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  • Posted in thread: Dip tube without a pump on 04-16-2013 at 11:05 PM
    You sold me...thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Dip tube without a pump on 04-16-2013 at 02:06 PM
    I currently use gravity to get the wort from my brew kettle through my plate chiller and into
    my fermenter. At the end, I typically tip my kettle to get another .5 gallon or so of wort out,
    but i noti...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast age vs viability on 01-18-2013 at 05:23 AM
    I made a single stage 1 liter starter of Wyeast 3068 Hefe yeast that sat in my fridge for 10
    months the other week and it ate through my 5 gallon batch handily... as long as it's been
    washed properly ...

  • Posted in thread: Spa box wiring with 10-30R (3-wire) on 01-18-2013 at 05:16 AM
    Absolutely change to 14-30 if you can.Also, why not survey up front and maybe you won't have to
    go back? Could be me though. I hate returning stuff if I don't have to.It's not like I'm never
    going bac...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast age vs viability on 01-18-2013 at 01:32 AM
    I was just messing around on yeastcalc.com, and noticed that once yeast gets to be 4 months
    old, it puts its viability at 10% for at least another 4 months after that.Is that accurate?I
    have some hefe...

  • Posted in thread: Spa box wiring with 10-30R (3-wire) on 01-17-2013 at 04:26 AM
    Haven't opened anything yet. I'm going to run to home depot in the next few days and will pick
    up everything I could potentially need and return whatever I don't use. Then I can install it
    all at the ...

  • Posted in thread: WLP830 german lager - best by 12/16 on 01-16-2013 at 11:35 PM
    I would probably do a 2-stage starter now before too much dies. Then, considering you're doing
    a lager, I'd do another 2 stages the days before you brew.

  • Posted in thread: Another "Just went AG" thread on 01-16-2013 at 11:32 PM
    Check out this page to help figure out exact temperatures. Definitely put some HOT water in
    your MT while heating the strike water to bring it up to temp in the meantime.I use iBrewmaster
    for the iP...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation? on 01-16-2013 at 11:20 PM
    Often time dirty/soapy glassware can cause it. Try cleaning your beer glasses in oxyclean
    instead of the dishwasher.Also, remember some beers are supposed to have substantial head -
    especially wheat-b...

  • Posted in thread: Layer of gunk? on 01-16-2013 at 11:16 PM
    That's krausen. I usually wait at least 2 weeks before racking from primary, by which time
    there's almost never any left. Measure your FG...if it's where it's supposed to be based on the
    recipe you br...

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