Last Activity:11-16-2014 8:17 PM
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Posted in thread: Another Wort Chiller on 11-17-2014 at 02:06 AM
How did you get the tubing fished through the flat bar?After the coils were made I threaded the
bottom hole of the separator over the open tube at the top of the coil. Then pulled it on
around and thr...
Posted in thread: Glass carboy won't dry on 10-06-2014 at 02:10 PM
My last rinsing of the carboy after cleaning is with hot water. Then I lay the carboy on it's
side to let the water sheet down to the bottom. I'll get back to it an hour or so later and tip
out the wa...
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 10-06-2014 at 03:49 AM
I ended up putting them directly into the carboy.3 weeks in the bottle and I'm detecting a
metallic or maybe it's a grassy taste. If it's from dry hopping hopefully it will mellow over
time. If not th...
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 09-05-2014 at 03:15 AM
Ohhh. I was gonna say!Don't scare me like that! :)
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 09-05-2014 at 02:19 AM
Fermentation is done just store it where its at, temp wont really affect flavor at this
point.As for 5oz of hops for dryhops.....are you using leaf hops or pellet??I'm using whole,
fresh picked cones.
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 09-05-2014 at 01:20 AM
I just picked my hops for the dry hopping and am planning on adding 5oz. to my 5 gallons of
Amber Ale which has been in the primary for two weeks now. My plan is to dry hop for the next
week and then ...
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 08-25-2014 at 12:20 AM
Fwiw, 2 to 3 ounces of wet hops is roughly equivalent to .4 to .6 ounces dry...Cheers!Since
this was my first dry hop I wanted to try a 1/2oz equivalent to start with. I may bump it up 3
to 5 oz.Thank...
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 08-24-2014 at 10:08 PM
Personally I would just dump them in, no bag.I appreciate the comments. I had bought a long and
narrow bag just for a carboy, but kind of like the idea of no bag. I have Cascade hops ready to
Posted in thread: Why am I afraid to Dry Hop on 08-24-2014 at 08:43 PM
I just did an Amber Ale on Thursday the 20th. I really want to dry hop this when primary is
finished but hate to open the carboy to drop in the nylon hop bag. I never open the carboy
until I'm ready t...
Posted in thread: Another Wort Chiller on 08-23-2014 at 08:31 PM
Looks good, I have 50 feet of copper in the garage, I want to do the double coil design as
well. Do I see stainless steel plates holding the coils apart? Nice idea! What size is your pot
and what size...