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Posted in thread: My home bar/brewery on 07-24-2016 at 11:41 PM
Very Typical Pub! I miss my local.
Posted in thread: TrubTrapper anyone? on 07-24-2016 at 11:39 PM
Trub? We don't care about stinkin Trub!
Posted in thread: First brew mistakes on 07-24-2016 at 11:36 PM
Terrible. Wrap in foam and overnight to me. I like off tasting brews! PS: It will be fine.
Posted in thread: Do you need to pbw your pre-boil equip? on 07-24-2016 at 11:31 PM
Yes and no. I regularly clean my entire system after a brew. I have a Stay in Place SS manifold
that I do not take apart anymore. I do use PBW on my manifold, pumps, MLT, and Brew Kettle. I
cycle hot ...
Posted in thread: Empty packet fell in cool wort...leave it? on 07-21-2016 at 09:03 PM
I have dropped many items into cooled wort and have not had an issue yet. I do put the sissors
and yeast packs in StarSan and even dip my hands in it before I open the yeasties. I normally
also take a...
Posted in thread: How Long do YOU Ferment in primary? on 07-19-2016 at 11:03 PM
Ales are 3 to 4 weeks. If in a hurry we have kegged after 11 days but the beer is better if
left on the yeast a little longer by my tastes. We do lagers for a month before we keg and then
lager at lea...
Posted in thread: Upright vs Chest on 07-02-2016 at 01:09 AM
It is a PITA removing from a Chest Freezer and when I used Carboys (NEVER AGAIN) in a Chest
Freezer, I Cold Crashed, Removed and put high enough for Siphon to a Keg afcter the Trub
settled. If I Ferme...
Posted in thread: Closed-circuit Fermentor-to-Keg Transfer on 07-01-2016 at 11:05 PM
As soon as you open the keg lid after a liquid purge, air starts mixing with the CO2 in the keg
(CO2 "blankets" are a myth.) Whatever you add next won't come near to displacing enough gas to
get out a...
Posted in thread: Closed-circuit Fermentor-to-Keg Transfer on 07-01-2016 at 10:55 PM
I use the 1/4 inch type ball lock connectors. I just screw on a black one to purge my Corneys
of oxygen. I normally empty the kegs of star san then fill with CO2 through the beer out. The
top is cover...
Posted in thread: Closed-circuit Fermentor-to-Keg Transfer on 06-30-2016 at 02:47 AM
Just use a bag and more hops. I destroyed a March Pump by not using bags. I do not fly sparge,
I add extra grain. I do not free float the hops,I use a bag and extra hops. I also fill the
cornys with C...