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Posted in thread: Canning Jar Trub/Yeast Harvester for Conical on 07-12-2015 at 06:17 PM
Awesome Thread! did you find any 2.5" to 1.5" trip clover cap reducers? or have you come up
with a work around?Any new genius ideas to this setup?No new ideas from me. I got what I was
looking for wit...
Posted in thread: Bottles vs Growler on 05-31-2015 at 10:46 PM
I've been carbonating beer in growlers for years. Don't know why so many people say its unsafe.
Growlers are designed to hold carbonated beer. Whether its carbonated already (eg. filled at a
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 05-31-2015 at 08:15 PM
Thanks for everyone who has contributed to this forum. It takes a while to digest all the
information. I'm planning to try a clone at this and tried to suck in all the information I
could about this r...
Posted in thread: No Flavor from Flavor Hop Additions on 05-28-2015 at 06:30 AM
I'd give that a shot. Just a tiny bit of calcium chloride might do a fair amount. That and
maybe dropping that flame out addition in a few minutes before flame out might help too.I tried
adding CaCl t...
Posted in thread: No Flavor from Flavor Hop Additions on 05-26-2015 at 09:07 PM
Azazel,The additions to the distilled water were gypsum only - on the order of 4 grams for the
batch. I'll probably trying dosing a glass with some calcium chloride to see if that improves
the flavor ...
Posted in thread: No Flavor from Flavor Hop Additions on 05-26-2015 at 07:32 PM
Personally, I'm debating dropping flameouts from my IPA process. If I want isomerization and
flavor, I'll boil. If I want aroma, I'll hop-stand at 160-170F and dry hop. Flameouts seem like
Posted in thread: No Flavor from Flavor Hop Additions on 05-26-2015 at 07:24 PM
Flameout is just what it says ... when you turn the flame out. What other people are describing
is a hop-stand. In either case you won't be getting any significant bittering from the late
hops - isome...
Posted in thread: No Flavor from Flavor Hop Additions on 05-26-2015 at 06:41 PM
Well, I'm getting closer at making a decent IPA. My last attempt was a Pliny the Elder clone
using Vinnie's original posted recipe. Bitterness is there as well as aroma, but the flavor
just wasn't the...
Posted in thread: Sanke Fermentation: Yeast/Trub Harvester build on 05-09-2015 at 07:38 PM
I will say that soldering stainless steel is a lot trickier than soldering copper. Copper seems
to be more forgiving. Keep the metal clean, use some flux, and heat the copper until solder
flows. I can...
Posted in thread: Sanke Fermentation: Yeast/Trub Harvester build on 05-09-2015 at 03:34 PM
Perhaps the lack of comments is because not as many folks ferment in a sanke???I don't think
drilling two holes and soldering counts as advanced building skills. The soldering does take a