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  • Posted in thread: Is it ok to have controller probe immersed in water? on 05-19-2015 at 12:02 PM
    I re-did mine so only the probe is in the water. The crimp is now just outside the cap. The
    probe just fits through the hole, and I have some paraffin around it so I think there should be
    little to no...

  • Posted in thread: Is it ok to have controller probe immersed in water? on 05-15-2015 at 12:32 PM
    Hi,I'm using a Johnson A419 controller in my keezer. Initially I had used Velcro to attach the
    probe to one of the kegs; I'd also covered the probe with a piece of neoprene. I noticed the
    keezer was s...

  • Posted in thread: Plastic Big Mouth Bubbler Sealing Problems on 05-08-2015 at 01:28 AM
    I'm late to the party, but I just got a plastic 5-gallon BMB to use as a secondary when I dry
    hop. I have an IPA in it, inside a mini-fridge right now, I get a strong hops hit whenever I
    open the door...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop & Cold Crash on 05-07-2015 at 06:29 PM
    Next time consider tying a bit of fishing line to the draw strings of the hop bag and run it
    out the top of the carboy.That's a good idea - thanks!

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop & Cold Crash on 05-07-2015 at 12:38 PM
    I was going to remove the hops bag last night, but as soon as I bumped it, it sank. So I guess
    I'm cold crashing with the hops!

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop & Cold Crash on 05-06-2015 at 04:42 PM
    this isn't a very wide experiment, but this shows that if you're blind to the fact that gelatin
    was used, it's unlikely you'll taste a difference, as not even half of the tasters could tell a
    differen...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop & Cold Crash on 05-06-2015 at 04:25 PM
    Thanks for the advice on the gelatin, and removing the hops.I've used gelatin on my last few
    beers, and cold crashed as well. My cold crash up to now has involved putting as many ice jugs
    as I could i...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hop & Cold Crash on 05-06-2015 at 01:05 PM
    Hi,I have an IPA that has been dry hopped in the secondary for a week now. I'm planning to cold
    crash it with gelatin findings.Should I remove the hops before I crash it? The hops are bagged
    (floating...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1056 (American Ale) Temperature Questions on 05-05-2015 at 12:35 PM
    Taping your temp probe onto the side of your fermentor won't get you good temps of the middle
    of the wort. It may be fine for smaller batches but 10-15 gallons of wort get really warm from
    fermentatio...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1056 (American Ale) Temperature Questions on 05-05-2015 at 01:20 AM
    I ferment 1056 at about 64 degrees. I do not raise the temperature at all unless I take the
    fermenter out of the chamber to make room for another. I have always had good results.I started
    fermenting a...

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