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Forum: General Techniques 05-05-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Mongo64
Good to hear this worked out for you. I have a...

Good to hear this worked out for you. I have a keg that may need some tweaking and was thinking of doing something similar to add a little more bitterness.
Forum: General Techniques 05-05-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By Mongo64
This is what I did for my last 2 batches. I...

This is what I did for my last 2 batches. I think I like the results so far but I really cant do a side by side comparison. Previously I was dropping in the zero minute hops and turning on the...
Forum: General Techniques 05-03-2010, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,996
Posted By Mongo64
Zero minute hop addition... what to do?

Hey guys, I know everyone does things different, But I am interested in what people do for zero minute hop additions. Do you add the hops and immediately and start to cool your batch? I seem to...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-03-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Mongo64
I usually cool off my batch a bit first, then I...

I usually cool off my batch a bit first, then I put the hop bag in a strainer (at around 170 deg) to drain for a few minutes over the keggle while I continue to run my immersion cooler. I end up...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-03-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,491
Posted By Mongo64
Seems to me that the only sanitary weld of a...

Seems to me that the only sanitary weld of a coupler to a keg would be welding from the inside, and I don't know anyone that does that. Maybe someone with more welding exp. could speak to that tho.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-03-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,745
Posted By Mongo64
What you are seeing is most likely minerals that...

What you are seeing is most likely minerals that have precipitated from your water, not oxi-clean. Rinse with Star-san and you should be good to go. No worries. :)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-17-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By Mongo64
Just another reason to use StarSan over...

Just another reason to use StarSan over Iodophor... well just assuming, but I really hope it was StarSan since you said you are going to drink it anyways.:mug:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-16-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,656
Posted By Mongo64
I don't direct fire my MLT and wanted better...

I don't direct fire my MLT and wanted better performing insulation than the refletix stuff I see a lot of people use. I found that the 2' x 4' sheets of 1/2" polystyrene insulation at Home Depot are...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-15-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,228
Posted By Mongo64
You'll be fine with 11g of Notty, don't worry...

You'll be fine with 11g of Notty, don't worry about it. Rehydrating your dry yeast it is probably a good idea too.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-14-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Mongo64
What does this water look like if you let it sit...

What does this water look like if you let it sit for 2 weeks? I'd bet that it clears itself of silt pretty well.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-13-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,614
Posted By Mongo64
I forgot to say that I'm using a mini fridge for...

I forgot to say that I'm using a mini fridge for cooling rated at 1.4A. I've controlled it with a 10 relay already so I know that the switching should be OK.

Can someone measure the OD of the...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-13-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,614
Posted By Mongo64
Anyone use this temp controller off ebay?

I'm looking for a temperature controller for my fermentation chamber. This one only displays temp in deg. C (not a big problem) but it has a heating and cooling stage which is a requirement for my...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-11-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,854
Posted By Mongo64
Some of those Belgian yeasts take a long time to...

Some of those Belgian yeasts take a long time to finish fermenting. I have a Saison (OG 1.072) using Wyeast 3726 which I thought was done after 2 weeks (1.010 gravity). I racked to a corny and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-11-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,409
Posted By Mongo64
I did end up putting a little of the harvested...

I did end up putting a little of the harvested yeast back into my two cornies and I have let these sit at room temp for about a week now. I pull the pressure relief valve about once a day and I've...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-09-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,225
Posted By Mongo64
Why not solder copper fittings to your pots?

Why not solder copper fittings to your pots?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-09-2010, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mongo64
Check out a local restaurant supply shop. You...

Check out a local restaurant supply shop. You may be able to find a good quality Al pot for the price of a cheap turkey fryer pot if you are lucky. Plus a lot of restaurant cooking gadgets are real...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-08-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Mongo64
Heating pad from the drug store work good too. ...

Heating pad from the drug store work good too. Three heat setting and cheaper that the brew-belt or whatever they call it.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-08-2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,409
Posted By Mongo64
Saison with Belgian Wyeast 3726 Farmhouse Ale Yeast

I brewed a Saison for the first time and used Wyeast 3726 Farmhouse Ale Yeast. My OG was a bit higher than I expected and ended up at 1.072. I let fermented at 66-72 deg over 2 weeks and ended up...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-04-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By Mongo64
A 5/8" compression fitting fits standard 1/2"...

A 5/8" compression fitting fits standard 1/2" copper pipe. That's what I used for easy disassembly and tight fitting results. Soldered up a pickup tube from standard 1/2 pipe and fittings for the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-03-2010, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Mongo64
If your pot fits in your oven then you didn't buy...

If your pot fits in your oven then you didn't buy a big enough pot... lol.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-03-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By Mongo64
Yep. Burning paint means the burner is...

Yep. Burning paint means the burner is working... yay.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-03-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Mongo64
I've done that, works good. Well, I did that with...

I've done that, works good. Well, I did that with pellet hops but I bet it works the same for you.
Forum: General Techniques 04-01-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Mongo64
You can add 1 teaspoon of table sugar to each...

You can add 1 teaspoon of table sugar to each bottle (12oz) or 2 teaspoons for 22oz. I do this when I have beer left over from filling a keg. Hey it's in "The Complete Joy of Home Brewing", it's...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-01-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,502
Posted By Mongo64
The only time I did something like this was when...

The only time I did something like this was when I used pellet hops to dry hop and wasn't patient enough to let them all drop out. I ended up putting a hop bag over the end of the racking cane which...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-31-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Mongo64
Yeah, I thought about doing this as well. I only...

Yeah, I thought about doing this as well. I only have one CO2 regulator so I thought this might be a cheap and easy way to dispense a keg away from home.
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