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Posted in thread: Recipe Help-Pale Ale on 08-04-2011 at 05:44 PM
Good question, and one I had a little while ago. Here are the responses I got. you! Some very
good points there. :mug:
Posted in thread: Recipe Help-Pale Ale on 08-04-2011 at 03:23 PM
Quick question: Why use LME and DME in the same recipe? Do you get different characteristics in
Posted in thread: Bucket top about to burst!!! on 07-25-2011 at 01:34 PM
Yup. ^Grab a clean hand towel, wrap it around the base of the airlock & pop it off veeeery
slightly to let some of the pressure out. Then just sterilize some 5/16" tubing (you do have
some 5/16" tubin...
Posted in thread: 84% efficiency? What am I doing wrong? on 07-12-2011 at 09:46 PM
I filled a 6 gallon primary bucket to within 1 inch of top, filled a 1 qt decanter for my yeast
ranch, and dumped the rest (maybe a 1/2 gallon of sluge) on the lawn.It doesn't sound like you
have an a...
Posted in thread: Buying a march pump... couple questions on 07-06-2011 at 03:20 PM
I have stainless steel couplings on my pump head. I haven't noticed any damage yet while
cleaning it out. Just don't over-tighten it.
Posted in thread: Can you get away with... on 07-06-2011 at 03:39 AM
Leave it in the primary. For your APA/IPA...if you have a 1/2 inch hose you could connect that
to your airlock and run the other end into a container full of sanitizer solution. I've been
doing this e...
Posted in thread: Ebay RTD on 07-06-2011 at 03:31 AM
I don't know much about the RTDs themselves and what metals work best for them. However, I have
stainless, copper, and brass metals in my kettles which have all been safe for me so far.
Posted in thread: So what am I missing with Plate Chiller Connections? on 07-06-2011 at 03:28 AM
It all depends on the rest of your system. Decide where you plan to mount your chiller and go
from there. You don't really need anything expensive for them to work properly, they just make
things a li...
Posted in thread: Equipment Upgrade Recommendations? on 06-28-2011 at 06:58 PM
kpr121 nailed it. Fermentation control turned my good beer into great beer! I use a chest
freezer with a brew belt so I only use glass carboys.Also, consider ditching secondary
fermentation except whe...
Posted in thread: primary temp question on 06-28-2011 at 06:51 PM
Step 8 of the instructions indicate that 64 - 72 is the proper range for your yeast so you're
spot on. PITCH YEASTSprinkle the contents of the yeast sachet over top of the entire wort
surface and sti...