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Posted in thread: Proper speed for wort chiller? on 07-17-2015 at 03:59 AM
I wondered this too last brew. Any of our resident science minded members wanna shed some light
on this???For maximizing cooling speed, run water through there as fast as possible.What you
want is for...
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 06-25-2015 at 04:15 PM
Cornell?Nope, just the area.
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 06-25-2015 at 03:17 AM
Umm...no that's false. It's the same corb, the thing is you can't use it because of the oils
present in corn on the cob in it's current state.It's not, actually. The sort of corn you eat
as a fresh ve...
Posted in thread: No Chill Yeast Collection on 05-31-2015 at 07:07 PM
I do no-chill and, as do you, end up with a bunch of compacted goo in the bottom of the bucket.
I just save the goo. Usually (but not always) make a starter with it. Has worked out
Posted in thread: Making a steak indoors on 05-27-2015 at 07:32 PM
A decent (and faster) alternative to sous vide is to bake at as low a temperature as you can
tolerate (300 is okay, 250 is better) until the interior temperature is about 100 F. Rest a
bit. Sear on a ...
Posted in thread: WLP644 as primary yeast in sour on 05-11-2015 at 04:39 PM
Don't know. I too have used WLP644 as the primary (sole) yeast... in an IPA. It was good.
Tropical-fruity and spicy. But that doesn't answer your question. I've also used WY5526 (Brett
lambicus) as th...
Posted in thread: Coffee filtering the trub? on 04-30-2015 at 12:17 AM
They will probably clog very quickly and will probably introduce a lot of oxygen. I've used
coffee filters in an attempt to filter a variety of things before, and I really suspect that if
Posted in thread: Critique a complex IIPA Recipe on 04-27-2015 at 03:16 AM
I brew 10 gallon batches but I use 31oz of hops for my DIPA. I've brewed it twice this spring.
So 4# of hops are gone. It is kinda sad to use them so quickly. A pound of hops in a 5 gallon
Posted in thread: Critique a complex IIPA Recipe on 04-25-2015 at 01:00 AM
So for the 10 Minute additions Increase all of them to 2oz? I get around 115IBU's for thatLooks
to me like right now you're at 8 oz total hops. That'll probably make a fine beer, but it might
be low f...
Posted in thread: Co2 question on 04-24-2015 at 02:50 PM
Chilling the keg doesn't change any pressures. (You'll get a lot more carbonation at 30 psi
with cold liquid than with warm, but it won't change the 30 psi.) Chilling the tank and
regulator, on the ot...