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Posted in thread: “The Black Box” Fermentation Temperature Controller on 09-14-2014 at 10:28 PM
Got my flashed stc-1000+ wired up today, and it works like a champ. Thanks for the programming
videos on your site. Very well done and makes it easy to get up and running. My Irish Red is
Posted in thread: “The Black Box” Fermentation Temperature Controller on 08-28-2014 at 07:28 PM
Subscribed and email added. Sounds like this might be good for a Kickstarter campaign to open a
small manufacturing facility. (Or just outsource some of the labor to the Cedar Rapids
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-08-2014 at 07:42 PM
Ian and gwcr: Both look normal to me. Fermentation can give off funky smells, but without the
alien opaque bubbles, or a BRIGHT white color, I'm 99% sure it's not infected.Thanks pfgonzo.
If it didn't...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-08-2014 at 06:47 PM
First time with a potential infection for me. Not a good smell when I opened this one, about
got whiplash pulling my head away from the bucket. 3.5 weeks fermenting. OG 1.052, FG 1.009
with US-05. Pre...
Posted in thread: 4 ball and lock corny kegs on 09-19-2013 at 09:01 PM
Posted in thread: Batch sparge on 08-07-2013 at 09:09 PM
I stir, and only let it sit long enough for it to stop moving. Then vorlauf and drain to the
Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 01:55 AM
Agree with the mgohring above. Depends on your methods. Batch sparging can take significantly
less time than with a traditional sparge arm. I have hit 80-85% efficiency with my last few
brews with bat...
Posted in thread: Upgrading to mash tun from BIAB on 08-05-2013 at 05:23 PM
Technically, all you need to take the step from BIAB to using a MT is the vessel to be used as
the MT. When I went from extract to BIAB, I bought a 7.5 gallon turkey fryer pot and propane
burner for 5...
Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 08-05-2013 at 04:56 PM
Great idea. Two 1L bottles in a pitcher and then you don't have to explain to everyone how to
pour it.Once they are carbed and conditioned, the longer they sit in the fridge, the sediment
Posted in thread: Dual Element 5 Gallon Batch 120V Build on 07-11-2013 at 06:26 PM
One of my goals as well. Very interested to following your progress!