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Posted in thread: Cold crashing - Step by step vs. All at once on 11-23-2014 at 01:33 AM
So for those of you who go to the target temp all at once, do you remove the airlock and use
foil to avoid suck-back?I turn it down all at once. Sometimes I use foil or I take a piece of
rolled up pap...
Posted in thread: 30# grain bill in 15g pot? on 11-16-2014 at 04:36 PM
I did 20 lbs last weekend for a 11 gallon batch and it was pretty simple. I calculated my batch
as usual then took out 3 gallons and figured the strike temp based on that amount. I added the
total 14 ...
Posted in thread: Vinyl tubing oily on 10-20-2014 at 01:29 AM
Replaced the lines with polyurethane tubing. It's good for low temps. 230604Here is the line I
Posted in thread: Is PVC/ Polyurethane Air Hose ok for co2 on 10-19-2014 at 09:12 PM
Not sure why not. It will be inert as far as your use is concerned. Looks like it would hold
pressure with a huge margin.That's good to hear because I picked up 50' for $12. Plus it's
supposed to stay...
Posted in thread: Is PVC/ Polyurethane Air Hose ok for co2 on 10-19-2014 at 07:31 PM
Have you ever found an answer? I plan on using it.
Posted in thread: Brewtarget 2.0 Update on 10-15-2014 at 12:44 PM
Is there a way to import recipes and equipment only? I have duplicate items in my styles, and
ingredients probably from past upgrades. I would like reinstall new and just import my
equipment and recip...
Posted in thread: Newbie BIABer looking for guidance on 10-15-2014 at 12:23 PM
I'm using my own calculator, see signature below. It's based on the one at biabbrewing.info,
which I added a few features for then put online instead of excel spreadsheet. Lots of good
tips so far. I ...
Posted in thread: Newbie BIABer looking for guidance on 10-14-2014 at 05:57 PM
I would blame the crush before the full volume. I do 6 gallon batches and I dough in to about 7
gallons. I dunk sparge in an additional 1.5g. I do squeeze and I do adjust my absorption rate
Posted in thread: Newbie BIABer looking for guidance on 10-14-2014 at 05:23 PM
I think .1 or .2 is too high. Try plugging .08 into the spreadsheet. I dialed my absorption in
and settled on .05 after carefully calculating my volumes over several batches. Now I am always
within a ...
Posted in thread: Newbie BIABer looking for guidance on 10-14-2014 at 04:33 PM
Temps were good...maintained 152 for 60 minutes with recirculating mash (with spoon) 4 times.
Thinking grain is one contributing factor.....but, did my total volume (8.6 gallons) into