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Posted in thread: Safale S-04 question on 02-24-2014 at 11:14 AM
...It's going to be interesting to see how the two turn out with a side by side
comparison.Please post your findings!I'm thinking, from what you have found already, that S05
might be a better choice f...
Posted in thread: Black lager with Munich malt on 02-05-2014 at 03:00 PM
We visited the Front Street Brewery in Wilmington, NC. Usually I would go for an IPA but they
had "Swamp Lager" (4% abv) on sale and it was black so I gave it a try. Man! It was so
delicious I stuck w...
Posted in thread: Tower - why drill a 3" hole? on 02-04-2014 at 06:09 PM
177116Thought you may get a laugh out of this. Didn't have any handles so I looked in my MG
Posted in thread: Disappointed in cooling times on 02-04-2014 at 03:31 PM
I made the jump to a pump and a plate chiller...10 gallons takes about 15 minutes. ..Thanks for
the info.I'm taking all the good advice here and trying again - probably early next week.If
there's not ...
Posted in thread: Disappointed in cooling times on 02-04-2014 at 03:23 PM
That's a beast, Logdrum.The way I understand it is that using a separate arm -pointing at the
center of the pot - (rather than through a port in the kettle's side) would be more efficient.
That way, t...
Posted in thread: Disappointed in cooling times on 02-04-2014 at 01:42 PM
Don't get your hopes up, Mr. Salty. I'm using that technique.That is why I'm disappointed -I
had invested in a $150 pump for the whirlpool/cooling....using a whirlpool arm, they do not do
the best job...
Posted in thread: Disappointed in cooling times on 02-03-2014 at 11:45 PM
Thanks for posting, Bobby.As far as the recirculation, I modeled the shape of the return copper
pipe after the one morebeer.com sells.You may have something on the gap - I think they are
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 02-03-2014 at 11:26 PM
dbayub and truanthony,OK, many thanks for the advice - I think I've got it now!Cheers!
Posted in thread: wiki not available on 02-03-2014 at 10:34 PM
Many thanks for your efforts!
Posted in thread: Cooling 2 kettles - will this work? on 02-03-2014 at 09:27 PM
Oh, OK. Thanks for the idea. Think you're right - stagger the boils.Cheers!