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  • Posted in thread: Brew kettle upgrade on 07-15-2013 at 07:31 PM
    If you are looking to upgrade and your budget is somewhat limiting then by all means go with
    aluminum! I purchased the 25 gallon version of this kettle. It is a tank! I believe the wall
    thickness was ...

  • Posted in thread: In a pinch will cherry vodka still sanatize on 07-15-2013 at 01:49 AM
    How much bleach like ounce per gallon?John Palmer recommends "1 tablespoon of bleach to 1
    gallon of water (4 ml per liter)"see don't have to rinse at this concentration, supposedly,
    but like others ...

  • Posted in thread: Brew kettle upgrade on 07-15-2013 at 01:42 AM
    While larger than you need and not something that can be placed on a stove, a keg can be had
    for around $40. If there isn't one for sale already and you're in a rush just place a "wanted"
    add. I've go...

  • Posted in thread: More infections !!%"&^%"&^%"$&^ on 07-15-2013 at 01:16 AM
    ThickHead you make a valid point about that fermenter. I'm just a stingy guy haha. I maybe
    should do a ceremonial burning.In the UK we can't get hold of oxyclean very easily, I guess I
    can use a bleac...

  • Posted in thread: In a pinch will cherry vodka still sanatize on 07-13-2013 at 11:41 PM
    ethanol (vodka) and isopropanol (rubbing alcohol) sanitize best at 60 to 70 percent (120 to to
    140 proof). Too strong a concentration like the 90 percent rubbing alcohol well evaporate too
    quickly. Co...

  • Posted in thread: Help me decide! v.Mash Tun Size on 07-09-2013 at 12:38 AM
    Since you plan on fly sparging you need to think about grain bed depth. I do 10 gal batches and
    that is a lot of beer, I think I'd get tired of the brew by the time I made it through more
    than that. B...

  • Posted in thread: BBW Vs OxiClean on 07-08-2013 at 12:54 AM
    Oxi7732-18-5 Water Deionized 70-85% 7722-84-1 Hydrogen Peroxide 3.0-5.0% 68002-97-1 Ethoxylated
    Alcohol C10-C16 2-6% 1310-73-2 Sodium hydroxide 0-1% PBWSodium MetasilicateLast I heard pbw
    contained so...

  • Posted in thread: Brand new autosiphon doesn't work!!!! ARGGGHHHHHH! on 07-07-2013 at 04:59 AM
    I use a carboy hood with a 1/2 inch racking cane pushed through the middle. you can then attach
    an air filter and blow through it to start the flow or....VERY CAREFULLY, pressurize the carboy
    with co2...

  • Posted in thread: Question about setting up an EHERMS. on 07-02-2013 at 08:36 PM
    Why is it a mistake?It can result in temp oscillations or over shooting. The idea is to measure
    the temp of the liquid the pid is actually heating via the element (i.e. the hlt). The temp of
    the wort ...

  • Posted in thread: Question about setting up an EHERMS. on 07-02-2013 at 02:09 AM
    Putting the coil in a small vessel will get you faster temp changes if you can live with the
    trouble of plumbing and heating a fourth vessel. I would add though that the temp probe should
    be placed in...

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