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Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-14-2013, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Teedocious
Planted some hop rhizomes (cascade, centennial)

Planted some hop rhizomes (cascade, centennial)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-14-2013, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Teedocious
19225+5 = 19230 SNPA clone

19225+5 = 19230

SNPA clone
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-27-2013, 04:19 AM
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Posted By Teedocious
Thermocouple connector for easy disconnect of...

Thermocouple connector for easy disconnect of rims tube from pid control box
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-17-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Teedocious
How about this? ...

How about this?
http://www.agrisupplyco.com/cgi-bin/cgiitmls?m=ThisP&p=30295.000000&l=1 - 170K BTU for $8.

here's the catalog page: http://www.agri-supply.com/catalog/page11.htm

If you only...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-17-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Teedocious
I wouldn't have any trepidations of going...

I wouldn't have any trepidations of going aluminum. Lots and lots of people use aluminum to make great beer.

I think you should go bigger than 30qts though. I've got a 30qt turkey fryer, and it is...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-16-2006, 02:53 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Teedocious
Do you mash in a kettle? Is it a false bottome...

Do you mash in a kettle? Is it a false bottome setup?

I'd focus on your grind - almost all efficiency problems can be traced to a poor grind. Because you ground it finer once and gotr a stuck...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-14-2006, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,206
Posted By Teedocious
Off topic... You can't buy kegged beer in...

Off topic...

You can't buy kegged beer in utah? What the hell? Thank god I don't need to worry about puritanical (or is it mormonic?) and arbitrary laws in california.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-14-2006, 06:26 AM
Replies: 32
Poll: The Ring
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Posted By Teedocious
i'll do whatever is on sale. They all work. I'll...

i'll do whatever is on sale. They all work. I'll use bleach is nothing is on sale - but mostly use oxyclean b/c it can be picked up pretty cheap at target or at costco. PBW & straight A, etc. are all...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-14-2006, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By Teedocious
Yes, yes you could. In fact I did that today. My...

Yes, yes you could. In fact I did that today. My normal efficiency is about 80% (based on the promash default values). I made a barleywine that was big (OG 108) - since your efficiency goes down a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-14-2006, 05:54 AM
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Posted By Teedocious
I had to use a 15 gallon ice cube cooler today to...

I had to use a 15 gallon ice cube cooler today to do a mash for a 5 gallon barleywine. (Since I used so much grain for the barleywine I was able to pull another 5 gallon batch of OG 47 pale ale too.)...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-14-2006, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,311
Posted By Teedocious
Same thing happening to me tonight. Barleywine...

Same thing happening to me tonight. Barleywine too (OG 108). Pitched a giant starter (1gal made w/stirplate) & fermentation was almost instant.

No prob though, I setup a 1/2OD blowoff tube - never...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-11-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,764
Posted By Teedocious
Couple thoughts: I doubt the CO2 is clean...

Couple thoughts:

I doubt the CO2 is clean (at least clean enough to be comfortable dispensing beer with.

I doubt you'd be able to collect enough CO2 to be able to do any dispnesing because I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-09-2006, 05:18 PM
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Posted By Teedocious
If you mean grain efficiency - they're not being...

If you mean grain efficiency - they're not being more efficient. Higher OG's (which you need for a reduced boil) always reduce efficiency a bit. Look at making big beers yourself - if ou are shooting...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-09-2006, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
Posted By Teedocious
Yup - 47.5% efficiency (based on promash defaults...

Yup - 47.5% efficiency (based on promash defaults - for the american variety of each malt you listed)

Here's how you can calculate it:
Pale Malt (2-row) = 36 gravity points /lb (possible - 100%...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-09-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Teedocious
That's from the BYO article you referenced. Think...

That's from the BYO article you referenced. Think this is possible? What about correcting the hydrometer reading for temperature? Was your grain bill mostly base malt? or were there a bunch of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-06-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,290
Posted By Teedocious
http://www.electronicsurplus.com/commerce/catalog/...

http://www.electronicsurplus.com/commerce/catalog/product.jsp?product_id=69883&czuid=1160084511689...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-06-2006, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By Teedocious
I'm planning a HERMS rig right now because I've...

I'm planning a HERMS rig right now because I've got a couple kegs to work with. Do I NEED it? no way. I make great beer with a cooler/manifold/turkey fryer in an apartment kitchen. Do I WANT it? oh...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-06-2006, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By Teedocious
I think some pictures are in order here rather...

I think some pictures are in order here rather than have everyone try to explain.

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l92/tomlease/cooler.jpg
This is a 28qt igloo cooler that I mash in. (That is...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-04-2006, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By Teedocious
You can use that Listermann bucket deal to do all...

You can use that Listermann bucket deal to do all grain no problem. (You do need to have a kettle that can handle a full boil - 30qts at a bare MINIMUM because you'll be boiling 6.5 gallons or so to...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2006, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Teedocious
That's the plan.

That's the plan.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2006, 05:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,739
Posted By Teedocious
I scored a couple yesterday. Buddy picked up two...

I scored a couple yesterday. Buddy picked up two for me at a scrap yard. Freaking sweet. I'll get them in my possession in two weeks. Can't wait. Another buddy spends his days tinkering in a shop all...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-03-2006, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,457
Posted By Teedocious
I let it sit for an hour. Hope I'm not screwing...

I let it sit for an hour. Hope I'm not screwing anything up, but my beer tastes a lot better, so who cares.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By Teedocious
It can. I've had a chlorine batch - and its...

It can. I've had a chlorine batch - and its really bad. That said - just make sure you wash it out all the way. I still use bleach for sanitizing - haven't had any further problems, although rinsing...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By Teedocious
Do you have a pump? If not, a sparge arm isn't...

Do you have a pump? If not, a sparge arm isn't going to help if you have an elevation problem.

If you have a pump, I would recommend a float switch - when the water level in your tun reaches a set...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By Teedocious
I mash in a cooler - so additional insulation...

I mash in a cooler - so additional insulation really isn't necessary.
I mash out at 170F & sparge with same.
On 5 Gal batches I try to sparge for about 45 minutes. (give or take 5)
Promash is...
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