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Posted in thread: $15 immersion chiller: But will it help? on 11-13-2014 at 01:17 PM
Yes, Indigo, my boils end at between 5.5 and 6 gallons.
Posted in thread: $15 immersion chiller: But will it help? on 11-13-2014 at 03:05 AM
I'm pumping ice water through a 25' 3/8" copper chiller and I go 212 to 62 in about 30 min. It
works, but you have to keep the chiller moving through the wort. Wear a glove for the first 10
Posted in thread: BierMuncher's OktoberFAST Ale (AG) on 08-23-2014 at 08:59 PM
it's lighter right now because of all the yeast. When the yeast settles out after fermentation,
it will appear to darken considerably.
Posted in thread: So annoyed with sluggish fermentations on 06-04-2014 at 08:09 PM
Maybe you should. Maybe that's why your fermentations are taking 3 weeks when they should only
take 1.Absolutely!! Assuming proper treatment of the yeast, most fermentations should take 10
Posted in thread: fermentation chamber - looking for idea(s) on 05-28-2014 at 03:49 PM
is what I built. I keep it around 60°F and it works like a champ. You do have to switch ice
packs in the back about every 48 hours and it only holds one bucket or better bottle, but
Posted in thread: Can brew day be brew days? on 05-22-2014 at 06:53 PM
By "drier" I assume you mean the final gravity will be lower than you might predict if the boil
took place immediately after sparging.. But why would that be? Because the longer I wait to
boil more of...
Posted in thread: Can brew day be brew days? on 05-22-2014 at 02:02 PM
I've done it two ways: mashing over night and sparging/boiling the next morning and I've also
mashed, sparged, and heated the wort to 200°F one night, and boiled the next morning. I've
Posted in thread: What would you do with these hops??? on 05-22-2014 at 01:48 PM
Thanks for the replies. I'm still not sure what I'm going to do. I just wanted to get a good
idea of other people's experiences with the hops in question.
Posted in thread: Beersmith 2.2 on whirpool/hopstand on 05-22-2014 at 01:43 PM
Here's my experience with the Beersmith whirlpool hop calculations: I brewed an IPA utilizing
100% hop stand hops using Beersmith as my guide. The malt was: 95% American two row and 5%
Crystal 40. 60 ...
Posted in thread: What would you do with these hops??? on 05-20-2014 at 08:58 PM
I've got: 3oz Simcoe6oz Centennial8oz CascadeI'm thinking of doing a big double IPA (1.080ish)
with just 95% two row and 5% corn sugar in the boil. Using what I have on hand, how would you
hop it? Che...