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Posted in thread: BLING BLING Electric HERMS Conversion on 03-16-2011 at 12:44 AM
but running a ground wire in combination with a 3-prong outlet can allow one to wire in a GFI
and be as safe as a 4-prong outlet if done correctly.This is the way I have mine wired. My
subpanel GFCI h...
Posted in thread: couple berliner questions on 03-01-2011 at 01:52 AM
It is lacto to sacc. Here are some of my notes from my Berliner, it was good enough to take
first in the AHA COC. It was a no boil recipe except for the decoction.Name Description Step
Temp Step Time ...
Posted in thread: Source for Anti-Kink Springs? on 02-04-2011 at 02:03 AM
I used some 3/4" plastic split wire loom like this and zip tied it where I needed it. Prevents
it from kinking for only a couple bucks.
Posted in thread: Refractometer and BeerSmith on 12-28-2010 at 11:58 PM
To check your refractometer, calibrate first with distilled water to read zero. Then add 10gm
sugar to 90gm warm water and dissolve. This mixture should give you a reading of 10 brix,
approx 1.040 gra...
Posted in thread: Kegged Rainbow Cream Soda - All Foam? on 12-19-2010 at 03:29 PM
Just turning it down probably wont work so well either. The CO2 will start to come out of
solution in the line and it will be all foam before it even comes out of the faucet. Like
stated the best advi...
Posted in thread: Getting Oxygen into your Wort - Aerating on 12-19-2010 at 03:14 PM
Here is a good article on oxygenation levels using a mixer and O2.
Posted in thread: How much is 2.4 items of orange peel? on 12-03-2010 at 01:43 PM
In my 10 gal. Amarillo wheat I use fresh zest from 4 medium oranges which is usually around
2.25-2.5 oz. I am not sure what the rest of the recipe is but I think 2.4 oz in a 5 gal. batch
maybe a littl...
Posted in thread: Oshkosh Home Brewer on 11-13-2010 at 01:57 PM
Welcome to the forum. I'm only 10 miles away in Omro. EAA Hops & Props is March 6th 2011.
Another event in Oshkosh I would recommend is Brews & Blues, the date has not yet been set but
it is normally ...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Red Ale on 11-09-2010 at 09:12 PM
FWH is only perceived as a 20min addition, but it produces approximately 10% more IBUs than a
standard 60min add. The way I look at it is balance-wise it is like a 60+min add, but
harshness-wise it is...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Red Ale on 11-09-2010 at 12:06 PM
The only concern I see is the FWH addition. Normally a flavor / aroma hop is used not a
bittering hop. FWH is similiar to a 20 minute addition in flavor, aroma, and IBU's. If it were
me I would be add...