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Posted in thread: Need an EE on 10-17-2013 at 06:01 PM
or at least someone with a bit more knowledge than I. I built the backatronics pwm from this
thread: is working, have the led indicator light flashing on the ssr. I would like to put this
in my panel...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 05-31-2012 at 02:20 AM
I helped my neighbor brew his first beer tonight. Hopefully it turns out well
Posted in thread: Whats the most expensive batch you have brewed? on 05-04-2012 at 05:38 PM
My first RIS was the Old Rasputin clone published in BYO. $77 for 5 gallon batch and worth
Posted in thread: no-weld valves on aluminum bk? on 05-04-2012 at 05:34 PM
I put one in a 30 qt turkey fryer pot. Worked just fine and that's a thin gauge aluminum.
Posted in thread: 5gal Mash Tun? on 03-28-2012 at 06:23 PM
My first was a 5 gal rubbermaid cooler. It did just fine for regular beers although it is a bit
small. You'll want to keep the grist ratio to a qt/lb and either use a fly sparge or a couple
Posted in thread: Amazon wants me to go electric... on 01-06-2012 at 02:52 PM
I use my wife's amazon account when I order stuff. All the suggestions she gets are gun parts
and beer paraphernalia :)
Posted in thread: yeast storage question on 01-05-2012 at 03:56 PM
absolutely. Don't crack it open and store in the fridge until you are are ready to brew the
ipa. I would investigate starters however.
Posted in thread: Priming w/dme on 01-02-2012 at 11:58 AM
Fermentate - Im not exactly sure of the metric. When carbonation is discussed the units are
always volumes or co2. The calculators I was referring to split up sugar measurements into
table, corn and d...
Posted in thread: Priming w/dme on 01-02-2012 at 06:45 AM
From two different carbonation calculators, 3/4 of a cup is 6 oz of dme. This will give you
between 2.4 and 2.6 vol of co2 in 5 gal of beer. Definitely boil the water for 10 min or so
then add it to t...
Posted in thread: Recommend an Extract RIS worth trying? on 01-02-2012 at 06:21 AM
Look up the old Rasputin clone that byo did. It is extract and the beer is good. I haven't made
it yet but scheduled to this week.