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Posted in thread: Low Efficiency with New Equipment - help on 08-01-2011 at 09:35 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 08:52 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 09:07 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...