Last Activity:08-30-2016 11:18 PM
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Posted in thread: Is three weeks too long in primary? on 08-30-2016 at 08:20 PM
Yeast do things other than convert sugar to alcohol...While I do agree that some beers can be
bottled in a week, I think it is always best to leave the beer in primary to let the yeast
clean up especi...
Posted in thread: What to buy next to improve the quality of my beer? on 08-30-2016 at 08:07 PM
Mill may help you increase efficiency but at 70-75, I think you are ok there. Getting better
efficiency isn't all that needed. Even at 65% all you need to do is add a handful of extra base
malt. I kno...
Posted in thread: Recirculating eBiab return location - sidewall vs lid on 08-30-2016 at 07:58 PM
I have it in my lid right now. I may change it but for now I don't mind it. I had a regular
copper arm spraying it. I just recently bought locline and will place it closer to the mash so
it doesn't cr...
Posted in thread: How does this look for a sweet stout on 08-30-2016 at 07:29 PM
I'll be brewing a pumpkin spice latte stout (I know, pumpkin beer, gross). Saw it on NB and
thought it sounded good for a colder fall night. Plus my wife said she wanted to try it.Anyway,
I've been re...
Posted in thread: Water report on 08-30-2016 at 07:18 PM
It will do nothing to your water report. If this is an active carbon filter and you restrict
the flow, it will remove chlorine and chloramine, which are both bad in beer. To change the ion
Posted in thread: Can I salvage this (urgent) on 08-26-2016 at 12:16 AM
However, the OP asked if he could salvage the beer (an Irish Red). The response was simply a
campden tablet is not required to the mash to try to salvage. Water reports and chemistry is a
much more de...
Posted in thread: Can I salvage this (urgent) on 08-25-2016 at 06:27 PM
Then maybe you each have very low chlorine/chloramine levels in your municipal water and it
truly doesn't matter. Lucky you!Not everyone's water is the same. If the OP has water with
higher levels of ...
Posted in thread: finding food grade 6+ gallon buckets on 08-25-2016 at 06:20 PM
Ha. Zombie thread. nom nom nomThis thread was not only dead, it was already decomposed.
Posted in thread: Line Cleaning - Let's talk options on 08-24-2016 at 05:26 PM
One thing that I did read is that the beer lines should NEVER be used without first cleaning
them with PBW. That alone pretty much kills the use it and throw it away method. I did not see
a single per...
Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 08-24-2016 at 11:55 AM
How would you fit that around the element in the middle of the kettle?As jeffmeh said, I'd
remove it. Or maybe it will fit around one of the bends (my element isn't straight).