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Posted in thread: another burst carb question on 05-20-2015 at 06:13 PM
I usually keep it on 30 for 24-48 hours and then bleed the keg down to serving pressure. It's
not fully carbed after the first few days but it's definitely drinkable and after 3-4 days it's
Posted in thread: NYC 2010 Water Report on 05-16-2014 at 03:06 PM
I usually add some gypsum or calcium chloride, total of 6 grams for about 10 gallons of brew
water (depending on style for gypsum or cacl). I just recently started doing this and I'm
impressed by the ...
Posted in thread: double IPA help.. opinions please on 05-01-2014 at 04:00 PM
Agreed on using a hydrometer. I find my refractometer readings after correcting for alcohol
aren't accurate. Pre-fermentation they're fine but after fermentation they end up understating
Posted in thread: Controlling Fermentation Temperature on 04-28-2014 at 09:35 PM
I bought a mini fridge and put my bucket in there. I use a stc-1000 and disconnected the
internal thermostat to control the temp. I'm only one batch in but it works perfectly so far. I
live in NYC, so...
Posted in thread: Finally, a clear beer... but why? on 04-28-2014 at 03:49 PM
I do use whirfloc, but I have noticed that my beer has been very cloudy coming out of the mash
(and post boil as well, despite what seems like a strong hot break). I cold crash my beers when
Posted in thread: Finally, a clear beer... but why? on 04-24-2014 at 01:02 AM
Since I've gone all-grain, I've brewed five batches and all have been cloudy coming out of the
mash & boil except for the last one, which I brewed yesterday. I've been reading a lot about
Posted in thread: BrewBoard - Arduino/Webpage control for e-brewery on 04-20-2014 at 04:04 PM
Snccoulter,I would recommend a MEGA (because the UNO is really memory limited when working with
Ethernet projects) and the Ethernet board. Also, get some LEDs, a few breadboards and jumper
wires (or j...
Posted in thread: BrewBoard - Arduino/Webpage control for e-brewery on 04-20-2014 at 04:00 PM
mysd,I haven't made any changes. I'm glad you liked the HTML side. Unfortunately, the apartment
I moved into doesn't have the proper electricity setup for this system so I'm just brewing on
my stove. ...
Posted in thread: Convoluted chiller won't chill on 02-12-2014 at 10:33 PM
I own this one: it last weekend, worked great (I was getting it to pitching temp in 1 pass)
though I had some problems with doing a gravity feed and had to use my pump instead. I'm using
1/2" ID tubi...
Posted in thread: fermenting in mini fridge on 02-07-2014 at 06:50 PM
What fridge did you buy? I'm looking for one with the same purpose in mind.