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Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 07-04-2015 at 11:32 PM
^^ I agree here. I killed two 24v wall worts due to similar issues before I got a dedicated
power supply for my pumps.Also, got a multimeter? Really easy issue to check on
Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 07-04-2015 at 09:19 PM
First test of a newly rebuilt RIMs setup. Recipe with >10% flaked oats. Dont do that
Posted in thread: Yeast from commercial beers on 07-01-2015 at 09:01 PM
I've successfully grown yeast from bottles of Chimay red cap, Rochefort and Duvel. Good odds
the ones I was working with had a tougher handling time as well, had to make it to Canada.
Posted in thread: Boilovers on 06-28-2015 at 09:06 PM
Doesn't seem to, my beers still get a good head when I use it. It also helps mitigate fermenter
blowoff, its amazing
Posted in thread: Boilovers on 06-28-2015 at 12:22 PM
Pick up some Fermcap S. That stuff is amazing, first time I used it I had twice the boiloff as
usual, even on full heat it looks like an underpowered boil. It's not, you just lose all the
Posted in thread: What beer brewing item do you hoard? on 06-25-2015 at 11:55 PM
I have a lot of caps. I try to use different colors for each beer so I can easily know which
one is which. I need to get a dry erase board so I can keep a cap color key to help keep in
check.This. I h...
Posted in thread: All Grain First on 06-22-2015 at 12:12 PM
BIAB is a great way to start, especially considering the low cost buy in. There is some merit
to getting a cooler anyway, just because it makes holding temp way easier. With a bag in it you
can use th...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing Hoses, etc.. on 06-21-2015 at 02:43 PM
I do pretty much what you do but sometimes you can tell a hose just isn't coming clean anymore.
At that point I just replace them, probably 2 or 3 times a year. Tubing is cheap enough it's
worth it to...
Posted in thread: Beer yeast for dough? on 06-20-2015 at 12:34 PM
I've made beer bread with homebrew before, it always comes out tasting a bit too much like
bananas. Ironically making it with commercial stuff tastes better (to my palette).I have a few
packets of dry...
Posted in thread: And the consensus best, economical grain mill is... on 06-20-2015 at 11:10 AM
I love my corona style mill, some of the best cash I've ever spent on brewing equipment. Get a
high torque drill and let it run. It will crush pretty much to dust for BIAB if you want it to.