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Posted in thread: Dual Stage Temp Controller Issues on 05-18-2013 at 01:45 AM
I also use a thermowell, but I only use a single stage temp controller (set to cooling).I have
no problems providing the temperature differential is within one or two degrees of the set
point, but I d...
Posted in thread: Cleaning pressure barrels on 05-12-2013 at 03:12 PM
I don't know what cleaners are available in UK, but you need something that is going to work
with soaking and not scrubbing. Scrubbing is a no - no with a plastic container as it can scour
Posted in thread: Not Fermenting? What to do? on 05-11-2013 at 03:18 PM
ajf do you still transfer to a seperate bucket for bottling?If I am going to add priming sugar,
then I add the priming sugar to the bottling bucket and then rack the beer on top of the
priming sugar, ...
Posted in thread: Converting a recipe that uses % into lbs on 05-10-2013 at 06:00 PM
The easiest way I know of is to use Promash.Start off by entering the recipe, but enter the
%age of grain as the weight, so 4.5 % is entered as 4.5 lbs or 4.5 KG, if you preferred.Next
adjust the batc...
Posted in thread: Missed OG... why? on 05-07-2013 at 03:01 PM
thats interesting... if your numbers are correct then I'm lucky to have gotten 1.062. Or I
didn't and my testing solution wasn't mixed properly.I'm sorry, my numbers were not correct.It
seems to me th...
Posted in thread: Missed OG... why? on 05-06-2013 at 09:54 PM
for 6.0 gallons (22.7 L) [Net: 5 gallons (18.9 L) after hop loss]13.25 lb (6.01 kg) Two-Row
pale malt0.6 lb (272 g) Crystal 45 malt0.6 lb (272 g) Carapils (Dextrin) Malt0.75 lb (340 g)
Posted in thread: Question Regarding Mash Vol and efficiency when Converting a recipe on 05-03-2013 at 09:15 PM
When I plug your numbers into Beersmith they don't match yours.At any rate, I get the following
grainbill at 60% efficiency hitting your target gravity, and it keeps the percentages the same
(and as a...
Posted in thread: Question Regarding Mash Vol and efficiency when Converting a recipe on 05-03-2013 at 02:07 AM
If the recipe requires 6 lbs grain at 80% efficiency, it will require 6 * 80 / 70 = 6.86 lbs
grain at 70% efficiency, or 6 * 80 / 65 = 7.34 lbs grain at 65% efficiency. Keeping things
simple, I would ...
Posted in thread: Recipe weight not matching up with commercial product on 05-01-2013 at 07:49 PM
6 lb 10 oz is (as near as makes no difference) 6.6 lbs. There is a difference of less than 1/2
oz, which won't make a detectable difference.Just use the 6.6 lbs.-a.
Posted in thread: Crystal/Caramel Malt Question. on 04-30-2013 at 03:44 PM
There are only 10 types of people in this world. Those that understand binary, and those that don't.
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