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Posted in thread: Uggg. Cold crash sucked up my sanitizer on 11-22-2015 at 11:57 PM
1 piece air locks will not pull in the liquid that is in them if filled up to the proper line.
I will leave a blowoff tube in until its time to cold crash just for ease but then I will
always put on a...
Posted in thread: Ipa ibu/sg on 11-22-2015 at 11:28 PM
I would use this link as a good rule of thumb, it has a lot of data. Of course it's always up
to your taste preferences.
Posted in thread: Stuck Sparge on 11-22-2015 at 11:15 PM
The last 3 batches or so I've gotten stuck sparges (Belgian DIPA, Red Ale, Pumpkin Ale). I've
ascertained a few reasons why they might be getting stuck:1. Too much protein in the grist, and
Posted in thread: Over sparging and recirculation on 11-22-2015 at 10:54 PM
Thanks!1. Re-question: With too much water the PH could stil pop over 6 though right? And
tannins would be extracted in a recirc. system aswell?Depending on exactly where in the process
you are talkin...
Posted in thread: CFC and Pump - Where does the pump go? on 11-08-2015 at 12:36 AM
The pump is one of the tan solar pumps from China. It's definitely not powerful and I still
haven't tested how capable it is yet. Getting it through the coil should be no problem, it's
whether I can w...
Posted in thread: CFC and Pump - Where does the pump go? on 11-06-2015 at 01:58 AM
If you want to use the pump for the wort then you should have it set under the discharge of the
boil kettle so it will gravity feed into the pump, then pump up the coil. Depending on where
you are get...
Posted in thread: Open top fermenter on 11-06-2015 at 01:06 AM
There is a good Brewing TV episode where the look at an open fermenter at New Glarus. Pretty
Posted in thread: Clumpy head? on 10-23-2015 at 11:06 PM
I'm drinking an Oktoberfest now made with munich and Vienna and it does not have these clumps.
I have brewed beers in the past that have had them and didn't think much of it, but now I'm
Posted in thread: Fly sparging and amount of water used on 10-23-2015 at 12:47 AM
When I am getting close to my pre-boil volume I will stop adding water to the mashtun and just
let everything drain out. This helps your running stay at a higher sugar content at the end of
Posted in thread: Clarifying in the Keg on 10-23-2015 at 12:37 AM
So gelatin doesn't make it clear more... just faster?Definitely faster. Gelatin will make it
more clear, also, but cold crashing alone goes a loooong way. Depends if you want clear or
super crystal cl...