Last Activity:12-20-2013 3:19 AM
Posted in thread: Primary Pale Liner (BeerInBag) on 02-26-2013 at 07:06 PM
I had been thinking about this for a while and was glad to see someone here had done it. I just
tried the uline liners on 3 different batches.I was already fermenting in plastic buckets due
to the low...
Posted in thread: Entrained gases needed for Secondary/Conditioning? on 01-08-2013 at 09:28 PM
yea, just trying to vacuum transfer the beer.I'm going to experiment soon with just
transferring water to make sure that nothing gets sucked into the vacuum line.IF CO2 gets
reduced, I'm not concerned...
Posted in thread: Entrained gases needed for Secondary/Conditioning? on 01-07-2013 at 04:42 PM
Ok, so I'm looking at using vacuum for transferring rather than pressurizing. That is not
really part of the discussion here, but just for info. I seriously doubt that I will have a
good enough seal t...
Posted in thread: What's an accurate evaporation rate for the hour long boil? on 11-08-2012 at 06:23 PM
I would agree with the arguments for a volumetric boil off rate related to the surface area of
the water rather than a percentage of total volume.I also would think that environmental
Posted in thread: Keys to a good German Pils? on 11-08-2012 at 06:15 PM
I would place proper fermentation and the right yeast selection above all else with a
lager.Proper lagering temperatures and schedule.Also, a diacetyl rest close to the end of
fermentation.I am still ...
Posted in thread: The FerMonitor Lives on 11-02-2012 at 06:17 PM
HBT member Elkoe looks to be working toward full integration. He started with uberfridge.
located here: he's moved on to brewpi. Extremely cool. I'm headed with this is that he also
claims to have ...
Posted in thread: Fall/Winter Beer Ideas??? on 10-16-2012 at 02:45 PM
I think I overdid it on the high ABV brews. All BIAB and in various stages of fermentation /
aging / lagering).Trippel (attempted clone of New Belgium's, kegging next weekend)BockChristmas
Ale (combo ...
Posted in thread: Visiting Milwaukee, recommendation needed on 10-02-2012 at 02:46 PM
Hey thanks for the suggestion!Off topic here, but does anyone know if any of the commercial
breweries in the Milwaukee area sell their old kegs? I'd just be looking at future upgrades for
Posted in thread: Visiting Milwaukee, recommendation needed on 10-01-2012 at 03:44 PM
I'll be in Milwaukee at the end of this week on business. I'll get in late on Wednesday, but
Thursday evening, I'd like to stop by a local brewery or two. I'm not talking Miller or Pabst,
but someone ...
Posted in thread: Basic arduino questions. on 07-19-2012 at 12:57 PM
If you read a lot about the UberFridge, what he did was have temperature measurement of the
liquid and the air. He then wrote some logic into the PLC that did predictive control.
Essentially working o...