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  • Posted in thread: Freeze concentration using a rope for better/quicker thaw retention? on 12-10-2016 at 05:36 AM
    If you want to do the stainless pipe, there's a bunch of stainless steel thermowells out there
    for fermenters. I could see putting one of those in, pouring some hot water inside after
    freezing, and le...

  • Posted in thread: Slants on 02-16-2016 at 05:25 PM
    No worries, just thought I'd give you the heads up. That's the same reason I started freezing
    them down, then I'm sure I just moved on to obsess about something else!

  • Posted in thread: Slants on 02-15-2016 at 10:42 PM
    The article sounds pretty good. I'd add a couple of quick things, when you're inoculating if
    you've got glass tubes, you can flame the mouth of the tube quick to sterilize it again just to
    increase yo...

  • Posted in thread: Seattle Brewery Recommendations on 11-19-2015 at 02:44 AM
    It depends on how far out you're wanting to go. Unfortunately there aren't too many downtown,
    but Pike is definitely one to hit. If you don't mind going north to the Fremont and Ballard

  • Posted in thread: Largest bottle size on 09-22-2014 at 12:16 AM
    The other option is to pick up a keg now and carb it in the keg with sugar so it's ready to go
    when you get the rest of your kegging setup. If course that depends on how quickly you plan on
    getting th...

  • Posted in thread: Aging in kegerator on 09-11-2014 at 05:54 AM
    Purge it with CO2 and then it should be good. Assuming you're planning on removing the oak
    chips, I've heard a sterilized bag tied to one of the posts with some sterilized unflavored
    floss will still ...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Gas Mix CO2 Equilibrium Question on 09-11-2014 at 05:46 AM
    So the thing about mixed gas equilibrium is that each gas ignores the other gases in the
    headspace. What that means is that whatever the proportion of gas in the tank will be
    proportion in the headspa...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Still Freezes w/ Glycerin on 08-15-2014 at 09:47 PM
    I'm sure somewhere online there's probably a table that lists what temp certain glycerol
    concentrations will freeze, but from the sound of it if the glycerol is separating out you
    aren't mixing out we...

  • Posted in thread: This water profile okay for brewing? on 07-26-2014 at 07:44 AM
    Not sure what you mean by additives, unless you're talking about chlorine. If that's what
    you're talking about, I've got no idea what the level of chlorine on your list actually works
    out to for brewi...

  • Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-15-2014 at 02:42 AM
    Hey, I'll give it a shot!