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Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 05-29-2015 at 01:30 PM
Well, I'm learning a lesson in the importance of seed spacing and why a seed drill is such a
great innovation (at least for me who can't broadcast seed to save myself).My Chevalier is in
its second se...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 04-27-2015 at 01:19 PM
Last year, I noticed that different barley varieties mature at different rates.My Golden
Promise is the first to mature, followed a few weeks later by Hana, and then a few weeks later
again by Chevali...
Posted in thread: Easy Steam Infusion Mash System on 04-02-2015 at 04:51 PM
The other parts arrived so I can now assemble the steam injector. The cool wort enters in at
the bottom, the steam enters in on the right hand side (the temp probe attached in the top part
of the port...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 03-25-2015 at 05:15 PM
So I got through most of the seed and realised I had placed them at 1.5 inch spacing, so I did
the rest at 2 inch spacing once I discovered my error.The tape at the bottom of this picture
has seeds at...
Posted in thread: 100% homegrown on 03-25-2015 at 04:09 PM
While waiting for the ground to thaw, I decided to get ready for an experiment of sorts...This
season I will be continuing growing out the spring barley samples I got from the gene bank. The
Posted in thread: Easy Steam Infusion Mash System on 02-09-2015 at 03:40 PM
Good news is that the fittings for my thermocouple arrived this morning and they all fit nicely
together.This will be used to measure the temperature of the flash boiler outlet. Since it will
also be ...
Posted in thread: Easy Steam Infusion Mash System on 02-06-2015 at 02:12 PM
My parts are slowly arriving :-)I've decided to use NPT threaded fittings rather than the
ferrule fittings Kladue used for his injector.I have a 1/2 to 1/4 tee and a 1/2 to 1/4 reducer:
inside of the...
Posted in thread: Cold side Temperature Measurement on 01-09-2015 at 10:36 PM
Have you had any issues with having threaded connections on the cold side or do you disassemble
it and clean it after each use?
Posted in thread: Cold side Temperature Measurement on 01-09-2015 at 07:40 PM
Hi all,I'm slowly putting together a brewing system and at the moment I'm making the various
temperature probes. The pre-boil probes are pretty easy, but I also want to measure the wort
Posted in thread: Growing barley and wheat at home on 01-02-2015 at 01:52 PM
The way I started, and many start, was with a kit. Then slowly transitioned to all grain
brewing.I've found that with each level of sophistication, your beer quality drops for a while
until you sort o...