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Posted in thread: best thermometer? on 04-24-2013 at 08:23 PM
Just had this one for two months before the display faded out and a new battery did not bring
it back. not get it wet or drop it.
Posted in thread: Off Flavor on 03-29-2013 at 02:14 AM
Where are you getting your distilled water? If it's from one of those kiosks at the grocery
where you fill your own bottles then maybe their activated carbon filters are wore out or not
Posted in thread: Tripel/Golden Strong Special Recipes on 11-13-2012 at 10:13 AM
I too was thinking of making Tripel soon. I'd like to have a thick lacy head on it. I know
cara-pils or more appropriately the wheat in this recipe will help with head retention. How do
you make the t...
Posted in thread: Mash Pump on 10-06-2012 at 12:22 PM
Claudius, can you point me in the direction of where to get a pump like that?
Posted in thread: Mash Pump on 09-20-2012 at 06:54 AM
I know what you mean. I'm in the same boat. Plus you want to eliminate oxygen pickup when
moving the decoct. I've been thinking of this I don't like that it's not stainless and the
temp. rating is r...
Posted in thread: Sanke Fermenter Conversion on 07-06-2012 at 01:31 PM
I may have missed this, but does anyone know what type of temp. probe best fits into this
thermowell? I'm not looking to control temp. just monitor it. Love has a cheap setup, but I'm
not sure if the ...
Posted in thread: The Most Unconventional Hefeweizen You've Heard of on 06-07-2012 at 01:36 PM
The problem was in the carboy. The bugs were added to the barrel. It was probably pedio or
lacto but was not supposed to be in there. Live and learn, unfortunately I'm super sensative to
diacetyl so t...
Posted in thread: The Most Unconventional Hefeweizen You've Heard of on 06-07-2012 at 01:33 PM
Didn't mean to scare you about infection. It sounds like you are very careful. If you do in
fact hit 15 IBU you should be just fine. I'm not sure you can make that assumption with a 15
Posted in thread: The Most Unconventional Hefeweizen You've Heard of on 06-05-2012 at 01:34 PM
One other hop related thing to think about. The hops have an impact on biological growth in
your beer. If you don't reach the desired level of alpha acid you are inviting bacterial
growth. I had the u...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on a Doppelbock recipe I'm going to brew soon? on 05-30-2012 at 01:35 PM
I would use the Carafa II special which is the dehusked version. I think this will add enough
color that you can get rid of the black malt. The rest looks great. I would echo the notion of
having a tw...