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Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-02-2013 at 12:43 AM
Posted in thread: Gambrinus Honey Malt on 03-14-2013 at 08:21 PM
I've put 1 to 1.5 lbs of clover honey in 5 gal batches of Brown Ale or Pale Ale at flamout and
couldn't really detect it. I'm sure it depends on how good your sense of taste is (and probably
the type ...
Posted in thread: Boil kettle drain techniques on 03-14-2013 at 01:46 AM
Many use a hop-spider, but I use a one gallon paint strainer bag for two ounces or less of
pellet hops, and a five gallon strainer for more. I use a heavy duty clip to secure it to the
BK rim. Works p...
Posted in thread: Gambrinus Honey Malt on 03-13-2013 at 06:55 PM
That Honey Malt is one marvelous product and Gambrinus (Canada) is the only one making it.
They're onto something and there's no substitute AFAIK. I wonder why it isn't more widely
available. Apart fr...
Posted in thread: Help with Heat Loss in my Cooler Tun on 02-27-2013 at 03:13 AM
Use your mash water to heat the tun instead of pre-heating. Heat your mash water to 185
degrees, add it to your tun, then shut the lid. Wait 5 minutes and check the temp. Repeat
untill you have 160 th...
Posted in thread: all grain recipe OG and brewhouse efficiency on 02-26-2013 at 03:11 AM
That makes alot of sense. Thanks for all the info. My MLT is an igloo extreme with bazooka
screen. Simply amazing how it holds the heat. I did rig the lid edges with a bit of
weatherstriping as I thou...
Posted in thread: all grain recipe OG and brewhouse efficiency on 02-26-2013 at 02:45 AM
Great! That's what I was hoping to hear. My first batch of cream ale for swmbo (at a higher
mash temp) came in around 74% brewhouse. Pez.
Posted in thread: all grain recipe OG and brewhouse efficiency on 02-25-2013 at 11:16 PM
I recently made the leap after several years of extract brewing to all grain brewing. Several
folks on this board said it would happen...they were right... Anyway, to make things easier, I
bought all ...
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer bad crush!!! on 02-22-2013 at 08:29 PM
Noted! Looked around on their site, and read a few threads here. I worry about the BC lasting
over the years, but a decent mill is probably better than no mill.Suggestions for used mills?
Posted in thread: Take OFF O2 regulator or leave ON??? on 02-01-2013 at 01:29 PM
Thanks guys. That's what I thought. Pez.