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  • Posted in thread: HERMS, Mash, and Sparge Water on 01-16-2015 at 07:32 PM
    Here's what I've learned with my HERMS system (no direct fire MT)1) Heat up strike water in
    Boil Kettle and at the same time heat up the water in my HLT to about 5 - 10 degrees above my
    desired mash t...

  • Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 03-13-2014 at 01:36 PM
    Has anyone done a Keggle yet that cares to share some pictures?

  • Posted in thread: Show us your sculpture or brew rig on 03-12-2014 at 01:04 AM
    My simple wooden stands for my SQ14 burners and bottom drain mash

  • Posted in thread: Stupid question about stir plate on 03-03-2014 at 04:25 PM
    With a stir plate you need a stir bar (a pill shaped magnet you place inside the starter). The
    rare earth magnet is what grabs this stir bar and spins it which ultimately spins the wort and
    keeps the ...

  • Posted in thread: No Mash Out - FLY SPARGE on 02-25-2014 at 09:41 PM
    Really? So where does the term "first runnings" come from? I always thought that I would drain
    first, then rinse grains by fly sparging once I have an inch or so of water above grain."First
    Runnings" ...

  • Posted in thread: Need Advice on Keg Mash Tun Setup on 01-21-2014 at 07:04 PM
    I just turned a 3rd keg into a bottom drain mash tun this past weekend. I went with the Sanke
    Keg Bottom drain kit from ( Read on that link the advantages of bottom
    draining. I also ...

  • Posted in thread: Mario Keezer on 08-16-2013 at 04:27 PM
    Where are the princesses?Sorry, but the princess is in another keezer.Awesome design!

  • Posted in thread: Next Step in Evolution? Kegs? 10 Gal? All Grain? on 07-25-2013 at 04:59 PM
    I would focus on all grain before kegging. Build a mash tun, wort chiller and buy the burner
    and kettle like you mentioned.

  • Posted in thread: My first try at a HERMS set up... questions on 07-09-2013 at 02:15 PM
    So when you fly sparge, are you pumping your hot water from the hlt thru the coil and then into
    the mash tun, for the purpose of cleaning the inside of the coil? Seems like a good idea, knock
    out some...

  • Posted in thread: My first try at a HERMS set up... questions on 07-08-2013 at 10:03 PM
    I just finished putting together my HERMS system and it has gone through two brewing sessions
    thus far. Here's what I have learned so far, but I do still feel there is a lot more fine
    tuning to be had...


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