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by johnnynothumb
Sat Nov 21, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: insulation for mash tun
Replies: 1
Views: 5218

insulation for mash tun

I am using a Sanke keg for a mash tun and I need to locate an insulator.
does anyone have any suggestions
by johnnynothumb
Wed Jan 28, 2009 9:48 am
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: roeselare vs. WLP655 Belgian sour mix
Replies: 2
Views: 7783

thanks
by johnnynothumb
Sun Jan 25, 2009 7:49 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: roeselare vs. WLP655 Belgian sour mix
Replies: 2
Views: 7783

roeselare vs. WLP655 Belgian sour mix

just brewed a Flanders Red and there is a question about what mix of bugs to add for the finish WLP655 Belgian sour mix or roeselare 3763 sour blend from wyeast any feed back is helpful. Eric the red Flanders 17-B Flanders Red Ale Size: 5.0 gal Efficiency: 61.34% Attenuation: 75.0% Calories: 213.66 ...
by johnnynothumb
Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:23 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: dry ice
Replies: 2
Views: 4331

dry ice

someone recently suggested to me to try carbonating with dry ice has anyone ever done experiments with this and if so is it even practical?
by johnnynothumb
Sun Sep 07, 2008 3:46 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Ipa w/ lager yeast
Replies: 1
Views: 4090

Ipa w/ lager yeast

what are the possible recipes modification necessary for using lager yeast for a high gravity ale contemplating using white labs 838 for an up coming brew
by johnnynothumb
Sun Aug 17, 2008 2:31 am
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: new zealand hops
Replies: 1
Views: 4560

new zealand hops

is any one using or ever used green bullet or stickelbract hops what is the consensus good bad or in deferent
by johnnynothumb
Mon May 12, 2008 6:31 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: Temperature Control / Mash
Replies: 14
Views: 23534

try this

A Friend suggested to me that I run a continuous recirculation I did a American wheat beer Sat and was able to maintain 120*(10min),144*(30min),155*(30min),170*(15min) Using a march pump to circulate wort in the cooler to the hot liquor and back again using short bursts of heat when in rest the grai...
by johnnynothumb
Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: 10 gallon bev cooler
Replies: 3
Views: 6821

10 gallon bev cooler

does any know what is the max grain bill for a 10 gallon beverage cooler I am thinking about a large imperial IPA at around 35#s of grain with a 12 gallon boil and not sure if I am attempting to large of a grain bill
by johnnynothumb
Tue Mar 18, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: sparge
Replies: 6
Views: 10129

re:sparge

IM IN A 10 GALLON RUBBERMAID W/ A WALL TO WALL SS PERF FALSE BOTTOM I DONT BELIEVE IT IS STUCK I CAN OPEN THE VALVE WIDE OPEN AND DROP IT IN ABOUT 10 MIN. BUT WAS LEARY OF LEAVING TO MUCH ON THE TABLE I WAS GETTING 50 -55 % efficiency IN MY LAST COUPLE OF BATCHES AND WAS TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE BES...
by johnnynothumb
Sun Mar 16, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: sparge
Replies: 6
Views: 10129

sparge

what is the optimum amount of time to pull your second running?
After ramping up the temp in my grain to 170` and resting for 15 min
I started the drain and im getting gallon every 30 min.and pulling 3-4.5 for boil
Can the flow rate increase ????
by johnnynothumb
Sat Mar 01, 2008 9:24 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: filtering and bottling
Replies: 2
Views: 6327

filtering and bottling

my question should be simple. I have a plate filter from more beer and typically only use a 2 micron roughing filter . it really cleans up any suspended particles that are left after secondary ferm. . ???? after doing this is there enough yeast left in beer to use corn sugar for priming or do i just...
by johnnynothumb
Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: mash efficency and O.gravity
Replies: 6
Views: 10961

THANKS

YOU ALL HAVE GIVEN ME OPTIONS AND THINGS TO WORK ON. I HAD HOPED TO FIRE UP A NEW SYSTEM THIS WEEKEND BUT ITS IS RAINING LIKE HELL HERE AND IT WILL HAVE TO WAIT

THANKS AGAIN
ERIC LEDBETTER
by johnnynothumb
Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: mash efficency and O.gravity
Replies: 6
Views: 10961

mash efficency and O.gravity

I mash in a 10 gallon water cooler w 3 inchs of bottom space and have tried single infusion@155 (1 1/2 hrs.) And step mashing with temps @120(30 min) 144(30 min) 155(60min) and sparge @170 over 35-45 min I will draw off 6.5 - 7 Gallons of wort and reduce that to 5.5 -6gal. over 1 1/2 hrs. if the rec...
by johnnynothumb
Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: ENGLISH BITTER RECIPE REVEIW
Replies: 3
Views: 22866

ENGLISH BITTER RECIPE REVEIW

PLAYING AROUND WITH A NEW STYLE

HELP,SUGGESTIONS,ALL COMMENTS WELCOME
12 lbs. American 2-row
.2 lbs. American Caramel 20
by johnnynothumb
Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:48 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: old rasputin
Replies: 0
Views: 3986

old rasputin

does anyone have an all grain clone for old Rasputin