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Posted in thread: Tripel Karmeliet Clone on 01-14-2016 at 12:34 AM
Hex - in regards to the orange peel you used, was it fresh peel, or the dried stuff you can buy
in home brew shops? Or was it zest? Also, you used Wyeast forbidden fruit (3463) as well? Did
you think ...
Posted in thread: Smaller batches using 5 gallon equipment on 01-13-2016 at 02:58 AM
BTW, there's a whole thread on here somewhere with helpful thoughts on smaller batches. I think
it's titled something like "1 gallon brewers unite"
Posted in thread: Smaller batches using 5 gallon equipment on 01-13-2016 at 02:57 AM
Some reasons I can think of for why to use smaller equipment:1) easier to cleanup2) better to
minimize headspaceBut generally, no, it won't have a "huge" effect.
Posted in thread: Guesstimating OG? on 01-13-2016 at 02:49 AM
OP, I know the forum topic is AG and PM brewing, but we should confirm whether you're talking
about an AG batch, before discussing the effects of efficiency.
Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 01-08-2016 at 02:59 AM
I would like to see your spread sheet please before I build this.Try the link below and let me
know if you run into problems. Some notes:[*]B1-B12 are meant to be edited to match your
system. B11 is p...
Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 01-07-2016 at 02:10 PM
So if I build a displacer, help me here, am I forgetting anything? The height of the displacer
only needs to be a litter higher than the height of the top of the boil coil. I only need the
Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 01-07-2016 at 02:05 PM
Anything that displaces will provide some assistance. Even something sealed that is not as high
as the BoilCoil (like a kettlebell) would be helpful - but it's a matter of how much. I
generally agree ...
Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 01-06-2016 at 02:35 AM
Doing a 5 gal batch on a 10 gal system isn't the eazyest thing to do. Here is what I do hope it
helps.I do a 90 min boil on all my 5gal batches witch gives me more water to cover the boil
coil. I also...
Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 01-05-2016 at 01:36 PM
Good point. Why not vent it w/ a piece of SS tubing? High enough, heavy/strong enough and
shaped correctly it could also act as a handle to lift once the mash tun was
removed...Removable top or a seco...
Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 01-05-2016 at 05:05 AM
How about a sealed displacement vessel? Pay a friend (in beer, natch) to weld closed a 1 or 2
gallon pot?When I pondered that one, the concern I had was if the vessel were too thin it might
burst due ...