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Posted in thread: Problem with Smithwicks clone on 10-27-2016 at 05:13 PM
I brewed an Irish red, Smithwicks clone, but i had to sub a decent amount of ingredients out
because my LHBS was lacking what i needed. its only been 4 days, but My OG was 1.048 and its
down to 1.011 ...
Posted in thread: johnson temp controller reading way too high on 03-04-2016 at 06:32 PM
thanks for the info, i just compared the probe temp to my brewing thermometer and the probe
temperature gradually just keeps going up, like a degree every 30 seconds. so i guess i will
just replace th...
Posted in thread: johnson temp controller reading way too high on 03-04-2016 at 06:26 AM
i use a Johnson temperature controller for a ceramic heat bulb to warm my wort during the
winter. i keep the bulb and wort in a freezer thats acts solely as a fermentation chamber (the
freezer does no...
Posted in thread: how long do i have? on 02-20-2015 at 07:55 PM
1028 London Wyeast, OG was 1.060. temp is around 66 right now although i just bumped it up to
about 70. ive done tihs batch once before and i came out great by keeping the temp at 65...
Posted in thread: how long do i have? on 02-18-2015 at 07:21 PM
ha nice. well its fermenting, just slow as hell. im assuming it wont attenuate well. so once it
stops and i take a reading and it if it hasn't attenuated down, would pitching more yeast then
Posted in thread: how long do i have? on 02-16-2015 at 05:22 PM
i woke up this morning to see that it has now started to ferment. 1/2 inch Krausen, bubbling
every few seconds, but im still worried. If its already going, would pitching another yeast
make any differ...
Posted in thread: how long do i have? on 02-16-2015 at 02:16 AM
long story put short, used yeast that wasnt healthy, its been 2 days since i pitched it and it
hasnt done a thing (it was close to expiration) was gonna pitch another one tonight, but the
shop didnt h...
Posted in thread: fermentation chamber and Johnson controller questions on 11-22-2014 at 12:08 AM
got a new devlopment, i got one of those ceramic light bulbs and it does the job well, maybe
too well. the johnson controlled thats plugged into my freezer cant keep up with how hot the
bulb is gettin...
Posted in thread: fermentation chamber and Johnson controller questions on 11-10-2014 at 06:40 AM
looks cool, i only need the freezer to be about 10 degrees hotter, do you think that bulb would
be overkill? i dont want my johnson controller to work too hard cuz i know it takes like 3/4 of
Posted in thread: fermentation chamber and Johnson controller questions on 11-10-2014 at 02:02 AM
does a dual stage controller have two outlets? one for a heating source and another for the