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Posted in thread: Thoughts on Filtering Wort on 02-01-2013 at 12:39 PM
I was making a 4L yeast starter from 1# of DME yesterday. After the hot break there was the
usual "hot break trub" suspended in the resulting wort. I really hate the way the trub looks
when suspended ...
Posted in thread: How do you seal a Beer Keg for fermenting after cutting top off on 04-01-2012 at 02:13 PM
I have been fermenting in un-modified Sankes for a while, and cleaning them is not really that
difficult. I do two things to help prevent infections:1) I use PBW and fill the keg 2/3 full
with water. ...
Posted in thread: Feedback on my system.... on 04-01-2012 at 12:25 PM
OneHoppyGuy,Thank you for the great picture, that is really cool! There are half a dozen great
ideas going on in that picture! I LOVE the idea of a mechanical "dump". I really should have
paid more at...
Posted in thread: Feedback on my system.... on 03-30-2012 at 09:13 AM
OneHoppyGuy,"Scary" was not what I was expecting, but I appreciate the feedback. I looked @
your gallery and you obviously have above average knowledge/experience, so I would love it if
you would make...
Posted in thread: Stir Plate Help on 03-29-2012 at 01:10 AM
GrantH,You should really listen to the advice Greenbasterd gave you:its your fan speed that is
the issue.. start really slowI just built one the other day, and I had a ton of problems until
I slowed i...
Posted in thread: Feedback on my system.... on 03-29-2012 at 12:49 AM
My All Grain mashing system consists of two 1/2bbl Sanke Kegs. The "Top Keg" has a drain in the
bottom, and the bottom keg is sitting on my homemade burner. The bottom keg has four SS
Posted in thread: Simple Nut Brown recipe for new to All Grain on 03-28-2012 at 11:32 PM
I am BY NO MEANS an expert; this was my first attempt at an American Brown All Grain recipe,
and like you, I wanted to keep the grain bill simple. I was quite pleased with it:Recipe First
Posted in thread: Fermenter Cooler project on 03-16-2012 at 07:00 PM
Work has gotten in the way of my play time, but I thought I would post a couple of pictures.
The first is of the mold/parts/inserts I made for the non-liquid coolant version of the cooler.
The TEC is ...
Posted in thread: Fermenter Cooler project on 03-08-2012 at 01:40 PM
Good News // Bad News // Next Step.Good News: The simple/cheap TEC set up with just a piece of
aluminum and two PC cooling fans cools almost effectively as the liquid transfer version
Posted in thread: Fermenter Cooler project on 03-07-2012 at 02:38 AM
I am curious why you are concerned or interested in air vs liquid. We're talking about beer
here so don't we just care about liquid? Also you're talking about water and not actively
fermenting beer wh...