Last Activity:10-12-2013 6:21 PM
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash Again! on 10-12-2013 at 11:04 PM
An update:I've brewed two batches since I last posted on here. I believed that the fitting that
goes through the screen was getting pushed up agains the bottom of the mash tun which was
sealing off an...
Posted in thread: Rootbeer (Bottled from Keg) Bottle bomb on 09-08-2013 at 06:07 PM
Just as I was going to bed last night I heard shattering glass which I pinned to roommates
dropping something, then it woke me up again at 3am. I went and checked what it was turned out
it was my root...
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash Again! on 09-02-2013 at 04:24 AM
I use this tubing from morebeer. I live close to their warehouse so all my stuff is from them.
When I add the rice hulls it's after I've already stirred in all my grain. I'll then pour in
some rice hu...
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash Again! on 08-29-2013 at 03:52 PM
I do always stir when I pour the grain in, what I meant was that I didn't stir every 15 min
during the mash like I normally do. Stirring the mash right before vorlauf sounds like it could
be a good id...
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash Again! on 08-27-2013 at 05:22 AM
I don't use many flaked grains or rye, actually I think I've only used oats in one brew ever.
It's a problem in almost any hobby, you buy upgraded equipment to solve a problem and it opens
up twice as...
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash Again! on 08-27-2013 at 01:27 AM
I did try probably a quarter pound of rice hulls in my second batch. I also tried not stirring
the mash because I was afraid that the first time I may have got some grains under the false
bottom and s...
Posted in thread: Stuck Mash Again! on 08-25-2013 at 10:09 PM
I've brewed all grain for almost a year now and have been using the 5gal cooler mash tun with
stainless braid with no issues. Two brews ago I decided I wanted to squeeze a few more
efficiency points o...
Posted in thread: Reusing yeast for my next batch on 11-20-2012 at 01:34 AM
Another thing to think about, I was faced with this same question last week when I brewed. I
had a yeast cake from bottling the night before and I was going to brew 2 brews the next day. I
could have ...
Posted in thread: 10 gallon batch w/ 5 gallon cooler on 11-10-2012 at 01:33 AM
I'd like to make 10 gallons of the same ingredients beer. I was wondering if I could do 1 mash
then run it all out as a normal 5 gallon batch, then cover up my kettle and mash another 5
gallon batch a...
Posted in thread: Expanding to 2 kegs on 10-31-2012 at 05:31 AM
If I were to make one Id get a brass ball valve plus check valve on each line. Not sure if that
is price worthy over just buying: 2 way gas manifold It look expandable... am I right?More kegs