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  • Posted in thread: Get the most heat out of electric stove-top brewing on 06-23-2015 at 01:54 AM
    I tried lining the drop pan with aluminum foil on my last brew. It worked great, but when I was
    finished I found that the high heat actually softened the metal of the part holding the burner
    ring and ...

  • Posted in thread: Get the most heat out of electric stove-top brewing on 06-23-2015 at 01:39 AM
    Hi all! Many of us are stuck brewing on our standard electric range. I was having problems
    getting a strong boil even on my smallest batches of 7.5L (2Gal), and was investigating options
    such as insta...

  • Posted in thread: how much kettle trub? on 06-23-2015 at 12:55 AM
    Thanks - the tilting is a great idea, concentrates it into a smaller area. I use the spigot but
    think I'll try the auto-siphon to stir it up less.

  • Posted in thread: how much kettle trub? on 06-22-2015 at 03:15 AM
    Thanks. Ah yes, of course, I should expect it to depend on the beer.I have had poor luck with
    the whirlpool method. No matter how well I get it going when it settles it's even all over. I
    wonder if my...

  • Posted in thread: how much kettle trub? on 06-22-2015 at 02:58 AM
    Hi all! I spent quite a bit of time searching the forums but was unable to get a good feel on
    this. I know that there are a lot of ideas / opinions / techniques for leaving the trub behind
    (or not!!)....

  • Posted in thread: Anyone from Winnipeg out there? on 05-21-2015 at 02:36 PM
    Great, sounds good. I was hoping for more response :) I'm a small scale brewer (2-3gallon
    batches) and a little low right now. anyone else up for a beer swap?

  • Posted in thread: Anyone from Winnipeg out there? on 05-17-2015 at 03:47 AM
    Another Winnipegger! Who knew..Been doing this for a couple of years, quite slowly. Great
    hobby, got started at the grape and grain with Scotty's starter kit and those wort-in-a-bag
    kits. Those made d...

  • Posted in thread: My Brew In a Bag Bag on 09-26-2014 at 04:17 PM
    Really nice writeup, but I wonder why not just fold the fabric once and sew up the sides? Still
    no seam in the bottom and only two seams instead of four.You're right that this could be done.
    I persona...

  • Posted in thread: My Brew In a Bag Bag on 09-26-2014 at 04:14 PM
    I made my own bag and then modified it with lifting straps a while back. I wish I hadn't put
    the lifting straps on now because it's more difficult to cinch the bad around the kettle.I have
    to attest, ...

  • Posted in thread: My Brew In a Bag Bag on 09-26-2014 at 04:12 PM
    Wow, I don't mind sewing, but that's a lot of work!I wonder if it would be worth it to run a
    hot something along the edge to keep it from unraveling until you get it folder over and
    sewn.The work was ...

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