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  1. koshari liked MHB's post in the thread Keg Hopping / Dry Hopping.

    Hop Plugs (properly T100 pellets) were developed to go through the bung hole (where the Shive goes) of a cask and they were left there...

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  2. koshari liked philrob's post in the thread Looking for dry hoping advice.

    OK, you can just chuck them in as is. It's what I've always done. To make sure your tap is clear of your trub, why not put a wedge of...

    6/12/19 at 10:41 PM
  3. koshari replied to the thread Looking for dry hoping advice.

    what phil said, also its good to cold crash then the hop matter sinks with the trub.

    6/12/19 at 10:41 PM
  4. koshari liked Cstew's post in the thread No idea really.....

    My keezer uses 0.37 KWh over a 24 hour period (end of summer, in a garage). Set at 1.5*C

    3/12/19 at 9:27 PM
  5. koshari liked zoigl's post in the thread Open Fermentation.

    [IMG] A picture I took in Brugges , Belgium last year, a glass floor looking down into an open fermenter. Also, it is common practice in...

    3/12/19 at 9:18 PM
  6. koshari liked DU99's post in the thread What are you listening to.

    Mental As Anything founding member and songwriter Andrew "Greedy" Smith has died after suffering a heart attack in his car. He was aged...

    3/12/19 at 9:17 PM
  7. koshari liked Reg Holt's post in the thread Open Fermentation.

    Good article here by Jim Busch explaining open fermentation and the reason for skimming. http://www.brewery.org/library/OpenFerm.html

    3/12/19 at 12:34 AM
  8. koshari liked Ghostie's post in the thread No idea really.....

    Testeagles.......nice name....I am similar to you in that I brewed kits in the late '80's and early '90's which in hindsight were not...

    3/12/19 at 12:25 AM
  9. koshari replied to the thread No idea really.....

    many of us are students of that school, i was a can and a kilo bloke with poor temp control and bottling. beers were drinkable but...

    3/12/19 at 12:25 AM
  10. koshari replied to the thread Open Fermentation.

    so your fermenting at ambient temperature??? and why scrape the kraussen layer off? has been mentioned that the layer on the top...

    2/12/19 at 10:53 PM
  11. koshari replied to the thread Open Fermentation.

    the oxygen doesn’t really affect the open fermentation as you get a layer of co2 on the top of the fermenter. I went on the Batemans...

    2/12/19 at 10:16 PM
  12. koshari replied to the thread No idea really.....

    MHBs suggestion of a small circulating fan is good, i put these in 3 way gas fridges and smallish 12v fridges and they make a huge...

    2/12/19 at 10:05 PM
  13. koshari liked MHB's post in the thread No idea really.....

    You might find a small chest freezer is a bit more efficient. Freezers tend to have thicker or better insulation, a chesty doesn't dump...

    2/12/19 at 10:04 PM
  14. koshari replied to the thread No idea really.....

    welcome back to the game. firstly, IMO temperature control while fermenting is king. set yourself up with a suitable fermenting fridge...

    2/12/19 at 9:38 PM
  15. koshari replied to the thread Keg Hopping / Dry Hopping.

    i just chuck em in the primary when i pitch the yeast, they all sink and get stuck in the trub when you cold crash. not much fun...

    2/12/19 at 6:10 AM