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Posted in thread: BrewersBest - American IPA(BIAB) How to reduce bitterness? on 11-26-2015 at 05:49 PM
This could be my own mis-interpretation of Martin Brugard's descriptions of the impacts of
sulfate and chloride ions on beer flavors, compounded by Brewersfriend's water chemistry
calculator (which pr...
Posted in thread: I killed my fridge, can anyone help? on 11-22-2015 at 01:51 AM
I did take the SSR out and just bridged the wires which is essentially back, and at the very
least back to known good. The start capacitor makes sense. Thanks for the tip.Is there any way
to test that...
Posted in thread: I killed my fridge, can anyone help? on 11-21-2015 at 05:39 AM
So...,. Building a BrewPi fermentation chamber from an upright fridge, pics below. I removed
the thermostat that was connected to the dial in the fridge and wired in a SSR. I also hooked
up a heating ...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 11-21-2015 at 05:33 AM
I was doing some messing around with my dual setup last night I spliced in a 30 foot piece of
cat 5 cable between the Arduinos and relay board and to my surprise it worked fine still, I was
Posted in thread: BrewersBest - American IPA(BIAB) How to reduce bitterness? on 11-20-2015 at 05:44 AM
I brewed this up a little over a month ago and while I like it, I'd like to dial the bitterness
down just a bit. Here are the hop additions:Hops:1 oz. Simcoe - at the start2 oz. Amarillo -
w/15 min le...
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 10-31-2015 at 12:11 AM
This is interesting. I haven't ever thought about cavitation by boiling wort. I have a recirc
system (with the temp probe on the outlet), and I ahve been recirculating during the whole boil
with no pr...
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 10-30-2015 at 05:19 AM
You were right! It has manual control ( ). I'll give that a try! Its a SYL-2352.Okay, great!
That should work just fine. After you are done with the mash, you can just engage manual
control and set ...
Posted in thread: Help with Mash Recirculation on 10-29-2015 at 04:34 AM
Thanks! I do have a valve on the outlet, will try keeping it wide open when I am recirculating
mash. Since I have an electric heating element, I can't keep it on all the time(its either on
or off, con...
Posted in thread: hosehead electronic brewery controller on 10-29-2015 at 04:20 AM
Don't forget you need breakers/fuses to drop from 6 gauge wire to 10/14 for the elements and
pumps. Which raises the question are there currently any breakers/fuses to limit the pump
outputs to 15amps...
Posted in thread: hosehead electronic brewery controller on 10-28-2015 at 04:14 AM
So if I were to ask the owner to modify the controller to make it safer as you guys are saying,
what should I ask him to change or upgrade? I'm considering going electric and had looked at