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Posted in thread: Temp Control for healthy fermentation on 03-20-2014 at 11:18 PM
Tape the probe to the side of the carboy or use a thermowell so that the temp sensor is reading
the actual beer temp.I would do that if I could but it wouldn't work in my situation. I'm using
a long, ...
Posted in thread: Temp Control for healthy fermentation on 03-20-2014 at 09:29 PM
What is everyone setting their temperature at on their temperature controller on their
refrigerator? Say I want to ferment at 18 Celcius (65 F), what would I set my temperature at?
Has anyone experien...
Posted in thread: Stainless Weldless Fitting Question on 06-08-2013 at 05:38 AM
I've ordered and received my weldless fittings and I plan to use a bazooka screen for a false
bottom. Is there a general rule as to where to drill the hole in the pot (mash tun)? I'm
assuming as close...
Posted in thread: Stainless Weldless Fitting Question on 06-03-2013 at 04:44 AM
Thanks for all the advice! I'm going to take the plunge and use a smaller pot.
Posted in thread: Stainless Weldless Fitting Question on 05-26-2013 at 07:33 PM
I currently brew 2.5 gallon batches and I am currently using a cooler mash tun. I want to
upgrade to using all stainless steel. I am wondering if a small pot (say 2 or 3 gallon) pot
would be to "curve...
Posted in thread: Proper drainage of MLT on 05-20-2012 at 09:53 PM
I agree with tipping the cooler, which is what I do. There is always loss at the bottom of my
MLT and I plan to factor that into my calculations into the future, even though it is minimal.
Posted in thread: From Home Brew to Microbrew on 05-20-2012 at 09:44 PM
I started home brewing, now I work at a commercial brewery and love it! I still home brew,
maybe not as regularly.It's totally different. At work I brew, run the bottling line, operate
machinery like ...
Posted in thread: White Labs vial explosions on 05-20-2012 at 09:29 PM
Yeah, trapped gas (in the settled yeast) or CO2 in solution is the culprit... we won't get into
causes. The best thing I can recommend is to crack the vial open as soon as you remove it from
Posted in thread: De Molen Yeast on 01-30-2012 at 11:15 PM
Thanks a lot for the advice guys. I sent Menno a beer mail on ratebeer and he replied that he
did not want to tell what yeast he uses which is understandable. If you happen to get any good
info when y...
Posted in thread: De Molen Yeast on 12-12-2011 at 06:04 PM
Thanks a lot for the reply jusware. I am hoping to obtain some yeast starter ingredients over
christmas holidays. I'm hoping that they do use the same yeast to bottle condition. I will
report back her...