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Posted in thread: Steeping Grain Bag Question on 03-06-2010 at 04:47 AM
I used a grain bag on my first brew and thought it was a pain in the #ss. Now I steep the
grains without a bag in a pot then pour it through a fine strainer into the brew pot. Then
rinse with 170 degr...
Posted in thread: Cooling the Wort on 12-31-2009 at 04:22 AM
To answer your question, Yes.A counter flow wort chiller has hot wort flowing in one direction
through a center 3/8" copper pipe while cold water flows in the oposit direction around the
outside of th...
Posted in thread: Cooling the Wort on 12-31-2009 at 04:05 AM
I have been reading over old threads and haven't found the answer I'm looking for. So far i
have done two ten gallon brews. Both have been extract California IPA. Purchased them as kits
from the local...
Posted in thread: So I found some kegs... on 12-27-2009 at 09:22 PM
I really like this gauge setup. I would have seen this before I bought mine. This one is nice
because no tools are needed to adjust the pressure. If you think you would like to have two
beers keged ...
Posted in thread: My first failed All Grain beer after 10 good? on 12-12-2009 at 04:02 AM
Regarding the use of garden hoses to fill brew pots. You could be lead poisoning yourself. The
hose manufacturers use lead to help make the PVC Flexible. They even put warning labels on them
. If you ...
Posted in thread: Welding slag in coupling on 05-04-2009 at 03:34 AM
If you don't want to have a possible nightmare with the stainless steel gulling, you should use
a food grade anti -seize.
Posted in thread: Tapping a SS coupling on a keg on 05-04-2009 at 03:12 AM
I found out the hard way that stainless steel requires an anti-seize grease. When working with
food you need to find a food grade version of anti-seize. I didn't have any so I used the next