Firsts this Weekend on 10-24-2016 at 07:31 PM
Congrats! Always a fun learning experience. One pointer... Fermcap-S is your best friend.
Couple drops of the stuff before the hot break and your boils will be a lot cleaner and your