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Posted in thread: 20 min conversion at 140F? on 10-12-2014 at 02:49 AM
>>Anyone else see much faster conversions at lower pH?Seems highly unlikely. Enzymes react much
slower at lower temperatures that are below their peak point.
Posted in thread: Is 58 F cold enough for Cold Crashing on 10-04-2014 at 08:16 PM
Bypass the thermostat and add the STC-1000. That's what I did for my wine fridge turned
fermentation chamber. Lagering and cold crashing... No problem.The wine fridge has a glass
door, which I assume ...
Posted in thread: Is 58 F cold enough for Cold Crashing on 10-04-2014 at 07:51 PM
I should add - this is for ale yeast, like S04/S05, WLP002, not for kolsch or lager yeast.
Posted in thread: Is 58 F cold enough for Cold Crashing on 10-04-2014 at 04:20 PM
Will 57F for a week cause an Ale yeast (liek S04 or S05) to flocculate and results in almost as
clear beer as cold crashing at say 40F?I just picked up a wine refrigerator for $30 and it says
it goes ...
Posted in thread: Stopper popped out on 10-02-2014 at 02:58 PM
Changes in air pressure or temperature will eventually loosen an undrilled stopper. Always use
an air lock. Check the airlock regulary to keep it filled with sanitizer.I realize it was a
Posted in thread: Stopper popped out on 10-02-2014 at 02:20 PM
I brewed a beer I was going to age. I fermented it, cold crashed it, and racked it to an aging
better bottle, and put in an undrilled stopper.I checked on it 4 days later later and the
stopper had pop...
Posted in thread: Iron Brewer! on 09-30-2014 at 06:12 PM
Do you at least get to know what type of Hops you have?Tomahawk vs Citra for example?
Posted in thread: BIAB drawbacks? on 09-09-2014 at 07:15 PM
How tight do you crush to get 85% efficiency? .026? Less?I find dunk sparging gives several
more points in efficiency.For 10 gallon batches, I can't squeeze as well and get lower
efficiency than for 5...
Posted in thread: Canning wort on 08-11-2014 at 09:07 PM
Tip for pressure canning pre-made wort (for starters) -Lets say your starter size is 1 liter,
you don't need to use a 1 liter jar. Use enough extract or a high enough gravity wort that if
you add dist...
Posted in thread: One Hour Brew Day on 08-11-2014 at 08:54 PM
One hour brew day?0 time for set up and cleaning?Like sanitizing equipment like a bucket before
use.Or cleaning your pot, utensils, and hops bags?I wish I could day to my wife "OK, I'm done