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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-23-2014, 04:58 AM
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Posted By frankstoneline
cascadian dark? though the above suggestion for a...

cascadian dark? though the above suggestion for a mild is also a good one
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-22-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By frankstoneline
I'd move the flavor hops to a later timeframe for...

I'd move the flavor hops to a later timeframe for a more prominent aroma, I've been partial to the 5 and 1 minute additions recently.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-22-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By frankstoneline
I would ditch the 15 minute additions and...

I would ditch the 15 minute additions and increase the 5 and 0 minute additions (half ounce of each hop variety in each of those additions at least). I've basically done away with middle boil...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-22-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By frankstoneline
I'd guess approx 50 gallons (off a quick back of...

I'd guess approx 50 gallons (off a quick back of the envelope guess...)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-22-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 587
Posted By frankstoneline
The majority of these crystal-based suggestions...

The majority of these crystal-based suggestions are to prevent an overly sweet/high finishing gravity, most often applied to ipa's, as was mentioned before, too much crystal is pretty apparent in an...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-22-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By frankstoneline
I've achieved orange-esque color with crystal...

I've achieved orange-esque color with crystal 45l, I think the key is to strive for very bright final product, for me this is plentiful recirculation in the mash and a healthy dose of irish moss in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-22-2014, 01:49 AM
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Views: 462,800
Posted By frankstoneline
Thinking about firing the kettle and doing a...

Thinking about firing the kettle and doing a honey blonde, might also get ambitious and do a golden strong or a hoppy steam style beer.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-21-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,010
Posted By frankstoneline
Typically helps to keep F.G. low, I'm partial to...

Typically helps to keep F.G. low, I'm partial to it in IPA's, though have certainly found it appealing in pale ale's (though in this case seems counter intuitive to add both simple sugars and wheat)
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By frankstoneline
I think I've got it figured, going to drill a...

I think I've got it figured, going to drill a hole in the kettle adjacent the element and use a stainless bolt and a rubber seal instead.
Forum: Electric Brewing 08-24-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,347
Posted By frankstoneline
Grounding E-Kettle

I searched and found some ideas, but was hoping someone with more knowhow than myself could tell me if this is a good/bad idea.
I'm moving from a keggle to 10 gallon stainless kettles for space...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-28-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By frankstoneline
Awesome to see someone else running a similar rig...

Awesome to see someone else running a similar rig (almost exactly the same)

How long does it take for you to get to boil in a 10 gallon batch? I've been curious to try for a while but havent had...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-25-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By frankstoneline
I havent noticed a need to kill other items in...

I havent noticed a need to kill other items in the room (routinely also run a laptop and other stuff while brewing) though I never used anything very significant.

One of the biggest selling...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-25-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,380
Posted By frankstoneline
This worked out quite well, though I used two...

This worked out quite well, though I used two separate circuits. In my case, one outlet in the kitchen, the other in an adjacent bedroom (though as mentioned above, opposite kitchen walls would work...
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-25-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By frankstoneline
One important thing to consider is you might be...

One important thing to consider is you might be pushing it to run a 2000w element and a pump on the same loop. Also, check and see if you are set up for 15A or 20A
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-25-2012, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 550
Posted By frankstoneline
Sounds promising, if you happened to kill off the...

Sounds promising, if you happened to kill off the brett you can always pitch additional cultures as needed.
Forum: Electric Brewing 06-25-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,496
Posted By frankstoneline
I have a 2 loop 120v brewery setup. It works...

I have a 2 loop 120v brewery setup. It works beautifully up to a 5.5 gallon final volume batch and I've boiled up to 11 gallons in it without too much trouble (though never brewed that big).

Basic...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-12-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By frankstoneline
I like a bit of turbinado in mine

I like a bit of turbinado in mine
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-12-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By frankstoneline
Check your absorption calculations, also did you...

Check your absorption calculations, also did you add boiling water to raise temps to mash out? This is probably the source of your volume errors, off the top of my head it appears you used 12 lbs of...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-12-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By frankstoneline
How frequently do you brew/how quickly will you...

How frequently do you brew/how quickly will you kick a keg? I just pulled the trigger on a kegerator conversion kit from kegconnection. With CO2 tank I think it was about 210 shipped for a 2 keg...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-12-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,089
Posted By frankstoneline
Not necessarily a mistake, but probably...

Not necessarily a mistake, but probably unnecessary. with the listed grain bill you probably wont find any noticeable improvements from a complicated rest schedule.
I would calibrate your...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-11-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By frankstoneline
Answered my own question, but for the record: I...

Answered my own question, but for the record:
I unhooked the freezer tray from the ceiling (fridge was completely defrosted/warmed to room temp) then popped the wire running from the thermostat to...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-11-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By frankstoneline
I've invested 50 bucks. All in all, I'm really...

I've invested 50 bucks. All in all, I'm really happy with the fridge as a base, but i was trying to find if people had experience with this specific type of freezer tray deal. the integrated freon...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-09-2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By frankstoneline
Alright, I'll give her a go tonight. any words...

Alright, I'll give her a go tonight.
any words of wisdom/tricks for bending the line without kinking?>
Forum: DIY Projects 06-09-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By frankstoneline
nice!

nice!
Forum: DIY Projects 06-09-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By frankstoneline
should be fine, in an hour of boiling any crevice...

should be fine, in an hour of boiling any crevice in the weld will be at least 200* F, any critters in there will be totally blasted.
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