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Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber locked in cosmic heat vs. cold battle on 02-14-2014 at 04:02 AM
I can't remember if I am following the flawed logic or the other logic, but I taped the probe
to the side of a carboy full of water with some styrofoam packing sheet taped over it, and I
set up the fa...
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber locked in cosmic heat vs. cold battle on 02-11-2014 at 03:50 AM
Thanks for the hints, folks. I have not started my fermentation yet (brew day will be this
coming Saturday I hope) so I have time to experiment by taping the probe to the side of a
carboy full of wate...
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber locked in cosmic heat vs. cold battle on 02-10-2014 at 11:32 AM
I have a used chest freezer that I got for a fermentation chamber. For a while I had an
inexpensive single-stage analog temp control/thermostat on it which would run it in cool mode
only and that work...
Posted in thread: small batch ag questions on 01-28-2014 at 08:10 PM
One thing worth reading is the countertop partial mashing article from BYO (link below). The
author seems to have had success using the spigot on a cooler. I have been doing standard BIAB
Posted in thread: 1st A.G. -- Am. Wheat w/honey -- a couple questions on 01-28-2014 at 08:00 PM
Well nobody seems interested in this thread anymore. I think I will stick with the Nottingham
this time around. Maybe try another yeast with the same recipe in a future batch.
Posted in thread: 1st A.G. -- Am. Wheat w/honey -- a couple questions on 01-27-2014 at 11:50 PM
Thanks for the advice. I am basically following the "counter top partial mash" method
(published 2006 in BYO). And even though technically there should be no problem mashing the
wheat I decided agains...
Posted in thread: 1st A.G. -- Am. Wheat w/honey -- a couple questions on 01-27-2014 at 04:38 AM
Planning my first all grain brew. It will be a 3 gal batch. There will be 1 lb of wheat malt
and 3 lbs of barley malts, and 1lb of honey. I will do a single step infusion mash.Question 1:
Do I need ri...
Posted in thread: First AG Recipe critique: Continental Session SMaSH on 05-15-2013 at 09:10 PM
I have been doing partial mash for a few batches now, just mashing in a paint bag in a big
metal soup pot and batch sparging. I recently got a 2 gallon beverage cooler so I should be
able to now mash ...
Posted in thread: First brew in 4 years wish me luck! on 05-15-2013 at 03:01 AM
Bottled last night, tastes awesome. The tartness has rounded out nicely into what I would
describe as a notable but not overpowering (to my taste) British ale-type yeast ester palette
that is well-bal...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 05-07-2013 at 05:09 PM
Anglo-Texan fresh summer ale (whwat, pale, and pilsner nalts w/ smaller amounts of victory and
caravienna, fuggles & willamette hops, and Nottingham yeast. Time will tell!