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Posted in thread: Bottling advice for a Barrel-Aged Stout on 12-20-2014 at 05:02 PM
I did an imperial barrel aged stout and added a pack of safale 05 in the bottling bucket and it
turned out great. Rehydrate the yeast in sterile water first. I'm not saying it's the best way,
but it w...
Posted in thread: Will using SS kettle to brew before drilling work harden it? on 12-20-2014 at 04:53 PM
Using it to brew will not work harden the side of the pot. You don't need to do anything other
than wash it, though a lot of people will boil a little water in it first.
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...