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  • Posted in thread: Where to get Spruce on 09-09-2016 at 03:10 PM
    Spruce tree (sorry, had to do it)!

  • Posted in thread: Which BJCP Catagery on 09-07-2016 at 04:45 PM
    You can put it into experimental if you really want to.HOWEVER, if you want to win medals in
    BJCP, you really need to formulate your original recipe around the style guidelines, not just
    brew somethin...

  • Posted in thread: Scorpion Pepper Tincture - How Much? on 04-19-2016 at 07:10 PM
    So I make a medal winning Mango Habanero Berliner Weiss, and people are always telling me to
    make the Habanero more prominent when I serve it at fests.I made a double batch that's already
    all fermente...

  • Posted in thread: Indoor BIAB on 03-25-2016 at 04:21 PM
    Second round, same judge, 32/50 and the were issues with the beer.If this was a BJCP
    competition, the 2nd round doesn't have scores. just general feedback and ranking among the
    other beers in the flig...

  • Posted in thread: Adding Tang to Beer on 03-16-2016 at 03:09 PM
    Adding Tang or that candy or anything like that equates to adding sugar and artificial flavors.
    At the very least, if you don't want to use real fruit, you should find a quality extract. The

  • Posted in thread: How to increase cider ABV post fermentation on 03-16-2016 at 03:04 PM
    You could pitch some Brett . The Brett would definitely take care of the remaining sugars, but
    it might take 4-6 more months. Brett ciders are delicious, if you're into that kind of thing.

  • Posted in thread: Add PID to Stilldragon Design on 03-15-2016 at 03:35 PM
    Thank you for the replies! Sounds like I'll go ahead and build a new controller based on a
    single version of that Electric Brewery diagram. If I add an on/off switch, where would it go
    in the circuit....

  • Posted in thread: Add PID to Stilldragon Design on 03-11-2016 at 04:35 PM
    Basically, could someone send me a wiring diagram for a single PID, single SSR, single
    thermocoupler? Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Add PID to Stilldragon Design on 03-11-2016 at 04:32 PM
    My current electric controller is a 120v Stilldragon kit built exactly as it comes, with just a
    solid state relay and a pentameter feeding a 2000 watt element in a 5 gallon pot for 3 gallon
    batches. H...

  • Posted in thread: KEGlove worth it? Cheapest price? on 09-29-2015 at 05:04 PM
    I've had one for about 3 years, and I agree with all of the comments so far. I've learned to
    put the ice blanket into the keg glove when it's still liquid, then freezing it when it's
    already in the ke...

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