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Posted in thread: Was my ball valve a waste? on 12-09-2013 at 03:45 AM
No need to filter the hot and cold break from your fermenter. This will settle out. Those that
use counterflow or plate chillers have no way of preventing cold break transfer. Irish moss and
Posted in thread: Imperial Pumpkin stout advice on 12-04-2013 at 04:38 AM
+1 to add the spice tincture post fermentation. Better control over the amount of spice flavor.
Posted in thread: All-Grain Tips for the Aspiring All-Grain Brewer on 11-30-2013 at 01:39 AM
Awesome post. I am also in the batch sparge camp, mainly due to the simplicity and time
savings, and will most likely not go back to fly sparging. That said, I really appreciate you
sharing the techni...
Posted in thread: Rahmdog from Houston on 11-27-2013 at 03:53 AM
You may be a little late, but Home Depot has had some of their 1/2 od and 5/8 od copper that
you could use for your chiller project on a ridiculous clearance price. I got 50' of 1/2" od
copper for aro...
Posted in thread: Hot Break and Cold Break.. how concerned should I be? on 11-26-2013 at 03:08 AM
No worries. Leave it. The trub will cause no adverse affects to your 5 gallon batch in 2 weeks.
You could probably keep it on there for more than a month.There are a lot of experienced
brewers on this...
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-22-2013 at 01:46 AM
Yes. I would like a conical fermenter please.Thank you.
Posted in thread: Cheap Copper at Home Depot on 11-20-2013 at 12:47 AM
I bought the 1/2 x 50' without knowing what to do with it. I think I will make a prechiller for
my cfc that I recently made. Here in Texas, I am finally getting down to the tap water temps
that I want...
Posted in thread: Beer in 2 weeks on 11-15-2013 at 02:43 AM
... but most lower OG beers simply don't need time to age if made properly.Ah. Therein lies the
rub. Time tends to mellow the slings an arrows of our imperfections.
Posted in thread: Beer in 2 weeks on 11-15-2013 at 02:25 AM
Oops! Was typing while Yooper was talking. Listen to Yooper.
Posted in thread: Beer in 2 weeks on 11-15-2013 at 02:22 AM
Some brews,(i.e. high OG), benefit from aging. Some, (i.e. wheat beers), benefit from the
stress of lower pitching rates. Standard OG, clean finishing ales are probably best suited to
over pitching to...