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Posted in thread: Estimating boiloff rate for new kettle on 08-03-2015 at 10:02 AM
Boil off rate is proportional to volume as the intensity of the boil will increase as volume
decreases given a constant kW/h
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 07-21-2015 at 09:21 PM
I had a power cut today.After rebooting my brewpi the linux browser can't see to load brewpi,
it hangs at the last step loading the heading but not the graph.When I connect remotely I with
my pc throu...
Posted in thread: Chilling those last few degrees... on 07-16-2015 at 03:39 PM
You could use a cold liqueur tank. If you keg you can fill a keg with water, chill to close to
freezing, connect your chiller. Alternatively you can do a gravity feed setup.
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 07-15-2015 at 06:40 PM
I just kept the mash above 147°F.
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout advice on 07-15-2015 at 08:19 AM
The chocolate spelt tastes very roasted compared to say British chocolate or chocolate eye
malt. It is also quite intensely flavoured like dark chocolate. Not very acrid but it does have
some burnt qu...
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 07-15-2015 at 08:15 AM
Worked out OK in the end. I mashed overnight and using a combination of my Max cold cooler and
a selection of bubble wrap, blankets and quilts managed to lose less than a degree over night.
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 06-24-2015 at 09:54 PM
If your mash tun is full then yes, that's probably the way to go but if you have additional
room just use more grain or possibly brew a smaller batch size. In January I brewed an RIS that
started at 1...
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 06-24-2015 at 04:02 PM
I have time for a normal all grain batch, normally after cleaning up it takes around 4-5 hours.
However this is a 1.116 SG beer and from what I have read the only way to reach the target
gravity is bo...
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 06-24-2015 at 12:45 PM
What about DMS with hotpacking
Posted in thread: How to split my brew day. on 06-24-2015 at 09:56 AM
The batch is likely going to require an extended vorlauf and an additional sparge. Consequently
I may have to do a three. Hour boil to hit target gravity.