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Posted in thread: Minneapolis Beer and Breweries on 09-23-2016 at 01:21 PM
Thanks everyone for the suggestions!
Posted in thread: Minneapolis Beer and Breweries on 09-21-2016 at 04:35 PM
I'll be in Minneapolis next week for work. I should have time one or two evenings to visit
breweries, brew pubs, and/or beer bars. I'd like to visit Surly, but I'm open to other
suggestions as well. P...
Posted in thread: Coffee type and amount on 09-20-2016 at 02:26 AM
Check this out. This is the process I've used and I love the results,
https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/how-to-brew/cold-brew-coffee-adding-coffee-beer/I do a
golden milk stout with cold brewed c...
Posted in thread: cherry Cola flanders on 09-20-2016 at 02:07 AM
My 2 cents, if your calculations are correct, that's a ton of fruit for such a small batch.
More like a wine/beer hybrid than a fruit beer. For comparison, I used 7.0# of homegrown tart
cherries in 5 ...
Posted in thread: Recirc or Rake System in mash tun on 09-20-2016 at 01:28 AM
Some things that apply in commercial brewing don't necessarily apply to homebrewing, usually
due to scale. Mash rakes are primarily there for mixing the mash ensuring the grain and water
are mixed wel...
Posted in thread: What to do about beer stone? on 09-14-2016 at 10:14 PM
Yeah, you either use acid, or a strong base. If it's bad, go to a home store and get 100% lye
drain cleaner, some gloves and goggles. Or as someone suggested, BLC or LLC from a LHBS. Those
are a littl...
Posted in thread: What to do about beer stone? on 09-14-2016 at 08:30 PM
Get some BLC (beer line cleaner):
acidic and specially made to rip through beer stone.I think it's the other...
Posted in thread: What to do about beer stone? on 09-14-2016 at 02:38 PM
This is a quote from MoreBeer....." If it’s not removed, beerstone will create a surface that
is impossible to sanitize".....Reall,y boiling for an hour will not sanitize it?It doesn't just
form in th...
Posted in thread: cherry Cola flanders on 09-13-2016 at 03:17 AM
To be honest, it doesn't sound very good to me but you never know. Just a thought, but maybe
try blending some cola or cola extract with a commercial FR and make sure you like it before
going through ...
Posted in thread: Hop Filter on 09-09-2016 at 07:23 PM
I use one on my setup with a plate chiller. It definitely helps to contain hop debris, helping
to keep my plate chiller from clogging and less hop debris into the fermenter. I also use an