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Posted in thread: Mashed overnight on 05-12-2014 at 10:56 PM
The long boil is more for hop isomerization than for sterilization. The wort is sterile soon
after it reaches the boil.
Posted in thread: How to control boil? on 04-27-2014 at 07:58 PM
Yes, you need to run it in manual mode when you boil.
Posted in thread: For you conical fermenter owners... on 04-27-2014 at 04:03 PM
Why can't you carry 5 gallons of wort to it a couple times? Thats what I do.
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 04-27-2014 at 03:56 PM
Red Comet ale13713.5+15=13728.5
Posted in thread: Refrigerating wort on 04-26-2014 at 11:20 PM
Lucky you didn't get an infection! You settled out much more of the trub, but that would settle
after fermentation anyway. Not sure what else it did.
Posted in thread: What do you hate most about brew day? on 04-26-2014 at 10:50 PM
Cleaning. That is the single reason I don't have a brewery yet. Unless I hire someone to do
Posted in thread: Mashed in for the first time in 15 months on 04-26-2014 at 10:48 PM
Welcome back to the hobby and best of luck on the brew! Wow, 300lbs of grain?!Yea, I have lots
of grain to brew with. I am going to do back to back 15 gallon batches tonight. I am about
ready to mash ...
Posted in thread: Mashed in for the first time in 15 months on 04-26-2014 at 10:47 PM
Welcome back! So tell me- is it like riding a bike? ie. you never forget?So far it has been, I
ran the HLT to 180 mashed in and I was rolling at 152 deg in the cooler. I even added the 1/4
tsp of bss ...
Posted in thread: Mashed in for the first time in 15 months on 04-26-2014 at 10:32 PM
I never thought I would quit brewing, but I did. Lots of life happened in the meantime. So, it
is time to fill the kegs again! Making my Red Comet, with Comet hops of course.Hope it works
out, I have ...
Posted in thread: Three Kettle Electric Addition on 04-26-2014 at 10:27 PM
Very nice set up! Congrats!