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Forum: General Techniques 07-05-2014, 11:18 PM
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Posted By SeanGC
1 Micron filter and hop character

I would like to filter my ESB prior to kegging, but I'm afraid the 1 micron filter will strip some of the bitterness and hop character (flavor and aroma).

Is this something I should be worried...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-04-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By SeanGC
I believe this will probably be the method I use....

I believe this will probably be the method I use. I was originally standoffish on purchasing a PID, since I wanted to keep the control buildout cheap, but I do believe it is the best method.

Thank...
Forum: Electric Brewing 07-04-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By SeanGC
This is the part that bums me. I don't want to...

This is the part that bums me. I don't want to install a temp probe into my pot. I would rather just control the power output to my element. I have an analog thermometer in my pot already, and would...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-26-2014, 08:58 PM
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Posted By SeanGC
A homebrew shop by me has had success heating...

A homebrew shop by me has had success heating their mash for decoctions using a heating element, with no scorching of the mash.

They brew on a 15 gal system, based off of your build, Kal....
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-24-2014, 05:24 PM
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Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
You're probably right, AnOLDUR, but I already...

You're probably right, AnOLDUR, but I already purchased the BoilCoil, which has subsequently led me to this conversation lol.
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-24-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By SeanGC
Would anyone have a good diagram for a reliably...

Would anyone have a good diagram for a reliably PWM+SSR that would work for the boilcoil I listed?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-24-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By SeanGC
I just wanted to revisit this thread to discuss...

I just wanted to revisit this thread to discuss the method I found works best for removing ALL crud inside my sanke fermenters.

I know it's been discussed on here a handful of times, but I just...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
I use PID + SRR for my electric HERMS. Don't get...

I use PID + SRR for my electric HERMS. Don't get me wrong, I love it. However, I don't want to mount a temp probe to my 7.5 gal pot. Plus, since I'll be teaching extract brewing classes with it, I...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-24-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
And that would work for a 120V, 2250 W heating...

And that would work for a 120V, 2250 W heating element?
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-23-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
Can one purchase a PWM that would work with what...

Can one purchase a PWM that would work with what I've posted? I don't have the knowledge to build one myself.
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-22-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
The description of the BoilCoil on Adventures in...

The description of the BoilCoil on Adventures in Homebrewing



Link to the BoilCoil model that I purchased: http://www.homebrewing.org/Blichmann-120V-Boil-Coil-10-gal_p_4976.html

However, as...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-21-2014, 11:22 PM
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Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
I was thinking of using this pot as a decoction...

I was thinking of using this pot as a decoction pot and 5 gal extract pot (I teach homebrew classes locally). I normally brew on a 10 gal, 3 vessel electric system (modeled after Kal's build).
...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By SeanGC
Electric Heating Element Controller for 2250W Boil Coil

I just recently purchased the 10gal, 120V Boil Coil created by blichmann, and I'm trying to develop a controller that will allow me to dial back the power without the use of a PID. I found this DIY...
Forum: New York HomeBrew Forum 04-18-2014, 02:03 PM
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Views: 162
Posted By SeanGC
John Palmer visits Pour Standards, Staten Island NY

John Palmer, author of "How to Brew" and "Water: A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers" will be visiting Pour Standards on May 3rd at the SI MakerSpace to discuss homebrewing and to brew a beer with us...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-20-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By SeanGC
I think I'd be fine with 1.023, given the...

I think I'd be fine with 1.023, given the increase in OG.

Oh I also forgot to mention, my original FG was 1.014, but with the bump in efficiency my calculated FG is 1.016 (according to beersmith).
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-20-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By SeanGC
Fermentation Schedule for DIPA (1.093 OG)

Hello all,

So it seems as though I overshot my target OG last sunday when brewing a DIPA. I was originally aiming for 1.080, but my efficiency jumped 13 points to 1.093. My brewhouse efficiency...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-10-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By SeanGC
Removing Krausen Ring in Sanke Fermenter

Hello all,

I ferment 11 gals of homebrew in sanke kegs (where the spear is removed). I love using these vessels for fermention. The only problem, however, is the krausen residue left inside the...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-10-2014, 08:39 PM
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Posted By SeanGC
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: DIY Projects 11-28-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By SeanGC
Do you think if I used this QD. PLC VALVED...

Do you think if I used this QD.

PLC VALVED IN-LINE HOSE BARB COUPLING INSERT - 5/16 ID BARB (http://www.freshwatersystems.com/p-8049-plc-valved-in-line-hose-barb-coupling-insert-516-id-barb.aspx)...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-26-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By SeanGC
I was considering that before I discovered co2...

I was considering that before I discovered co2 quick disconnects and this awesome video on making your own co2 utility line (http://homebrewacademy.com/co2-utility-line). My tank is constantly in...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-26-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By SeanGC
co2 Quick Disconnects and kegerator collar

I'm looking to mount a male, shut off valve QD to my kegerator collar for my co2 tank. Only issue is, I can't seem to find good solution to effectively mount the male QD without jerry-rigging a...
Forum: General Techniques 10-05-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,211
Posted By SeanGC
Reviving this thread momentarily lol. I have...

Reviving this thread momentarily lol.

I have citric acid/sodium metabisulphite. The barrel I own is 10 gals, and was used for Rye. I'm worried, however, that filling the barrel with the citric...
Forum: General Techniques 09-23-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By SeanGC
This is what I ended up going with. I diluted for...

This is what I ended up going with. I diluted for the sole purpose of extending the use of the everclear.

Tincture mix:

1L of Everclear + 200ml of water = 1200ml
190 proof diluted to 160 proof...
Forum: General Techniques 09-21-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By SeanGC
Because a bottle of ever clear is about the same,...

Because a bottle of ever clear is about the same, if not cheaper, than a 1L bottle of vodka, and if it needs to be diluted (which is what I'm asking), then you can yield more of a product with the...
Forum: General Techniques 09-21-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By SeanGC
Diluting Everclear for Tinctures

Hello all,

So I decided to make spice tinctures to add to my pumpkin ale when it's ready in a month. I've purchased stick cinnamon, whole allspice, whole gloves, ginger root & crystallized ginger...
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