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Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 06-25-2015 at 06:25 AM
It is generally not recommended to perform natural carbonation in growlers, I don't believe
they are designed to handle the pressure. Placing an already carbed liquid in the growler is
apparently not ...
Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 06-08-2015 at 07:51 AM
I am not A.J. and would never claim to be anywhere near as knowledgeable. However, my advice
would be to go with straight R.O. water and not look back. You will not have to worry about
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 06-03-2015 at 03:15 PM
Your best bet is to configure your router to reserve a static I.P. for the raspberry pi.You'll
then need to edit the interfaces file on the pi to use wlan by default. The "setting up WiFi
Posted in thread: Quick question on yeast starters on 05-19-2015 at 03:25 AM
If you're not doing a high gravity beer 18 hours is enough to get a nice cell number. Of
course, it depends on the temperature you are propagating. Yet, you can always postpone the
inoculation for a f...
Posted in thread: Quick question on yeast starters on 05-19-2015 at 03:08 AM
According to the Mr. Malty website, 12 - 18 hours on the stir plate is the optimum amount of
time. In the beer I brewed yesterday, my starter was on the plate for slightly more time than
that and it i...
Posted in thread: My mash might be ruined. on 05-12-2015 at 09:13 PM
Is it ruined? No. Is it going to be what it was designed to be? No.You are this far in, so have
nothing to lose by letting it finish and follow through on the rest of the process. Drink it
and learn w...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 05-02-2015 at 05:35 AM
That is probably not nearly enough insulation. Here is how I insulated mine in the test that
showed practically the same readings as a thermowell.If you are interested in the graphs from
my test you c...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 05-01-2015 at 07:33 AM
Without much information about your setup; my guess is that you either aren't using a
thermowell, or you don't have the temp sensor insulated well enough from the chamber air.It
appears that the pid i...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 04-14-2015 at 06:06 AM
...But you are not really "cutting your teeth" doing 1 Gal batches because there are great
differences between brewing 1 gal and 5 gal.Thanks for your insight. Now if you will kindly
read this thread ...
Posted in thread: Beer Priming. on 04-06-2015 at 06:15 AM
One week is not nearly enough time. I would recommend that you wait at least 2 more. But feel
free to try one a week until they are ready to be put in the fridge.