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Posted in thread: Moving to all grain- Safest kettle size? on 02-24-2015 at 09:59 PM
A 10 gallon pot is about perfect for 5 gallon batches. A 15 works great for 10 gallon batches.
I used a 10 gallon Igloo water cooler with false bottom for years and it worked great for
everything I di...
Posted in thread: Brew Day w/ Photos - Feb 21 on 02-22-2015 at 02:16 AM
I have a bunch of those clamps but had never thought to use them to hold hoses in place. Damn
you just made my day! :rockin:
Posted in thread: Bulk age or bottle my barleywine? on 02-14-2015 at 04:12 AM
If you bottle you get your fermentor back in rotation and reduce the oxygen getting to your
beer. If it's clear I would bottle it.
Posted in thread: DIY Stir Plate issues on 02-12-2015 at 06:26 PM
There are a lot of variables here. The most important ones are:Strength of magnetPolarity of
magnetPower supply specsFan specs which include starting voltage, running voltage, current
draw, and RPM ra...
Posted in thread: Citra Cascade Chinook Simcoe Galaxy Hops on 02-12-2015 at 06:08 PM
As a general rule if you don't have a plan for what an ingredient is going to add to a beer it
is better to leave it out. Usually 'kitchen sink' beers end up tasting 'muddled'. On the other
hand if yo...
Posted in thread: head retention... on 02-12-2015 at 06:02 PM
It releases the aromatics. Since much of what we taste is actually determined by our sense of
smell this is very important. It also looks really good, and anything that looks better tastes
Posted in thread: using slurry to repitch on 02-03-2015 at 11:51 PM
So this is the first time I will be reusing my yeast. I'm doing a 10 gallon batch of a Belgium
IPA with wlp550, the OG is 1.080. I want to do a second batch of the same. Now can I rack into
keg then d...
Posted in thread: HERMS Controller Recommendations on 01-28-2015 at 02:24 AM
I bought the 50A back to back kit from theelectricbrewery. Building it was a blast and it is an
extremely nice panel. I really enjoy brewing with it. Here is a pic of all the stuff spread out
as I try...
Posted in thread: What Is Your Carrry? on 01-27-2015 at 05:33 PM
I always carry concealed, but the depth of concealment varies depending on where I am going. If
I have to go to the southeast side I'm more worried about being able to draw as quickly as
Posted in thread: No carbonation on 01-25-2015 at 05:21 PM
It sounds like you might just have needed more time. Just in case though, make sure the caps
are not "decorative" caps. Normal caps will have the sealing ring on the inside, the decorative
caps are ju...