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Posted in thread: Does squeezing or pressing eliminated need for sparging? on 07-02-2015 at 05:29 PM
I've read that squeezing grain bags can extract unwanted tannins. Wouldn't that be an issue
with squeezing/pressing BIAB bags?same goes for extended sparge times, or so I've heard...
Posted in thread: What's the best way to attached the temperature controller's therometer on fermenter? on 07-01-2015 at 10:54 PM
That's definitely the worst possible way to control beer temp. You're merely measuring the
ambient air temp, except you've insulated the probe from what you want to read. It's like
measuring air temp ...
Posted in thread: What's the best way to attached the temperature controller's therometer on fermenter? on 07-01-2015 at 10:53 PM
But.. Fermenting wort creates heat. If you are measuring ambient/chamber temp rather than the
beer itself, you are probably a few degrees of during peak ferment. Measuring the outside of
Posted in thread: What's the best way to attached the temperature controller's therometer on fermenter? on 07-01-2015 at 10:52 PM
that's how I was taught, been doing it that way for about 18 years, no issues, temp is spot on
when taking gravity reading
Posted in thread: What's the best way to attached the temperature controller's therometer on fermenter? on 06-25-2015 at 03:01 PM
I place the probe in a separate container filled with water. Since you want to measure the temp
on what is inside of your fermenter not thetemp of the fermenter itself.
Posted in thread: Mashtun: Leftover Grain Transport on 06-24-2015 at 01:55 PM
I use spent grains as mulch around some of our trees. The squirrels and deer leave it alone as
there is nothing left in the grain for them to eat...
Posted in thread: Broke my first carboy on 06-09-2015 at 06:39 PM
I have both Italian and Mexican carboys, 8 total. All are at least 25 years old, some 27. I use
furniture "sliders" dollys etc. to move them around. Once the keezer/fermentation chamber is
Posted in thread: Peated Malt vs Smoked Malt on 05-20-2015 at 04:53 PM
Peated Malt is a heavier more astringent flavor, think Laphroaig single malt. Smoked malt can
have the heavy smoke but what I get is really a smooth smoke. If you have had Alaskan Smoked
Porter and li...
Posted in thread: Apology for inappropriate post on 05-14-2015 at 08:21 PM
I just don't like religion shoveled in my direction....Hey, if you want to pray and sin that is
your thing. I don't do either. hmm replace the word god with satan, both biblical so why would
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-12-2015 at 12:10 PM