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  • Posted in thread: Bar Top Keezer Build on 12-03-2016 at 12:30 AM
    Yes, it's a dense foam weatherstripping, and it ended up being a lot denser than I expected. I
    was expecting it to compress, and was worried about getting the hinges attached. I added 125
    lbs of weigh...

  • Posted in thread: Bar Top Keezer Build on 12-01-2016 at 03:02 AM
    looks awesome!just curious - what kind of weather stripping did you use between the collar and
    the freezer? is that a sponge neoprene? looks like it must be dense as it doesn't compress

  • Posted in thread: Dual 2000W 120V Recirculating eBIAB Build on 12-08-2015 at 12:20 AM
    Have you experimented with a finer crush? That can make a huge difference and isn't as big of a
    deal with the biab method like it is with traditional all grain.Also, are you stirring really
    well and m...

  • Posted in thread: Did I burn my wort? on 11-30-2015 at 12:15 AM
    Just following up on this. The beer was indeed burnt. :(Couldn't even remotely pass it off as
    "smoked".I have since been more careful to stir while bringing to a boil and haven't yet tried
    to throw ho...

  • Posted in thread: Starter trouble / infection? on 11-18-2015 at 04:58 AM
    I decided it didn't look troublesome enough to be an infection and decided to decant and pitch.
    We will see how it goes! I'll post back results.It did get me thinking though, is a foam
    stopper suffici...

  • Posted in thread: Starter trouble / infection? on 11-17-2015 at 11:09 PM
    I made a yeast starter about 4 days ago but couldn't brew as planned. Put it in the fridge with
    a foam stopper and took it out to pitch tonight. Seeing a few white floating things, so I am
    worried abo...

  • Posted in thread: 120v 2000W, will a longer element or narrower pot inprove boil? on 10-17-2015 at 01:19 AM
    I actually just recently changed out my brew kettle and it made a big difference. Specifically,
    I switched to an 8 gal Tall Boy Kettle from Northern Brewer, which has a 12.5 inch diameter
    pot. That ma...

  • Posted in thread: Did I burn my wort? on 09-30-2015 at 01:01 AM
    Yeah, it's compacted to almost normal now. Probably about .40 gal or so.Still not sure if Im
    going to have a burnt taster or not, and still can't figure out how I had scorching on my
    element after at ...

  • Posted in thread: Did I burn my wort? on 09-28-2015 at 11:11 PM
    It is a fine crush, but practically nothing is getting through the biab bag -- it has really
    fine holes. Would that still affect trub?It has condensed a lot. It's at the 1/2 gal mark, of a
    2.5 gal bat...

  • Posted in thread: Did I burn my wort? on 09-27-2015 at 11:25 PM
    Yeah, it is a lot! Hoping it settles quite a bit. It was about 2 oz of hops for a 2.5 gal
    batch, so way more than I was expecting!