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Posted in thread: Combining Citra with other hops on 03-22-2014 at 01:49 AM
Citra, Chinook, and simcoe.
Posted in thread: Clear My Beer on 03-22-2014 at 01:34 AM
Let it sit for a month.
Posted in thread: False Bottom Stuck Sparge on 03-17-2014 at 09:42 PM
I found that when mine would stick it was because the tube that went through the false bottom
would suck itself to the bottom of the mashtun. I now leave it at a slight angle before
tightening it down...
Posted in thread: My 50th batch and finally go to 10 gal. on 02-27-2014 at 11:17 PM
So my concern going to ten gallon setup is the boiling of a preboil volume of approximately 13
gallons and getting through the hot break without boil over. I have the same keggle setup and
don't want ...
Posted in thread: New to all grain, Questions on sparge and vorlauf. on 02-27-2014 at 11:09 PM
I vorlauf until clear then put a mesh hop bag over the end of the transfer hose to catch the
few pieces that get through.
Posted in thread: Batch Sparge Temperature on 12-17-2013 at 11:31 PM
I heat my sparge water to 180 and dump it all in. Stir, vorlauf, and drain.
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 12-08-2013 at 05:56 PM
Cutting up sixty pounds of cabbage for sauerkraut.
Posted in thread: Propane burner on 11-16-2013 at 03:40 PM
I have a squirrel cage fan in the window with a slide gate. On the other side of the room I
have a slide gate in another window for make up air. Absolutely no problems. The propane tank
is outside bec...
Posted in thread: Keggles vs Coolers question on 11-05-2013 at 11:31 PM
I use a keggle for a mashtun that is wrapped in ductwork insulation and a keg koosie and it
does not lose any temperature during the mash hour. I preheat the mashtun with hot water and
then dump it an...
Posted in thread: Safale US-05 on 11-05-2013 at 11:21 PM
US-05 is my go to yeast for all ipas and it is a notorious slow starter. 24 hours it is usually
going pretty well. Low to mid 60's is a perfect temperature for this yeast.