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Posted in thread: New kettle 15 gallon batches on 02-14-2016 at 08:23 PM
The brass fitting created a galvanic cell with the aluminum .... you could replace the fitting
with one made of stainless, which won't react with the aluminum.Galvanic corrosion also happens
Posted in thread: New kettle 15 gallon batches on 02-14-2016 at 08:10 PM
How do I clean it?Ahh...now I can see your picture. Any chance you didn't dry it well or left
wort in it after brewing?I'd use a Scotch Brite pad to bring it back to bare aluminum and then
do a full b...
Posted in thread: New kettle 15 gallon batches on 02-14-2016 at 07:36 PM
I can't see your picture, but are you sure it's rust and not the protective oxidized layer that
forms when you boil for the first time? For years I (and a lot of other brewers) used an
Posted in thread: Dogs on 02-06-2016 at 08:25 PM
Chulo likes the cold concreteOr he died from CO poisoning. ;)
Posted in thread: Will this cheap 3500 watt induction burner work? on 01-30-2016 at 12:58 PM
. . . it is certainly safer if the appliance is fused to protect its own wiring, or if its
wiring is rated to match the house breaker. Certainly worth considering with a high current
Posted in thread: When and How Often to Measure FG on 01-07-2016 at 10:57 PM
You just don't have too ....... My point is that if you're checking to see if you've screwed
something up, there's little you can do to fix it at that point.Pitch more yeast if gravity
hadn't changed ...
Posted in thread: When and How Often to Measure FG on 01-07-2016 at 08:34 PM
You might want to take a FG reading when you bottle to insure it turned out right and you
didn't make any mistakes but there's little you can do to fix the beer at that point.If you're
bottling, you w...
Posted in thread: When and How Often to Measure FG on 01-07-2016 at 07:06 PM
OG = Original GravityFG = Final GravitySG = Specific Gravity (both OG and FG are SG
readings)Two of the same SG readings taken 2-3 days apart means the last one was actually your
FGDon't take the firs...
Posted in thread: Suggestions for IPA hopping? on 01-07-2016 at 06:28 PM
2.00 oz Chinook [13.00 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs 2.00 oz Nelson Sauvin [11.60 %] -
Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 14 0.0 IBUs:confused:
Posted in thread: What length of time is needed for steeping grains? on 12-09-2015 at 03:48 AM
The malt is actually "stewed" before kilning so it's not the malting that is the "premashing"
process- it's actually more of a mashing type of process.I think of mashing as being synonymous