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Trub impacts to volume measurements and calculations

homebrewtalk.com forum I’ve been working to understand my various volume measurements throughout brew day and wonder how Trub and other material is handled. For instance, from my batch [..]

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Priming Suggestion

homebrewtalk.com forum Currently I gravity feed my immersion chiller. I’ve used a pump in the past, but from what I’ve discovered it isn’t the rate of water that [..]

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Chugger Pump Head – PP vs SS

homebrewtalk.com forum I’ve been looking around for differences between the plastic and stainless heads on the chugger pumps. Of course most people say go with the stainless, but [..]

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Double gelatin – primary and secondary

homebrewtalk.com forum I’ve used gelatin in a secondary and have been able to bottle condition just fine. I’m working on making a Kolsch and want to see how [..]

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Magnum hops in a Kolsch?

homebrewtalk.com forum I’m copying the (Black Widow Kolsch recipe, but have made some adjustments for my efficiencies and losses which puts my hops Hallertauer hops to 1.25oz (60min boil). [..]

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Thoughts on coleman xtreme 100qt cooler as a MLT

homebrewtalk.com forum I’ve read that the coleman 70Qt extreme cooler was a great cooler to convert to a MLT, but wanted a little bit larger one. So I [..]

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All Grain Kettle/Pot Quality Criteria

homebrewtalk.com forum As with many posts I’m working to step up to all grain brewing, but I don’t want to have to do this again in a year [..]

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Specialty Grain Brewing Process – Ales

homebrewtalk.com forum post I’ve only been making beers for a short while and it seems that I’ve had so many questions about how to go about doing it [..]

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Low OG with All Extract brew

homebrewtalk.com forum post I have a brew that was supposed to have an OG of 1.080. When I measured it I got a reading of 1.077 after the [..]

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time to cold crash temperature?

homebrewtalk.com forum post I’m curious to see how long others are seeing it take for the beer to get to the child crashed temperature? I have mine in [..]

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