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  • Posted in thread: 5.2 mash stabilizer - why is it not recommended on 07-06-2015 at 07:08 PM
    Once you buy the stuff though, you have to use it.Your brewing notes will never blow away on a
    windy day again. So there's something!

  • Posted in thread: Concord pots - flat lid vs domed? on 07-02-2015 at 04:44 PM
    Flat. I dimpled/soldered fittings to hang my HERMS coil-combo-chiller under the lid. Would have
    been a nightmare with the curvy domed lid.

  • Posted in thread: Star san ph at 2.1: too low on 06-25-2015 at 02:18 PM
    You could, but you'd be quite disappointed when the new solution has the same pH.That's how it
    works - it's mostly phosphoric acid.

  • Posted in thread: How long before I see a sprout on 06-25-2015 at 04:06 AM
    Supposed to be back to hot and dry this week, into the 30's again. Hopefully the little ones
    will hang in there.I've had highs of 42-46 now for a few weeks and mine are going nuts. Granted
    they only g...

  • Posted in thread: Extreme Temperatures on 06-22-2015 at 04:12 AM
    I've not had the will power to brew in the summer in the 8 years I've lived here. I can't give
    advice on the heat but I admire your brewing dedication! :)Gets worse for me every year. I'm
    just not bui...

  • Posted in thread: Achieving a silky/pillowy/creamy mouthfeel (a la Hill Farmstead)? on 06-19-2015 at 02:09 PM
    I guess I've been doing this for a long time and never realized it was a secret. :)I keep
    sulfate under 50 (often under 20) and chloride around 70-100, even for hoppy
    styles.Full/creamy/silky mouthfee...

  • Posted in thread: How often does your Keezer turn on? on 06-18-2015 at 06:37 PM
    My 15 cu.ft. runs about 20-25% duty cycle.On for 15 minutes down to 36*, off for 45-55 minutes
    up to 39*. Sits in 77* house.Probe is wrapped/insulated to a 16oz water bottle. Kegs see a
    fraction of a ...

  • Posted in thread: Water test kits - LaMotte or iDip on 06-18-2015 at 04:16 AM
    Thanks, now we're getting somewhere!So what kind of test is it? Are they all test strips? The
    device reads a color and interprets that as a value? Are any of the tests titration drop kits?

  • Posted in thread: Mineral Creek Brewery - Start to Finish e-HERMS basement electric brewery build on 06-17-2015 at 04:43 PM
    It's nice to know there are still people in the world that are sicker than me :DHaha no
    kidding!Until now I have been slightly embarrassed to let people see my excessively anal wiring
    job. Now I don't...

  • Posted in thread: Water test kits - LaMotte or iDip on 06-17-2015 at 03:50 AM
    Can someone summarize how the iDip works? It may very well be a cool product but their website
    embodies everything I hate about fluff marketing without some simple information upfront.It's a
    digital w...


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