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Posted in thread: Monumental blow-off tube suck-back on 10-08-2013 at 02:31 PM
I just put a 1 gal batch of light German style beer into cold-crash on friday. I had it hooked
up in a growler, with a bung, blow off tube to a beer bottle with about 250ml of water + a
teaspoon of a ...
Posted in thread: The folley of a plastic element shroud on 08-20-2013 at 04:02 PM
I think this is what your looking for. mate, I was on the right path all along!
Posted in thread: The folley of a plastic element shroud on 08-20-2013 at 03:55 PM
So 4 brews down the line using elements and they are now rendered unusable. The elements are
screwed into the wall of my kettle with plastic...collars? Shroud? See pic. I am unsure of
their proper nam...
Posted in thread: Brass fittings - a big no no? on 08-12-2013 at 05:38 PM
Reaching the end of assembling a ball valve outfeed for my fermentor. The tank coupler fitting
I believe to be made from brass. How confident can I be that modern brass fittings are
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 07-15-2013 at 09:37 PM
I've never used GIMP, but also make sure that you have a good resolution to start with -
minimum 300 DPI. Otherwise it'll be pixelated on ANYTHING you print.That last version looks
much better - you c...
Posted in thread: Up and Down cold crashing on 07-12-2013 at 03:13 PM
Some of you may well know England has hit (finally) its summer season, so temps are getting
reasonably hot in the day time. In my garage, my ferm is sitting at a nice cold crash temp at
night, but in ...
Posted in thread: Thames Valley - Hot ferm side effects? on 06-24-2013 at 07:58 PM
First time with this yeast.Pitched a nice starter of 1.5L.Fermentation took off in 3 1/2 hours,
and by the following day ferm. temps were up to 75-78. I was not pleased. I chilled it to 73 on
Posted in thread: Cocoa Powder - TO BOIL OR NOT TO BOIL on 06-19-2013 at 10:39 AM
I literally have no time to go out and find lactose!!! Gah
Posted in thread: Cocoa Powder - TO BOIL OR NOT TO BOIL on 06-18-2013 at 10:24 PM
It's the night before brewday. All my browsing in the HBT archives came out with a unanimous
YES to adding cocoa powder to the last 10 mins of the boil for a choco-porter. THEN I stumbled
across a thr...
Posted in thread: Mr malty's surprising starter prediction on 06-17-2013 at 12:15 PM
My thought is if you're going to the trouble of making a starter might as well do it right and
pitch the correct amount of yeast. You could always wash the yeast when this batch is done if
you want to...