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Posted in thread: I'm over carboys... on 06-26-2012 at 03:35 AM
I don't care how lazy you are, an over night soak with hot water and about an ounce of PBW will
clean anything out of those buckets, lines, siphons, and so on.I don't know... I have an old
Posted in thread: Keg / Carboy Washer (yes another) . . . on 06-26-2012 at 03:19 AM
[QUOTE=ere109;4197146]Slightly... I was trying to adapt the post to 1/2" pvc. Turns out, the
keg shop originally sold me 19/32" Cornelius posts. I couldn't find anything at Home Depot to
adapt to that...
Posted in thread: I'm over carboys... on 06-26-2012 at 03:04 AM
doing the rest of my beers in cornies using the closed-system pressurized fermentation
system.I'm working into this too... I hate the heavy glass carboys so use better bottles now.
Besides, if I used...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 06-26-2012 at 02:59 AM
[*]Oktoberfest Lager[*]HellesBeck Lager - Munich Helles
Posted in thread: What was i thinking? on 06-26-2012 at 02:52 AM
I've done a few all nighters too. My neighbors didn't appreciate all the water hose cleaning
and pot scrubbing at 3AM! Plus it's a PITA when your brew day starts warm enough for shorts,
but you end up...
Posted in thread: secondary fermentation in cornie keg - airlock needed? on 06-26-2012 at 02:41 AM
I'd not use an airlock but release pressure now and then. Secondaries still ferment and produce
CO2 - if you put a spunding valve on you won't have to worry about it and can start the carb
Posted in thread: Delayed Pitch & Racked Wort on 06-26-2012 at 02:28 AM
I've seen a few posts about fermenting in heat resistant food grade buckets by pitching the day
after, but I thought I'd take my poor planning and laziness to the next level in my last two
brews. I'd ...
Posted in thread: boiled off too much wort!!! on 05-21-2012 at 09:46 PM
You CAN top off, why do you think beersmith and all the other software have a DILLUTION
CALCULATOR to begin with.Yeah I missed the dilution tool - very simple in hindsight. I was
trying to see the add...
Posted in thread: boiled off too much wort!!! on 05-21-2012 at 08:43 PM
But if I boil off too much (very low humidity right now!), and I'm too high on my OG, I add
water to get to the correct OG.Won't the water addition change the bitterness profile?
According to BeerSmi...
Posted in thread: Next question Ice Vs. Wort chiller on 03-03-2012 at 01:27 AM
Wort chiller definitely. I just got a Therminator and a pump and am wondering why I waited so
long to get this. Life is much easier with these toys... And I never will buy ice again (except