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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-29-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By dalex2004
What do you think about WLP 007?

I was looking for a new house strain and wanted something clean tasting and flocculant. Just wanted to get some thoughts on 007.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-06-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By dalex2004
I made a washer out of flat bar aluminum. It...

I made a washer out of flat bar aluminum. It makes a larger footprint for the nut up against the refrigerator door. I was able to tighten enough to have no movement in my faucet. 197762


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Forum: Brew Science 04-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By dalex2004
Cloudy brew water

I am new to adjusting my brew water and today was the first time I needed to use calcium carbonate. I noticed my water was very cloudy after adding it. Almost like it never fully dissolved. Will this...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 04-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By dalex2004
Yes it is post fermentation and no dry hop. I...

Yes it is post fermentation and no dry hop. I just tasted it today and it seems to be subsiding. Maybe it was just too green. However it was a very light beer and very mild hops.


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 04-12-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By dalex2004
Tannin extraction with direct fired rims

I just tasted my first beer from my new brutus 10 style brew stand. The beer has a grainy almost grassy taste. The only thing i can think is that the taste is from tannins. I don't know if it is from...
Forum: General Techniques 02-21-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By dalex2004
Thanks for the info Sent from my iPhone...

Thanks for the info


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Forum: General Techniques 02-18-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By dalex2004
I have seen those and they look good. My only...

I have seen those and they look good. My only issue is I'm trying to get completely away from plastic. I know it's "food safe" but I wonder about it at 168 degrees.


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Forum: General Techniques 02-18-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By dalex2004
I have seen those and they look good. My only...

I have seen those and they look good. My only issue is I'm trying to get completely away from plastic. I know it's "food safe" but I wonder about it at 168 degrees.


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Forum: General Techniques 02-14-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By dalex2004
Direct fire rims

I am almost finished with my single tier brew stand which is a direct fired rims. I am curious what people are using to recirculate. Should I just set the recirculating hose on top of the grain bed...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-14-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By dalex2004
Try to loosen the bolts that hold the mill to the...

Try to loosen the bolts that hold the mill to the base. Mine was doing the same thing


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 02-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By dalex2004
Thanks for the response kladue. I actually just...

Thanks for the response kladue. I actually just finished moving the pilots underneath today. Excited to try it out.


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 02-06-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By dalex2004
No i am not running the brewers hardware...

No i am not running the brewers hardware regulator. I didn't think it would handle the btu's of the two burners. I purchased a 2 stage reg. rated at 160,000 but.
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 02-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By dalex2004
No, I haven't even put a pot on yet. They should...

No, I haven't even put a pot on yet. They should be getting plenty of oxygen. I'm using the burner mounts from brewers hardware and the back half is completely open.


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 02-06-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By dalex2004
I think I will give that a try tomorrow. I also...

I think I will give that a try tomorrow. I also didn't know if it makes a difference with a pot on top of the burner or not. Thanks


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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 02-06-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By dalex2004
Banjo burner problems

I posted this under DIY originally and thought I would try my luck here. I just finished a Brutus 10 style brew stand with banjo burners (Bg-14). It is automated with Honeywell 8200 valve and...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-05-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By dalex2004
@HDIr0n... Do you have needle valve on your...

@HDIr0n... Do you have needle valve on your burners so you can adjust them down for your mash. Also what is the placement of your pilot lights. I am having problems with them lighting while turned...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-05-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 440
Posted By dalex2004
Banjo burner problems

I just finished a Brutus 10 style brew stand with banjo burners (Bg-14). It is automated with Honeywell 8200 valve and standing pilot lights. The problem is that when the controller shuts the burner...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 01-28-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By dalex2004
Help needed with auber syl-2362

I just completed my control panel very similar to post jlandin had. I am using the auber syl-2362 with hoa switches. For some reason i am getting 24vac power to my solenoid even when in the auto mode...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By dalex2004
Bump

Bump
Forum: DIY Projects 01-26-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By dalex2004
HELP NEEDED for auber syl-2362 settings

I just completed my control panel very similar to post jlandin had. I am using the auber syl-2362 with hoa switches. For some reason i am getting 24vac power to my solenoid even when in the auto mode...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-31-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 243,171
Posted By dalex2004
Did you use any fuses other than the integrated...

Did you use any fuses other than the integrated fuse on the 110v power input?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-04-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By dalex2004
@Bobby M. I was looking at that but wasn't sure...

@Bobby M. I was looking at that but wasn't sure how to connect it to the top. Also is it made of food grade plastic at high temp. My main reason in switching to a keggle is getting away from mashing...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-04-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By dalex2004
Keggle mash tun recirculation

I am getting ready to upgrade from a cooler to a direct fired keggle mash tun. I plan on insulated with reflectix but also want the ability to recirculate for multiple step mashes. I will be using a...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-09-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 283
Posted By dalex2004
Filling Growlers

Ok this is probably a stupid question but here goes. I filled about 8 growlers today for gifts. The beer was forced carbed in a keg. I normally try to cap on foam but these filled so nicely i hardly...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-03-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By dalex2004
First lager

So i brewed my first lager last week and i'm not sure if everything is on track. It was an oktoberfest and my yeast was wlp820. My OG was 1.061. I pitched at about 50 degrees and fermented around 54....
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