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Posted in thread: High Temperature PBW Solution for Clean-In-Place Submersible Pump Options on 11-28-2013 at 11:30 PM
I would pay attention to the temperature rating of the pump... This summer I had a cheaper pump
blow its seal because it got too hot. Lubricating oil leaked out of the pump and coated the
Posted in thread: Late Mash Addtions of Dark Grains & Salt Additions on 11-28-2013 at 01:54 PM
I ended #7 by saying that a good beer was about the best we could hope for but I didn't make
clear that I meant that for early attempts. One hopes to get a good beer on the first go and
then refine it...
Posted in thread: Late Mash Addtions of Dark Grains & Salt Additions on 11-28-2013 at 05:55 AM
Thank you AJ. I am very appreciative of the amount of time you spend answering so many people's
questions so thoroughly. I think I'm going to take your advice and leave the water alone apart
Posted in thread: Late Mash Addtions of Dark Grains & Salt Additions on 11-28-2013 at 02:32 AM
...you should also keep in mind that roast malts added after the mash are going to result in
flavors different from the ones you would get from those same grains added to the mash. I
assume you are do...
Posted in thread: Late Mash Addtions of Dark Grains & Salt Additions on 11-27-2013 at 10:17 PM
In the case of this brew, mashing at 5.7 is really pushing the upper limits for mashing and
could incur the 'wrath' of tannin and silicate extraction into your wort. In addition, that
elevated pH is g...
Posted in thread: Late Mash Addtions of Dark Grains & Salt Additions on 11-27-2013 at 03:29 AM
I've been reading a few threads that both Martin & AJ have chimed in on. I'm hoping to get your
input on a question I have.As others have noted, Gordon Strong says he adds dark grains at the
end of th...
Posted in thread: High Temperature PBW Solution for Clean-In-Place Submersible Pump Options on 11-20-2013 at 04:36 PM
I've seen a lot of people using buckets filled with PBW, water, and a submersible pump to do
clean-in-place on their keggles/brewhemoths/etc. Five-Star recommends that the PBW solution be
Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 11-05-2013 at 01:20 AM
My club's set up for our recent group brew/teach a friend to Homebrew day.That's a sweet club
setup! Double dual counter flow chillers, Blichmann pots & burners. Excellent! We're you
brewing lagers? I...
Posted in thread: Going bigger! Used stout system on 10-07-2013 at 01:37 AM
I'm not a serious bidder, but I do like to look at "bling." Would you post some pics? I'd like
to see the grant setup.
Posted in thread: March/Chugger Pump Priming Port Location on 09-15-2013 at 09:56 PM
Actually basic physics, along with fluid dynamics, says it does work. Surface tension in the
water allows it to form that air pocket in the inlet tube if there are restrictions for it to