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Posted in thread: Keggle Insulation - Keg Koozie vs Reflectix (pics) on 02-15-2012 at 08:54 PM
thanks for the comparison. that's very useful.how about another test using no insulation on the
lid- to get a better comparison of neoprene vs reflectix.
Posted in thread: 40 Paces Brewery, Single Vessel e-BIAB on 12-08-2011 at 03:19 PM
Great writeup! Does anyone know if the 5500W ULDs can directly touch a fully loaded voile bag
without burning through?
Posted in thread: Slanting yeast on 10-08-2011 at 02:40 AM
Folks are heralding Fermcap-S (dimethylpolysiloxane) for reducing the foam on starters and
primary fermentation for reducing boilovers in the BK.Does anyone have experience with reducing
boilover in t...
Posted in thread: False bottom for rectangular cooler? on 01-09-2011 at 10:09 PM
I decided against a cooler in favor of a Brew in a bag system.
Posted in thread: Blichmann Brewmometer problem? on 10-22-2010 at 02:57 PM
Thanks for the interest.The process is this. Stir. Wait until temp drops below rest temp. Apply
heat for a certain time based on estimation from heating test. Then mix (see below) and observe
if the t...
Posted in thread: Blichmann Brewmometer problem? on 10-21-2010 at 09:18 PM
Not recirculating. It is the 3rd batch on this system. About batch 48 or so for me.Before my
first brew, I did perform a heat-time test and graphed it etc for this very purpose.The prior
Posted in thread: Blichmann Brewmometer problem? on 10-21-2010 at 08:45 PM
Hey all-BIAB. ~16 gal liquor, 22lbs grain. sacc rest 151F. Blichmann 30gal boilermaker with
Brewmometer. direct fired KAB4 banjo burner 30PSI. ambient 70F.I made up a 12 gallon batch last
night. My 3r...
Posted in thread: Temp Controller on 09-10-2010 at 02:06 PM
I have my sensor dangling about half height. I also have a small fan inside to circulate the
air, which I think is key. The Ranco is set for a 2F dead band. I've sat there swilling beers
watching the ...
Posted in thread: "Rapi Kool" effective for wort chilling? on 09-10-2010 at 01:51 PM
Thanks for the reviews. I was considering getting one of these as well.
Posted in thread: Maximum Brew-in-a-bag effeciency on 09-10-2010 at 01:30 PM
This is my 47th brew. My 2nd BIAB experience.Just thought I'd chime in here since I took pretty
good notes.My grain bill was 493.3 pp.Preboil gravity was 1.053 (@60F).Lauter volume was 7.25g
@ 212F = ...