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Posted in thread: Must I Lager a Cream Ale? on 03-27-2014 at 06:44 AM
There are many ways to bring the Temp of the Fermenter down. Submerge it in an ice water bath,
Have a wet towel draped over the fermenter dipped in water(evaporation), have a fan blowing on
Posted in thread: 4000w enough for Keggle Brewing?? on 03-08-2014 at 06:29 AM
wrong thread... =(
Posted in thread: Where are you at INDIANA on 03-07-2014 at 09:43 AM
South Indy! ;)MONK are good people. cartel brewing LHBS good people too. (formally Tuxedo Park)
Posted in thread: Parti-Gyle volume question on 03-07-2014 at 09:35 AM
Iv'e done a few Parti Gyles. When i make a recipe with Beersmith i set the eff at 55% to guess
the first runnings. I dont Batch Sparge. i just do a Mash Out. I make sure to add enough Mash
Out to = my...
Posted in thread: batch spargers - how long do you wait? on 03-02-2014 at 07:16 PM
Jaimez: there is no risk of channeling when batch sparging, that's a fly sparge problem.I'm
sorry Jaimez, but I respectfully disagree. IMHO braid or manifold configuration should make
absolutely no di...
Posted in thread: batch spargers - how long do you wait? on 03-02-2014 at 02:49 PM
When i first built my mash tun was getting 60% eff doing a single batch sparge. I ended up
changing to a double sparge and increased my eff to 68-70%. I dont wait at all. I just add 170F
water, stir, ...
Posted in thread: New Weld Free 10$ Copper Manifold on 02-22-2014 at 05:40 AM
You should have the slots/cuts facing down...Nice job. love the frugal builds.
Posted in thread: How to build a 5 gal, 110v eBIAB kettle on 02-19-2014 at 08:09 PM
You will most likely need the washer (shim) to prevent the element from crushing the o-ring too
much when you are tightening everything. I haven't tried it w/o the shim, but that would be my
Posted in thread: How to build a 5 gal, 110v eBIAB kettle on 02-15-2014 at 08:10 PM
I'm attempting a simular build. I've done the weldless ball valve and i'm about to add 1
element to start. I bought a 1500 watt element at Lowes. I got the PVC, silicone and JB as
well. I cant find a ...
Posted in thread: 2nd Place! on 10-04-2013 at 07:53 AM
I placed for the first time ever in a Home Brew competition! I have been brewing for 7 years
and have been entering brews for the past 2 in a few competitions here in Indiana. For the heck
of it i dec...