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  • Posted in thread: Sprayer/Sprinkler for CIP on 03-26-2014 at 06:46 PM
    I emailed the manufacturer and they sent me the following:Material
    ComponentPercentageAluminum99%TPR 1%Anyone know what TPR is? I've been googling it without any

  • Posted in thread: Sprayer/Sprinkler for CIP on 03-26-2014 at 02:03 PM
    I was at the hardware store looking for ideas for a CIP ball type sprayer (cheap hopefully).
    The idea would be to have a dedicated cleaning 'lid' with a sprayer that could be used on both
    my keggles a...

  • Posted in thread: Direct Fired Mash / Sparge? on 05-13-2013 at 06:27 PM
    Using the full volume of water will affect your grain:water ratio. If memory serves, mashing
    thin will produce a higher attenuating wortYes you're correct, according to Palmer:he
    grist/water ratio is ...

  • Posted in thread: Direct Fired Mash / Sparge? on 05-10-2013 at 06:06 PM
    Yes you can do this, it's called no sparge brewing. Your efficiency will suffer quite a bit,
    from what I've heard it'll be 50%-60%. If this isn't a issue for you, simply buy more grain.A
    sparge is a r...

  • Posted in thread: Mouthfeel Confused What the heck is going on? on 03-06-2013 at 06:26 PM
    Perhaps giving a more detailed account of your mashing process would expose more potential
    problems. You held the mash temp at 152 for the 60 minutes -how long did it take to transfer to
    the kettle? D...

  • Posted in thread: Monster Krausen! on 01-09-2013 at 06:50 PM
    I wasnt aware of this...why is this?Starters are used to develop more cells. Dry yeast has
    enough cells already - they only need to be 'woken up' by putting in some warm water. Search
    for some informa...

  • Posted in thread: Monster Krausen! on 01-09-2013 at 01:03 AM
    You normally don't need to make a starter for dried yeast. You can put it in warm water to
    check viability if your concerned.

  • Posted in thread: In Search of Dormshine on 01-09-2013 at 01:00 AM
    Just a warning - apfelwein smells like ass when fermenting. Your dorm (not just your room) will
    likely smell like it. Your better off just ordering a prehopped beer kit that only requires
    mixing with ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting 6 gallons in a 14 gallon conical, O2 issues? on 11-05-2012 at 08:46 PM
    There shouldn't be an issue. CO2 is heavier than air, so there is effectively a blanket of CO2
    on the surface of the wort. There's also enough CO2 produced to purge the vessel over the
    course of ferme...

  • Posted in thread: Bayou Classic SP10 - not worth buying on 09-28-2012 at 04:30 AM
    Two things:There must be something wrong with your burner - I used to boil with the SP10 in 30
    mins from 70F.I believe the blichmann is just a stainless version of the SQ14. The SQ14 might
    be cheaper.