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Posted in thread: Gap, Crush, and Efficiency on 01-24-2015 at 12:47 PM
Astringency has nothing to do with grind. Tannins come from a combination of high mash/sparge
pH and high temps. High temps alone will not lead to astringency. You are partially correct.
Posted in thread: Photos from your Youth on 01-23-2015 at 09:26 PM
I guess now you know why I'm doing a single tier electric build. Can't lift the damm HLT above
my head anymore......
Posted in thread: Gap, Crush, and Efficiency on 01-23-2015 at 09:12 PM
There is an interesting phenomenon in home brewing (not in this thread) that chases efficiency
like the mad hatter....It goes like this.... You crack a brew for your friend, his eyeballs
roll in back ...
Posted in thread: Outsourcing kettle drilling on 01-23-2015 at 01:31 PM
These are weldless.Yesterday I got ahold of a client that fabricates prototypes. He's got the
right stuff and will do these drill-outs for free. Probably take him about 30 min.
Posted in thread: Outsourcing kettle drilling on 01-22-2015 at 07:43 PM
To play devils advocate...Those punches are expensive. They will last for many uses. A quality
tool will hold its value well. You are not the first nor the last in homebrew land to need or
want to use...
Posted in thread: Outsourcing kettle drilling on 01-22-2015 at 06:52 PM
I'm fairly handy.... not (too) elderly..... and am not yet of feeble mind, yet my wife would
disagree.Yes, I understand drillling a hole is not rocket science.Here are my reasons for
outsourcing the d...
Posted in thread: Outsourcing kettle drilling on 01-22-2015 at 01:30 PM
Thanks. I'll check with some machine shops.
Posted in thread: Outsourcing kettle drilling on 01-22-2015 at 01:49 AM
Minneapolis.If you've got the equipment.....
Posted in thread: Outsourcing kettle drilling on 01-21-2015 at 11:02 PM
I'm in the planning stages of an electric brewery build. On three new kettles, it looks like I
will need a total of 7 drills.Yes, I know about greenlee punches and whatnot. Just don't want
to DIY on t...
Posted in thread: What to do? on 01-14-2015 at 01:16 AM
Lager yeasts are typically pitched in the mid 50'sThat's a good sign. Ideally, you will want to
dial in the temp of your wort so you may adequately control the ferm