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Posted in thread: Diacetyl rest screw up? on 07-29-2014 at 04:01 PM
For most lagers, I do a three day d-rest after fermentation day 12. Even if you don't detect
any buttery smell, it's good to wake the yeast up for a final clean up. There is more than
Diacetyl they ne...
Posted in thread: How low can a peltier go? on 05-02-2014 at 06:17 PM
It would be much more efficient to mount the peltier on the bottom and cool the bottle. (or
keep it cool) The hot side would be outside the enclosure. if you built some legs for it, then
it will have ...
Posted in thread: How low can a peltier go? on 05-02-2014 at 05:39 PM
What is your purpose for the peltier?Vodka Freezer.I'm going to make a box out of 2" foam
board, big enough for a liter bottle.I want the peltier rig to be built into the lid, with the
cold (heat) sin...
Posted in thread: How low can a peltier go? on 05-02-2014 at 04:00 PM
I have seen claims that will lower the ambient temp from 40*F to 125*F.Assuming a 75*F room, is
it possible to use one or more peltiers to lower the temp to 0*F?This is going to require a
MONSTER 12V ...
Posted in thread: Longer Braid = Lower Efficiency? on 05-01-2014 at 05:58 PM
If you are batch sparging, then how you drain the runnings off does not affect
efficiency.That's kind of what I was thinking. It drained like a hose.
Posted in thread: Longer Braid = Lower Efficiency? on 05-01-2014 at 03:41 PM
I think I'll cut the braid in half, and save half for when it needs to be replaced.:ban:
Posted in thread: Longer Braid = Lower Efficiency? on 05-01-2014 at 02:00 PM
I finally finished my new MLT. It's an 11 gallon SS pot fitted into a 10 gallon Igloo cooler. I
went with a 3 foot braid instead of a 2 foot, like my old MLT had.Just tried it on a batch of
Posted in thread: Brewmasters Warehouse on 03-25-2014 at 03:11 PM
It looks like BW is back on track. I'm seeing one day order turn arounds now.:rockin:
Posted in thread: How much beer do you keep on hand? on 01-23-2014 at 04:02 PM
Usually around 50 gallons, not counting what's in the fermenters.If I get down to 35 gallons, I
feel like I'm "running out of beer".I have fifteen 5 gallon kegs, and four 3 gallon kegs.:ban:
Posted in thread: Most annoying response when you tell someone you're a homebrewer? on 01-23-2014 at 03:50 PM
I guess that i haven't had an annoying response yet, tho i think the closest that I got came
from my family......but that is to be expected. When you tell your mom that your making gallons
of beer at ...