Last Activity:08-09-2013 7:10 AM
Posted in thread: Magic Bullet for grain mill?? on 06-29-2013 at 07:43 AM
Astringency is from pH deviation, not fineness of grind. Big breweries mill to flour and then
squeeze the grain against fine filters using air bags to maximise efficiency. I wonder how much
Posted in thread: Controlling boil with simple heat sticks? on 06-09-2013 at 12:48 PM
Consider the kr2040ax from eBay. $17. It's basically an SSR with built in control circuitry,
and come s with potentiometer to control it. You'll need a heat sink too.
Posted in thread: Kits from Midwest Supplies on 06-06-2013 at 12:32 PM
That's what people thought leaving beer on the yeast until recently...
Posted in thread: Bare minimum to start e-brewing? e-BIAB? on 06-02-2013 at 01:48 PM
Maybe your low estimate is leading you astray. Can you really not boil 2.5gallons of sugary
liquid on your stove? When i was using stove alone I was boiling around 4gal in 6gal pots. I am
Posted in thread: Q about the Camco ULWD elements on 06-01-2013 at 02:40 AM
Is it interesting? I'm not seeing the interest or concern. Is there a problem?
Posted in thread: Bare minimum to start e-brewing? e-BIAB? on 06-01-2013 at 02:30 AM
BTW insulate the kettle, we used a camping mat plus reflectix. Faster to boil and easier to
maintain a boil.
Posted in thread: Bare minimum to start e-brewing? e-BIAB? on 05-30-2013 at 07:35 PM
I use two elements on 120V, a 1375W and a 2000W. One in the keggle, one heat stick. I bought a
kr2040ac power controller ssr to adjust temp, but don't need it. I just turn one element off
and the othe...
Posted in thread: making your own false-bottom from perforated stainless steel sheets on 04-11-2013 at 04:15 PM
Given this FB is only 12" diameter and the kettle I'm looking at is 18" diameter, wouldn't that
create some efficiency problems?How would it? A smaller FB would have less dead space. It might
Posted in thread: 1L & 2L EZcap bottles on 04-11-2013 at 04:10 PM
They're these ones114769Looks like I may only have one 2l, don't know where my wife has hidden
Posted in thread: 1L & 2L EZcap bottles on 04-11-2013 at 04:05 PM
Of course. I can post pictures of the actual bottles tonight, or a picture of the type right