Last Activity:04-26-2016 5:37 AM
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Posted in thread: I hate my cheap refractometer on 04-26-2016 at 05:25 AM
Yeah, I don't get the "cheap refractometer" thing. They are simple prism based gadgets that
work very well on temperature stable sugary liquids.Unless your reticle is moving around, or
some other mean...
Posted in thread: Can't figure out my problem on 04-07-2016 at 09:42 PM
What is your water profile, and how are you testing the PH?Are you adding any minerals to the
Posted in thread: Reverse osmosis water filter on 04-07-2016 at 09:36 PM
You have RO available which is what everyone wishes they had. Use it.Not true...If you have
good water, use that. No reason to start from scratch adding a few salts to try and get to a
good naturally ...
Posted in thread: Reverse osmosis water filter on 04-05-2016 at 07:21 PM
That water report only tells you your alkalinity, so it's impossible to know if you should
amend your water or not.You'll need a full mineral report for that (Ward Labs).I suspect that
your base water...
Posted in thread: Logistics of Home Lager Brewing - Discussion on 04-05-2016 at 04:00 AM
I was going to point to brulosopher's method as well. Grain to glass in a relatively very short
period of time.I would use a smaller fermentation chamber purpose built for lagering, and
quickly lager ...
Posted in thread: Just tasted my first All Grain Home Brew beer!! Not much taste? on 04-04-2016 at 03:23 AM
All Pilsner and wheat... 15.1 IBU's... you got exactly what you bought.
Posted in thread: Fda silicone o rings retailer on 04-02-2016 at 02:08 AM
How did you come up with those dimensions? Did you custom cut a part that was designed for that
specific size?O-rings are very standard and are called out as dash numbers... it looks like
this: -001 f...
Posted in thread: Keggle question on 04-02-2016 at 01:53 AM
Could be just expanding and creaking on the burner stand, or the rolled rim could be getting
ready to burst (read this thread: )Some kegs do not have a way for pressure to escape from
the rolled edg...
Posted in thread: 1.005 Runoff, expected efficiency, but low pre-boil volume? on 03-29-2016 at 04:44 AM
Do you have your boil off and other losses dialed into your equipment profile in Beersmith?
Maybe a screen shot of your equipment profile would help us see if anything is off/missing.
Posted in thread: BeerSmith Pre-Boil Volume on 03-22-2016 at 11:42 PM
Biggest factor is your boil off rate... are you really only boiling off .5 gal / hr.?