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Posted in thread: clean your elements! on 04-06-2014 at 01:44 AM
Commercial brewery cleaning cycles first use alkaline cleaners to remove organic deposits
(mainly yeast crud) but it also helps remove the protein crud on elements, followed by a rinse
and then acid t...
Posted in thread: Computer controlled single tier on 05-22-2013 at 07:11 PM
For what it's worth I think that looks pretty good. :) If mine ends up looking that clean I'll
be happy.I'm a little worried about space since mine is also electric so I'm going to have some
SSRs and ...
Posted in thread: Computer controlled single tier on 05-22-2013 at 02:52 AM
Wow, I am building almost the exact same thing, but I'm starting out with an AMD APU board for
my OS right off the bat. I'm also planning on writing everything in .NET since it's what I
know. Do you h...
Posted in thread: JBrew's Computer + Arduino Controlled Mashing System on 04-13-2013 at 06:24 AM
GUI looks very cool, what control library is that?
Posted in thread: Bines quit growing, should I cut back? on 05-11-2012 at 01:59 AM
Like many people my bines took off fast in March due to the unseasonably warm weather, they
were doing great and then April really cooled down and they just stopped growing. They were at
about 8 feet ...
Posted in thread: Nottingham.... whats so great about it??? on 03-23-2010 at 06:47 PM
Interesting. I hadn't heard that before... I used it a lot in the past. I picked up a pack to
have on hand. might give it a try again in an upcoming pale ale.Any sources for lot numbers
that where rec...
Posted in thread: Yeast Harvesting storage questions on 03-23-2010 at 06:08 PM
I just store in mason jars like the yeast washing thread shows.Unfortunately a few months ago
while I was away my fridge took a dump and all my yeast warmed up for about a week. I thought
maybe they w...
Posted in thread: Nottingham Yeast on 03-23-2010 at 04:59 PM
Might want to take a quick hydro reading. You wouldn't be the first person to miss a fast
ferment. Although, if you are like me, you check the thing on the hour every hour.I'm gonna
pick up some S-05 ...
Posted in thread: Nottingham Yeast on 03-23-2010 at 01:57 PM
Chalk up another one. Brewed a cascade pale ale Sunday and decided to pitch a pack of notty
that I've had sitting around for a while. While I didn't take note of the batch numbers, I
bought it last fa...
Posted in thread: Nottingham.... whats so great about it??? on 03-23-2010 at 01:36 PM
pros: cheap, don't need a starter, works quick, good attenuation, cleancons: there was a recall
last year over defective product which caused long lag times and off flavors; some people won't
use it a...