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Posted in thread: whirlpool port position on 02-22-2013 at 08:57 PM
Hello,I advise they be put in the bottom 3rd of the smallest batch size you do. 2-3 inches
above your drain will work.I have my copper return arm attached to the top of my immersion
chiller (I used a ...
Posted in thread: HERMS question on 02-19-2013 at 03:45 PM
I have been running a HERMS system just like that and have had no problems with grain
damaging/clogging the pump. What type of false bottom are you using in the mash tun?
Posted in thread: IMC into HERMS on 09-20-2012 at 02:20 PM
I put my IC on double duty as a HERMS coil, but the caveat is that my coil is 3/8" copper (1/2"
OD). The larger diameter makes recirculation pretty smooth. I run my sparge water through the
Posted in thread: Dealing with 5 gal batch in 15 gal kettle on 09-20-2012 at 01:45 PM
I am looking at modifying the FB. (Moved my thread to equipment forum) would love feedback on
this. Anyone see issues?I wouldn't bother with screwing around with the false bottom.I brew 5
Posted in thread: Plate Chiller for HERMS on 08-16-2012 at 05:32 PM
Clogging concerns aside - I think it would work. However, wouldn't you need a second pump
pushing hot water in the opposite direction to the wort? To be effective, I'd think the hot
water would need t...
Posted in thread: FSW tribute recipes - "A tale of 3 Jacks" on 07-30-2012 at 04:48 PM
What are your experiences with this hope schedule? Also, what methods are you using for your
whirlpool/aroma steep? I have decided to experiment with even dropping the 30 minute boil
addition, and jus...
Posted in thread: Making the Switch To Metric! on 07-20-2012 at 04:15 PM
you don't. You're thinking about using 1oz of hops versus using, say, 30g.If a recipe is
calling for 30g of hops, you'd have to measure 1.058oz of hops. Not any better is it?Recipes
are generally roun...
Posted in thread: Making the Switch To Metric! on 07-20-2012 at 03:44 PM
I remember when Jamil decided to switch to to Metric for the Jamil Show/ CYBI. He always talked
about how much easier it was to scale down a commercial recipe because you can use percentages
Posted in thread: FSW tribute recipes - "A tale of 3 Jacks" on 06-18-2012 at 08:20 PM
I love a great IPA. From what I hear, some of the best IPA's in the country are coming out of a
little brewery in CA called Firestone Walker. I have made the Union Jack clone featured on
CYBI, and I c...
Posted in thread: Quick disconnects on 06-18-2012 at 05:55 PM
I bit the bullet about 6 months ago, and replaced my poly plastic QD's with the MoreBeer
Stainless Ball-lock style QD's. cost a small fortune, but for durability, flowrate, and ease
of use, they can'...