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Posted in thread: I'm F'in done with SSR's on 10-20-2016 at 12:31 AM
Damn Kal, that basement is incredible!
Posted in thread: Need Help Raising ABV on 10-20-2016 at 12:11 AM
Just scale up the recipe, brewing software makes it very easy.
Posted in thread: High Gravity Lager Starter Advice on 10-19-2016 at 07:16 PM
Not that I am aware, it is more to do with physical/nutrient limitations of the solution
Posted in thread: Head formation/retention - boil too weak? mash temp too low? on 10-19-2016 at 07:03 PM
Low mash temps (120-130F) in highly modified malt can effect head retention and body. This is
the protein rest range and is not desirable in highly modified malt. Are your carbonation
Posted in thread: Doubling Down: SS Brewtech Conical + FTSS + Glycol Power Pack on 10-19-2016 at 06:41 PM
Wondering people's thoughts on this as a chiller: asked Penguin about cooling a glycol bath
to 25-30F, here's their response:Yes, you can use glycol, but the chiller isn't capable of
hitting those t...
Posted in thread: High Gravity Lager Starter Advice on 10-19-2016 at 06:36 PM
It's all about inoculation rate when propagating yeast.One new vial (96% viability) in a 2L
starter with aeration will yield about 377 billion cells (2.92 growth factor). The inoculation
rate on this ...
Posted in thread: Doubling Down: SS Brewtech Conical + FTSS + Glycol Power Pack on 10-19-2016 at 06:19 PM
Went to the Craft Beer and Brewing retreat in Colorado earlier this month and SS Brewtech
supplied the fermenters we used, 1/2 barrel Brewmaster series....these are very nice
Posted in thread: Doubling Down: SS Brewtech Conical + FTSS + Glycol Power Pack on 10-19-2016 at 06:16 PM
Do you have a link to the ones you're using? Their website is a bit confusing.I use the open
flow connectors from Collection 3, females on hoses, males on vessels and pumps. You can use
Posted in thread: wild yeast question on 09-23-2016 at 01:05 AM
It is quite possible. Aseptic techniques call for 70% ethanol so yeast/bacteria that can
tolerate 20-24% is entirely within reason. I can't guess as to what strains but bacteria
typically produce acid...
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration on 09-22-2016 at 11:40 PM
There is far greater impact from oxygen downstream than there is upstream. The big, big lager
brewers in the world use mash mixers that turn in the neighborhood of 150 RPM, which whips the
mash up pre...