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Posted in thread: Faucet mounted on corny on 10-06-2015 at 03:55 PM
on threaded pin-lock fittings as well
Posted in thread: Sparge until reaches Gravity on 09-22-2015 at 05:46 PM
In addition to a refractometer for quicker readings of sparge run-off, acidifiying your sparge
water to 6.0 or slightly below will reduce the chance of leeching tannins from the mash when
you get down...
Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong Ale and Beano on 09-18-2015 at 04:14 PM
Gravity and flavor/mouthfeel perception are not linearly linked. It can still taste dry at
1.019 sometimes. Try the beano and see what it does. You can always blend back in a beer with a
bigger body l...
Posted in thread: Barrel question on 09-17-2015 at 06:18 PM
You're going to want to run some a barokleen and acid cycle through that barrel before you use
it. If it's a wine barrel you may want to burn a sulphur stick. If it's a spirits barrel, that
is not a g...
Posted in thread: Pump for Immersion Chiller on 09-04-2015 at 03:17 PM
I saw that one.Did you have to buy anything to connect the IC hose to the pump? I see it comes
with two fittings. Do those work?The fittings are not barbed and slip out of the pump with a
bit of press...
Posted in thread: Rice Hulls on 09-03-2015 at 06:28 PM
Just did a pumpkin with 3.5 lbs of canned and 3 hansdfuls of rice hulls in a 6 gallon batch
with 10 lbs of grain. Sparge took about 1.5 hours. The pumpkin doesn't clump, it gums up
everything. a lb or...
Posted in thread: 25% Chocolate Malt in Stout ?! on 09-03-2015 at 06:24 PM
It's a lot, but not unheard of. I have a guinness clone that is about 15% roasted barley. I
thought that was too much, but turns out it's not.
Posted in thread: Pump for Immersion Chiller on 09-03-2015 at 06:20 PM
like a charm and can't beat the price.
Posted in thread: Simple Syrup in my beer on 09-02-2015 at 10:57 AM
I went there once a while back. Interesting basement. I tend to use the Emporium for yeast and
specialty grains, but get most of my stuff online as bulk grains and hops, even with shipping,
tend to be...
Posted in thread: Simple Syrup in my beer on 09-01-2015 at 06:12 PM
I've been using just plain table sugar in place of clear candi syrup and haven't noticed a
difference. About 11 oz of dry sugar per pound of liquid candi. I run some wort into a small
pot, dissolve th...