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  • Posted in thread: Question about pouring the wort into the fermenter on 09-01-2015 at 08:49 AM
    I use one of these, requires some scraping and a pause during straining to dump a time or two
    for very hoppy beers, but only adds a few minutes to the brew day and I like that there's less
    trub (meani...

  • Posted in thread: Free!!! 500ml bottles on 09-01-2015 at 08:18 AM
    Doh! I misread and assumed you were referring to Sept 22-23.

  • Posted in thread: Northern Colorado-CMC group buy round 2 on 08-31-2015 at 06:17 PM
    Thanks for taking lead on this again, Colohox! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: 5 Gal BIAB Kettle Size on 08-31-2015 at 06:11 PM
    Thanks everyone for the responses. A lot of good advice out there. Since this is a hobby I
    don't see ever stopping, it sounds like I should just bite the bullet and spend a little extra
    to get a 15 G ...

  • Posted in thread: Set up a little stock for extract brews on 08-31-2015 at 05:11 PM
    You most likely forgot about possibility to use a prehopped kits as a base? ;)I've also heard
    of people making a "hop tea" on the side to improve utilization and then combining that with
    the wort in t...

  • Posted in thread: Free!!! 500ml bottles on 08-31-2015 at 02:03 PM
    I'd happily take 100 of them assuming they're recapable (ie not twist off).

  • Posted in thread: Cider Cost Breakdown for a Beginner on 08-28-2015 at 08:28 PM
    Re: bottles, EZ Cap are cool but if you're looking to save a bit more money, you can get free
    12 oz (and occasionally 22 oz bombers) on Craigslist if you're willing to clean them. Of course
    you'll hav...

  • Posted in thread: How long is your brew day? on 08-28-2015 at 07:28 PM
    4.5 to 5 hours for 11 gallon, all-grain, batch sparge batches, with a 60 min mash and 60 min
    boil. 5.5 gallon batches go faster since heating and cooling take less time.

  • Posted in thread: Set up a little stock for extract brews on 08-28-2015 at 07:12 PM
    ;) Thats why I told about extract. No mash tun, chiller, gas burner, several pots including
    7gal one etc... Just 1 gal traditional kitchen pot (serving also in "non-brewing" life) and 7
    gal fermenter....

  • Posted in thread: 5 Gal BIAB Kettle Size on 08-28-2015 at 06:40 PM
    Interesting, I probably wouldn't have guess that would be a bigger issue. But I'll keep that in
    mind when I'm searching around for pots. Thanks!It's not a deal-killer by any means, I brewed 5
    gallon b...


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