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Posted in thread: False Bottom BK Bottom Drain Keggle? on 09-20-2012 at 04:52 PM
I'm currently building an E-HERMS setup. I'm using 3 keggles but instead of using a diptube I'm
using a bottom drain for two main reasons:1) Ease of cleaning in place2) Improve efficiency due
to less ...
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-20-2012 at 12:41 AM
Bah I just read up and found out there is a lot more to calculating fg with a refractometer and
using the excel file from morebeer it agrees with my hydrometer
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-19-2012 at 11:29 PM
Ok I got out my hydrometer and it's saying my tripel is at 1.004...I don't understand how my
refractometer is so far off....are they only good for measuring the og of the mash?
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-19-2012 at 02:19 PM
Would it be alright if I went ahead and bottled this at 1.034? It seems to be done fermenting
and the taste is actually pretty good. Add some sugar and bottle carbonate. I'm just worried
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-18-2012 at 03:49 PM
5 gallon batch11 lbs. Briess Pilsner Malt3 lbs. Briess Vienna Malt2.5 lbs. Invert Sugar WLP500
Trappist Ale Yeast. Made a 1.3L starter on a stir plate.I mashed in @ 152 and over the 60
minute mash it ...
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-18-2012 at 04:03 AM
It's been 5 weeks since I brewed this batch...sorry if I misled you but after not having it
drop for 3 weeks straight I went out and got more yeast and made another starter and pitched at
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-18-2012 at 02:33 AM
I'm stumped...made up a starter last weekend and pitched it and the airlock always had bubbles
in it all week long...although i never actually saw it bubble. Went to take a reading with my
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 08-07-2012 at 04:24 PM
Well I roused the yeast and brought the carboy upstairs but the gravity hasn't really changed.
I'm going to make another starter and pitch the yeast to see where it takes me.
Posted in thread: Jaybird's Stainless False Bottoms on 08-01-2012 at 05:20 PM
I browsed through about 15 pages and didn't see my question so hopefully I'm not being
redundant. For my setup I'm using 3 kegs. Single Tiered E-HERMS system. For the mash tun and bk
I am draining fro...
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel with way to high fg on 07-31-2012 at 07:37 PM
Yep- warm it up and give the yeast a swirl. What temperature did it ferment at, and what temp
is it now? Mash temperature? You should never transfer to secondary before fermentation has
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