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Posted in thread: Mash Tun is cracked, now what? on 05-26-2013 at 06:59 AM
I used to mash in my BK. I used a grain bag as a LT, many many years ago. I would put my BK in
the oven on low, or off to keep the temp up. I didn't direct fire my mt.
Posted in thread: 45-minute mash not enough for conversion at 156F? on 05-23-2013 at 04:53 PM
i use this type, easier to read quickly:
Posted in thread: Kegerator build and beer line question on 05-23-2013 at 04:45 PM
I think it also has to do with atmospheric pressure. I'm at 5k ft in altitude, and run a 10'
line. Its not all for not however, much easier to shorten the line.
Posted in thread: Kegerator build and beer line question on 05-22-2013 at 05:05 AM
I bought a facet wrench and it sure makes things easier. They are also pretty cheap, like under
10 bucks.Also, can you link the instructions? I have a hard time removing the facet on the
back, sort of...
Posted in thread: 45-minute mash not enough for conversion at 156F? on 05-22-2013 at 05:02 AM
Cirsp has a pretty low diastic power of 55L, which is higher than mine (bairds) of 45L. I get
mixed reports of the DP of crisp, so its hard to tell: if i got the equation right, it would
Posted in thread: Kegerator build and beer line question on 05-21-2013 at 07:56 AM
I have often thought the same thing as you. Due to my paranoia, I bought new beer lines and
replaced the old lines. I also used the crimp clips instead of the screw on ones cus the back
of the tower f...
Posted in thread: 45-minute mash not enough for conversion at 156F? on 05-21-2013 at 06:31 AM
What was your base malt, and at what percentage? Just wondering about the diastic power of the
mash. With my stouts, I have to ad AM. 2 row to the english malt to get the efficiency up.The
Posted in thread: Kegging and dry hopping = issues on 05-21-2013 at 06:27 AM
At J Wells, I leave the liquid lines connected, but disconnect the gas. We have 10' lines so
the pressure is around 10psi to pour (this is at 4k ft elevation). This does a couple of other
things like ...
Posted in thread: burner/logistics for 55 gallon kettle? on 05-16-2013 at 08:09 AM
So, after a few uses, I thing the setup I have is fine. I would like to upgrade to an electric
HLT so that I wouldn't have to wait around for strike or sparge water to heat up, and shorten
my brew day...
Posted in thread: How to get the best hop aroma from flameout additions? on 04-17-2013 at 07:47 AM
I tested a hot hop stand at 190-200F, but it didnt seem to work for me. Someone could have said
in an earlier post, or I misunderstood, but I can try an cooler hop stand next time.The hops
stands I di...