Last Activity:12-03-2016 5:12 PM
Age:60 years old
Likes Given: 3289
1168 Likes on 994 Posts
Posted in thread: Wheat Crush Size BIAB on 12-03-2016 at 06:58 PM
I assume I can condition the grain the same way as barley, before crushing?Thanks :mug:For rye
it would work, but there's not much conditioning you can do with wheat, it has no hulls. The
Posted in thread: Thermometer broke, should I drink this?? on 12-03-2016 at 05:12 PM
Exactly. The chunk of glass is the only issue.Use a fine mesh hop bag (~200 micron openings), a
piece of finely woven muslin or fabric, or a doubled up nylon stocking* to strain the wort
Posted in thread: Thermometer broke, should I drink this?? on 12-03-2016 at 04:59 PM
Here's a thread I dug up on broken thermometers. Homebrewtalk is referenced 3x in that too.In
short, those tiny balls stick to a magnet so they're iron/steel and not lead.
Posted in thread: What happens to old grain? on 12-03-2016 at 04:22 PM
If it was stored rather cool, not in a hot garage, attic, etc., it should be fine, likely for
over a year. Taste it and if it tastes stale feed it to the chickens.I've some old milled malt
that's at l...
Posted in thread: Wheat Crush Size BIAB on 12-03-2016 at 04:13 PM
Excellent info, I didn't think of this earlier when milling 3 lbs of wheat this week at
0.035"... it finally occurred to me when some wheat fell right through the rollers :( I'm
surprised I still got ...
Posted in thread: Thermometer broke, should I drink this?? on 12-03-2016 at 03:53 PM
Glass and those steel pellets can be easily filtered out.
Posted in thread: Wheat Crush Size BIAB on 12-02-2016 at 11:21 PM
What size gap should wheat/rye be crushed vs barley? I have my barley crusher set to 0.035" but
I don't want to crush too fine because I recirculate Thanks :mug:I mill Barley at a
0.032-0.034" gap (re...
Posted in thread: How Long Is A Batch Of Star San Good?? on 12-02-2016 at 07:43 PM
I use it for weeks, months. Even when it gets cloudy. Regular, low alkalinity tap water
here.Depending on how you use it, you may not need 5 gallons at a time, usually half of that is
plenty. Also fil...
Posted in thread: Kegconnection's BLACK FRIDAY / CYBER MONDAY Sale! (MULTIPLE HBT Giveaways too!) on 12-02-2016 at 04:46 AM
Posted in thread: Ingredients still good after five months? on 12-01-2016 at 02:31 AM
Nugget hops are vacuum packed. An ounce of East Kent Golding is in a standard Ychhops
bag.They're good to brew!