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Posted in thread: RiteBrew on 07-12-2014 at 04:23 PM
I use Ritebrew all the time for grain and misc, but they're local to me. Just can't beat the
prices and Neil's awesome to work with.Ritebrew's ingredients are on the kit's page, with times
for hop add...
Posted in thread: RiteBrew on 07-12-2014 at 03:42 PM
I have only used Northern Brewer for kits. Quick look = very similar pricing. Their kits are
great. I like that they list the recipe and instructions online so I can see what goes into it
before I bou...
Posted in thread: Electric Stove causing metallica flavor? on 07-12-2014 at 03:29 PM
I doubt a metallic taste is coming from either the SS pot or from burning the wort. I would
look at water first. Try bottled water and see if that helps.Do a Google search and read all
the links, that...
Posted in thread: Starsan Beer - Too much? on 07-12-2014 at 03:00 PM
Yeah, I remember said thread as well. In all honesty I wouldn't worry about it too much, in
theory it should be fine based on the manufacturer's (Five Star I believe) recommendation on
Posted in thread: Starter yeast question on 07-12-2014 at 02:48 PM
I run my starters for 18-24 hours. I have read that longer results in very little cell growth
and that the cells use their energy then to continue to ferment the starter wort. I usually
start them in ...
Posted in thread: Starting a small hop farm!!!! on 07-12-2014 at 02:20 PM
Lots of downside to that^ and at roughly .009 per ft. Id rather have someone else cut 6000+
strings to length!The time it would take to cut and organize that more than pays for the
premium of using th...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter dead? on 07-12-2014 at 02:58 AM
When you say "make a starter", are you referring to soaking dry yeast in warm water for a few
minutes?Dry yeast soaked in water is re-hydrating. Liquid yeast in a predetermined amount of
wort based on...
Posted in thread: 3-tier wooden brew stand help on 07-12-2014 at 02:41 AM
Here is mine. I started from the bottom and decided how high the BK needed to be to drain into
the fermenter. I worked my way up from there. have since turned it around so the BK is near
the sink for...
Posted in thread: Concentrate still cloudy! HELP! on 07-11-2014 at 08:28 PM
My kits are put in secondary a sulfate and sorbate are mixed in, it is degassed then use
Kieselsol and Chitosan added in that order as clearing agents. I have never tried any wines
that are not kits.
Posted in thread: Soak Grains on 07-11-2014 at 07:28 PM
This would be very difficult to do in a gravity fed cooler mash tun. Without a direct fire
circulating system I would not attempt it.