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    Keggle? Mash Tun?

    Sorry there, forgot to give further information. I AG, have a cooler mash tun currently as well as a 40QT aluminum stock pot. Pondering of replacing the mash tun but not sure. I batch sparge in the cooler and use my burner for cooking in the kettle. Hmmm.....decisions....
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    Keggle? Mash Tun?

    About to acquire a 1/2 barrel from a local brewery. Trying to decide what would be more prudent, to convert into a mash tun or a kettle? Opinions are welcome. One keg! One choice! :) Thanks!
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    Mash Tun Tainted

    Well that's a relief that possibly all it would need is a new braid and a good hot chemical soaking.
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    Mash Tun Tainted

    Hello everyone, I have a Coleman Xtreme 70-Quart cooler, http://www.walmart.com/ip/Coleman-70-Quart-Xtreme-Cooler/4807332, that I converted into a mash tun. I've done several all grain batches from it but had a time in which it got away from me and spent grain sat in there longer than it should...
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    Efficiency Questions/Problems

    So, I have a Coleman 70-quart Xtreme Cooler converted for batch sparging and brewed up a Smoked Breakfast Stout today. Preboil gravity came in at 1.030 and gravity after boiling came in at 1.050. I was targeting for about 1.075, the recipe is as follows 10.5lbs 2Row 4lbs Dark Munich .5lb Kiln...
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    RIS Explosion

    I went to pull the lid off my RIS I brewed back in December for the monthly taste and I couldn't, so I pulled the pressure relief and got a copious amount of foamy beer come shooting out of the valve (like got my pants a bit soaked by how aggressive it was). I then took it to the shower w/...
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    Converting a Fridge

    Changing over a newer (newer I mean newer than my old hotpoint fridge) Kenmore fridge. Model schematics are here: http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/part-model/Kenmore-Parts/All-Products-Parts/Model-1068676383/0582/0160000?pathTaken=&prst=0&shdMod=1068676383 I want to put the taps...
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    Maytag Kegerator

    Anyone?
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    Maytag Kegerator

    Hey there, looking to convert a maytag fridge/freezer into my new kegerator seeing as my last one died in the last few days. With the newer fridges ,90's, would be alright to go off the right side of the fridge? I like it to the right as it allows me clear access inside for storage of bottles...
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    IIPA 1056 Yeast Question

    This ended up fermenting out @ 7.5% and 1.070 starting, 1.014 final gravity, so not too large and was pitched with a healthy yeast starter.
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    IIPA 1056 Yeast Question

    Hey there, I'm going to transfer my Pliny AG clone and have an abundance of yeast at the bottom. I'm going to transfer and then take the slurry off with some boiled water into a growler, at the same time I'll be mashing/boiling a Oberon clone. Can I do all this in one day? From the sense of...
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    Corn Sugar/Dextrose

    Disregard, please delete. Thank you.
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    American Wheat

    Looking to brew an American Wheat beer w/ half 2 row and half wheat malt. Got some left over yeast slurry from this strain: http://www.wyeastlab.com/hb_yeaststrain_detail.cfm?ID=22 What do you guys think of using this? Otherwise I have a slurry of this strain...
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    Apa og 1.020!!!

    After boil looking for 5 gallons total.
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    Apa og 1.020!!!

    I think in most of my batches the SG are off by a bit, I'm trying to learn still how to ensure I hit the target gravities I want to hit. I'm always open to tips/tricks on how to do this!
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    Apa og 1.020!!!

    I've been using this for my help: http://www.brew365.com/mash_sparge_water_calculator.php I'm going to have to start using Beer Smith to see where I need to start nailing my gravities. I'm so disappointed as most of my AG are off by .05-.10 in gravities.
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    Apa og 1.020!!!

    I added cold water to the mash because I got temps of 160 and wanted to lower the temps down to where they needed to be for my main mash after I felt they were too high to mash in after I put in my crushed grain in. The other miss batches are not similar in the sens of missed temps, one was just...
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    Apa og 1.020!!!

    Unfortunately I mean the gravity I got after boiling, before pitching yeast. As for grain, I mill it at Northern Brewer here in Milwaukee and have always milled at their facility for the last year that I've been AG and like I've said, nailed some, missed some. As for my mash tun, this is it...
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    Apa og 1.020!!!

    Yeah, thats right, I nailed a session APA with an origional gravity of 1.020. How could I have gone this wrong with the recipe of this: 8lbs 2 Row 10oz Cara 40 6oz Carapils Hit a low temp of 134 after cooling with 2 liters of 60 degree water after getting temps of 160 when I doughed in...
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    Bells Oberon Clone

    I was considering doing this but using cascade hops? Whatcha think?
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