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Last Activity:04-07-2005 10:25 AM
Posted in thread: Newbie question about cloudiness... on 03-17-2005 at 06:52 PM
The concept of using a pump to recirculate the mash is inherent to RIMS systems (and HERMS and
all the other spinoffs of RIMS). RIMS stands for Recirculating Infusion Mash System. HERMS is
Posted in thread: Newbie question about cloudiness... on 03-17-2005 at 03:40 PM
Use a seconday, let it sit longer in said secondary, use a pump to recirculate your mash, Irish
moss, minimizing hot side aeration...all are options. But in reality, you probably just
shouldn't let it...
Posted in thread: Water won't boil HELP! on 02-13-2005 at 10:42 AM
Boiling on electric is really scary. In those first few minutes of the boil, you really have to
kill the heat to let the boil settle down, and electric ranges seem to stay hot for a long time
Posted in thread: Priming in the bottle on 02-06-2005 at 10:07 AM
For a 12 ounce bottle, How much brown sugar would you use if you primed right in the bottle.
Has anyone ever primed this way? It seems like it would be easier to make a syrup and add it to
the bottle ...
Posted in thread: Spent Grain on 02-02-2005 at 04:44 PM
Ok, I just moved up to 10 gallon batches, and am brewing more often than in the past. Until
now, I've just put my spent grain into the compost bin. But now, my compost bin is full (about
80% with barl...
Posted in thread: I finally got it! on 01-30-2005 at 09:25 AM
I finally broke down and bought a 14.5 gal Stainless Conical, got it today from a local HBS. I
can not wait to use it. My B3-1550 is supposed to ship this week and my brewery is almost
complete. :p I ...
Posted in thread: Sparging?? on 01-28-2005 at 10:31 AM
Yeah. It's a good idea from the point of view of keeping hops out. Once the boil is over, you
want the hops out. They have contributed all the flavor they will give and will only cause off
flavors if ...
Posted in thread: Keg into Brewpot Help on 01-28-2005 at 09:28 AM
Is it plastic or stainless?I ferment in my garage which at the moment is about 6c, I control
the temp with a heater band & a home made cosy which slips over, which does seem to keep temp
Posted in thread: Keg into Brewpot Help on 01-28-2005 at 09:23 AM
Is it plastic or stainless? It seems very good quality hard plastic.
Posted in thread: Keg into Brewpot Help on 01-27-2005 at 06:16 PM
What size is the conical Roger? Have you had a chance to use it. It looks like they greatly
simplify that part of the brewing process.Yes Witbier, It is easier, just dump the crud out of
the dump valv...