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Posted in thread: Pellicle in Kettle Sour? Or Mold? on 09-05-2016 at 02:31 AM
For this beer I did a 2L starter made with Swanson L.Plantarum Probiotics. No off flavors or
smells in the starter.Mash/Sparge as usual, then boiled for 15 minutes. Cooled the Wort to 95F
Posted in thread: Cleaning/Preparing HERMS Coil on 04-14-2015 at 03:40 PM
I recently built a HERMS coil out of 50' of 3/8ths copper tubing. In an effort to clean and
sanitize the coil, I ran a loop of Starsan through it overnight. In the morning I took a look
and the Starsa...
Posted in thread: BrewPi - Temp Stability Issue on 03-20-2015 at 05:17 PM
How is your probe measuring? Thermowell? Ive had this happen when my probe accidentally got
pulled up my thermowell when i closed my fridge door, it was still measuring the beer but also
Posted in thread: BrewPi - Temp Stability Issue on 03-19-2015 at 05:00 PM
My first fermentation with my BrewPi controller resulted in near perfect temp control, within
.1F. This second fermentation seems to be going quite differently, allowing for sways of up to
.8. I know ...
Posted in thread: RO or RO/DI ? on 08-30-2014 at 11:46 PM
I was recently gifted a RO/DI water filter. I have a couple of questions about it:1. I've heard
that it's better to bypass the DI section. Is that true? 2. My current water in Vancouver BC is
Posted in thread: Scotch Ale - Bottle Conditioning Temps? on 07-04-2014 at 03:06 AM
I'm just about to bottle my scotch ale, after a month in primary. I was planning on doing my
usual 3 weeks at 70F to carb, but then what? Should I age the bottles at room temp? I've also
been reading ...
Posted in thread: Refrigeration Temp for Bottled Homebrew? on 02-08-2014 at 06:45 PM
My beer fridge has a temperature controller on it, which I use to keep my bottled homebrew at
50f. I've used this temperature to mimic the low end of cellaring temps, as well as to have the
beer pour ...
Posted in thread: When to add brew salts? on 01-10-2014 at 07:23 PM
1. The salt additions for the mash...Should I be putting that in the mash water, heating that
water, then mashing my grains with that water? Or can I just toss the salts in with my grains
as I pour th...
Posted in thread: Water adjustments when adding dark grains later on 11-11-2013 at 06:09 PM
How does one adjust the water chemistry when adding the dark malts at the end of the mash?
Should I adjust my water for a lighter beer or treat it as if the dark malts were in the mash
the whole time?...
Posted in thread: Water Adjustments - Am I doing this correctly? on 08-27-2013 at 07:57 PM
I have company arriving shortly, otherwise I'd run it through bru'n water for you. But try it!
It's very helpful even if you use a different water spreadsheet in the end.I'm reading through