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    ABOUT ME

  • Jerry Kroupa
  • Kolsch, 10g
  • Bohemian Hefeweizen, 10g
  • nada
  • BFD McGuinness Bent Shalailele - Dry Stout, 10g
  • Male
  • Married
  • Manchester
  • MO

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  • Posted in thread: Slowly crashing a lager on 03-27-2015 at 07:32 PM
    It takes my cooler about a day and a half to drop from a diacetyl rest (65*F) down to a cold
    crash (34*F) for a 12 gallon batch. They come out pretty clean. This is a link to a good
    discussion on acce...

  • Posted in thread: Mosaic Hops on 03-20-2015 at 02:11 AM
    I'd like to buy a pound if still available...

  • Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 02-27-2015 at 01:33 AM
    BFD Double Katt Buster is the new favorite at the Brewhaus...based on German Kottbusser, the
    medieval outlaw beer from the village of Kottbus, brewed in open defiance of the
    Reinheitsgebot, the German...

  • Posted in thread: Kottbusser - A style deserving of revival! on 02-09-2015 at 01:38 AM
    Just made a modern interpretation of a double Kottbusser based on Randy Mosher's description in
    Radical Brewing...the new favorite at the Brewhaus: Prost!

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 02-07-2015 at 12:00 AM
    Got the Brewhaus setup for brewing this weekend: BFD Kroupa-Bohemian New World Pilsner, a
    classic clean, clear and malty Bohemian Pilsner lager that forgets those grassy, old world hops
    to rock the ne...

  • Posted in thread: How do you control fermentation temperature with a conical fermenter? on 10-24-2014 at 05:59 PM
    This worked out pretty well for me:Fermentation Chamber Design for 15 Gallon Plastic Conical

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Design for 15 Gallon Plastic Conical on 09-22-2014 at 02:48 AM
    Beer temperature probe is in a thermowell mounted in the fermenter lid...the fridge probe is
    located below the A/C, roughly at the same height as the beer probe...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Design for 15 Gallon Plastic Conical on 09-20-2014 at 03:03 PM
    Ran BrewPi test to get 15 gal of water down to lager fermentation temperature...:ban:WOW! I
    wish my mash temperature regulation was this tight...10 hours to drop 15 degrees from 65*F to
    50*F...and no ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Design for 15 Gallon Plastic Conical on 09-18-2014 at 11:31 PM
    SSRs are not overheating with no heatsinks?No overheating yet...switching frequency is pretty
    low...I plan to install in 4/0 electrical boxes with knockouts removed for protection and to
    sink heat...j...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Design for 15 Gallon Plastic Conical on 09-18-2014 at 11:27 PM
    First tests got the cooler space down to 35*F in ~10 minutes in Fridge Constant Temp. mode on
    the BrewPi and no load in the cooling space. Then the BrewPi kicked off at 37 the a/c on
    minimum temperatu...

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