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  • Posted in thread: Blichmann BrewEasy on 06-23-2016 at 12:53 PM
    I have the 5 gallon electric BE.I was also concerned about inadvertently dropping the level
    below the heating coil. The level column works well but I needed a bigger visual impact to
    alert the level i...

  • Posted in thread: Final Gravity is consistently high on 05-09-2016 at 06:01 PM
    My understanding is that once fermentation begins, alcohol will distort the calibration of a
    refractometer. I use a hydrometer for all measurements after pitching the yeast.

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1450 (Denny's 50) or Wyeast 1187 (Ringwood)? on 03-24-2016 at 07:39 PM
    Why not split the batch and try both yeasts and decide which you like best?I used to brew with
    Ringwood a lot, but many seem to shy away from it. The Ringwood yeast has a fast-attenuating
    yeast and a ...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann Boilermaker G2 Dimensions?? on 10-04-2015 at 02:05 PM
    The internal diameter of mine is 12 1/8 "

  • Posted in thread: Road trip to Hilton Head on 08-12-2015 at 01:44 PM
    The newest place is Southern Barrel in Bluffton. I was there last week. The beers were well
    made, but could have used a bit more hop flavor, IMO. And I am not considered a "hophead."There
    is also Rive...

  • Posted in thread: whats a good, inexpensive induction plate on 07-06-2015 at 02:05 PM
    I have this one ^ too. I would suggest the 240V version as shown, vs. 120V.Type "induction" in
    the search bar. There is a bunch of great info. on these threads.

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to do a protein rest for Witbier on 06-10-2015 at 02:59 PM
    Since the style is supposed to be somewhat cloudy, I do not use a protein rest for my Wits. My
    grainbill and mash schedule is similar to what you listed. I also think your Wit will be fine,
    assuming y...

  • Posted in thread: Water additions for dummies on 03-10-2015 at 12:45 PM
    I'll add kudos to Great Fermentations. They have been very helpful to me. Wish they were
    closer.My experience is using RO water does makes the process more simple, and a certain amount
    of confidence t...

  • Posted in thread: MoreBeer kettle and induction cooktop on 12-27-2014 at 01:38 PM
    There's a thread discussing this topic started by geoffm33. For some reason, this site's search
    feature isn't working well for me this morning, or I could provide a link. But you should find
    it. There...

  • Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith 2 stage Fermentation Temperature Controller Giveaway! on 10-23-2014 at 10:45 PM
    I'm in, thanks.

Cheers, Roger