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Posted in thread: Fermented to 1.010 in 3 days?! on 06-28-2013 at 12:34 PM
Yeah, I don't think cold crashing to stop yeast activity is a good idea. After regular
fermentation is complete, the yeast will absorb or remove some undesirable flavors they created
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout - High Temps for Secondary on 05-16-2013 at 02:26 PM
If those are the options i vote fridge, be sure to pitch more yeast if ypu want to bottle
Posted in thread: My two tier brew stand build on 05-14-2013 at 11:57 PM
Yup there, are plenty of formulas. If you want to do fancy math, you can make the angle if thr
cone whatever you want. I wanted to do the least amount of cutti.g so i did the math so i ended
uo witb a...
Posted in thread: My two tier brew stand build on 05-14-2013 at 11:46 PM
Well if you cut the cone out as a half circle, then the diameter needs to be exactly double the
diameter of the keg where it is cut out.
Posted in thread: My two tier brew stand build on 05-06-2013 at 05:42 PM
Thanks! I actually made the cone with nothing but an angle grinder, some clamps, and some
pipes. There a thread A place called toledo metal spinning sells them, but they're too
Posted in thread: The new DIY stainless fermenter on 05-06-2013 at 02:43 PM
There are stainless nuts welded to the outside of the keg, then the legs, which are made of
unit-strut, are just bolted on.
Posted in thread: The new DIY stainless fermenter on 05-06-2013 at 01:46 PM
Got this thing all done, put in a fridge, and filled it up this weekend. 10 gallons of
hefeweizen. i still need to get the 4 inch triclamp lid configured for a thermowell and blowoff
Posted in thread: My two tier brew stand build on 05-06-2013 at 01:24 PM
Finally got to use this thing. Worked great, efficiency was a little low, 75% but not too bad.
I was surprised to see the pumo a little tough to prime when pumping from the kettle even
thougb the pump...
Posted in thread: Chugger pump on 05-03-2013 at 02:19 AM
The fittings feeding the pump should be 1/2. You don't want to restrict the inlet or the pump
may cavitate. 3/8 on the output will work but your flow will definitely be reduced.
Posted in thread: There is a bug in my carboy.... on 05-02-2013 at 01:08 PM
I wouldn't worry about it. If we all the malt we buy is 100% bug free, we are wrong. the fda
has acceptable limits for bug parts in all types of food, you might be surprised at how high
they are. I do...