These are located around Saratoga New York.
Both the chiller and the fermenter are in excellent condition.
I used the chiller 2x. I did a few lagers with it. It works really well. It’s less than 4 months old.
I have used the fermenter about 6x. I will include extra o-rings and seals that I...
I’d still end up with a high PH and then almost no bicarbonate. So you would lean toward scraping the Munich Dark profile? I did an Oktoberfest using the decarbonated Munich and loved it. I could use that profile.
I am trying to make get RO water to an appropriate mineral content.
I am using the Munich Dark Lager profile from Brewer's Friend as a goal.
Pilsner 7.5 lb
Munich 10L 2 lb
Carafa II 8 oz
Crystal 60 6 oz...
I am kind of torn. I do love the Grainfather fermenter because the heating and cooling is built in. That’s a plus over the ssbrewtech fermenters. And as I have 2 Grainfather fermenters I am kind of locked in.
Parts aren’t easy to come by though. I had to order some replacement o rings from a...
I am working on a new recipe. I intend to add a small amount of bittering hops in the last few minutes of the boil and then whirlpool and dry hop. I like this method.
I have some Galaxy and Tahoma hops that I plan to use but want to use one more hop.
I can pick from Cascade, Alpha Aroma...
I bought the barrel used from someone who had been using it for kombucha. I think it was bought new and only ever used for kombucha. It’s been used so many times I don’t think the oak is contributing any flavor.
I used some blueberries in a few, some ginger and some lime zest. The lime zest...
Wanted to thank everybody for their help. This beer turned out fantastic. I used a total of 17 ounces of hops! All but one one ounce were added via whirlpool or dry hop.
I did get some hop debris in my keg. I have a conical fermenter so this usually isn’t a problem. As I was taking the beer...