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  • Posted in thread: fridge with an ice shelf (fermenting chamber) on 06-26-2015 at 12:29 PM
    I have a fridge I removed the ice shelf and wedged it on the back wall of the fridge. It holds
    one carboy for fermenting, and 2 kegs for kegerator. I use a temp controller to set the
    temperature, not ...

  • Posted in thread: Issues with Lagers & Pilsners on 05-27-2015 at 12:19 PM
    Interesting, I was feeling a bit disappointed by this summers batch of lagers and light ales.
    All seemed to be lacking something in the hop flavor, all are tried and true recipes I've done
    for years. ...

  • Posted in thread: P.I.D Settings help on 04-29-2015 at 12:05 PM
    From what I can tell, ABCD would be hardware dependent but most likelyA = 3B = 0 based on 1st
    postC depends on your sensor typeD = 0E = 1, assuming output on turns heat on (0% safety turns
    output off ...

  • Posted in thread: P.I.D Settings help on 04-29-2015 at 12:35 AM
    That looks like a spec sheet, hopefully you have a manual to explain how to nav the setup menus
    and lists all options. For your needs it should be simple.Set sensor typeY1 heatY2 coolControl

  • Posted in thread: P.I.D Settings help on 04-28-2015 at 12:23 PM
    If you're confident the outputs are wired correct it is most likely something in the controller
    configuration. Possible it could be how outputs are configured heat/cool/alarm, deadbands,
    on/off vs PID...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Temperature Graph on 04-27-2015 at 05:51 PM
    I think as a general rule, around here someone with logging capability is probably doing so
    with temperature control. Could be someone doing it just for experiment or because they want to
    see the info...

  • Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 04-19-2015 at 09:18 PM
    This is my first attempt with an Irish red recipe. I brewed a partial mash version yesterday,
    with Maris Otter instead of 2-row3.5 lb Maris Otter base malt1 lb Caraaroma0.5 lb Carafoam0.5
    lb Melanoide...

  • Posted in thread: Most Flexible Lager Yeasts? on 04-18-2015 at 10:05 PM
    Thanks, I will put it into Beersmith with my equipment and make the adjustments.Forgot to
    mention I aim for start gravity 1.045, and usually ends around 1.006.

  • Posted in thread: Most Flexible Lager Yeasts? on 04-18-2015 at 09:46 PM
    Sounds good I will likely brew a Marzen and Dopplebock for sure. Do you have the recipe around
    for your honey lager? Sounds tasty.Basically it's Midwest Supplies Honey bee ale recipe except
    I replaced...

  • Posted in thread: Most Flexible Lager Yeasts? on 04-18-2015 at 02:59 PM
    I've been using wyeast 2308 for all lagers for 2 years. Including:HellesPilsnerA light honey
    lager I likeoktoberfestSchwartzbeerI'm happy with the resultsToday I'll also be using it for my
    first Irish...