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  • Posted in thread: Beer Line Cleaning Question on 07-28-2016 at 03:27 PM
    I've been using a couple ideas found here on HBT for a while now to use my brewing pump to
    recirculate my lines... Essentially, I have a 2 or 3 gallon beverage cooler (used for mashing 1
    gallon batche...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 07:32 PM
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  • Posted in thread: Hastings Brew Works Giveaway on 07-06-2016 at 04:01 PM
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  • Posted in thread: inr brewing - basement brewery build on 06-27-2016 at 09:58 PM
    Maybe a stainless float ball to ensure you're adding water to the top of the MLT fluid surface,
    instead of a tube that can just sink into the grain bed?Also, not sure why that sanitary siphon
    isn't be...

  • Posted in thread: inr brewing - basement brewery build on 06-27-2016 at 07:58 PM
    Are you batch or fly sparging? The sparging picture, if you're fly sparging, might explain some
    of your efficiency problems. That looks like a setup tailor made for channeling - the sparse
    water is go...

  • Posted in thread: First Time Recipes - What Was everyone's first time? on 06-23-2016 at 06:13 PM
    Mine was "The Home Brewery"'s German Oktoberfest kit... I had been sitting in on brews with a
    buddy up to that point, and had been reading here for a little while, so my process was pretty
    good. The k...

  • Posted in thread: So to all you ohioans at the gas station... on 06-23-2016 at 03:50 PM
    I was just surprised this weekend to roll up to a gas station here in CT and find it was full
    service... I'd much rather pump my own for a little cheaper AND not have to tip the guy when
    it's all said...

  • Posted in thread: HERMS Circulation Issues on 06-22-2016 at 02:54 PM
    I had the same issue one of the first times I ran my HERMS setup - and that was on a no-adjunct
    beer! I remember breaking up the grain bed, re-vorlaufing, then resuming recirculation at a
    much slower ...

  • Posted in thread: Pitch entire starter or cold crash (48 h starter) on 06-22-2016 at 02:49 PM
    2 questions going on here:1) How long do you need to leave a starter to reach full efficacy? I
    saw an interview a couple years back with Chris White where he said a properly prepared starter
    (1.040, n...

  • Posted in thread: Tap hissing, but not dispensing on 06-21-2016 at 06:59 PM
    The thing is, if the regulator is pushing gas, and everything else is correct (dip tubes on the
    proper posts, QD's on the proper posts, etc), there is no direct path for gas to get from
    regulator to t...