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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.?

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