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Posted in thread: Am I about to ruin my kettle? Weldless Ball Valve Kit on 07-07-2015 at 02:22 AM
288735I added one yesterday. Leak tested with water and no leaks.
Posted in thread: Adding spigot to fermenter on 07-06-2015 at 04:08 PM
I've installed spigots in all my fermentors, and that made racking way easier for me. No open
lids and to take a sample is a whole lot easier. When it comes to cleaning in between beers i
remove it fr...
Posted in thread: Upper limit for Dry Hopping? on 07-02-2015 at 02:37 PM
Most I've dry hopped with was 7 oz and I started picking up some vegetal flavors. I did listen
to the Hop-Fu brewer on AHA seminar and he suggested gelatin will strip out the vegetal
compounds. I usua...
Posted in thread: Hop infuser before bottling on 07-01-2015 at 03:11 AM
Did you give this a try?
Posted in thread: Does anyone else find Beersmith clunky? on 06-29-2015 at 03:37 PM
They do have a mobile version, but they only let you load 15 recipes after that you have to pay
a fee. I think $20/yrCorrect, but the (2) software packages don't sync.
Posted in thread: Does anyone else find Beersmith clunky? on 06-29-2015 at 03:18 PM
I've only ever used version 2 so I don't have anything to compare it to. It wasn't very
intuitive to learn but now that I'm used to it and have my details dialed it, it's very useful
and easy to use. ...
Posted in thread: Omega OYL-605 Lacto Blend Experiences on 06-27-2015 at 12:16 PM
And the Omega blend is easy to work with. Uses plantarum lacto which sours well around 90* and
continues through room temp. Kegging a Berliner today that used the blend; 3.2 pH in 40 hrs
Posted in thread: Creature Comforts Tropicalia Clone on 06-25-2015 at 07:22 PM
I'm brewing this on Saturday. I'm leaving the crystal out. I always seem to pick up some
staling flavor in my IPAs when I use crystal. We'll see how it goes.Recipe
Posted in thread: Noda Hop Drop N Roll Clone Idea on 06-10-2015 at 01:58 PM
Timely, indeed. I brewed up my version of this again on 05/15 and kegged 05/31. I subbed out
the 2-row for Golden Promise this time, and lowered the over all ABV target (not shooting for a
full HDnR c...
Posted in thread: Creature Comforts Tropicalia Clone on 05-28-2015 at 06:01 PM
Gave this a go over the weekend:OG: 1.061FG: 1.012 (est.)ABV: 6.43%IBU: 68Grains- 10# Pale Ale-
1.5# Caramel 20- 6oz Flaked BarleyMash- 1.33qt/# @ 152*Hops- 1oz Centennial @ 60- .5oz Galaxy @
20- 1oz ...