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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-05-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Mpez
I don't think you can boil sourness away. A...

I don't think you can boil sourness away.

A true Berliner that is only boiled for 15 minutes is not sour mashed! It is soured during a long fermentation that includes lacto. If you sour mash, you...
Forum: General Techniques 12-17-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Mpez
Yeah, that is how I have made them as well. I...

Yeah, that is how I have made them as well. I guess the reasoning on the info I saw was that Bikini beer supposedly has a super low FG which would not be obtainable when mashing at the high end.
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Forum: General Techniques 12-17-2013, 12:18 AM
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Posted By Mpez
Brewing low ABV <> AKA Evil Twin Bikini beer

I am trying to locate good info on brewing a beer similar to Evil Twins Bikini Beer. (http://eviltwin.dk/beers/bikini-beer/) It's a nice beer that I would not guess it's 2.7% ABV. It has really nice...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-29-2013, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Mpez
Got some Mosaic! Awesome, thanks!!

Got some Mosaic! Awesome, thanks!!
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-29-2013, 01:27 PM
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Views: 3,522
Posted By Mpez
I am waiting to checkout because I see no 2013...

I am waiting to checkout because I see no 2013 Mosaic for sale yet. When we will see these released?
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-05-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Mpez
Rum...

Please PM me with info on rum barrels as well!

Thanks,
Michael
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 09-03-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Mpez
Mashed this one at 152

Mashed this one at 152
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-17-2013, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Mpez
Of course you can ferment in it, but it is much...

Of course you can ferment in it, but it is much more common to use them for long term aging of finished beer. For aging you need to fill it up completly. Most brewers also top the barrels up when...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 02-17-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,309
Posted By Mpez
Here are some thoughts from me on my blog....

Here are some thoughts from me on my blog. (http://www.revivalbrew.com/2013/02/brewtroller-dx1-vs-bcs-460.html) I have owned and used both systems now.
Forum: For Sale 02-11-2013, 06:23 PM
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Views: 730
Posted By Mpez
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: For Sale 02-11-2013, 03:19 PM
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Posted By Mpez
OpenTroller DX1 complete setup

I have a slightly used Opentroller / Brewtroller DX1 complete package for sale.

Included are the following items:

OpenTroller DX1
2.1A 12V DC Power Supply
I2CLCD Controller
Encoder with...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-01-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 505
Posted By Mpez
sounds like a great way to get clogged. I think...

sounds like a great way to get clogged. I think most use a an entire stainless scrub pad at the end of a pick-up tube in the boil kettle.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-15-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By Mpez
I wish that group was more active. Sadly it is...

I wish that group was more active. Sadly it is pretty much non-existent.

My advice is to hook up with the local home brew club the Lauter Day Brewers. It is a new club, but we are getting a good...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-15-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,157
Posted By Mpez
I didn't buy their brewstand. I purchased just...

I didn't buy their brewstand. I purchased just the 4 inch tri clamp plate for their Uni fermenter. It is very well built and they were cool to work with. If you decide to go with them I am sure you...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 12-13-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Mpez
Thanks for the reply. I have been wondering about...

Thanks for the reply. I have been wondering about this. I use a thermowell which is attached to ball valve of my kettles drain. I was thinking of moving it to my sparge arm, but maybe I will look...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 12-13-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,118
Posted By Mpez
All my recent (Brewtroller) beer has sucked

Late this summer I upgraded my brewing system to run on the Brewtroller DX1. Since then all of the beer I have made has been below par. Basically ever batch has been plagued with a tannin wine like...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-23-2012, 02:41 AM
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Views: 33,060
Posted By Mpez
http://www.graintoglasshomebrew.com/product_p/hpsi...

http://www.graintoglasshomebrew.com/product_p/hpsimcoe1lb.htm
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 11-23-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 367
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Posted By Mpez
Just grabbed my limit.

Just grabbed my limit.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-05-2012, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Mpez
I often clean mine, then pump 4 or 5 gallons of...

I often clean mine, then pump 4 or 5 gallons of boiling water into it and seal it up. I have never had an infection in the two years I have been using my brewhemoth.

I once thought about using the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-04-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,804
Posted By Mpez
check ebay or elsewhere for liquid flow meters. ...

check ebay or elsewhere for liquid flow meters.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-Connector-25-250L-h-Gray-Liquid-Flow-Measuring-Meter-/350609519031?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item51a1f4b1b7

Stainless:...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Mpez
I don't think it is really possible to remove the...

I don't think it is really possible to remove the whiskey flavor from a freshly dumped barrel. You could let it sit with a solution of citric acid and potasium metabisulfite, but I think that would...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 09-23-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mpez
I use these quite often, but not quite in the way...

I use these quite often, but not quite in the way you are hoping too.

I guess I use them in more traditional amounts. At around 5% they seem to contribute a nice smooth fullness or mouthfeel and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-16-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By Mpez
I have the more beer nano pump (non-stainless)...

I have the more beer nano pump (non-stainless) and 30 gallon kettles.

As mentioned, it's overkill for recirculating mash. However it's amazing for all other tasks. I went with this pump because I...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 09-13-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Mpez
Figured it out. It was something with the build I...

Figured it out. It was something with the build I had. I changed it and it start working fine.
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 09-12-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Mpez
Brewtroller help needed!

I am in the process of setting up a DX1 system for my direct fire RIMs system.

I have solenoids for the HLT and MLT. I have things wired up as follows:

HLT - OUT 1 to Relay 3
MLT - OUT 2 to...
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