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Posted in thread: Star san consistency of maple syrup on 02-01-2014 at 05:09 PM
Yeah I would say at full concentration, mine is a tad like maple syrup but not at all like
honey. It shouldn't be difficult to pour... is it for you?Yeah, it is normally a bit viscous,
but not like th...
Posted in thread: Star san consistency of maple syrup on 02-01-2014 at 04:15 PM
I recently picked up some star san from the lhbs and it's consistency is like maple syrup. I
imagine the warehouse was not heated and it was frozen at some point, but I expected it to
soften up when s...
Posted in thread: brewing Indoors with Propane on 12-25-2013 at 10:57 PM
That would be pure speculation on my behalf, I haven't seen your home. You must have adequate
exhaust and equivalent make up air. I can't give specs over the internet.Of couse, but I guess
the real qu...
Posted in thread: brewing Indoors with Propane on 12-25-2013 at 10:22 PM
A building designed and built for gas usage has an adequate make up air source in the design. A
building designed for all electrical usage may not have adequate make up air for gas usage.So
since my h...
Posted in thread: brewing Indoors with Propane on 12-25-2013 at 10:04 PM
I have been searching on the internet for an hour and cannot seem to find the answer to why
some homes use propane for heating, hot water heaters and indoor stoves, yet a camp stove
indoors is so dang...
Posted in thread: improving efficiency on 12-06-2013 at 10:03 PM
volumes are spot on...thermometer is a thermapen and is extremely accurate. The ss braid is
like 8" and sits flat against the bottom. I also updated my deadspace in beermsith when
upgrading to the bra...
Posted in thread: All-Grain Tips for the Aspiring All-Grain Brewer on 11-30-2013 at 05:57 PM
My neighbor is an avid and highly talented homebrewer with a sophisticated, software controlled
fly sparging system. He helped me get into all grain with his old equipment and I brew with a
Posted in thread: improving efficiency on 11-30-2013 at 05:40 PM
Calibrate your thermometers. Don't open until at least 60m, longer if using lower mash temp (<
150 use 90m). Stir sparge and voulauf just like mash. Check volumes. If volume is high, gravity
will be (...
Posted in thread: Questions About Yeast Harvesting From Commercial Beers on 11-30-2013 at 04:09 PM
I did use the Colette on my last saison and it tastes great! I did however have to finish it
with S05. It stalled at 1.035 and although I brought the temp up to ~85F I could not get it to
take off aga...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss, many ways on 11-30-2013 at 04:03 PM
I brewed a Saison a while back that I wanted to sour a bit using the sour mash technique I
described earlier. Because I only wanted it a little sour, I racked off a couple of gallons,
added the grain ...