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Posted in thread: better heat control / PID tuning or Thermostatic control on 05-21-2014 at 11:40 AM
Sorry, man. The RIMS tube is applying heat to the RIMS. You're right; my schematic for the
logic calls the tube the "RIMSsystem" so i'm used to calling the heating portion of the system
the 'RIMS". In...
Posted in thread: better heat control / PID tuning or Thermostatic control on 05-14-2014 at 01:08 AM
Thanks for all the input, guys. I'm friends with the SABCO folks, and I know their system
relies upon thermostatic control (as opposed to RIMS). I DID take the added necessary step of
installing a fit...
Posted in thread: better heat control / PID tuning or Thermostatic control on 05-05-2014 at 02:15 PM
Folks,Pardon me, please, if this ground has already been ploughed, but I cannot find where my
questions have been addressed after some searching.I am having difficulty controlling the
temperature of m...
Posted in thread: Strainer need for RIMS setup on 05-05-2014 at 12:59 PM
crane--I suspect you're correct in terms of a strainer. my intent when posting this would be to
put the strainer in an easily-accessible way into my plumbing, which would be more
Posted in thread: Strainer need for RIMS setup on 04-27-2014 at 10:08 PM
I've built a brewing rig that uses a RIMS system, and this weekend's brew session saw a failure
of the false bottom; needless to say, I had to disassemble the plumbing and clean out a RIMS
tube that w...
Posted in thread: Why do my wet Cascade hops smell and taste like.....dill pickles?? on 09-08-2013 at 12:50 AM
Nope, no pickle jars were used. I understand they were picked, packed and stored in freezer
bags. No idea, but I will say that I've had the HARDEST time getting the pickle aroma and taste
out of glass...
Posted in thread: Why do my wet Cascade hops smell and taste like.....dill pickles?? on 09-07-2013 at 10:09 PM
I received a pound of wet Cascade hops that someone grew, and was delighted to start crafting
an all-cascade IPA with the help of some dry additions for FWH, so that the wet hops could be
Posted in thread: Identifying an off-flavor, coming up short on ideas on 07-20-2013 at 12:43 PM
Jake, Do you have results on the Altbier experiment yet? I am wondering if the off flavors you
are getting are from underpitching/underareating your yeast, and you are getting Diacetyl
flavors coming ...
Posted in thread: Brewing in Toledo, Ohio on 07-20-2013 at 12:15 PM
Where at in Maumee do you work? My 9-5 is in Arrowhead Park so I can't be too far away! I've
looked at a few locations out here, but nothing is jumping out at me.I work in Maumee (office
in Arrowhead ...
Posted in thread: Brewing in Toledo, Ohio on 07-17-2013 at 01:56 PM
If you just want to buy craft beer, here's where you go:The Anderson'sMarines in
SylvaniaChurchillsThe beer and wine cave---they also have beer on tap and growlers. Most of the
liquor stores are also ...