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Posted in thread: STC-1000 Too Accurate? on 12-18-2013 at 04:39 PM
Let's say your basement held a steady temp of 62°. You pitch your yeast at 68° and place your
fermentor in the 62° basement. We know that the temperature of the fermentor will want to
adjust to ambien...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 Too Accurate? on 12-18-2013 at 04:32 PM
like many have said you can set the margin of error. I think 0.3 is as low as it gets. you can
also set the compressor delay, the max is 10 thats where I have mine set. I also unplug which
Posted in thread: Pipe Grant for HERMS Rig on 12-17-2013 at 09:28 PM
here's a picture of the pipe grant we have at the brewery and where I got the idea from. you
can see the three manometers (tall skinny white things), the one on the right is part of the
pipe grant. fo...
Posted in thread: winter brew cooling on 12-13-2013 at 12:46 AM
i used to leave my kettle outside in the snow. didn't work at all.
Posted in thread: Jack's Abbey Brewing springs a leak (video) on 12-13-2013 at 12:45 AM
big gaskets suck
Posted in thread: Stout SG went UP in primary overnight?! on 12-11-2013 at 06:32 PM
When using extract it takes a lot of mixing to get all the sugars equalled out in solution.
Your initial reading was probably low due to insufficient mixing prior to pulling a sample for
Posted in thread: DIY mini beer engine on 12-11-2013 at 06:12 AM
it would be pretty awesome if you could find a container you could prime and carb in and then
vent via spile. might want a touch bigger container if you're going to go through all that
Posted in thread: Pipe Grant for HERMS Rig on 12-10-2013 at 06:04 AM
I was brewing on sunday on my HERMS rig and I may have started my recirculation too soon or my
manifold just sucks because I wasn't getting as good a flow rate as I would have liked. And due
to that I...
Posted in thread: Virtual Tour of Canal Park Brewing Company on 12-10-2013 at 05:38 AM
This was really informative, thanks for taking the time to show us around and introduce us to
Gus. My question is, how do you all handle brewhouse safety? Any risks that you keep constantly
in mind? S...
Posted in thread: Pitch more yeast?....No, Im not a brewing Newbie, just new variables. on 12-07-2013 at 05:19 PM
most yeast produce a bulk of their flavors in the first couple days of fermentation so if youre
5 days out from the pitch you could raise the temp without getting any off flavors. also I
would pitch a...