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Posted in thread: HERMS system cloudy wort on 01-14-2017 at 12:50 PM
Make sure your False bottom fits fairly tight. Whenever you mash in or stir, make sure the pump
is off, or you'll pull draff into/under the bottom.Also wait 10 minutes after mash in to run
the pump to...
Posted in thread: Pro Brewer Copper Calibration Question on 01-13-2017 at 12:05 PM
Use an electronic flowmeter like THIS You can also use it for metering the wort going into the
fermenter, while using an inline aerator.
Posted in thread: chef alarm by thermoworks on 01-12-2017 at 12:30 PM
I have a couple and really like them alot, highly recommended!. They also sell a sous vide
needle probe which is waterproof and I just throw it in the mash.
Posted in thread: When to carb with gelatin on 01-12-2017 at 11:57 AM
Are you letting it bloom first? Put the gelatin in warm water for 20 minutes to rehydrate
before you heat it.
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 01-07-2017 at 03:59 PM
I found the best way to place magnets is to stick them to the stir barso they'll settle where
they want to be, then stick them to the washer.
Posted in thread: Mash and Sparge Water Calculations on 01-05-2017 at 12:46 PM
I just fly sparge to volume into the boiler. If I want 11 gallons into fermenter, and my wort
is near boiling when I am done sparging, I would sparge 11 gallons + 2 GPH boil off + .5 Gal
Posted in thread: CSST uses on 01-01-2017 at 02:20 PM
I can't believe this stuff hasn't caught on for homebrewing. We use a 3/4'', 25' coil of it for
a herms coil in our 1 BBL brewery (3- 55 gallon stainless drums). We also just bought a 55
Posted in thread: False Bottom and Water Calculations on 12-31-2016 at 01:25 PM
You're way overthinking it. I had a system with 2 gallons under the bottom.What I did was, fill
the MLT with water to the false bottom. Then figure 1.25 qts per lb for mash water on top. If
ya look at...
Posted in thread: Pre Boil and Original Gravity are the same!! Why? on 12-31-2016 at 01:03 PM
Did you cool the sample? I find that even with a refractometer, unless it cooled, the preboil
gravity will be way off.
Posted in thread: Which Ward water test on 12-31-2016 at 12:37 PM
If ya think you might have high iron or phosphorus, or are just not sure,spend the couple extra
bucks and get the brewers test.Iron can ruin your beer.