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Posted in thread: Semi-stuck sparge? on 03-14-2013 at 03:26 AM
Are you draining into a BK that is below the MLT? I'm not understanding why the flow slows once
the wort starts to fill the BK.The bottom of the BK is at least 1ft below the MLT, but not much
Posted in thread: Semi-stuck sparge? on 03-13-2013 at 03:55 PM
Thanks, I'll try a slower rate. As for the air, I'm not too concerned about it other than that
it seems to be a symptom of the gradual decrease in flow I'm seeing. I'm wondering if draining
a bit of w...
Posted in thread: Semi-stuck sparge? on 03-13-2013 at 02:17 PM
At this point I've completed about 6 AG batches using fly-sparging with out too much drama. At
this point my most memorable "learning experiences" have been about the effects of flow rate
Posted in thread: Where to place CO2 manifold in Danby DKC645BLS on 02-05-2013 at 10:34 PM
I'm in the same boat, just got a manifold to put in a Danby DAR440. Did you end up mounting
yours where you had it in the picture?
Posted in thread: Frozen, 1 mo. old yeast pack for a OG 1.078? on 01-24-2013 at 06:00 PM
Activated the smack pack ~3 hours ago and by the time I came back, the thing had fully
inflated! Behold, the power of yeast!
Posted in thread: Frozen, 1 mo. old yeast pack for a OG 1.078? on 01-24-2013 at 02:02 PM
I left the pack in the fridge to slowly thaw over night and then took it out around 7am this
morning (~12hrs in the fridge). It's been sitting out for about 3 hours now and has actually
puffed up a fa...
Posted in thread: Frozen, 1 mo. old yeast pack for a OG 1.078? on 01-23-2013 at 11:25 PM
My ingredients to make Denny Conn's rye IPA recipe (AG) arrived today, which has turned out to
be the coldest day of the winter in RI thus far. The Wyeast smack pack (Denny's Fav. 50) was
pretty much ...
Posted in thread: new corny keg kit, a few questions. on 12-27-2012 at 03:35 PM
Great! Thanks for the info!
Posted in thread: new corny keg kit, a few questions. on 12-26-2012 at 08:01 PM
My father in law got me a refurb keg kit from Cornykeg.com for Christmas (who says in laws are
bad!?) and I've got a batch that's just about ready for legging this weekend. Its a ball-lock
keg with no...
Posted in thread: Rebel Rye Porter, SG too low- seeking corrective suggestions on 12-20-2012 at 01:26 PM
Yeah, I threw in 1lb of light DME and when I tasted it during the transfer it seemed pretty
good but with a more subdued malt profile than I would have hoped for. But the rye was still
there so we'll ...