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  • Posted in thread: Melanoidins on 03-21-2013 at 02:56 AM
    Interesting history lesson from Beersmith.Melanoidins are indeed part of the maillard (french
    word) reaction. They aren't only formed during kilning and the boil. They are formed in nearly
    every step ...

  • Posted in thread: Relay for control panel on 02-19-2013 at 07:24 PM
    Thanks PJ. I also had the same question. I Googled it and found this short but sweet thread.
    Now my wallet won't be quite so empty!! Cheers! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Heating element with controller on 02-10-2013 at 08:52 AM
    Hey ya'll. This controller might be of some use to you. It uses a 2000w dimmer dial and a
    receptacle. All the parts are easily bought online. Here is a pic. Home Brewer's Haven has a
    detailed writeu...

  • Posted in thread: Best method for mellowing alcohol warmth on 02-10-2012 at 04:46 AM
    Agreed with the warm primary. Just tried two of my beers, a NW style IPA and a NW style red
    which were fermented in my closet which sits pretty at 70-71degrees POSSIBLY a bit warmer
    SOMETIMES. Alcohol...

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  • Posted in thread: Mash temp and Thermometer issues on 02-04-2012 at 07:21 PM
    I work in the food service industry where probe thermometers are common. I use an Atkins brand
    probe and it works great--and the probes are replaceable. They are a bit spendy but should last

  • Posted in thread: Proper size for false bottom? on 01-29-2012 at 01:17 AM
    Do I have to find a different sized pot or can I use a slightly smaller false bottom, maybe
    like 12 or 13 inch?ThanksDid you ever have any luck finding a false bottom to fit? I bought a

  • Posted in thread: Portland brewing and water treatment on 01-20-2012 at 07:30 PM
    Thanks everyone for posting such great information about water modification, filtering, etc. I
    found this thread to be one of the most important I've read on this site. I also live in PDX
    and consider...

  • Posted in thread: how so i use isinglass? on 01-18-2012 at 03:34 AM
    Thanks for the info guys! I did a Google search and because of your postings learned something!

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