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    With high percentage oat beers: 1/ mash and...

    With high percentage oat beers:

    1/ mash and wort pH - pay close attention. Adjust accordingly. I find they run high. if not adjusted appropriately, will lead to an 'oily' hop expression poor hot...
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    This shit is the bee's knees. Idiot proof....

    This shit is the bee's knees. Idiot proof. http://www.thonhauser.net/en-us/products/dispensing-hygiene/tm-desana-max-ic/

    Fall back is chlorinated caustic (KOH) like Diversey's (or whatever they...
  3. If you need a shit ton on the cheap, can receive...

    If you need a shit ton on the cheap, can receive it now, ready to rock etc...

    Try these folk...nice peeps.

    https://juicedeals.com/

    Pax.

    Liam
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    What is the carbonation level of your beer? Does...

    What is the carbonation level of your beer? Does your filler allow you to snift? To the bowl/filler head? To atmoshpere? A combination of both? You need to extend that step. The bowl pressure on...
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    Difficult now that it is in keg. ...

    Difficult now that it is in keg.

    Disks/creamers come in multiple sizes in Europe. Can't seem to find any other than .25 or .3 mm here. I would recommend a .5mm orifice plate even temporarily if...
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    10% roasted barley 10% flaked (oats, wheat,...

    10% roasted barley
    10% flaked (oats, wheat, barley)
    80% pale

    The most basic, simple, reliable, dry irish Stout recipe. I typically add a little carastan to the mix.

    I don't really like...
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    I beg to differ. If you have an employee who is a...

    I beg to differ. If you have an employee who is a thief within your walls, you can call the police and have them arrested and charged with theft, if you wish. It may take some time for the charge to...
  8. THe BA's wastewater manual quotes a ratio of...

    THe BA's wastewater manual quotes a ratio of about 4:1 (water consumed to beer produced) - this means 3 volumes of waste for every volume of beer produced.

    These, however, are based upon self...
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    Recipes are largely worth the paper they are...

    Recipes are largely worth the paper they are written on.

    No matter how skilled you may think you are in that regard, thousands of people can easily do the same for free.

    I would suggest you...
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    Pasteurization will extend your shelf life by...

    Pasteurization will extend your shelf life by inactivating most organisms.

    Sorbate/sulfite combo will do the same thing.

    Neither will 'sterilize' your product.

    Using both techniques...
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    Consumers drive this bus. Even though drinking...

    Consumers drive this bus. Even though drinking from a can is effectively drinking from a plastic bag in an aluminium shell, market research shows little acceptance for a premium beer in a plastic...
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    Prefer t45's for dry hop, myself. Less...

    Prefer t45's for dry hop, myself. Less vegetation.

    One of our dry hops in particular, Mosaic, gives me a wierd 'mintiness' with t90's, I find. I find the t45's diminish that greatly for me....
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    Strawberries, blueberries, bananas and many...

    Strawberries, blueberries, bananas and many others are very low acid fruit. Fermenting them in a beer will yield much colour but little flavour. Fermenting on fruit with seeds for too long will also...
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    You are correct in thinking that most nitro...

    You are correct in thinking that most nitro stouts are in the 1.2-1.5 vol CO2 range. Generally nitrogenated to saturation (about 40 ppm). Nitrogen is very difficult to get into solution. high...
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    For brewing alone: 1.8:1 - = 1.8 volumes of water...

    For brewing alone: 1.8:1 - = 1.8 volumes of water consumed for every volume of beer produced.

    Overall: 7:1 Including washing tanks, kegs, packaging lines, etc.

    So, for every volume of beer...
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    I encourage you to consider yeast health and...

    I encourage you to consider yeast health and nutrition as well as Temp and malt.

    What generation of pitching yeast are you at? How often do you re-propagate, introduce new yeast?

    Do you use...
  17. There are replacement actuator heads available...

    There are replacement actuator heads available for about 75 buck each. Never had to service one. The CV on these valves is tremendous. Never fouls. Never had one fail.

    Pax.

    Liam
  18. I use these...

    I use these. Solenoid issues a long forgotten thing of the past. Need to transform line power to 24V. My control panel does that for me.

    Pax.

    Liam
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    Yes, but good quality stainless is essential....

    Yes, but good quality stainless is essential. Poly water lines can work. Not friendly to copper pipes or soft metal fittings.

    Essential to regularly check sensor and dosing against another...
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    Temperature depends on strain. Pardon my use of...

    Temperature depends on strain. Pardon my use of Fahrenheit, 75-77oF works well for most. Agitation is key to rapid and effective propagation so pump recirculation could work. Sanitation is critical...
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    Used 5 'stars' suspended in 10hL boil for 20 min...

    Used 5 'stars' suspended in 10hL boil for 20 min in a mesh bag. Notable contribution. Not overwhelming.

    Sent from my SM-G870W using Tapatalk
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    This: ...

    This:

    http://handtrucks2go.com/Magliner-Electric-Stair-Climbing-Hand-Truck.html

    $4000 though. Better than a lawsuit.

    Pax

    Liam
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    My supplier of choice. Here:...

    My supplier of choice. Here: http://www.lahnakoski.fi/oars/

    You can often find them used/available on ebay for pretty cheap.

    Pax.

    Liam
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    An oar is more practical than a paddle, I find. ...

    An oar is more practical than a paddle, I find.

    Pax.

    Liam
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    Upgrade to silicon or tungsten carbide? Pax....

    Upgrade to silicon or tungsten carbide?

    Pax.

    Liam
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