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Posted in thread: Grain to Glass When Kegging-What's Your Average Time? on 01-15-2016 at 07:51 PM
Depends on the beer, but under 10-14 days grain to glass is typical. 3-5 weeks for lagers.I
can't hold my conicals below 45 for long periods, so it's better to just get the beer kegged
off.If I gelati...
Posted in thread: controlling both fridge and freezer separately? on 01-13-2016 at 09:21 PM
Except for the really high end fridges, here's how they work:There is usually (not always) two
knobs to control temp.The knob for the fridge portion contains the "thermostat" and turns the
Posted in thread: How much DME makes a batch "partial mash" on 01-12-2016 at 06:03 PM
Partial Mash is somewhat of an arbitrary term, but in practice is really used to describe an
extract beer that gets part of it's fermentables through a mash, usually to use grains that
can't be steepe...
Posted in thread: sour IPA - any experience? on 01-12-2016 at 04:05 PM
I've got one on tap at home, although the initial try fits more as a Sour APA than IPA.Kettle
soured, pH of 3.75 and 40 calc'd IBU, all through whirlpool. Lots of citrus fruit hops and
fermented with ...
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 10-27-2015 at 12:58 PM
What size conical do you use?The plastic conical referenced is 16 gallons (and typically filled
with about 15)I have worked with the 3 and 7 bbl plastic conicals as well - it's less of an
Posted in thread: DIY glycol chilled plastic conical fermenters on 09-27-2015 at 06:40 PM
I've read through a bit of this post and I saw OP mention he couldn't keep the glycol system
too much lower than his target ferm point or else when the pump shut-off there'd still be cold
glycol in th...
Posted in thread: E-Herms Build 50 amp on 09-25-2015 at 05:59 PM
augie -> need the link to flow switch you mentionedseconded
Posted in thread: E-Herms Build 50 amp on 09-24-2015 at 01:16 PM
One of my Chugger pumps has been crapping out and I haven't had a chance to figure out why. It
will be pumping along just fine and then it sounds like it's spinning with no fluids in the
head. I'll tu...
Posted in thread: Self Priming Pump issues on 08-06-2015 at 05:05 PM
It may not be adding air (assuming everything is sealed tight) but rather pulling residual CO2
out of solution. Any restriction that induces a pressure drop (such as the prefilter) is a
Posted in thread: WLP644 as primary yeast in sour on 07-22-2015 at 09:51 PM
I'm thinking of brewing a golden sour using WLP644, Trios wild yeast. I love the flavor profile
of pineapple and mango and think that it would work really well. However, since WLP644 converts