Last Activity:10-06-2015 8:05 PM
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Posted in thread: DIY Beer Line Cleaner on 10-06-2015 at 01:43 PM
If you don't have MFL connections, you can use one of
these:https://www.brewhardware.com/product_p/ball_lock_jumperpost.htmIt is a fitting that can
accept a ball lock on each end and it depresses the ...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing with spray on 10-04-2015 at 12:12 AM
I think cloudy can happen with hard waterit sure does. The cloudy is indicative of the
surfactants and cheating agents getting "used up" by the minerals in the water instead of the
doing their job on ...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing with spray on 10-03-2015 at 10:48 AM
Make your spray bottles of StarSan with distilled water. If you keep StarSan around for a good
amount of time, check it's pH from time to time. It is no longer effective with a pH above 3.
Also make a...
Posted in thread: When 5 gallons just isn't enough.... on 09-30-2015 at 03:19 PM
Drop a fraction of your base malt, mash a 1.60 grain bill, and add ~15 points per gallon of DME
with 5 minutes to flame out. I've used this method many times for big beers (barley wines,
Posted in thread: Chugger Pump seizing on 09-29-2015 at 07:28 PM
Holy necro-thread! I was having trouble with my pump seizing when used with boiling wort and
this thread was the top hit on google. I just wanted to post a confirmation that drilling out
my chugger pu...
Posted in thread: The Best Craft Brewery in Each State? on 09-15-2015 at 07:27 PM
Lists like this are a dime a dozen, yes, but I still think they're fun and certainly generate
enough attention. I like reading through both the responses mostly for the "hey these guys are
better". I ...
Posted in thread: What to brew with Irish Ale Yeast? on 08-28-2015 at 01:45 PM
I use 004 as my house yeast. If you keep it cold it can be very clean (for an ale yeast). It
also ferments fast and flocs well. Typical profile is 64°x24h ramp 72° over 5 days then cold
crash @ day 12...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 11:47 AM
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel Advice on 07-19-2015 at 11:59 AM
A tripel will certainly benefit from some extended bulk aging. You could try keg conditioning.
I've had good luck with this for british styles (so much lower carbonation). Use a calculator
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-23-2015 at 02:24 PM