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Posted in thread: Question about kettle screens on 11-29-2011 at 04:45 PM
Maybe I'm just being picky about how much I want to let through, but a whirlpool has never done
an acceptable job for me. If I try to siphon within a few minutes of doing it, I would have to
Posted in thread: Question about kettle screens on 11-28-2011 at 05:03 PM
I'm thinking of getting past the need for siphoning chilled wort out of my boil kettle by
adding a weldless ball valve conversion kit to it. Having never used this method of transfer,
my biggest conce...
Posted in thread: Most peppery hop? on 12-31-2010 at 10:06 PM
this is maybe a stupid question, but have you thought about just adding black pepper? some hops
may have a certain spicy quality, but not are going to give you an assertive "black pepper"
flavor as fa...
Posted in thread: Do I really need to move to a secondary? on 12-06-2010 at 02:37 PM
If I plan to add anything during fermentation such as dry hops, cacao nibs, etc, I'll
secondary.Otherwise, my rule of thumb is three weeks. If I plan to wait more than three weeks
to bottle or keg, I ...
Posted in thread: 3 weeks and still bubbles from tube...normal? on 11-26-2010 at 10:20 PM
i'll give you the short version, that way when revvy busts in with the blog link and italics,
you can skip it. It's probably done and temperature change is driving the bubbles. Take a
gravity reading ...
Posted in thread: Cold Crash Sucks on 11-15-2010 at 12:39 PM
If you were using a glass carboy, I think you'd probably end up either sucking that thing in to
your wort or creating a vacuum. Better to let the air go wherever it wants.It won't get sucked
in. I've ...
Posted in thread: Cold Crash Sucks on 11-14-2010 at 02:05 AM
Posted in thread: Why revvy should write a book. on 11-09-2010 at 04:53 PM
If it would stop the endless cut-and-paste and recycled blog links, I could deal with that.
Posted in thread: Midwest Problems on 11-04-2010 at 08:11 PM
The Bowery Whole Foods is great for a few emergency supplies, and if you are in lower Manhattan
and simply don't have time to go out to Brooklyn. Their selection is about in line with what is
Posted in thread: Blow off tube? on 11-03-2010 at 11:59 AM
Very true, the type of yeast is also a factor, for example I almost always get blowoff with 001
but almost never with 002.Absolutely. The craziest blowoff I ever had, aside from the
barleywine I menti...