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Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 08-11-2014 at 01:22 PM
I also didn't glue a washer to the fan blade, but rather glued the magnets directly to the
blade housing itself…Any suggestions or recommendations?The stir bar provides half of the
magnetic path. The ...
Posted in thread: Strong Scotch Ale on 08-04-2014 at 12:32 AM
Sorry for reviving this zombie again, but... it's for the beer.This is an amazingly good
recipe. After reading the thread and reading that the OP's contest entry was disqualified for
using PNW hops, I...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:33 AM
even for a 5 gal batch in a 7 gal fermenter?I used a 7 gallon primary bucket for some 1.084
Tripel and WLP550. Huge krausen. Plugged the airlock, then blew the lid off. Had yeast all over
the ceiling ...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:22 AM
what happens if you over pitch?There are several articles here and elsewhere that discuss
over-pitching. Autolysis can be a problem with deep commercial fermenters. I have never had a
problem with ove...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:09 AM
replace the airlock by a blow-off?Oh yeah. When there is that much sugar in solution, the yeast
are on steroids.I have variously used (at different times) two 6-gal fermenter buckets, a
blowoff tube, ...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:02 AM
hi,im doing this : no indication on when to add the syrup. wha would you do?I know you didn't
ask, but I just looked at your recipe. I suggest pitching 20 grams of yeast (two packets) of
T-58 into a...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 12:50 AM
I have added candi at late boil, as well as after the initial ferment frenzy. I think I prefer
post-frenzy. I brew trippels and quads with 3787, which really likes to foam and escape the
confines of t...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 03-04-2014 at 12:13 AM
when I hook up my pot and turn it slow its starts to smoke whats wrongProbably too much
resistance, or not enough watts. I recommend
Posted in thread: Christianity and home brewing on 02-26-2014 at 02:05 AM
Look at all us Lutherans! Awwww yeah! :mug:Beer? Oh, yeah.Martin nearly made it a sacrament,
instituting "sessions" to discuss theology over a beer.I sing and play guitar at the local
(LCMS) church. I...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 02-22-2014 at 09:53 PM
How big is the washer used with this fan? I want to pick one up before the fan arrives. Any
help on this from anyone is appreciated!I used a steel washer about the same size as the stir
rod. Fairly th...