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  • Posted in thread: Taking OG reading from top of wort or bottom? on 09-02-2015 at 01:32 AM
    The aeration of the wort, if it is vigorous, will mix the ingredients so the sample can be
    taken from the middle with the beer/wine thief. Doesn't always happen though. Sometimes it is
    more accurate t...

  • Posted in thread: When is fermentation done? on 09-01-2015 at 11:55 PM
    In the Joy of Brewing, Charlie Papas Ian says between 7 and 14 days or when fermentation is
    complete. Fermentation is complete when FG has fallen to 2/3 of OG.Fermentation is done when
    the specific gr...

  • Posted in thread: When is fermentation done? on 09-01-2015 at 11:43 PM
    Information here on using a hydrometer. This is an older edition of Palmers'book, but most of
    the information is still good.

  • Posted in thread: A little bit confused about Coopers' recipe, replacing sugars on 09-01-2015 at 06:18 PM
    One pound, 454 grams, of light DME will yield approximately 36 gravity points per gallon.One
    pound, 454 grams, of sugar will yield approximately 44 gravity points per gallon.DME is roughly
    20% less fe...

  • Posted in thread: A little bit confused about Coopers' recipe, replacing sugars on 09-01-2015 at 04:52 PM
    The Mangrove Jack enhancer is 100% light dry malt extract. You could go with option 2 using 500
    grams of the MJ DME and 250 grams of table sugar.

  • Posted in thread: Measuring alcohol content on 09-01-2015 at 01:31 PM
    Don't know if this is used in the UK, but will give you ABW.ABW = ABV * 0.79336ABV =
    (Orig_gravity - Final_gravity) * 131

  • Posted in thread: Windows 10 - Finally some sanity on 08-31-2015 at 10:17 PM
    That is why I'll wait until next July to get the free upgrade. I suppose there will be a few
    hours of downloading the fixes though.

  • Posted in thread: Really clogged diptube on 08-31-2015 at 04:03 PM
    The wood dowel or a brass rod.

  • Posted in thread: Dry yeast starter on 08-31-2015 at 01:36 PM
    I use a lot of dry yeast. Tried yeast harvesting...it was a pain. Had a thought to stretch my
    yeast dollars by making a dry yeast starter. Figured I could make a starter with half a packet
    of dry yeas...

  • Posted in thread: wort too sweet, did I made a mistake? on 08-30-2015 at 11:52 PM
    The worst thing that can happen to your beer is to let it ferment to warm, producing fusel
    alcohols. Check the optimum fermentation temperature for the yeast. Keep the fermentation
    temperature on the ...

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