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Posted in thread: how to use a conical fermenter on 08-18-2011 at 05:08 PM
Have you used the conical to house the starter? Secondary??
Posted in thread: how to use a conical fermenter on 08-17-2011 at 01:07 PM
SO, I just pulled my first batch through a conical.Some 'things' i encountered, primarily based
on the (possibly flawed) perception that the conical can 'do it all'.1. Anyone use their
conical to hous...
Posted in thread: Leftover high AA Hops; Any suggestions of how to use them? on 07-30-2011 at 04:43 PM
So, I always thought that the rationale for longer boils (e.g. 90 min) was to extract more of
the bitterness from the hops. Sugars break down way before 60 minutes, right?So does hop
bursting allow fo...
Posted in thread: Mixing Beer and Wine in Secondary on 02-11-2011 at 04:36 PM
Wow. Who knew - other than you'all obviously.OK. So I figure then I am going to add a strong
yeast JIC to the secondary then (along with the wine). I doubt I'd will need tons of yeast
functioning in t...
Posted in thread: Mixing Beer and Wine in Secondary on 02-10-2011 at 06:11 PM
All - I am attempting to reproduce a home-made akin to Dogfish Head Red&White. I have the
belgian ale portion in primary right now. I intend to add 10% volume of Pinot Noir in
secondary, then bottle. ...
Posted in thread: Counterflow chiller advice needed on 02-13-2010 at 02:51 AM
Cannot speak to the lacquer coat --- it you can - why would you WANT to??The pump question,
however, i can talk to. I have recently switched to a cfc, and i like the gravity feed frankly
- provides a ...
Posted in thread: FG 1.030 too high? on 01-22-2010 at 06:40 PM
So, where is the batch now? I found this thread via a search - as I have a batch in a similar
situation ... I have it in secondary now ... hoping that increasing the temps to the mid 60's
will help ju...
Posted in thread: Bells Oberon Clone on 12-31-2009 at 02:00 AM
I am currently drinking my first batch of a different clone recipe for Oberon - since I haven't
been in MI for a while - and I cannot get it out here in MA (dammitall), I am only sampling
mine - which...
Posted in thread: Farmhouse Ale Wyeast 3726 on 12-31-2009 at 01:22 AM
I am late to the thread!!! man this sounds so enticing i want the recipe :-) oh, and a way to
bump temps to the high 80's..Nice
Posted in thread: Attention new all grain brewers! on 12-19-2009 at 04:39 PM
I also batch sparge, but from what i have read and done, seems like the best way is to figure
out the volume of your first runnings (the amount of hot liquor that you get once you drain off
the mash w...