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01-13-2017 5:51 PM

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  • Darnestown
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  • Posted in thread: Cooling unpitched wort overnight on 01-04-2017 at 03:13 PM
    i bring the wort down to about 70-80F before i aerate. i usually use O2 for about 60 seconds.

  • Posted in thread: Cooling unpitched wort overnight on 01-03-2017 at 05:48 PM
    I hear you on not wasting water. I sometimes use a small pre-chiller coil in a bucket of ice to
    get it down from 80-90F to pitching temps. Or chill it in the fermentation fridge like you do.
    But why c...

  • Posted in thread: Cooling unpitched wort overnight on 01-03-2017 at 12:16 PM
    i do it on almost every batch. i cool it down to about 80F, which at that point the law of
    diminishing returns activates my "do not waste water" OCD. I transfer to fermenter, add O2 and
    pop it into my...

  • Posted in thread: PRE ORDER SALE - Keg DRY hop filter from Nor Cal Brewing $35 SHIPPED (US only) on 01-03-2017 at 10:52 AM
    Very sorry to hear that @splyn. Out of the 200 we sold there has been a couple that the lid
    screw wasn't perfect. I thought we caught them all but seems we missed one. PM
    inbound.CheersJayUPDATE:For t...

  • Posted in thread: PRE ORDER SALE - Keg DRY hop filter from Nor Cal Brewing $35 SHIPPED (US only) on 01-02-2017 at 05:10 PM
    watch out for these. where the product is as advertised, i had a problem the first time i used
    one. I dry hopped with three ounces in a keg of IPA and when i went to serve it, the dip tube
    became clog...

  • Posted in thread: Bump the bitterness - take the risk? on 12-30-2016 at 05:12 PM
    hop shot?

  • Posted in thread: Cacao Nibs in Secondary, Your technique on 12-30-2016 at 05:04 PM
    i kegged my latest porter and i put a vanilla bean and nibs in a small glass. poured bourbon to
    just cover and let it sit for about 3 days. then i put the solids into tea balls, dropped tea
    balls into...

  • Posted in thread: Keeping fermenter warm on 12-15-2016 at 12:35 PM
    Reptile Heat Tape: two of these: fermentation chamber can only fit one carboy, so i LOVE cold
    weather brewing as i can ferment two batches (or a single 10 gallon) in my unheated garage with
    two of t...

  • Posted in thread: Second Hot Break? on 10-27-2016 at 04:36 PM
    i worried for a moment, thinking something fell into the wort or that i added something i
    shouldnt have. but then i just grabbed a homebrew....

  • Posted in thread: Second Hot Break? on 10-27-2016 at 02:14 PM
    Last weekend i was brewing a porter for winter. everything went well, was hitting my numbers
    within reason. i decided to boil for 90 min to bring up the ABV with about 15 min remaining i
    ran out of pr...

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