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Posted in thread: How do you sanitize your plate chiller prior to chilling? on 03-04-2014 at 04:44 AM
I back flush and then recirculate StarSan through my Therminator after use. Before use, I
recirculate StarSan through the hoses and pump and chiller.
Posted in thread: Effects of batch size on 02-18-2014 at 07:27 PM
If we are talking All Grain brewing: Small batch sizes with larger original gravity will often
suffer from undersparging which lowers efficiency.This is dependent on your sparging process
but in gener...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping During Secondary: When's the right time? on 02-18-2014 at 06:52 PM
You have the right idea. Working backward from your planned packaging (bottling) date will work
fine.There has been a trend to shorter (24-72 hours) dry hopping , as well as multiple stage
Posted in thread: Keg Storage Options? (IIPA) on 02-16-2014 at 11:23 PM
this tread above that was helpful.
Posted in thread: Keg Storage Options? (IIPA) on 02-16-2014 at 11:11 PM
So, I ended up taking the Stout 7.5% ABV Stout (full keg-never tapped) out of the keezer and
moving it to the closet that is 67F.This allowed me to keg another 5 gallons of iIPA and put it
on CO2.As s...
Posted in thread: can I pitch a Doppelbok onto this Osctoberfest yeast cake? on 02-16-2014 at 03:25 AM
Sounds good to me.
Posted in thread: First time Kegging and its all foam HELP!!!!! on 02-16-2014 at 02:53 AM
If the beer is over carbonated you can reduce the pressure and wait, or if you want to degas it
faster you can bubble co2 down the dip tube.I did it before and quickly reduced the foaming. I
put a liq...
Posted in thread: Keg Storage Options? (IIPA) on 02-15-2014 at 09:18 PM
I just move up to a 100qt kettle and now I can brew 15-20 gallon batches. To test my system
limits (OG vs. Batch Size), I brewed 15 gallons of IIPA (1.075) 8.5% ABV. :drunk: Yeh, I know
IIPA is not th...
Posted in thread: plate chiller with ball valve on 02-08-2014 at 09:49 PM
I open the kettle valve wide open -> Pump has a ball valve that regulates the flow (on the out
side) -> Into my Blichmann Therminator -> I have a temp gauge mounted on a T and the flow goes
into the f...
Posted in thread: Phoenix Hops on 02-08-2014 at 09:40 PM
I find this hop is great for porters and stouts as it impsrts a slight chocolate taste to the
beer.You were able to pick out the a sight chocolate taste from the hops in a porter/stout?