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Posted in thread: post harvest plant care? on 09-16-2013 at 06:09 PM
I just picked my hops individually and the leafs appear green and reasonably healthy.Do I need
to cut back the vines or maybe let them keep trying to grow until 1st frost?
Posted in thread: black mold on keezer collar on 09-16-2013 at 06:06 PM
My keezer is located in sunroom/porch where the taps often condensate due to humid conditions.
The condensation has spread to my unfinished wooden collar causing the collar to mold.If I were
Posted in thread: post harvest plant care? on 09-16-2013 at 05:57 PM
I have 1st year hops. I had a small harvest from my centennial and no cones on my nuggets. What
should I be doing now to prepare hops for winter and beyond?
Posted in thread: Help--Add undried Cascade Hops to Pale Ale? on 09-09-2013 at 05:54 PM
You're on track with the 5:1 to 4:1 range with the ratio of wet weight to dry weight. I haven't
verified myself, but read here that wet hops are undesirable for dry hopping due to grassy
smell.I am gu...
Posted in thread: Attn Engineers: Plate Chiller Parallel or Perpendicular Flow? on 08-20-2013 at 07:04 PM
Forgetting about arguments over possible efficiency set it up so that the coolant water input
is at the wort output. This way the coolest coolant is the last to cool the coolest wort.Edit:
saying the ...
Posted in thread: Keazer Tip: PC Fan 12v on 08-07-2013 at 04:15 PM
Posted in thread: Keazer Tip: PC Fan 12v on 08-07-2013 at 04:14 PM
My keazer is in a sunroom without AC and I noticed that on warm days there had been up to a 12
degree differential in temperature from the top to bottom of my keazer. Here is a very easy DIY
that has ...
Posted in thread: Window Unit Cooled Bar idea on 07-17-2013 at 03:30 PM
H22W, now we are talking!!! This is what I was thinking. Truth be told I remember seeing your
set up and may have got the idea from you! How big of window unit did you have? and it kept the
beer in th...
Posted in thread: Window Unit Cooled Bar idea on 07-16-2013 at 09:27 PM
With a little out of the box thinking, yes a window unit can take a small space right down to
very near freezing. I had this 32 cubic foot keezer/ferm chamber thing running in the mid 30s.
I had to fo...
Posted in thread: Keezer safety (for the beer) on 07-16-2013 at 08:56 PM
This solution has bested our 2yr old, so far.