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    Boiling with copper wool?

    Recently, I read an article on the traditional Norwegian home brew technics Heimabrygg, Vossaøl, Hardangerøl and Sognøl – The Farmhouse Homebrews of Western Norway - Brewing Nordic. The author describes the long open-fire boiling in a copper pot. As it claims, copper drives Maillard reaction...
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    Building A Copper Wort Chiller

    Building A Copper Wort Chiller Purpose: Well as we all know, needing to chill your wort fast and efficiently is of utmost importance. I've been brewing for a while now and until recently I did not think I would ever need an immersion chiller. Well was I wrong. Now that I created this wonderful...
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    Craft The Perfect Draft - Verdigris Myths

    A while back someone raised a question regarding the use of copper wire in a mash tun build I had posted. They were concerned over the possibility of developing verdigris poisoning by having hot wort come into contact with copper. We've all seen those copper roofs, drains and water lines with a...
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    DIY Cost-Effective Immersion Wort Chiller

    The following steps are how I made a immersion chiller for cooling my brew fast for pitching yeast. No need to to pay $100 bucks. Things you will need: Standard head screw driver 25' 3/8" copper tubing (some use 50' and you would follow the same steps) 4 hose clamps 3/8" ID clear plastic hose...
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    DIY Cost-Effective Immersion Wort Chiller

    The following steps are how I made a immersion chiller for cooling my brew fast for pitching yeast. No need to to pay $100 bucks. Things you will need: Standard head screw driver 25' 3/8" copper tubing (some use 50' and you would follow the same steps) 4 hose clamps 3/8" ID clear plastic hose...
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    Sulfur after bottling...what can be done?

    Hi Y'all, Like an impatient idiot I went ahead a bottled a Belgian golden strong despite the fact that there was a distinct sulfur smell coming from the fermenter. To my defense it was much less than during peak fermentation. After bottle conditioning the bottles reek like rotten eggs when...
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    North Carolina Copper E-BIAB Setup 13 gal, tri clamp, custom ss mesh basket

    2" tc on top and bottom and additional 1.5" tc on bottom. Top lid clamps on. Custom ss basket from arbor fab. asking $450 shipped anywhere in the lower 48.
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    Copper equipment & Hop oxidation

    I wasn't able to find any explanation in searches so I'm posting a topic. In some discussions related to NEIPA and related intricacies of heavily hopped beer I've seen comments about copper immersion chillers and "wanting to go SS" which leads me to this question: Is it known whether copper...
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    copper supplements for H2S

    I've read about copper pipes and copper pennies being used to remove H2S. I'm wondering if anyone has tried copper supplements? These come in 2mg tablets. Since it's 2mg for a daily dose, I'm guessing a single 2mg tablet or less per gallon wouldn't have much effect on the body, though it might...
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    Equipment - will this work?

    Hi, I'm looking at getting a decent still set up after using a pressure cooker for a while, I just wondered what people thought about this? https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F162450002054 I'm looking to make something using bananas next and...
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    Home made wort chiller ?

    I just made a wort chiller and have a question about the copper. This is probably the second time I've soldered something and my copper has turned a black color near the elbows where I solder. I've attached a picture so you could see what I'm talking about. Should I use some kind of cleaner or...
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