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Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 02-11-2016 at 04:50 AM
Nice. Thanks for the feedback. I did do a leak check. Left it filled with water overnight. The
valve had a bit of a leak, so I tightened it up and that has been good. Maybe I was too
cautious with tig...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 02-10-2016 at 05:24 AM
Well, I finally set up my FastFerment. I didn't have a stand and didn't have a place to mount
it to the wall. Finally got a stand and set it up.It's filled with a 6.5 gallon batch of my
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-06-2016 at 07:27 PM
My kettle is a little
Posted in thread: Sour Styles on 02-06-2016 at 05:35 PM
If you want to do a quick sour, the best way to go is a Berlinerweisse (or maybe a Gose?). It
can be ready to drink in 3 or 4 weeks, if you do it right.Either do a sour mash or sour in the
Posted in thread: Ol' Bitter Bastard (2013 NHC Gold medal) on 02-05-2016 at 01:40 PM
Been wanting to brew this for a while. I adjusted the recipe quite a bit to use what I have on
hand, but tomorrow I'll be brewing something like this. I'm excited.
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-05-2016 at 01:36 PM
I've got a Thames Valley II starter cranking. Tomorrow I'm brewing up a 6.5 gallon batch of my
version of the Ol' Bitter Bastard from the recipe section.
Posted in thread: Reflections On My 2nd All Grain Brew on 02-04-2016 at 04:18 PM
This is something I have not been doing that has been suggested a couple times. I assumed that
if I opened the cooler during the mash i was letting heat escape, but it sounds like it's worth
Posted in thread: What do you think of my trellis design? on 02-04-2016 at 01:46 AM
Well, I figured they'd grow together a bit at the top. My plan is just to separate them the
best I can when harvest time comes.I'm hoping to get at least one early maturing variety, so I
can maybe get...
Posted in thread: What do you think of my trellis design? on 02-04-2016 at 01:07 AM
I put this together with SketchUp, which turned out to be easier to use than I expected. Once I
got the hang of it, it was a lot of fun to play around
Posted in thread: First all grain brew day! (And first brew ever!) on 02-03-2016 at 04:02 AM
Definitely do the yeast starter. If you have never brewed before, it'll essentially be a trial
run. It's basically the same as making a tiny batch of beer.It will simultaneously sate and
whet your app...