Last Activity:05-06-2016 4:39 AM
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Posted in thread: Plate chiller or no? on 05-05-2016 at 05:03 PM
I don't know about plate chillers but I just moved to a counter flow chiller and it really cut
my chilling time by a lot and it even seems easier on the maintenance than my IC. After I'm
done brewing ...
Posted in thread: Hey newbies ... patience really is the key. on 05-02-2016 at 07:07 AM
Not the wisest advice IMHO. It is definitely possible to drink beer 10 days after brewing if
you are not brewing your first few batches. Very rapid turnaround requires experience and a
watchful eye fo...
Posted in thread: Hey newbies ... patience really is the key. on 05-01-2016 at 06:16 AM
Just want to let the newbies know that it's also possible to be drinking really good beer 10
days after you brew.Style is a part of it and the OP mentions a style that benefits from
aging.There are a ...
Posted in thread: New Beer Glasses Delivered -- Pretentious Beer Glasses on 05-01-2016 at 06:10 AM
Okay, I'll say this and then not spoil the thread. I wouldn't pay $1/glass for those. I don't
like them. I'm not trying to be a dick, just one guys opinion. I'd pay a lot for really nice
Posted in thread: New Beer Glasses Delivered -- Pretentious Beer Glasses on 04-30-2016 at 11:55 PM
Not gonna lie, I don't really like their glasses and simply can't believe their prices.
Posted in thread: Beer tastes like MILK?! on 04-30-2016 at 11:50 PM
Did you use lactose?
Posted in thread: Most critical steps to produce the best tasting all grain beer? on 04-30-2016 at 06:49 AM
Not true. Poor sanitation can cause off flavors, without making a beer undrinkable. And
sanitation and cleaning involves beer lines as well. I have had beer in bars that do not pay
much attention to t...
Posted in thread: Most critical steps to produce the best tasting all grain beer? on 04-29-2016 at 06:14 PM
Sanitation doesn't make beer taste better.Sanitation is a pass of fail issue. If your beer is
infected then it's not just not as good as it could be, it's pretty much garbage.Sanitation
goes without s...
Posted in thread: Most critical steps to produce the best tasting all grain beer? on 04-29-2016 at 06:12 PM
Not specific to all grain, but1) Fermentation temperature, generally keeping temps at the very
low end of the yeast's recommended temp range.2) Upper end of recommended pitch rate. Since
you're gonna ...
Posted in thread: Hot side aeration while sparging on 04-26-2016 at 07:30 PM
I've never given any thought or consideration to hot side aeration. I thought it was exposed as
a brewing boogeyman a long time ago.Silicone tubing will float all by itself. No need to put a