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Posted in thread: Need advice on cleaning plastic barrels for water storge on 09-23-2016 at 04:28 PM
Thanks for the ideas. I will look into a cleaner with a pump. I already have a pump just need
to plumb it up.
Posted in thread: help cleaning up a infected primary on 09-23-2016 at 01:43 AM
Just a update. I cleaned with oxy a couple times and scrubbed well with a rag, and a soft nylon
brush for the tight spots. Making sure to hit all the nooks and crannies. I then boiled some
water and c...
Posted in thread: Need advice on cleaning plastic barrels for water storge on 09-23-2016 at 12:48 AM
I just acquired 2 50 gallon food grade barrels. They contained vegetable oil before I received
them. Since these are closed top I am looking for advice on cleaning them to use for RO water
Posted in thread: Questions : Making Nottingham starter for 2 brews on 09-21-2016 at 01:57 AM
I disagree with the don't make a starter for dry yeast fan club. I have made starters with dry
yeast to increase the cell count when there are no other options. I get it dry yeast is
cheaper, but stil...
Posted in thread: Need direction in building a path to brewing 10 gallon batches... on 08-10-2016 at 01:08 AM
I would go with the 60 liter speidel for 10g batches, and use buckets or carboys if you want to
do a 5 g batch. I have a 30l and 60l speidel and love them.
Posted in thread: Headed to Cleveland on 07-29-2016 at 01:45 AM
Cleveland has quite a few good breweries. The ones already mentioned are good. Also look at
platform brewing, Willoughby Brewing, Buckeye brewing has a few decent beers. Check out the
tasting room at ...
Posted in thread: Thoughts and experience with wlp007 on 07-29-2016 at 01:37 AM
I just fermented a pale ale that I brewed 6 days ago. I did a 1000mL starter, pitched at 67F,
and fermented in my basement, which is mid-60s ambient. It began fermenting within a few hours
at what I w...
Posted in thread: Speidel 60L , need help on 07-28-2016 at 10:55 PM
I have 2 of them. They can be a pita to get to seal up. Just make sure the O ring is seated and
that the lid is down all the way. The locking strap will be very snug and might seem like it's
Posted in thread: Partially frozen slurry on 07-28-2016 at 10:47 PM
Good to know.
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp Range on 07-28-2016 at 10:32 PM
It really depends on how many esters the yeast will throw off. Cooler temps in general will
keep the yeast cleaner. It will also run the chance of stalling or under attenuation. But that
is slim if yo...