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Posted in thread: Glass stovetop not hot enough for 1Gallon? on 07-18-2014 at 02:20 AM
Get a cheap digital and calibrate it properly, your thermometers are both fubar.Something like
THIS works well, don't spend more than $20, unless you're buying a ThermoWorks Thermapen.
Posted in thread: Pin lock vs ball lock on 03-01-2014 at 07:48 PM
Flare fittings are pretty good at not leaking, unless you only finger tighten them onto the
QDs. I have both styles of keg, and switching around the QDs is just a matter of finger tight +
Posted in thread: Anybody not strain hops from kettle to carboy on 12-29-2013 at 01:49 AM
I don't filter them out, in fact I frequently add more due to the no-chill method I use.
Posted in thread: Diacetyl on 12-10-2013 at 12:12 AM
Diacetyl is usually a buttery flavour/slick mouthfeel. Green Apple flavours are usually
associated with Acetaldehyde.
Posted in thread: STC 1000 compressor cycle on 12-05-2013 at 11:40 PM
What do you mean by it didn't go into the timer, the setting you're referring to is just the
minimum allowable time between run cycles.
Posted in thread: bg-14 vs bg-10 burner comparison/vid on 12-02-2013 at 11:47 PM
Without a lot of shrouding and such you're likely losing a huge portion of the extra heat the
bg-14 kicks out. I suspect the overall efficiency on these burners is quite low.
Posted in thread: 50% bier de saison kit, 50% all-grain on 10-05-2013 at 01:20 PM
Don't mash so high for a saison, mash 148 or even better 146, especially if you're using
Posted in thread: long term hot surface igniter users question on 08-09-2013 at 03:48 AM
To be completely honest, the way you seem to be using it, a standing pilot seems like the
simplest way to go about things. You seem to be reinventing the wheel as you could use any
number of gas valve...
Posted in thread: long term hot surface igniter users question on 08-08-2013 at 10:58 PM
I work with them daily, they are quite delicate yes, but they provide a very reliable ignition.
I would imagine a spark ignition might be a little more robust, depending on where you locate,
and what ...
Posted in thread: WLP400 3wks & still going...slowly on 07-30-2013 at 10:20 PM
Bubbles mean next to nothing, take a gravity reading, if it's stable for 3 days, you're done