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Posted in thread: Barley Crusher failing to "grab" grain on 03-30-2015 at 01:51 PM
I did a search on this recently as I had the same issue. Other than cleaning the rollers and
wetting the grain, not much else to go on.What's interesting is that it works like a charm when
using the h...
Posted in thread: I think hop dust killed my vacuum sealer on 03-29-2015 at 02:47 PM
I was having issues as well, and found I had to press down on the edge to get vacuum. I guess
the latch wore a bit?
Posted in thread: IPA Insights on 03-28-2015 at 02:17 AM
I have always loosely put sanitized tin foil over the carboy opening to allow for the vigorous
fermentation offgassing, but I'll put an airlock on after the first week or so. I'm probably at
about 20 ...
Posted in thread: SmaSH marris otter/cascade hopps on 03-26-2015 at 01:52 AM
What color did yours come out st and what yeast did you use? Once I put on my top off water to
1 gallon I was right at 1.059 so we shall seeI used Nottingham. My color so far is similar to
yours (no s...
Posted in thread: SmaSH marris otter/cascade hopps on 03-25-2015 at 05:59 PM
I am currently fermenting a MO/Cascade SMASH, so sorry but no help here (yet). I'd also take
other's opinions with a grain of salt. Could you potentially just knock out two batches in one
day?I think ...
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-24-2015 at 08:10 PM
11% higher pitch rate, actually. Pretty significant.^You are right. Fat fingered that
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-24-2015 at 07:09 PM
I didn't see where he said specifically, but judging from the pictures, all the hop debris was
in the 'trubby' ferment.My comment about managing hop debris specifically was meant for my
process only. ...
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-24-2015 at 06:21 PM
Interesting! I definitely won't worry too much about trub anymore, although I still want to
start managing hop gunk...Question - how much trub/break material do you estimate was in your
"high trub" fe...
Posted in thread: Water jug same as carboy? on 03-24-2015 at 04:24 AM
I think there are a lot of threads on here addressing this issue (search for plastic number or
carboy plastic, etc.)The bottom line is that you'll be fine if you do this. Ultimately it would
Posted in thread: NB Caribou Slobber on 03-24-2015 at 04:19 AM
I have read the debate on secondary fermentation and not trying to start it up again with this
thread but wanted to ask the opinion of someone who has brewed this kit before. The
instructions say to t...