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Posted in thread: My IPAs are...meh. on 08-26-2014 at 11:39 PM
My IPA's were meh.... about 10 batches ago.After I started using 100% RO, with Gypsum and CaCl
additions, they are OK.Adding more Hops, hop stand, etc. helped, but still just OKPitch (2)
packs of rehy...
Posted in thread: Boiling wort "here" then pitching yeast "there" on 01-16-2014 at 05:00 PM
Why not Brew, Ferment and Package here, then ship to NO to condition ?Whether un fermented
wort, filled bottles or keg. Still gotta ship it, right ?
Posted in thread: Temp control...for cold weather on 01-12-2014 at 02:45 PM
I use the water filled tub as mention. I live in Phoenix and right now the tub water sits at
about 60 degrees untouched. So I use an aquarium heater to keep it a little warmer.Sent from my
Posted in thread: Bottling bucket vs plastic carboy for primary fermenting on 01-10-2014 at 01:31 PM
I gather you will not need the bottling bucket to bottle any of the 3 batches fermenting ?
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 01:48 PM
Posted in thread: New mash tun on 01-04-2014 at 11:44 PM
I would use at least 3 gal (especially if what you're adding is cooler than strike temp) but I
haven't tried enough vols to know for sure.Don't need to waste water to preheat, just heat
you're mash wa...
Posted in thread: How much beer can I expect to lose to trub? on 01-03-2014 at 06:07 PM
I am planning on using pellet hops, 2 oz. total for dry hopping and 4 oz. total for the boil.So
it seems like 1/2 gallon is a safe expectation on what i'll lose? Should I scale the recipe to
Posted in thread: Hop stand / whirlpool / immersion cooling? on 12-13-2013 at 08:43 PM
You're right, hopstand doesn't require a whirlpool, but if you're going to whirlpool hot anyway
(for example if you have a counterflow or plate chiller) you might as well do both at the same
time. At ...
Posted in thread: Questions on fly/batch sparging on 12-13-2013 at 08:33 PM
Welcome! I only batch sparge and like VonAle have found multiple sparges only takes more time.
As was said, keep notes. I make up an excel spreadsheet for every batch I brew, and have built
in a few c...
Posted in thread: Questions on fly/batch sparging on 12-13-2013 at 08:13 PM
Thanks for the info, at this point I am probably leaning towards batch sparging. Aside the the
primary mash, how many times do you sparge? When you mention "make sure you stir in your water