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Posted in thread: Aluminum for Brew Kettles on 08-21-2014 at 08:08 PM
what is that supposed to mean exactly?
Posted in thread: Aluminum for Brew Kettles on 08-21-2014 at 07:31 PM
I bought an old AL pot for my HLT on ebay. about 40 years old, still holds water! :) if 40
years is not good enough, I dont know what is.And then you have people like this guy who force
you to couch y...
Posted in thread: Importance of a "rolling boil"? on 08-21-2014 at 07:30 PM
For all grain you want a roll. The movement serves several purposes and, at the very least,
will prevent scorching. I think the technical temp you need to hit for pasteurization is in the
180's but do...
Posted in thread: Aluminum for Brew Kettles on 08-21-2014 at 07:26 PM
Stainless is good for peace of mind. Aluminum will make beer and is usually cheaper. Some say
Al pots won't last as long as stainless. I can't comment since I have stainless.
Posted in thread: Smoked oats or barley for stout on 08-21-2014 at 06:55 PM
I'm willing to bet a pound of rolled oats is cheaper than a pound of grain from LHBS.
Posted in thread: Bad Blow Out on 08-21-2014 at 01:58 PM
I think you'll be ok as long as you caught it before it sat like that for days. I have beers
blow out of the bubbler all the time. I expect it to happen and check my buckets daily for the
first 4-5 da...
Posted in thread: Has this ever happened to anyone else? on 08-21-2014 at 12:54 PM
I'm with the gang here. 1.032 is so low you may not have had a proper krausen form. I've had a
few starters of various strains do that. They form a bit of bubbles on top like a pepsi on ice
Posted in thread: Bad Blow Out on 08-21-2014 at 12:45 PM
Fermentation is going to be most visible early on. You could still be alright it's hard to give
you a definite answer. There's an article on the main page about how to rig up a blow off hose.
Posted in thread: American Floral IPA on 08-20-2014 at 03:21 PM
Not sure how you like IPA's. Cascade is pretty versatile at this point so it's a game with the
perle hop idea. Since perle is originally german I would take it a malty direction. Aim for an
OG of mid ...
Posted in thread: First time brewing. on 08-19-2014 at 05:53 PM
Looking good. Is that a ferm chamber?As far as what needs to be sanitzed and what doesn't,
anything you touch before you boil can be clean but not sanitary. After you boil everything
that touches liqu...