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Posted in thread: Hot Water Tank 2x size of Mash Tun? on 03-04-2013 at 07:19 PM
Are we talking big commercial brewing systems or small scale home brew systems? In home brew
it's not necessary. In a commercial brewery you want lots of hot water at all times so you can
Posted in thread: Hot Water Tank 2x size of Mash Tun? on 03-04-2013 at 06:41 PM
Can't argue. Although what's a scenario where you would heat more water than you could fit into
your tun? The only thing I can think is if you want to boil your first mash and sparge water at
Posted in thread: Hot Water Tank 2x size of Mash Tun? on 03-04-2013 at 05:57 PM
Doing some looking around and noticed one system for sale that has a HLT 2x bigger than the
mash tun. I've seen plenty of systems that have their fermenters 2x their mash tun, but I'm
unsure of what t...
Posted in thread: Suppliers for Bulk Buy of Organic Hop Rhizomes? on 02-12-2013 at 06:54 PM
I should clarify and say I'm not necessarily looking for USDA certified organic rhizomes. What
I need are roots that haven't been fed non-organic fertilizer, have not been given any root
Posted in thread: Suppliers for Bulk Buy of Organic Hop Rhizomes? on 02-12-2013 at 06:44 PM
I'm growing out east so focused on "hardy" and downy resistant.Little flexible here but for
starters: Cascade, Mt. Hood, Nugget, Chinook, Centennial.Thanks!
Posted in thread: Suppliers for Bulk Buy of Organic Hop Rhizomes? on 02-12-2013 at 06:35 PM
Hi there, I've searched the forums for past posts and looked around, but is anyone aware of a
farm selling organic hop rhizomes in bulk -- 300-500 plan range -- for a decent bulk price
Posted in thread: Moving houses - what do I do with my hops? on 10-18-2012 at 08:06 PM
Yeah, went ahead and transplanted now. We're still getting some solid sun and afternoon warmth
so I've put dark black compost on top of each hill to soak some of that in, will get everything
Posted in thread: Moving houses - what do I do with my hops? on 10-14-2012 at 03:57 PM
Just did the same thing today (in Northern VA), dug up 8 cascades and put them in holes this
afternoon. I'm waiting until I can get some compost in a couple of hours to fill in the
Posted in thread: Fermentation foam coming out airlock on 08-12-2012 at 09:06 PM
Have just recently employed the airlock/blowoff tube approach and it's working great so far,
only took me two exploded primaries to get motivated! Cutting off the plastic filterish thing
at the end se...
Posted in thread: Was going to brew this weekend, but...... on 08-27-2011 at 10:39 PM
Same boat. I live just outside Philly and got my pre-hurricane chores done yesterday so I could
brew this morning. Started at 0730 and was done by noon. Now I've got a Victory variety pack
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