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Posted in thread: Black Widow Kolsch on 04-11-2014 at 09:08 PM
I'm looking forward to brewing this on Sunday. I'll be doing a single infusion mash at 152F,
using WLP029 yeast I got from a local brewery, and I'm thinking about using some 2row in
addition to the Pi...
Posted in thread: Modified BIAB? on 03-28-2014 at 08:58 PM
I'm thinking of going the Zapap mash tun idea too. To sparge my grain bag. What kind of
efficiency are you getting?I mash for 45 minutes, crush once at .035 and get 79%
effeciency.Note that I use a st...
Posted in thread: Modified BIAB? on 03-28-2014 at 08:27 PM
Hello,Some of my random thoughts re your process :)If you use a cooler you should not need to
recirculate any of the mash, the temps should be with a degree or 2 for 45-60 minutes,
especially with a 1...
Posted in thread: Importance of pH for BIAB on 03-28-2014 at 07:56 PM
Hello,Some suggestions regarding the ph question - Use the excel sheet here - in your recipe
and your water numbers and it will tell you the ph numbers.I use RO/DI water and build it back
up as need...
Posted in thread: How to make pizza? on 03-27-2014 at 06:56 PM
I use my artisan bread dough recipe usually these days. Just remember 6 3 3 13 and use semolina
flour from King Arthur. Six cups water, 3 teaspoons salt, 3 teaspoons yeast, 13 cups flour.
It's enough ...
Posted in thread: Doctor says no more beer on 03-27-2014 at 04:25 PM
Exactly, My Doc told me the same thing. Screw him !+22 beers a day is good for you....more than
that no one can tell me why it is bad....especially if you are in good shape and not over
weight, etc.I ...
Posted in thread: Dough-in Time? on 03-24-2014 at 08:09 PM
Don't over think it, I just pour all the grain, usually 15 - 20 lbs into the strike water all
at once and then stir well, never a problem with dough-balls.This idea of adding a little
Posted in thread: Black Widow Kolsch on 03-19-2014 at 02:38 PM
This beer sounds delicious! SWMBO will love this. I am thinking of brewing this one early next
week to have ready by Memorial Day weekend. I have a couple of questions I am hoping someone
can help me ...
Posted in thread: Timer to start brew contoller and heat water ?? on 03-18-2014 at 06:30 PM
Anyone have experience with adding a timer to their setup?Maybe adding something like this?
there is something simpler though?thanks Kevin
Posted in thread: Timer to start brew contoller and heat water ?? on 03-17-2014 at 07:05 PM
What voltage is your kettle?220 volt is the element voltage.Here is my Schematic - I find
some unit to tie into the element contactor and the PID or what is the best way to do