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Posted in thread: Does a regulator outside of the fridge accurately reflect the pressure of a cold keg? on 12-12-2013 at 02:45 AM
Thanks for all the quick replies. This is as I figured, but it was definitely helpful to hear
some others articulate it.Dan - Thanks for posting that video too. I might try to move my tank
outside of ...
Posted in thread: Does a regulator outside of the fridge accurately reflect the pressure of a cold keg? on 12-11-2013 at 06:48 PM
If the CO2 tank and regulator are outside the fridge, does the regulator push the appropriate
pressure to maintain the stated PSI when the keg is inside the fridge?In other words, say the
Posted in thread: Yooper's Oatmeal Stout on 12-07-2013 at 06:32 PM
Yooper: I think you mentioned early in this thread that originally you only used the 2oz of
"regular" chocolate malt because you didn't have quite enough of the pale chocolate malt on
hand. Do you fee...
Posted in thread: How much should I care about not breaching 12% ABV? on 11-29-2013 at 12:53 AM
Revisit this thread when you find out the FG and alcohol level, and let us know what happened.
We could use your data. Good luck!It's been a while since I racked to secondary, but I thought
I'd post b...
Posted in thread: Best way to calibrate my refractometer (and hydrometer?) on 11-24-2013 at 10:11 PM
Details here about using a refractometer and hydrometer in combination: was posted on another
thread. Hydrometers are the only way to accurately read FG, but this article outlines a way to
Posted in thread: Bottling Big Beer on 11-08-2013 at 03:00 PM
Hello,I wanted to pose a question and get some opinions on bottling a batch aged, high alcohol
beer.I just recently racked an 11.5% ABV Barley Wine into its secondary. There it will stay for
6 months ...
Posted in thread: Unexpectedly Low Preboil Volume on 10-28-2013 at 06:07 PM
I measured to the 16 qt line and added an additional 1 qt for a total of 17 qts. I did that for
both the mash and sparge. I suppose it's possible I only filled to the 12 qt line. Hmmm, I
suppose as mu...
Posted in thread: Unexpectedly Low Preboil Volume on 10-28-2013 at 04:22 PM
I'm measuring with a sight glass. I noted it as being low going into the boil but didn't
adjust. It was equally low in my fermenter. I didn't top off though. With the low efficiency
paired with the lo...
Posted in thread: Unexpectedly Low Preboil Volume on 10-28-2013 at 03:49 PM
Was your grain bill a lot larger? More grain = more absorbed water. Was there a lot of liquid
left in the bottom of the MLT? If a fitting is loose you might break your siphon when the level
Posted in thread: Unexpectedly Low Preboil Volume on 10-28-2013 at 03:22 PM
I've been brewing AG for a little over a year now. I've become pretty familiar with the nuances
of my equipment over that time. I can usually calculate pretty closely what my pre- and