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Posted in thread: New to brewing, saying hello! on 07-01-2015 at 01:38 PM
I've found with my swamp cooler water baths that the temp of the beer is nearly identical
unless I change the temp of the water, until they reach equilibrium. Usually within one
degree.For the OP, 72 ...
Posted in thread: We're back and on the Cloud on 07-01-2015 at 11:57 AM
Wait. You didn't download the HBT Upgrade application for your computer? I saw it show up when
it told me it was cloudifying. Now my computer looks like this. non-lifetime supporters
apparently only ...
Posted in thread: Craft beer selections in the Outer Banks? on 07-01-2015 at 03:21 AM
I've only been down there once, but Outer Banks Brewing Company in (I think) Killdevil Hills
was pretty tasty. And I missed em when I was down there, but I've heard decent reviews of
Weeping Radish wh...
Posted in thread: Is this the way it's supposed to be? on 07-01-2015 at 03:19 AM
Haven't drank today. Im just drunk on getting everything together for my first all grain brew
Sunday.Well, then that's also a problem. Clearly your lack of gastrointestinal sacrifice to the
beer gods ...
Posted in thread: FG too high? on 07-01-2015 at 03:17 AM
Yeah, if you were using old yeast with no starter, it could definitely underattenuate.As far as
fixing a stuck ferment, warming it a bit is possible, as is gentle rousing (I wouldn't shake
Posted in thread: Is this the way it's supposed to be? on 07-01-2015 at 03:12 AM
I'm a f'n idiot. Had it like this 287623 instead of like this287624. I feel pretty stupid at
this point. Thanks for the help guys.Glad you got it figured out. Lesson 1) Cut back on the
homebrew when a...
Posted in thread: Is this the way it's supposed to be? on 07-01-2015 at 03:10 AM
Mine is a very snug fit. You have to insert the false bottom before connecting the barb
connector into the bulkhead. Should fit just underneath.
Posted in thread: Is this the way it's supposed to be? on 07-01-2015 at 02:49 AM
From the picture it looks like your false bottom may be a little small for the cooler, but if
it nestles tightly down into the center, trim the tubing for the right size and you should be
good to go.
Posted in thread: FG too high? on 07-01-2015 at 02:46 AM
Depending on your thermometer, some of them (particularly inexpensive ones) have a very wide
tolerance range (ie +/- 3 or 4 degrees, maybe even more), so what you thought was 150 could be
146 or 154, ...
Posted in thread: Is this the way it's supposed to be? on 07-01-2015 at 02:37 AM
Should be a barbed connector for the bulkhead and a bit of tubing to connect them. I'd dig mine
out for a picture but it's a lot of effort.