Last Activity:04-24-2014 3:23 PM
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Posted in thread: Building my first mash tun, steel question on 04-10-2014 at 04:49 PM
316 is more expensive, but more corrosion resistant.
Posted in thread: Calling all engineers!! on 04-08-2014 at 04:06 PM
Decreasing the flow is bad idea. The amount of heat trasnfer you get depends on the difference
in temp between your wort and your cooling water. The cooler the water is inside the heat
exchager the mo...
Posted in thread: Hop trellis boxes on 04-04-2014 at 05:04 PM
How about cedar or something less likely to decay. I would not use PT on anyhting that I was
planning to consume.
Posted in thread: Maple/Honey Mead on 03-21-2014 at 05:01 PM
Thanks guys. What do you recommend for degas? Will just stirring do it?
Posted in thread: Maple/Honey Mead on 03-21-2014 at 12:18 AM
OK, so here is my plan. Could you please critique anything you see?Total batch size: 3.3
gallons ( I hope to be a little over three gallons so when I rack to the 3 gallon secondary
carboy, it will fil...
Posted in thread: Removed from primary too soon? on 03-18-2014 at 04:42 PM
The attenuation for that yeast should be about 70%. Based on your numbers, you are only at 61%.
If it were me, I think I would re-pitch if it does not re-start.
Posted in thread: Social acceptance - Bringing your children to a brewery on 03-18-2014 at 04:23 PM
I also have brought my kids to check out a new brewery or two. I just go earlier in the day
when they open. I have had good reactions. I went to one where the staff offered to "entertain"
them for us ...
Posted in thread: potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate on 03-10-2014 at 04:15 PM
Thanks a lot Yooper.
Posted in thread: potassium metabisulfite and potassium sorbate on 03-09-2014 at 09:43 PM
I have my first mead clearing. I am trying to better understand potassium metabisulfite and
potassium sorbate before I bottle. The problem is there is a lot of conflicting info out there.
I would like...
Posted in thread: Do not sanitize oxygen absorbing bottle caps??? on 03-04-2014 at 08:37 PM
I use these caps and always sanitize in Star San. I keep a bowl of Star San handy while
bottling. I dunk the cap in the Star San and then immediatly put on the bottle. It is my
understanding that the ...