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Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 05-17-2015 at 11:26 PM
Your final gravity may end up slightly higher than expected. You will still have good beer. Let
Posted in thread: Yeast question on 05-17-2015 at 01:35 PM
To keep the instructions as simple as possible for new brewers. Pitching dry will work.
Rehydrating will make your yeast happier, and might improve your beer. I have done both with
Posted in thread: Busted dollar store spray bottle on 05-08-2015 at 03:05 AM
While I appreciate and also like to save where I can, spray bottles are the least costly of
brewing equipment. Treat yourself and buy the best quality you can. You will not miss the extra
Posted in thread: Motorized Grain Mill Belt Tension Device on 05-08-2015 at 02:51 AM
Here is mine. Made out of junk I have laying around. 3/8 drill bit with a 3/8 bronze bushing.
Aluminum block tapped for tension adjustment. Not very clean, but it works. 276632
Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 05-07-2015 at 12:34 AM
Okay.... so I have read about 75% of this thread now and still have no idea of what pwm to get.
I want to use the 24v pump with 24v power supply. Can anyone suggest a pwm they know work well
Posted in thread: Oxyclean leaving buildup on corny overnight, help. on 05-05-2015 at 03:17 AM
I have had the same issue with hard water and oxyclean. My understanding is that PBW includes
ingredients to help counteract this issue.The less expensive homemade PBW recipe below
alleviates this iss...
Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 04-26-2015 at 11:26 AM
Topsflow pumps don't work very well with pwm. Unless it's one of the models specifically
designed with built in speed control. If all you have is a black and red wire then you won't
benefit from a pwm...
Posted in thread: Homemade PBW: Can I use TSP instead of TSP/90? on 04-22-2015 at 12:25 PM
I believe this will work, but TSP90 ingredients more closely correspond with real PBW. I now
use TheTrevster's recipe from this thread with good results. You will also find some discussion
Posted in thread: Show us your grain storage system on 04-21-2015 at 03:16 AM
Coffee containers work well for specialty grains, but I do have to let them sit with some
crushed charcoal and baking soda for a while to remove the coffee aroma. This room is normally
dark, so I don'...
Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 04-20-2015 at 01:08 AM
I used a PMW for several brew days and was frustrated with the lack of control between almost
off and full blast. I just installed a downstream ball valve and am much happier with it.I
don't have that...