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Posted in thread: Cheap compact wort pump on 04-26-2015 at 02:41 PM
PWM on these pumps is a solution without a problem. Chances are, you have/need a ball valve on
the output side anyway and the pumps work perfect using one to throttle the flow. IMO a
Posted in thread: Mini Fridge with through-the-door taps -- anyone? on 04-23-2015 at 05:21 PM
I built a stand for it (I think it's about 20" tall) so that I'm not bending down to pour a
beer.Bumped mine up a little too, but mostly because it's in a small mud room and had to get it
over a radia...
Posted in thread: Weldless Thermometer help. on 04-23-2015 at 03:30 PM
In your BK, you dont really need a thermometer to tell you it's boiling, do you?No, you need a
thermometer in you BK to know you're almost boiling and be there to prevent a possible
boil-over. Once pa...
Posted in thread: Weldless Thermometer help. on 04-23-2015 at 02:27 PM
Why not just poke another hole for the thermometer by itself, instead of putting it in the
sight glass fitting?Never been a fan of the thermometer at the end of the sight glass fitting.
Just another t...
Posted in thread: Propagting/slurry for large batch question on 04-23-2015 at 01:27 PM
Roughly twice this much . . . .(edit: it's a 64oz growler)
Posted in thread: Starter harvesting limits on 04-23-2015 at 12:43 PM
I'm pretty sure that you are not correct. I've read that genetic mutation is rare without
outside intervention. Change in beer over several generations of harvested yeast is more likely
to come from c...
Posted in thread: NHC 2015 - Registration Open on 04-20-2015 at 11:35 PM
A couple certified, but mostly recognized and provisional judges. Zero higher ranked (who tend
to judge my styles a little better). Not acceptable for NHC.Same thing with all my score
sheets. Was that...
Posted in thread: NHC 2015 - Registration Open on 04-20-2015 at 06:37 PM
I agree with you. I was just venting a little. When it comes down to it, it's more likely
something I did in my process that caused those entries to degrade.Thing is, my beers for both
Posted in thread: NHC 2015 - Registration Open on 04-20-2015 at 03:48 PM
Not sure how 40+ point medal winning beers at the Midwinter (1st place Irish red) and BOSS
Challenge (2nd place Dus. Alt) turned into sub 30 point beers once they crossed into Minnesota
for the St. Pa...
Posted in thread: How do I calculate OG when adding sugar mid ferment? on 04-11-2015 at 01:00 PM
(.46 X 1.25) / 10 =.0575 or about 6 gravity points1.096 + .06 = 1.102