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Posted in thread: Half Oak barrels for aging? on 03-31-2009 at 05:54 AM
"They are probably whiskey barrels and not wine barrels as IIRC, wine barrels are used
repeatedly while whiskey barrels are used only once so they are more commonly found at
nurseries and such sold as...
Posted in thread: My rig on 03-31-2009 at 05:26 AM
I can't believe you friggin mirror polished keggles.... I am stunned. That brew stand is
fantastic.. Take more pictures it will not stay that pretty, you are going to cry on your first
boil over.. So ...
Posted in thread: Mash time? on 03-31-2009 at 05:14 AM
"In the old days even pils malt had lower diastatic power and required long mash times. Todays
base malts are very well modified"Excellent post...Todays malts are highly modified, most of
Posted in thread: Post Boil Grain Addition on 03-30-2009 at 02:46 AM
"Flat Ass Tired is not a clone of Fat Tire" OK I must have missed that in the link somewhere.
Maybe a better name would have been Imperial Tyre...IMHO a good place to start to knock off Fat
Tire is an...
Posted in thread: Post Boil Grain Addition on 03-30-2009 at 01:09 AM
That recipe has a lot of IBUs for a Fat Tire recipe, from what I have read you should aim for
around 17-23 IBUs... Back to the original topic, can you describe what you mean by fresh malt
taste a litt...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Braid Advocates...Lend me your ears! on 03-30-2009 at 01:01 AM
I assume by sparge you mean run off. Sparge goes on top, run off comes out the bottom of the
mash. Not to be picky, just helping out. I too did the same change last year, works great. Just
do not run ...
Posted in thread: Rectangular vs Round cooler on 12-01-2008 at 09:08 PM
Bazooka is a lot more coarse of a screen. SS braid is more flexible, so do not hit it with your
paddle or spoon and you will be fine. One will never be superior to the other, they both work
and both d...
Posted in thread: Awesome pump or crappy false bottom? on 11-30-2008 at 09:04 AM
Hmm original poster, are you using whole hops in your kettle? The rest, add a grant to run off
from your mash tun, pump out of that, suction in the bottom of the mash tun is not good...
Posted in thread: tight valves on 11-30-2008 at 08:55 AM
Food lube... aka edible oil...
Posted in thread: My March Pump Sucks! on 11-30-2008 at 08:46 AM
As long as you rinse your pump out after usage(hot water) and run some sanitizer through before
hand (pack it up the night before) you will not have any problems. Boiling wort causes pumps to