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Posted in thread: Pre-boil water volume increase = grain bill increase? on 08-02-2015 at 10:43 AM
My all grain setup, with it's inherent dead spaces and boil/cooling losses, require that I
start with 8 gallons of pre-boil water (to yield 5 and a bit gallons).......instead of the 6.5
gallons of pre...
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-29-2015 at 12:56 AM
The jury pool has spoken.I'll rack the middle layer, put it away for a bit, and get working on
my next batch with my head on straight and my perf plate tight.Thanks......
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-28-2015 at 11:12 PM
It's been in the fermenter a little over three weeks. I don't usually secondary.Unfortunately,
my error resulted in oatmeal oozing out of the valve, that at times had to be cleared with a
Posted in thread: Need quick advice on 03-28-2015 at 10:33 PM
Brewed an all grain batch but ended up with a disaster sparge. I failed to attach the short
hose from the valve to the perforated false bottom. Duh.Now, after fermentation, I have the
normal sediment ...
Posted in thread: Switching to all-grain...stove vs outdoor? on 11-29-2014 at 02:17 AM
I did a test recently on a Sears Kenmore Your Typical Cheap Kitchen Range Large Burner.Here are
the results.Large 9" Burner, 2500 watts/8530 btu's per hour.7 measured gallons of water in a 10
Posted in thread: any 1911 enthusiasts out there? on 06-13-2013 at 11:41 PM
Current..[*]Les Baer 1 1/2" bullseye pistol with a Ultra Dot sight.[*]Les Baer 1 1/2" bullseye
pistol with open sights.[*]Kimber Team Match II with a Marvel Unit I upper and Ultra Dot
Posted in thread: Blichmann vs Banjo burner on 04-09-2013 at 11:53 PM
Was the Blichmann leak and resultant flame large enough to pose a hazard to your
surroundings?I've watched several videos where folks are using burners on the floor of their
garage or basement, and I ...
Posted in thread: Priming sugar - measure by volume or weight? on 03-20-2013 at 01:54 AM
I've been buying extract kits from a major, well known online supplier, and the instructions in
these kits call for 2/3 of a cup of corn sugar per 5 gallons.My results so far, using that
Posted in thread: 2 or 3 piece airlock? on 03-05-2013 at 02:30 AM
Having once experienced krausen blow off in my primary fermenter, and much to my bride's
dismay, she now continues to remind me of the benefit of my having a long hose.And a Star-San
Posted in thread: Star san on 02-17-2013 at 02:19 AM
Valuable info from this thread.....(StarSan).......ACTUAL kill time, which is between 15 and 30
seconds.......(StarSan).......Any starsan residue breaks down into yeast food once contact is
made with ...