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Posted in thread: Where are my GUs going? on 05-10-2013 at 04:53 PM
Oh crap, you're right -- 1.51. Knew it was too good to be true. Maybe you're right about the
measurements. Think I'll recalibrate my brewpot volume measurements. Thanks again!
Posted in thread: Where are my GUs going? on 05-10-2013 at 04:38 PM
Bensiff -- I use the refractometer as I brew but keep a sample from the preboil and postboil
for confirmation with a hydrometer. I give them a chance to cool while I finish up.
Posted in thread: Where are my GUs going? on 05-10-2013 at 04:35 PM
BrewKnurd -- Thanks for the reply. I ran the math with the 4% shrinkage taken into account and
saw that it wouldn't fully explain my error. For simplicity, I omitted it because it seems that
there is ...
Posted in thread: Where are my GUs going? on 05-10-2013 at 04:00 PM
Hey guys,First things first, love the HBT forums, you guys have answered so many of my
questions over that past 6 months. That being said, I have a major annoyance I was hoping
someone could help me o...
Posted in thread: Heating limitations with false bottom? on 02-09-2013 at 04:12 PM
Just read in a book that you can't heat a MLT fitted with a false bottom. Just blew a wad of
money on a SS 20 gallon pot with a false bottom and haven't got to use it yet. Was wondering if
I wasted my...
Posted in thread: Home brewing parties on 01-29-2013 at 02:42 PM
1www.austinhomebrew.com is having a sale on 5 gallon carboys ($20 I think) and they have flat
rate shipping. I've ordered several things from them and have never been disappointed. Hope I
Posted in thread: Overly carbonated - will time improve? on 01-20-2013 at 03:20 PM
I don't see why a longer conditioning period would help the CO2 escape the bottles. Maybe
consider opening the bottles over the sink and then recapping and cleaning them. This should
release a few pou...
Posted in thread: Finings & Taste Question.. on 10-23-2012 at 01:21 PM
I'm just a beginner at homebrewing and have brewed three batches. I didn't put any clarifiers
in any of those batches and was wondering how much of an impact they have on taste? I just
tasted the firs...