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  • Posted in thread: 5gal brew, 6gal carboy, no blowoff? on 07-10-2014 at 04:50 PM
    I just use a blow off on all my beers and then I don't have to worry about it. It takes
    essentially the same amount of time, effort, space etc so why not just use the blow off and
    save yourself any po...

  • Posted in thread: An hour to fly sparge? on 07-03-2014 at 12:57 AM
    You have a flow meter set up on your mash tun?Dang.No, unfortunately not. I just use a nalgene
    bottle and a stop watch when I start lautering, it just takes a minute or two to get it dialed
    in and the...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber - Room for 1 carboy or 2? on 07-03-2014 at 12:53 AM
    Yeah my Craigslist experience was essentially the same. I could find 5cu ft ones for pretty
    cheap, but anything bigger was nearly the same as new, retail price and I would have to try and
    pick it up s...

  • Posted in thread: How do you clean and dry a long hose? on 07-01-2014 at 08:42 PM
    Air compressor

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber - Room for 1 carboy or 2? on 07-01-2014 at 07:58 PM
    I have a 5 cu ft chest freezer that only fits one carboy, after a little DIY I added a collar
    to the top and now it fits a second carboy on the compressor hump. I still have room for a
    small space hea...

  • Posted in thread: Don't let this happen to you. on 07-01-2014 at 07:49 PM
    Yeah it is a beyond foul smell....ironically my mash tun is sitting outside right now with
    21lbs of spent grain from my saturday brew session. I am waiting to see my neighbor to give it
    to him for his...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Rocket on 07-01-2014 at 07:34 PM
    I have a hop rocket and it works very well. I added quick disconnects and run hoses from my
    pump to the hop rocket and from the hop rocket to the heat exchanger. It doesn't clog or leak.
    It cleans eas...

  • Posted in thread: Lager fermentation question on 07-01-2014 at 06:52 PM
    You are rightGreen apple flavour is acetaldehyde, an intermediate step in the formation of
    alcohol. The beer needs more conditioning time. I plan to lager for 5 to 6 weeksThanksCorrect.
    Let it sit at ...

  • Posted in thread: Mash water on 07-01-2014 at 06:00 PM
    Ultimately the goal is to get the correct preboil volume of wort at the anticipated gravity so
    I would adjust accordingly until you get there. It may man adding an extra half gallon of water
    or .25lb ...

  • Posted in thread: An hour to fly sparge? on 07-01-2014 at 05:55 PM
    I don't care as much about the liquid going into my mash tun as I do the flow rate coming out.
    I set it to .8L per minute out and just try and keep the mash tun with an inch or so of water
    on top. The...

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