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  • Posted in thread: 2015 Hallertauer Mittlefruh experiences? on 10-11-2016 at 11:23 PM
    I used up a lb of 2015 mittlefrau from yakima valley hops. They had the expected mittlefrau
    flavor, i have no complaints. Its a mild hop, but 2 oz later in the boil should leave a
    definite flavor.

  • Posted in thread: Chapman univessel on 10-07-2016 at 05:28 AM
    Man thats a great price, but I'm steering clear with the above comments.THe comment about
    injections is surprising especially if your boiling in this kettle. That should kill absolutely
    everything.I w...

  • Posted in thread: Possible infection on 10-07-2016 at 12:09 AM
    Yeah thats a ton of citrusy hops (especially if its 5 gallons), and ill assume its a week old.
    While 1.002 is low, you mashed dry, and chico can be fairly attenuative. Its not outside the
    realm of pos...

  • Posted in thread: Possible infection on 10-06-2016 at 11:19 PM
    If anything that ph is a little high, but that doesnt indicate an infection. And depending on
    the beer and mash, chico can dry out the beer that far if conditions are right. Though thats
    not to say it...

  • Posted in thread: Chapman univessel on 10-06-2016 at 08:55 PM
    I had 2 of those from the kickstarter when they were starting up, and dont use them anymore.
    Initially they leaked/didnt hold water and i had to replace the seals around the spigot. The
    finish was rea...

  • Posted in thread: Second round on WLP802 thoughts and ideas. on 10-06-2016 at 08:41 PM
    n/m

  • Posted in thread: Second round on WLP802 thoughts and ideas. on 10-06-2016 at 05:19 PM
    You generally dont want to pitch on an entire yeast cake, use a calculator such as mr malty for
    an about of harvested slurry, and make a rough guesstimate of what that would look like in the
    primary, ...

  • Posted in thread: First 10 gallon batch tell me your mistake so I don't make it too😂 on 10-05-2016 at 08:06 AM
    I'm going to try and stay within the perimeters of this chart. Would you say 24 lbs of grain
    would be to much for the 10 gallon coolerI mean its the limit. 15 gal mash tun is better. I
    mean, 1.25 qt/l...

  • Posted in thread: First 10 gallon batch tell me your mistake so I don't make it too😂 on 10-04-2016 at 08:38 PM
    Putting 15 gallons of water/wort into a pot before i lift it into place. Not a problem with a 5
    gallon batch, but 10 gallon batches are uncomfortably heavy to be wrestling around at any
    height. Having...

  • Posted in thread: How common is verdigris on 10-03-2016 at 10:47 PM
    It cleans off real easy with a wipe of vinegar and salt or a wipe of starsan. Generally needs
    o2 and an acidic environment to form (i.e. wont form inside plumbing. or a still) Real easy to
    see as it t...

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