Last Activity:12-13-2016 3:45 AM
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Posted in thread: Rodenbach Clone on 11-19-2016 at 05:20 PM
Just coming back to this now, as I'm going to do yet another batch. It's great to see everyone
giving this a shot - in some form or another. In seeing so many "i just brewed this" or "mine
is 3 months...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-13-2016 at 08:24 PM
Be careful not to hit the pump filter when whirlpooling. . It's easy to detach. I have the
filter off several times.For sure. Yesterday I flipped it like other people have so the rubber
cap is against...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-13-2016 at 07:25 PM
Ya big down fall of the grain father is blockage. I've learned my lesson the hard way
already... make sure your whirlpooling for a couple minutes after the boil when the wort is
still hot to get a nic...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 11-13-2016 at 04:34 PM
Did a bit of searching and this may very well be in the massive thread somewhere but didn't see
it. After my boil I turned the pump on to recirculate for 10 minutes to sanitize the chiller.
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 08-07-2016 at 04:20 PM
I think there are 3 things that could happen: algae/mold/bacteria growth: Might impart flavor,
not that big a deal preboil.Plastic/BPA over time can impart the water for a plastic
flavor.Depending on ...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 08-07-2016 at 02:44 PM
Why did the British Navy carry small beer on board its vessels?Yes, water can go bad. Life is
amazingly tennacious. Give it a carbon source (CO2 in the air), energy (heat) and a seed
(spore) and it wi...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 08-07-2016 at 02:22 PM
I acknowledge this is probably a completely stupid question but my home brewer paranoia is
kicking in. I use RO water I buy from a water store in sealed 5 gallons container. Fill your
own jugs kind of...
Posted in thread: Rodenbach Clone on 07-11-2016 at 09:28 PM
I would have let it sit longer, but my buddy's wedding is in three weeks and I want the bottles
to carb in time. I actually had the same problem with low temps in the winter, it was
definitely too chi...
Posted in thread: Rodenbach Clone on 07-11-2016 at 02:35 AM
I brewed a batch of this back in September and just bottled it today. It is phenomenal! One of
the best beers I have ever made. I made it for my buddy's wedding, so hopefully he will enjoy
it as much ...
Posted in thread: Grainfather!! on 03-25-2016 at 07:29 PM
I really didn't play much with the return valve once I got the flow set right for the wort not
going down the overflow. I think it's a bit of a balancing act to set the valve. My main goal
was no over...