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Posted in thread: Just did my first full boil - Question about water lost in the boil on 07-14-2015 at 07:06 PM
Hi,I just did my first full boil on wort. I have been very successful with partial boils, but
now I decided to spring for a black star burner and a tall boy brewpot, doing 5 gallon
boils.The boil lost...
Posted in thread: I got some new balls. on 07-10-2015 at 01:58 PM
So wait...I was 'assuming' that getting the dry hop bag down into the beer is much more
effective than letting the thing just float on top.What I have seen is I put pellets in the
bag, I put bag into ...
Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 07-10-2015 at 01:31 PM
I'm prepared to call my exbeeriment a relative failure.Started picking up in activity some on
Wednesday (brewday was Saturday). Even moreso on Thursday until I came home and it had reached
the point i...
Posted in thread: I got some new balls. on 07-09-2015 at 05:43 PM
Search for "pinballs in beer", does not end well.
Posted in thread: Boil and Ferm causing High ABV on 07-09-2015 at 02:45 PM
Yikes!I have a cellar room that is not temp controlled, but does not (at least in my readings)
go above 70. I use the same setup for my ferms at least for the first few days. Then pull the
blow off an...
Posted in thread: First gusher infection, already repitched yeast to new batch still in primary on 07-09-2015 at 02:19 PM
The beer was in primary a full three weeks, the last 2 of which it spent at 70° F and was
brilliantly clear at bottling. Admittedly I only took one reading for FG and not 2 subsequent
Posted in thread: Boil and Ferm causing High ABV on 07-09-2015 at 01:40 PM
Thanks for the info. I ordered some up to try in a blonde I am doing this weekend.If your room
is ambient temp of 67-68*F and you use S-04 with no further ferm temp control, I'd take the
Posted in thread: Boil and Ferm causing High ABV on 07-08-2015 at 08:49 PM
I would advise against switching to S-04 if you are simply using a "fermentation room" / don't
have good ferm temp control.
Posted in thread: Does anyone else find Beersmith clunky? on 07-07-2015 at 01:17 AM
A cumbersome interface is a cumbersome interface regardless of who is using it.I think
Beersmith is largely good at what it does at its price point / intended audience. I don't ask
much of it & I'm ha...
Posted in thread: Does anyone else find Beersmith clunky? on 07-06-2015 at 09:39 PM
Brad has said that he is doing a new work up on Beersmith. I think that when he has finished it
will be more what everyone is looking for.I guess I wouldn't expect a miracle. As a guy who has