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Posted in thread: Estimating cell counts of slurry on 04-17-2014 at 03:49 PM
I found this page from Wyeast very helpful. the bottom of the page there are some tubes with
10%-60% yeast slurry with the estimate of yeast/ml, so the 40% yeast slurry has 1x10^9 or one
Posted in thread: Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory! on 04-15-2014 at 12:59 AM
You Might be better off putting an automated valve one the output of the pump and cycling
it,less risk to damage the pump and I think the pump starting and stopping would not sound too
pleasant. Here ...
Posted in thread: Overheated pot, cherry red, with torch and now rusts? on 04-11-2014 at 07:06 PM
Try to repassivate it with citric acid or Bar Keeper's Friend. Clean any rust off first and
then apply a paste of BKF and let sit for an hour.I've had some success with Bar Keepers friend
with over he...
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-10-2014 at 09:33 PM
Totally agree with Spartan NHC is not a good comp for getting feedback. Best place to get
feedback is from a Homebrew club, or having someone who is a judge it, and give you feedback.
Just make sure y...
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-07-2014 at 10:46 PM
Needless to say, my confidence in the system is at a very low point at this time.You should get
involved, it's easier than ever to get going, you can take the online test, and start Judging
as a provi...
Posted in thread: Conical size on 03-25-2014 at 05:50 PM
I know its quite pricy, but the brewers hardware 20gallon jacketed conical would fit the bill.
I know a lot of people are using immersion coils (I have one as well) but I really wish my
Posted in thread: Heating Element sizes for 55 gal. on 03-20-2014 at 04:14 PM
Does anyone think I could just use one 7500w element to heat up my strike water in a 55 gal
HLT? Then, goose it from 160ish to 180 w/in an hr? (thats the real kicker). My kettle is going
to be direct ...
Posted in thread: Multi-step mashing, electric brewery. on 03-18-2014 at 09:19 PM
No, With a Decoction you remove part of the mash, boil it and then return it to the mash to
raise the temp. You can do step mashes on an HERMS, RIMS, or a direct fire mash, but it is not
the same as a...
Posted in thread: Is Williams brewing still the best oxygenation system? on 03-18-2014 at 04:57 AM
is the one I got, I think its the same thing, you can set the regulator to 0.5, 1,1.2,1.5
liters/min. I have the disposable one too, but this works much better.
Posted in thread: Digital Microscope, 800x - any good? on 03-06-2014 at 08:12 PM
No you won't be able to see anything with that. If you want to see bacteria to any extent with
a hope to do the most simple identification you will need 1000X with oil immersion. you can
allso get a g...