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Posted in thread: Ss brew bucket mod on 10-19-2016 at 02:51 PM
Squirting in some silicone adhesive onto NPT threads is a leakage and sanitary disaster in the
making. A far, far better solution would be just buying another valve from SS Brew Tech for
$25: of cou...
Posted in thread: Schlenkerla Rauchbier Yeast on 10-19-2016 at 02:38 PM
I've brewed Schlenkerla-style rauchbiers many many times (mainly the Urbock) and with different
yeasts but haven't seen any difference among yeasts. By far the most important element in this
beer is t...
Posted in thread: Brew Bucket by SS Brewing Technologies on 10-19-2016 at 02:21 PM
I'll probably never get around to drilling a hole for my own thermowell but it does sound like
a decent option if I get brave down the road. And you bring up a good point - a small leak in
the lid is ...
Posted in thread: Need quick critique, ordering grains tomorrow. Smoked imperial stout on 10-18-2016 at 10:43 PM
Interesting -- I haven't seen Best at my LHB shops. But you can assume it would be similar to
the very mildly-smoked Weyermann, and not suprisingly, Best says it can be used up to 100% of
grist just l...
Posted in thread: Need quick critique, ordering grains tomorrow. Smoked imperial stout on 10-18-2016 at 09:24 PM
...Then I got to my lhbs and they didn't have cherry wood smoked malt which I was banking on
for its sweetness and mellow smoke. They had some type of smoked malt that was strong and taste
Posted in thread: Need quick critique, ordering grains tomorrow. Smoked imperial stout on 10-18-2016 at 08:53 PM
Yikes - 16% dark roasted malts. That recipe is definitely NOT for me. I keep mine around 7-10%
but have indeed seen folks go high like you.
Posted in thread: Acidulated Malt vs Lactic on 10-18-2016 at 08:49 PM
I started a similar thread last year because I was finding acid malt to be
inconsistent:LinkI've switched to lactic acid because of those consistency problems, even
though I'd prefer to use acid malt.
Posted in thread: Brew Bucket by SS Brewing Technologies on 10-17-2016 at 04:20 PM
Has anyone bought the standard and wished they got the version with the thermowell? I'm on the
fence. It might be nice to put my freezer controller probe in there for accuracy but I'm not
sure it is w...
Posted in thread: Can I cut my c02 dip tube to get more beer in the keg? on 09-29-2016 at 03:33 PM
Yes, when you are filling with sanitizer before purging you have to tilt the keg slightly to
the side and let the air that is trapped in the lid (around the PRV) out of the gas in post to
get all the ...
Posted in thread: Can I cut my c02 dip tube to get more beer in the keg? on 09-29-2016 at 02:02 PM
...I have heard that if the beer level hits the c02 dip tube, it will not carbonate.Last time I
kegged, I believe it was at or a notch above the 5 gallon mark.30psi for 3 days did absolutely