Last Activity:08-01-2016 7:34 PM
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Posted in thread: step starter timing on 07-28-2016 at 04:32 AM
Well, last night I added the 2 gallons of wort and put the lid on. By the time I washed my pot,
bubbling had resumed in the air lock. This morning I found a mess in the kitchen, air lock
jammed with k...
Posted in thread: step starter timing on 07-26-2016 at 10:12 PM
Hey,I am trying to get a big starter ready for this weekend.I started a approximately 3 quart
starter Sunday evening about 7. I used one package of wlp001 and 1.040 wort with stir plate.I
plan on prep...
Posted in thread: Insulation for stainless steel mash tun on 02-24-2016 at 10:44 PM
I purchased a carbon fiber welding blanket. I know it will withstand the heat, but I am not
sure If it will insulate well enough. I ordered the 6x6 size from: will post results later.
Posted in thread: Insulation for stainless steel mash tun on 02-23-2016 at 07:58 PM
I have a recirculating, direct fire mash tun. I would like to insulate it. I have some of the
silver "bubble wrap stuff" from lowes. I am afraid of using it with the burner. Has anyone
found a better ...
Posted in thread: Spilt ma starter on 02-22-2016 at 07:38 PM
Very good,That's what I thought as well.Thanks for the response!
Posted in thread: Spilt ma starter on 02-22-2016 at 04:07 PM
Hey,I built up a starter for a 16.5 gallon batch. Yesterday I managed to spill it while pouring
into the fermenter. I don't know how much I spilled, but I estimate about 1/4 to 1/3 of it. I
was going ...
Posted in thread: CO 2 Infection? on 02-18-2016 at 03:45 PM
Update,I dissembled the regulator and put the body and all non-melting parts in the oven. I
cant remember what temp or how long. The rest of the parts I soaked in sanitizer. Reassembled
and have used ...
Posted in thread: Do I need a starter for my slurry on 02-18-2016 at 03:38 PM
Update,My brew day got pushed to last weekend, so I went ahead and used all the slurry.
Finished the brew about 7:00 in the evening. By 11:00 that evening I had a few bubbles in my
blow off. The next ...
Posted in thread: Off flavor, I think oxydation on 02-18-2016 at 03:32 PM
Update,I corrected the several air issues I had with my system and switched to WLP001. I have
two beers that are over two months old with no issues. I assume the introduction of all that
air was the c...
Posted in thread: Do I need a starter for my slurry on 02-08-2016 at 03:08 PM
Very good.Thanks for the feed back. This is my first attempt at harvesting. I was VERY careful
while harvesting. I think the slurry is in great shape. I even shot a little co2 in the jars