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Posted in thread: Can I use kegs and CO2 to eliminate oxygen and clarify my beer? on 11-04-2013 at 06:23 PM
nice trick TK :) It is my new go-to process. I did pull the pressure release valve and turn it,
I think the effort of going through 2 filters was the cause of the slow-down. The filters were
Posted in thread: Can I use kegs and CO2 to eliminate oxygen and clarify my beer? on 11-04-2013 at 05:39 PM
I finally got my kegs and CO2 set up and ran my first batch through the process. My XIPA turned
out great, very crystal clear but black as sin... the only thing I noticed is that ganging up a
Posted in thread: Kickstarter temp controller on 07-24-2013 at 12:57 PM
Yeah, the brewbit model T looks like it will be a great controller. I would definitely get one
if I hadn't already made my chambers w/temp control.
Posted in thread: Why not FWH on every APA and IPA on 04-04-2013 at 09:45 PM
FWH allows hop polyphenols to attach to the hot break and fall out at the beginning of the
boil. It leaves a higher IBU beer with less bitterness. Bitterness is more about polyphenol
perception than a...
Posted in thread: Why not FWH on every APA and IPA on 04-03-2013 at 10:45 PM
I did FWH-ing for a while, but I didn't like how it cut waaaaaaaaaay down on the bitterness.
They're not kidding about that. Part of me was like, "why am I wasting money on bittering hops
that I'm jus...
Posted in thread: Why not FWH on every APA and IPA on 04-03-2013 at 01:22 PM
For the newbie. What is FWH?It stands for First Wort Hops and is an addition that goes in
before the boil begins.I do BIAB (brew in a bag) so my FWH go in right when the bag is pulled
and while it's d...
Posted in thread: Technique to try ingredients before you brew with them on 04-03-2013 at 11:54 AM
You can put the mason jars in a pot on the stove with a few inches of boiling water if you
don't want to use the microwave.
Posted in thread: Why doesn't everyone just BIAB? on 12-06-2012 at 03:32 AM
Here's my 4-4.5 hour BIAB brewday in a nutshell. This assumes a 60 minute mash and boil, I
crush the night before, and (if I need to be fast) don't drink too much while brewing
haha.Sometimes I don't ...
Posted in thread: Coolest stir plate on HBT. on 11-28-2012 at 01:47 PM
haha! bet that will get your yeast rockin'
Posted in thread: Coolship build on 11-13-2012 at 01:57 PM
Coolship? Is that fermenting with wild yeast?