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  • Posted in thread: Low Efficiency with New Equipment - help on 08-01-2011 at 08:35 PM
    That sounds a little like batch sparging (which I have only done once or twice). Would it help
    if I just went straight to batch sparging?

  • Posted in thread: Low Efficiency with New Equipment - help on 08-01-2011 at 07:52 PM
    I recently purchased the top tier system and two boilermakers to replace my old haphazard
    cooler system. Well, after having conducted two batches I am encountering 60-62% efficiency.The
    first run afte...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann top tier + march pump + therminator configuration help! on 07-15-2011 at 08:07 PM
    Thanks for posting this discussion and the pictures. I brewed on my TT last night for the first
    time and really liked it. I have some bugs to work out but was curious how to mount the pump
    and a Therm...

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe Pairing on 02-10-2011 at 04:35 PM
    Just as an update - I went with the Simcoe/Amarillo combo and would say this is the best APA I
    have made yet. Rave reviews.

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Boilermaker Reviews on 02-10-2011 at 04:32 PM
    I haven't tried mine out yet - busy January - but I think that as long as you use hop bags you
    don't need the hop blocker. At least I am trying to get by without it. For the drainage hose
    just use a S...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Boilermaker Reviews on 12-27-2010 at 03:19 PM
    Bigelow,I got two for Christmas and had the same issue. As said above I figured that I would
    have to tip the the faceplate up anyway to see it properly.We will see as I set it up, but it
    seems to me t...

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe Pairing on 12-14-2010 at 01:36 AM
    Wow. That is a lot of good information. I think I will probably go with the Amarillo this time
    around and try one of the others next time.Thanks so much.

  • Posted in thread: Simcoe Pairing on 12-13-2010 at 10:13 PM
    I am looking to brew an APA on Wednesday. I love Simcoe hops but not all by themselves. Does
    anyone have a recommended pairing for them?I was thinking of Citra to try something new, but am
    open to any...

  • Posted in thread: Too hoppy Porter? on 12-13-2010 at 09:03 PM
    Thanks to you both - I will just relax and enjoy it when it's ready.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Cake lifespan and care on 12-13-2010 at 06:50 PM
    Brewstrong with Jamil and John P have at least one full podcast on how to do it. I did a
    simplified version of Jamil's system once where I sanitized some jelly jars and basically just
    poured some of t...

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