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Posted in thread: Understanding BIAB calculators on 12-15-2014 at 05:24 PM
Kettle diameter: The larger the diameter the more surface area is exposed to air.Ambient
temperature and humidity: These are a givenHeat output of heat source: More output = more water
loss, in genera...
Posted in thread: I'm at a loss with this strange taste. on 12-15-2014 at 05:04 PM
Now you have me worried about my Oxyclean. I know it's not the 'free' one but I do rinse the
bejesus out of it with hot water and then starsan. Anyway, about kettles, I am looking at this
one when I u...
Posted in thread: Great Facepalm Moments in Home Brewing on 12-15-2014 at 02:58 PM
The first couple times I used my bottling bucket from my starter kit (Brewer's Best), I didn't
know I needed one o-ring on each side of the bucket for the valve. I am a mechanical engineer,
and my bio...
Posted in thread: Rhinegeist Panther Clone (Robust Porter) on 12-13-2014 at 05:35 AM
Weezy, I took your advice and cut the crystal to 80 SRM and upped that to a pound and upped one
chocolate and eliminated the other. What does everyone think? I'm also thinking of going 1968
Posted in thread: no time=no sparge setup? on 12-13-2014 at 05:05 AM
That's like saying that if you don't continuous sparge, you're not doing AG.From what I've read
BIAB has been evolving from it origins in Australia.BIAB = Mashing in a bag to get some or all
of your f...
Posted in thread: no time=no sparge setup? on 12-12-2014 at 06:08 PM
BIAB doesn't necessarily mean no sparge. I've been doing PM BIAB for a year and I sparge with
about 2-3 gallons @ 170F to rinse the grain and it works great. I do ~1/2 gallon rinse through
the bag, le...
Posted in thread: Rhinegeist Panther Clone (Robust Porter) on 12-11-2014 at 09:05 PM
What about a pound of Crystal 80? And which chocolate should I drop. I'd think I'd go with the
pale chocolate for a smoother flavor.
Posted in thread: Rhinegeist Panther Clone (Robust Porter) on 12-11-2014 at 08:25 PM
So if you live in the Dayton/Cincinnati area, you may know that a lot of breweries have started
popping up in the last few years. Mad Tree, Eudora, Toxic, Warped Wing, Rivertown, and about 5
Posted in thread: Carboy Caps are NOT Air Tight... What? on 12-09-2014 at 03:23 AM
I can't really answer your question except to say that a nice O-ring at the seat of those
threads in the lid might do 90% of what you want you to do. My other comment is off topic :off:
Where'd you ge...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Orange Stout on 12-04-2014 at 05:58 PM
This sounds interesting. I'd like to hear how it turns out. What kind of hops are the Mandarina
Bavaria? I'm not familiar with those