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  • Posted in thread: IPA clarity issues... on 09-18-2014 at 12:03 PM
    An immersion chiller is not going to give you the fast impact cold break that a plate chiller
    can give you. I think it would be an interesting experiment to brew this beer and use a plate
    chiller on y...

  • Posted in thread: WHY purge your carboy with co2 if you are going to pump o2 into the wort? on 09-18-2014 at 11:54 AM
    Purging of the secondary with CO2 is primarily used to preserve the delicate hop profiles of
    hoppy beers. I do this for DIPAs as a regular procedure...occasionally with others. Once i
    bought a second ...

  • Posted in thread: Stomp Them Grapes Denver shut down on 08-28-2014 at 08:00 AM
    I live in Colorado Springs and get the majority of my grains from Old West Homebrew. If I want
    a White Labs Yeast, I hit fermentations. Also hit up High Country Homebrew in Monument on
    occasion (they ...

  • Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-28-2014 at 05:59 AM

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning an Eisbock on 08-20-2014 at 02:46 AM
    Thanks for the info! Will be a few months before I use it, but it will definitely help.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter - step up or no step up on 08-13-2014 at 07:27 AM
    Chris White, in his book, Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation, summarizes his
    experiments on starter size with relation to inoculation rate and yield factor. The sweet spot
    for efficiency ...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Boil Coil on 08-12-2014 at 11:53 PM
    General Data with my setup:Images: Blichmann Boilermaker 10-GallonElement: Boil Coil (120v
    10-Gallon 2250w)PID: Auber Instruments SYL-2352Heating times with 5 gallons of water:76F to
    152F: 30 minute...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning an Eisbock on 08-12-2014 at 05:50 AM
    How has your bottle conditioning regimen turned out to this point? I have getting ready to brew
    one of the two recipes from that article...I generally only force carb, but considering the
    aging associ...

  • Posted in thread: Wand aerator any one use one?? on 08-12-2014 at 04:08 AM
    I bought the Williams Brewing wand after reading good things about it on here. Works
    great...ended up kicking myself for not getting one a long time ago.

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-08-2014 at 09:19 AM
    Oh boy!