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Posted in thread: Better Work Flow When Brewing on 01-03-2017 at 04:34 AM
I use a folding table and layout everything including wrenches and screw drivers for emergency
repairs. I bought one of those gray bins restaurants use for busing tables and mix about 1.5
gallons of s...
Posted in thread: Understanding water volume/loss on 01-03-2017 at 04:22 AM
Weather will definitely effect boil off. I use a winter and summer profile in BeerSmith to
account for it. One gallon in an hour sounds about right, kettle geometry will effect it also,
my boil off is...
Posted in thread: First Brew Done Fermentation...now what? on 01-03-2017 at 04:09 AM
As far as dropping out the yeast, next time wait until fermentation is complete and you have
consistent FG readings in your expected range.The beer will take a little time to clear,
depends on the rec...
Posted in thread: Does matching a water profile with mineral additions also match the PH? on 01-02-2017 at 05:48 AM
I will also say that Bru n' Water has been very accurate at predicting my mash pH's
Posted in thread: Propane strike water heat times on 01-02-2017 at 05:35 AM
About all you can do with that burner. Banjo will get you up to about 100,000 BTU's and a
Blichmann Hellfire up to 140,000 BTU's. My standard Blichmann is about 72,000 BTU's. I can get
to mash temp on...
Posted in thread: I'm F'in done with SSR's on 10-20-2016 at 12:31 AM
Damn Kal, that basement is incredible!
Posted in thread: Need Help Raising ABV on 10-20-2016 at 12:11 AM
Just scale up the recipe, brewing software makes it very easy.
Posted in thread: High Gravity Lager Starter Advice on 10-19-2016 at 07:16 PM
Not that I am aware, it is more to do with physical/nutrient limitations of the solution
Posted in thread: Head formation/retention - boil too weak? mash temp too low? on 10-19-2016 at 07:03 PM
Low mash temps (120-130F) in highly modified malt can effect head retention and body. This is
the protein rest range and is not desirable in highly modified malt. Are your carbonation
Posted in thread: Doubling Down: SS Brewtech Conical + FTSS + Glycol Power Pack on 10-19-2016 at 06:41 PM
Wondering people's thoughts on this as a chiller: asked Penguin about cooling a glycol bath
to 25-30F, here's their response:Yes, you can use glycol, but the chiller isn't capable of
hitting those t...