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Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 01-14-2016 at 03:32 PM
I do this all the time. I bottle over my dish washer so your set up may need tweaking.The
tubing between the auto siphon and wand drops 2" below the counter top befor the bottling wand
is attached wit...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 01-13-2016 at 11:03 PM
I'm still having issues with my small batch setup for bottling. I tried the regular autosiphon
and have not been able to do it without significant oxygenation. How do you guys use your
autosiphon, to ...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 12-07-2015 at 04:07 PM
my boil off is 9 cup (aka tad over a quart) after a vigourous hour boil, please see vigourous
boil with a salt of grain, it's easier to have a vigourous boil at the end with a gallon than
at the begin...
Posted in thread: Cranberry cider on 11-30-2015 at 01:50 AM
I like that idea - I've always got some craisins in the pantry (love those things!). Maybe I'll
add some as well as the juice next time, for a more complex cranberry flavor. Cheers...
Posted in thread: Cranberry cider on 11-27-2015 at 02:34 AM
318903318904Just in time for thanksgiving, cranberry cider. 25% cranberry concentrate and 75%
apple juice (just Costco Kirkland organic juice). D-47 yeast, fermaid K, and pectic enzyme,
along with som...
Posted in thread: BIAB Sparging Techniques on 11-18-2015 at 03:17 PM
Interesting about the "negative absorption." The retained wort after the sparge will definitely
have a much lower viscosity than the retained wort after the initial runoff. So, I guess it's
not at all...
Posted in thread: Imperial Carrot Cake Ale - Thoughts? on 11-18-2015 at 05:29 AM
Do you ever brew this? If so, how'd it turn out? I've been toying with the idea of a Carrot
Cake Ale and just started researching... Yours was the first thread to pop up here...
Posted in thread: BIAB Sparging Techniques on 11-18-2015 at 04:52 AM
I do both the dunk sparge and squeeze (both the mash and the sparge, or first and second
runnings, if you will). The dunk sparge definitely washes more sugars out, and squeezing it
helps. I keep track...
Posted in thread: Need advice for CO2 tank and regulator... on 11-15-2015 at 03:11 AM
Thanks for the responses, all. Sounds like a Taprite regulator and a 20# used tank are in my
future! No sintered stone...With the Taprite, I assume that eventually I can add a manifold to
it when I ev...
Posted in thread: Need advice for CO2 tank and regulator... on 11-14-2015 at 06:51 PM
I've been bottling ever since I've started home brewing, and will eventually switch to kegging,
but not quite yet...That being said, I'm thinking my next upgrade to my process/system will be
a CO2 tan...