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Posted in thread: SMASH Porter? on 12-01-2012 at 03:15 AM
that was an interesting article. Rather than roasting my own malt, I think I will just have to
use a mix of malts. Maybe when I live somewhere that I can mess around with a home-made malt
kiln I could...
Posted in thread: SMASH Porter? on 11-29-2012 at 03:44 AM
I did some research a while back and found that early porters were made with 100% brown malt. I
realize that with current malting practices and consistency that it is not likely that modern
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-23-2012 at 03:29 AM
If you mean that beer would taste better warmer... I think most breweries/ brewers agree that
the best temps for serving beer are between 38 and 48 degrees. Lighter American style lagers
being closer ...
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-22-2012 at 02:30 AM
An Irish red ale generally is 2.2-2.6 volumes of co2 so to be to style you should have a median
volume of 2.3 and to maintain that in your draft system at 36 degrees you should have a keg
pressure of ...
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-21-2012 at 03:36 AM
I have 5ft lines with 3/16 tubing dispensing at 10psi@36 degrees am I over carbing the beer?At
sea level 36F @ 10PSI you would net 2.5v/vA thing to keep in mind is that your regulator guage
is going t...
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-20-2012 at 05:05 AM
WRONG... I AM talking about 3/16" ID beer line... It's all I EVER use for beer serving lines.
Before you assume you know what you're talking about, confirm it.My apologies. It is common for
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-18-2012 at 06:27 AM
Musclebrew and Golddiggie are each talking about different types of tubing.Musclebrew is
refering to 3/16" I.D. whereas Goldiggie is talking about 1/4" I.D.Industry standard for tubing
on direct draw,...
Posted in thread: beer lines on 11-18-2012 at 06:18 AM
1' of 3/16" I.D. vinyl tubing provides 2.5Lb to 3Lb of restriction to beer flow.Each vertical
foot that your faucet is above the centre of your keg acounts for 0.5Lb of restriction to beer
Posted in thread: Clogged plate chiller... on 11-18-2012 at 06:02 AM
I'm coming in late here but baking was not a good idea. Lye will lift protein but it won't
remove carbon.I work for a draught line service company. +1 on caustic soda, phosphoric acid
Posted in thread: Homark Beer engine parts needed on 11-18-2012 at 05:40 AM
If this is a hard to get part and you can't locate a replacement, you might want to look for
someone that can plastic weld.welding old brittle plastic would give you freshly welded but
still brittle p...
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