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Posted in thread: Cheap Stainless Steel Connical on 08-28-2013 at 05:45 PM
Uuuh... What about the two 3/4" ball valves and the fact that it's 100% built for beer
providing the right ports, connection, etc...? This is worth more than 100$ and it would cost
you more to adapt t...
Posted in thread: Cheap Stainless Steel Connical on 08-27-2013 at 03:19 AM
For a little more you can get a real conical from Stout Tanks & Kettles Other than being a
true conical, though, the only difference seems to be the legs. Not sure that alone is worth
the extra $100 ...
Posted in thread: Cheap Stainless Steel Connical on 08-27-2013 at 02:36 AM
Yea.... It's not a true conical though. I guess my question was if people thought it would work
well as a conical since it doesn't really have continuously sloping sides.
Posted in thread: Cheap Stainless Steel Connical on 08-26-2013 at 11:43 PM
So originally I was thinking of converting a keg into a conical(ish) fermenter. But due to the
non-steepness of the natural curvature and how difficult it would be to seal it, I started
looking for al...
Posted in thread: Proportions to avoid stuck sparge? on 11-05-2012 at 10:35 PM
Not an expert by any stretch, but I think you could accomplish the same thing by racking post
fermentation similar to how you would off of dry hops and trub..Now that sounds like a good
idea. Maybe I ...
Posted in thread: Proportions to avoid stuck sparge? on 11-05-2012 at 06:55 PM
You might want to research this further. The "traditional" recipes for what you are asking
generally leave everything in the fermenter and avoid sparging completely.Yea, that is what I
Posted in thread: Proportions to avoid stuck sparge? on 11-05-2012 at 03:57 PM
Why do you want to avoid rice hulls? I use them in every mash, because why not.Ttwo reasons:1.
I will already be at the capacity of my mash tun. Every bit of rice ull that goes in means
Posted in thread: Proportions to avoid stuck sparge? on 11-05-2012 at 03:39 PM
Rice hulls will help to avoid a stuck sparge.Yea, I know rice hulls will help, I was just
hoping to avoid rice hulls all together anyhow much cracked corn I could put in before needing
Posted in thread: Proportions to avoid stuck sparge? on 11-04-2012 at 05:55 PM
So, I am planning on doing a corn/barley mash on my mash/lauter tun. The plan is to try and
make a Bourbon from it eventually. I know Bourbon needs to be at least 51% corn, so it would be
nice to get ...
Posted in thread: Official Denver CMC Group Buy #6 on 08-21-2012 at 06:42 PM
I tore right through this, should have bought 200lb's. Maybe 300. :)And, all the beers turned
out great. Can't wait for the next one.Yea... Not only am making a ton of beer, but I just