Last Activity:11-20-2013 9:53 PM
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Posted in thread: Rims tube vs element under the false bottom? on 11-07-2013 at 09:21 PM
I would never use a direct heating source inside the MLT even under a false bottom. If a RIMS
tube is not for you then I would look at a heating element inside of your HLT with a SS coil
Posted in thread: Rims tube vs element under the false bottom? on 11-07-2013 at 05:23 PM
I use a RIMS tube with electronic controller using a digital temp probe on my 20 gal system. I
can shed some light from personal experience. The key thing is having a electronic controller
Posted in thread: DFW Grain Buy #5 on 05-30-2013 at 09:48 PM
I need one bag, post an update when details get figured out and if there is a slot or if a slot
is even needed.
Posted in thread: PBW my mash tun? on 01-31-2013 at 08:40 PM
I use PBW or 1 step in it and let it soak for 30 mins. I have no interest in dish soap touching
it unless its totally needed as it can effect the next beer I make. I only had one instance
where I let ...
Posted in thread: Unveiling my brewery & garage build on 01-25-2013 at 10:32 PM
Love all the progress here! Keep us posted with all the projects.
Posted in thread: Using a Plate Chiller w/ Pellet Hops in the Boil on 01-21-2013 at 11:20 PM
that is a good way to ruin your plate chiller. I would make it a goal to have as little grain
husks and plant matter going through your pump and chiller as possible. I am sure there are
ways to simply...
Posted in thread: First All Grain Batch - Success! on 01-21-2013 at 11:02 PM
Congrads, Switching to AG is like a painter getting a hundred new paint colors to use. Between
all the great recipes being shared and the ability to endlessly tweak them to your own
preference there i...
Posted in thread: A few thoughts after converting to using a Yeast Starter on 01-21-2013 at 05:43 PM
I wanted to post some of my thoughts and my experience using my first yeast starter this past
weekend.To start off, I have been brewing for around a year or so now. Half of this time has
been all grai...
Posted in thread: Belgian Candy Sugar / Dry Hop on 06-21-2012 at 03:38 PM
With proper o2 and the correct amount of yeast you will reach your goal gravity. All of my
Belgian ales have used candi sugar and they all reach final gravity in 4-6 days of
fermentation. Adding the c...
Posted in thread: Newbie from Dallas, TX on 06-20-2012 at 08:23 PM
Looks fantastic, keep an eye on that air lock, every time I have had that kind of rise it blows
mine off so now I just use a large glass bottle for a airlock. :)