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Posted in thread: Best compliment you've received? on 04-08-2016 at 01:12 AM
This past weekend someone from work came by my house, he did not know that I brewed beer. In
the past he had told me that he did not care for beer. He asked for a glass of water (my r.o.
system is on ...
Posted in thread: Wort aeration - Disposable Red O2 tank from hardware store on 03-07-2016 at 04:01 AM
I purchased the regulator below from Williams Brewing and I have lost count of the number of
beers I have brewed using it. I believe I have a 20 cubic ft tank. It has worked great!
Posted in thread: Understanding HERMS Systems on 02-18-2016 at 01:43 AM
How do you accurately measure pre-boil while heating it up when your sparge is not complete? Or
is my answer in my question above?Here is a chart. like a coefficient of about .024 from 70
Posted in thread: Understanding HERMS Systems on 02-18-2016 at 01:18 AM
Do you typically only fill the HLT up to an amount to completely surround the HERMS coil, or
are you filling it to a calculated amount with Beersmith that is known that you will be fly
sparging with? ...
Posted in thread: Understanding HERMS Systems on 02-08-2016 at 12:17 AM
I have a three kettle system powered by propane and a 1500 element in the hlt. I use propane
and element together to get to proper HLT temp. Once the proper HLT temp is reached, the
propane is not use...
Posted in thread: And Yet ANOTHER Yeast Starter Question. on 02-05-2016 at 01:55 AM
I would do a 1.5 liter starter and decant 500ml into a sterile ball jar for the next brew day.
Then use the slurry from that to make your next starter. Again, make a 1.5 liter if you want.
This will ...
Posted in thread: And Yet ANOTHER Yeast Starter Question. on 02-05-2016 at 01:54 AM
I use 100 grams of DME per liter. I only boil for 5-10 minutes with most of that time with a
lid on the pot. I start with just over the needed amount of water to end with the desired
amount to make a ...
Posted in thread: Starsan Cold Crash Solution on 01-29-2016 at 11:42 PM
I will try an s-lock.
Posted in thread: Starsan Cold Crash Solution on 01-29-2016 at 02:01 AM
I have read many posts where people have a good bit of starsan sucked back into the fermentor
when the temp drops. I took a picture of my fermentor with just a five degree drop in temp.
This morning t...
Posted in thread: Bottle from the keg? on 01-20-2016 at 01:56 AM
I have perlicks too and have taken a short piece of 1/2 in. silicon tubing (about 6 inches) and
piece of clear thick wall tubing that fits snugly into the silicon tubing (about 6 inches).
This clear t...