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  • Posted in thread: Perlick 525SS rebuild kits on 11-05-2015 at 03:34 PM
    Hey everyone,After 3ish years, one of my 525ss faucets started to leak out of the spout. I'm
    pretty sure it's either the "o" ring seat (part #3) or the handle lever (#5) shown

  • Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 09-02-2015 at 01:57 AM
    Is the consensus still to ferment at 60-63? I've got a starter going now of the oly-052. Omegas
    website says 65-72F...

  • Posted in thread: CO2 Tank refill SE WI / NE IL on 07-02-2015 at 02:46 PM
    Growmasters in Gurnee, IL fills my 10lb. Check with them.

  • Posted in thread: Wheat IPA Hops Recommendation on 06-12-2015 at 04:51 PM
    Amarillo..Ever have Three Floyds Gumball Head? It's more of a pale ale, but amarillo and wheat
    just taste great together.

  • Posted in thread: Dealing with all that hop trub on 04-27-2015 at 04:51 PM
    I use Irish Moss and try whirlpooling every time I brew and have yet to have any effect. I see
    many people say it works great for them, but I see just as many in my shoes : /Sorry to hear
    that. Do you...

  • Posted in thread: Dealing with all that hop trub on 04-27-2015 at 04:23 PM
    After years of dealing with a clogged "hopstopper" I just switched to whirlpooling. First batch
    and it worked great. Others who have been doing it for longer seem to have good results.

  • Posted in thread: whirlpooling on an electric setup on 04-15-2015 at 02:20 PM
    Thanks for the replies guys. I've decided to make a "temporary" setup for now, with a stainless
    steel racking cane (that's been modified) that hangs on the side of the kettle. This way I can
    adjust it...

  • Posted in thread: whirlpooling on an electric setup on 04-14-2015 at 02:15 PM
    Hey guys,I want to set up my BK for whirlpooling. For those of you who brew with electric, do
    you put your return port above or below the heating element? My element sits about 4 or
    4.5inches off the ...

  • Posted in thread: Lost power while brewing on 03-30-2015 at 06:08 PM
    Yeah, I realize my location says "chicago" but I'm actually in libertyville. Wort seemed to
    taste fine going into the fermenter, so I don't think the loss of power messed anything up. As
    far as the ma...

  • Posted in thread: First time fermenting in plastic bucket on 03-29-2015 at 05:58 PM
    Hey guys,Due to all the glass accidents I've seen and heard of, I've decided to abandon the
    glass carboys and switch to the food grade plastic buckets. Anything special I should do with
    them before my...