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Posted in thread: Motorizing an MM3-2.0 on 05-15-2013 at 11:45 AM
I do plan on reducing the speed with pulleys. To bring down the 1725 RPM from the motor to 150
or 200 RPM for the rollers, I'm going to have to reduce the speed.I was concerned given they're
the 2" ro...
Posted in thread: Motorizing an MM3-2.0 on 05-14-2013 at 02:10 AM
I'm thinking about motorizing the mill. I have a1/4 horse motor sitting around. Could I get
away with a 1/4 horse motor or do I really need to step it up to a full horse?
Posted in thread: Thermometer for measuring fermentation temps on 03-21-2013 at 09:10 PM
Jamil talked about an experiment someone ran a few years ago measuring the difference between
the wort in the middle of the carboy compared to the temp measured on the outside of the
carboy. He said t...
Posted in thread: Thermometer for measuring fermentation temps on 03-20-2013 at 04:51 PM
I could get a thermowell for measuring the beer fermentation temp, but I was concerned if I'm
using the controller probe in the thermo well, the freezer would overshoot the temp due to the
Posted in thread: Thermometer for measuring fermentation temps on 03-20-2013 at 03:09 PM
Currently, the fermentation temps that I see are just from the probe for the Johnson Controller
on my chest freezer. The probe is taped to the side of my better bottles/carboys under a towel
Posted in thread: Any advice, old ale? on 08-31-2012 at 12:14 PM
Thanks. I'm doing a holiday ale with some spices. The base was going to be an old ale, but I'm
not sure that's the best base or if I should go for a scotch ale base. Any opinions?
Posted in thread: Any advice, old ale? on 08-31-2012 at 03:14 AM
Any advice to adding smoked malt to an old ale and how much? I've never used smoked malt in
anything before and I'm just not sure how much to add to give it a touch of smoke in the
background. Thanks ...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Gone Cider or Fruity on 08-15-2012 at 11:14 AM
I used a starter calculated from Mr Maltys site. I was expecting fruitiness, but not in your
face peaches. I guess the only solution is brew this again :)
Posted in thread: Final gravity of 1.000-1.002??? on 08-14-2012 at 05:08 PM
Last two saisons I had with 3711 wound up being about that low...had to go back and make sure
the hydrometer wasnt broken. I'd say with the low mash temp and that strain your FG is about
Posted in thread: Kolsch Gone Cider or Fruity on 08-14-2012 at 04:43 PM
So you think that this is a primary derived flavor that wasn't detectable at racking. But with
carbonation it's perceivable?