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Posted in thread: Critique my plans to upgrade (insight appreciated) on 07-09-2012 at 09:02 PM
How are you planning on doing your fermentation? Beyond the things you listed focusing on the
fermentation side of the process will really improve your beer. Like runningweird said above,
Posted in thread: Lost some pretty major beer today through the blow-off tube..??? on 07-08-2012 at 09:13 PM
The other option is a system in which the blowoff material actually returns to the fermenter.
They title it as a burton union system which isn't accurate, but the premise is similar. Here
is a link th...
Posted in thread: carboy help on 07-08-2012 at 01:26 AM
You never want to put hot wort into a glass carboy. Your best bet would be to chill the wort
before you pour it into the carboy, either with a chiller or an ice bath. If you don't have a
chiller than ...
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Posted in thread: Mash Thickness and Sparging as it relates to Tannins on 07-01-2012 at 08:07 AM
There was a presentation about mash efficiency in the 2010 American Homebrewers Association
National Homebrewers Conference. In the presentation the subject of mash thickness is
discussed. It has been...
Posted in thread: Cold crash or slowly bring to lager temps? on 06-29-2012 at 09:07 PM
The schools of thought are one as stated above, the yeast are done so it shouldn't matter. The
other is that if you cold crash you could shock the yeast causing them to excrete protease
enzymes which ...
Posted in thread: How do YOU know when fermentatio is done? on 06-28-2012 at 12:31 AM
The FG is more of a guide to know the ballpark of where your gravity reading should be after
fermentation, assuming full attenuation dependant on the yeast strain. When you take your
reading and write...
Posted in thread: mill on 06-27-2012 at 10:59 PM
I went with the rebel mill from rebel brewers after looking at the monster mill and the barley
crusher. The barley crusher I heard were functional and the price was right, the monter mill
once I equip...
Posted in thread: mill on 06-27-2012 at 08:11 PM
+1 to Rebel Brewers Rebel Mill.