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Posted in thread: Is there a formula to calculate the temperature drop when adding the grains? on 05-21-2016 at 11:09 PM
I find run the water a few hotter. Add to run with out grain. Let it hit 168 f and mix in
grain. It will drop to 154. More consistent than adding hot water to grain and cold tun
Posted in thread: Any step-by-step walkthroughs on mash/sparge water calcs? on 05-21-2016 at 10:49 PM
There is an app called sparge pal. And brew pal. I use sparge pal to let it do the math.
Posted in thread: First All Grain brew coming up and I have questions on 12-06-2014 at 01:59 AM
One trick I learned on mashing. Put the mash water in mash vessel 4-6 degrees hotter than
desired addition temp. When it comes down to temp add grains. Vessels like my cooler gobble up
heat before I g...
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 01-26-2014 at 03:25 AM
You will notice tasty beer! I've had batches with 30 psi over night. Started by seating the
seal then backing down to 10 to 15. Never had an issue.
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 04-07-2013 at 03:13 PM
1- snake 1/2 barrel keg is 15.5 gal. Yes to 5,10 gal batch3- water in second keg not needed. It
is a blowoff tank
Posted in thread: Lesson Learned. Use Rice halls. on 01-15-2013 at 02:00 PM
I use a stainless braid no issue. Used all wheat no hulls. No issue. But the big difference is
I am using a 3/16 hose with rubber grommet up and over the side. Take your braid off tun. Go
down to hard...
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 01-11-2013 at 01:13 PM
What I use is a second cornie keg. Hose from gas to liquid. With spunding valve on second keg.
Posted in thread: Keg upgrading-fermenting and serving on 11-24-2012 at 06:09 PM
Pressurized ferment in cornie keg. With second keg connected to gas port to help stabilize gas
pressure control and over flow tank. Been pressure fermenting about 10 batches. Quick process.
Posted in thread: Adding lime on 11-24-2012 at 05:54 PM
After ferment. The yeast makes it funny if added before.
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-10-2012 at 11:15 AM
Just made a octoberfest ale on 9/25 brought to wedding on 10/6. 10 days old. Was a hit all 5
gals gone in 4 hours with about 15 people drinking it. Pressures were 30 to 50 psi for the
first. 4 to 6 da...