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  • Posted in thread: Don't crush where you brew? on 05-25-2016 at 12:58 PM
    I too had one unintentional lacto infection a few years back. Yes, it's unlikely to happen, but
    it CAN happen. Since then (well, actually, until my last batch or two) I've taken aims to mill
    my grain ...

  • Posted in thread: Low starting gravities on IPA's - too much water? on 05-24-2016 at 07:14 PM
    The way I see it, there are 2 things potentially at play:1) As has been pointed out, markings
    on fermenter buckets can be notoriously innacurate. Same rule of thumb goes for any vessel that
    has volume...

  • Posted in thread: False bottom questions on 05-24-2016 at 01:12 PM
    My question for you: why do you feel you need either of those options? Most folks around HBT
    tend to do quite well with nothing but a dip tube in their BK. Letting the hops trub get into
    your fermente...

  • Posted in thread: Simple questions about PJ design on 05-18-2016 at 06:18 PM
    There is only one relay (the contactor) and four switches. The EPO switch is a single pole
    single throw (SPST) switch. The other three switches are double pole single throw (DPST),
    lighted switches. E...

  • Posted in thread: Simple questions about PJ design on 05-18-2016 at 05:19 PM
    When I built mine, I went 10G throughout - though I recently read somewhere that you can go
    smaller on runs that are less than a foot or two, I'm no electrician so I wouldn't go based on
    that memory.A...

  • Posted in thread: Faucet Recommendations on 05-18-2016 at 01:43 PM
    Yes, the Perlicks (the only one I have experience with) can tend to leak - particularly from
    the bonnet, and particularly if you (like me) overtighten the bonnet after breaking down the
    faucet for cle...

  • Posted in thread: inr brewing - basement brewery build on 05-16-2016 at 04:07 PM
    i got thinking about the co2 tank situation some more and thought i misheard the gas place on
    their pricing. i just called them back to confirm and they charge $1/lb plus tax. no minimum
    charge, no ad...

  • Posted in thread: inr brewing - basement brewery build on 05-15-2016 at 11:31 PM
    If you don't mind my asking, why the 5lb co2 cylinders? Seems an oldish spot to cut costs
    considering the rest of your setup, and might cost you in the long term...I have a 15lb
    primary, and a 5lb bac...

  • Posted in thread: measuring gravity of commercial beer? on 05-14-2016 at 04:29 PM
    If you come up with a decent clone, please share it here - my Dad loves that beer, and it might
    be fun to make a batch of it for him some time.

  • Posted in thread: Worst. IPA. Ever. on 05-06-2016 at 02:05 PM
    The worst I've ever had was, surprisingly a bad bottle of Green Flash West Coast. It was the
    first time I'd ever tried it (thank goodness I had the wherewithal to try it again and realize
    I just had a...