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Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 05-31-2013 at 01:05 PM
Looking forward to seeing your progress! This is on my to-do list as well. Unfortunately, my
list is getting really long. ;-)edit: One thought on your design. Instead of controlling the
pump with the ...
Posted in thread: brew day from hell on 05-16-2013 at 03:24 PM
Sure. I've had to use a blowoff at all different gravities. Seems to be more correlated with
the type of yeast and pitching rates.
Posted in thread: FG came in pretty high - what to do? on 05-16-2013 at 03:23 PM
I can't remember where I got this info, but I've heard that if you take your extract and "mash"
it with a pound of 2 row, the enzymes can convert a bit more of the extract. The extract
Posted in thread: How much strike water? on 05-15-2013 at 07:59 PM
It shouldn't be dry, but it might be more like oatmeal. Over time, it should get less viscous,
too, as the starches are converted to sugars. I'm not sure what happened, but the grain should
be fully i...
Posted in thread: First All Grain Recipe Ideas? on 05-15-2013 at 07:52 PM
When picking from the pool of internet recipes, I've found that simpler recipes tend to be
better. Not to say that there aren't good complicated ones, but thats my rule of thumb.Ed
Wort's haus pale al...
Posted in thread: brew day from hell on 05-14-2013 at 09:51 PM
I got ya beat. My last brew: I had just started chilling. I noticed the input to my immersion
chiller was leaking a bit. I leaned over with a screw driver to tighten the worm clamp. Little
did I know ...
Posted in thread: Proper Kolsch? on 05-14-2013 at 03:08 PM
I bet doing a nice big starter will help even without O2. When you decide to get an O2 setup,
I'd recommend the one from WilliamsBrewing. Having the stone on the end of a wand really helps.
Posted in thread: Proper Kolsch? on 05-13-2013 at 07:39 PM
Ah, ok. Thats not it, then! Definitely try pitching more yeast/use O2 - perhaps you're not
getting the best attenuation you could. Also, I think you might be on to something with your
Posted in thread: Proper Kolsch? on 05-13-2013 at 07:28 PM
Do you have a decent amount of Chloride in your water? If so, perhaps you could dilute your
water with RO.
Posted in thread: Lagering an ale? on 05-02-2013 at 10:40 PM
I'd keg now, carbonate and lager. It'll be great!
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