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  • Posted in thread: Controlling or moving Star San foam on 12-18-2014 at 11:18 PM
    Saniclean is a lower foaming sanitizer like StarSan... that might be what you need.

  • Posted in thread: Solenoid not opening fully on 12-11-2014 at 02:30 AM
    Check out valves4projects on ebay... they should have a good selection of gravity feed valves.
    Be sure to check the temp ratings if you are planning to use it with your HLT. I've used them
    for various...

  • Posted in thread: Solenoid not opening fully on 12-08-2014 at 10:20 PM
    I know you said it is getting a 12VDC source, but is it getting enough amperage to open the
    valve? Also your .8Pa rating confuses me... if my math is correct that is about .00014 psi. Is
    it only rated...

  • Posted in thread: Cooling with sea water in copper cf chiller on 10-28-2014 at 08:10 PM
    I don't think it would be a problem, copper will hold up just fine in salt water. If you are
    really worried about it you can flush it with fresh water when you are finished.

  • Posted in thread: Oldest vial used to make a starter? on 08-17-2014 at 07:46 PM
    This reminded me that I had a Wyeast 3068 in the fridge... dug it out and its from Dec 2011.
    Just popped it and I'll see what happens. If the pack looks viable and I get a good starter
    going, I'll ste...

  • Posted in thread: Large Volume Brewing (27+ Gal) on 08-01-2014 at 04:22 PM
    I don't brew 27+ but I do brew 20 gallon batches, so hopefully that doesn't disqualify my
    observations.1) It takes longer to heat things, take that into account and try to streamline
    your processes to...

  • Posted in thread: First Pilsner Brew on 07-07-2014 at 08:59 PM
    Did you possibly pitch the yeast too warm, specifically, above 90F? If its a week old and
    nothing is growing in it then you have very good sanitation! Did you taste your sample to make
    sure there were...

  • Posted in thread: Will My Beer Taste Better with a Starter on 07-07-2014 at 08:52 PM
    If your beer tastes good to you, why bother? That said, I've tasted many beers that were
    seriously under pitched and it was a detriment to the beer. Let your own taste buds be your

  • Posted in thread: Cincinnati/Newport brew pubs or bars on 04-29-2014 at 08:14 PM
    Moerlein lager house, Hofbrauhaus, Mecklenburg gardens are all solid choices. Also quite a few
    local breweries here with taprooms.

  • Posted in thread: CO2 loss!?!? on 04-13-2014 at 03:21 PM
    If possible, just take the whole gas assembly (CO2 tank, lines, regulator, distributor, etc)
    and submerge in the bath tub. Just look for bubbles and you'll know where your leaks are.I
    wouldn't recomme...

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