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  • Posted in thread: Immersion chiller for fermenter? on 06-08-2016 at 09:30 PM
    I plan on this exact setup and have almost everything to make it work. Except the coil. You
    need to use Stainless cause fermented beer and copper is a no no. Something about PH? Cant
    remember right no...

  • Posted in thread: 2015 Comet Crop on 06-07-2016 at 09:23 PM

  • Posted in thread: Quick Tunraround Beers? on 05-12-2016 at 10:03 PM
    just curious, what does .25lb light DME bring to the table here? Its probably negligible flavor
    wise and gravity wise....

  • Posted in thread: Alternatives to Plastic Mash Tun (Infusion/Batch Sparge) on 05-11-2016 at 10:17 PM
    a ball valve and bazooka tube and you're done...$100-150 depending on your batch sizes. I
    lost 0 over my hour mash last time. I heat water to 10 over my desired mash temp. Turn off
    flame and wrap ...

  • Posted in thread: GY054 Vermont IPA Yeast on 05-03-2016 at 08:45 PM
    Ramp it up to ~70 as it finishes. Should drop a few more points that way.

  • Posted in thread: foamy beer after CO2 ran out on 04-29-2016 at 09:31 PM
    Empty Tank = Co2 release out of solution = Air in beer lines = foamy pour. It happened to me
    before when I had a leaky regulator and couldn't keep constant pressure in the keg. I bet the
    pours you do ...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Crashing. is it worth the risk with hoppy beers? on 04-29-2016 at 08:38 PM
    fwiw- I cold-crash everything but my porters and stouts.- An s-lock will not allow liquid to
    "suck back". - It will, however, still allow air to enter the FV.- If you want to avoid that,
    you could do ...

  • Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 04-26-2016 at 07:39 PM
    Did this turn out well? How'd it age?

  • Posted in thread: have three hops... on 04-25-2016 at 07:02 PM
    Yes, drop the Crystal to .5lb or less, or just use something else, like Carapils or a touch of
    Munich... Just what I'd do. I cant stand the darker crystal in an IPA. Just conflicts with the
    fruity hop...

  • Posted in thread: have three hops... on 04-25-2016 at 06:33 PM
    Desire is to make a flavorful but not too firmly bitter offering (lots of hops and not a lot of
    IBU's)I have:3 oz Citra8 oz Chinook8 oz CascadeWhat would you do?I would do .5oz Chinook @
    603oz Cascade...

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