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Posted in thread: Question about fast & slow methods on 10-06-2015 at 02:28 PM
The other factor to consider is the speed of fermentation. You can use an aggressive yeast and
higher temp ( 65-70F) and have 'cider' in a week. It won't have much flavor or aroma though.
The faster i...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical on 09-08-2015 at 12:22 PM
In addition to the not-sealing-tight issue, my gasket fell out and into the beer the first time
I used it (before it could be screwed on)I started lubing the gasket top & bottom with keg
lube. No prob...
Posted in thread: Results from juice, yeast and sugar experiments on 09-08-2015 at 12:18 PM
Just finished binge reading all 104 pages of this thread. I had to register it was so great. I
started my first cider two weeks ago with just some store bought apple juice and bakers yeast
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical on 08-31-2015 at 12:36 PM
Just did my first batch using the fast ferment conical fermenter. Brewed an extract kit from
Northern Brewer....their Smashing Pumpkin Ale. It's a 1.054 OG brew and I used a dry yeast to
ferment. 48 h...
Posted in thread: Thermaworks PH meter on 08-28-2015 at 01:58 PM
I used the Reed last night. After initial calibration it kept giving me an error that I was
outside of the slope parameter and the instruction are not well written on how to adjust and
operate the set...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 08-21-2015 at 01:46 PM
Wow ! Fantastic specs too. Really think the folks at FF should talk to you about a
collaboration. I'm off to Home Depot now to buy wood. Many thanks for sharing ! What program
did you use for the spec...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 08-17-2015 at 12:40 AM
I've been kegging for several months now and wanted to try cold crashing my beer prior to
kegging to see if it helps the clarity. The problem is, there's not much room in the small
Posted in thread: Thermaworks PH meter on 08-14-2015 at 04:52 PM
Mostly in my 'lab' which is a space over my garage (which contains my brewery) but I have also
done classes in my living room and kitchen.Oh yes. I ran into fellow that taught biochem lab at
one of th...
Posted in thread: Thermaworks PH meter on 08-14-2015 at 01:14 PM
The resolution may be 0.01 but the accuracy is 0.1 within 10 ° of cal and 0.2 within 20. I'd
avoid this one as there are several alternatives that do deliver 0.01 or 0.02 for comparable
Posted in thread: Thermaworks PH meter on 08-14-2015 at 12:43 PM
Just discovered this while looking up a place to buy DI water (( by the way, can I used
distilled vs. DI for calibration and rinsing during use))in any