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Posted in thread: How to make AMAZING IPA on 09-28-2015 at 03:31 PM
What is the pH of your sparge water? It's nice that your mash pH is where it needs to be, but
that is all negated when sparking with water that is near pH 7. Your sparge water should be
acidified to n...
Posted in thread: lowest OG for insanely hoppy IPA? on 09-01-2015 at 02:56 PM
I have been making session beers, including ipa's, for the past year. It takes some practice to
get a low abv beer to taste like a "normal" beer. Mashing high, in the the range of 156-158 is
key, but ...
Posted in thread: Moving Into A Brewtio/Brewfficiency. Electric Advice Please? on 08-31-2015 at 05:49 PM
FYI, I had a weak boil with 3000w for 7 gallons down to 5.5-6 gallons. Above that, I don't see
3000w providing enough heat for a boil to render 10 gallons of wort.
Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 08-21-2015 at 01:05 PM
Oh hey, it was your kettle that inspired me. Thanks, man!Fun project! :tank:Glad I could be an
Posted in thread: How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle (illustrated) on 08-20-2015 at 07:48 PM
This thread is just what I needed! :rockin:The Roman numerals someone else in the thread did
really struck a chord with me, don't know what happened to some of those quarter hash marks
though :/One th...
Posted in thread: Problem Boiling 4 gallons with a 2000 watt element on 08-20-2015 at 01:51 PM
A quick and easy potential fix may be to wrap the kettle in a towel or two to insulate it. When
I was using 2 1500w heat sticks, this decreased the time of heating. Might save you some heat
Posted in thread: Are hops deer resistant? on 08-18-2015 at 10:45 PM
Sometimes the young dumb ones will try them out. The problem usually works itself out. If not,
I've used capsaicin spray with success.
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 08-17-2015 at 04:29 AM
Dlaramie08, did you have the hop grenade sticker made? If not where did ya get that, I like it.
Nice clean panel alsoThanks! A friend of mine had a friend of his make it a couple of years ago
Posted in thread: Show us your panel on 08-16-2015 at 01:15 PM
296811296812Exactly as fancy as I wanted it. No alarms, no buzzers, and no timer. Works
perfectly for for me though. Two separate circuits. The rims and pump run off of a 15 amp 120v
circuit and the h...
Posted in thread: New brew stand: Long project in the making! on 08-16-2015 at 12:04 AM
296722I'm afraid I don't have many process pictures, but here it finally is in all it's glory.
The control panel is powered by a 110v circuit and a 220v circuit. I can mash and boil at the
same time, ...