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Posted in thread: Using simple sugars rather than DME in yeast starters on 08-01-2015 at 01:38 PM
My plan is to make a pure cane sugar 1 gal 'krausen' with US05 to add to a very high dexterous
RIS that has currently settled in at around 1.041. I'm going to make sure I add yeast nutrient
to the kra...
Posted in thread: Carboy Cleaning Brush on 07-12-2009 at 03:35 PM
Thanks for the comment. It tends to center itself when running. The PVC shaft did hit the sides
of the opening a few times. No scratches. I don't think the PVC is hard enough to scratch the
Posted in thread: Carboy Cleaning Brush on 07-11-2009 at 08:09 PM
Sick of cleaning carboys and kegs? Who isn't right? Soaking for days is a PIA and doesn't
always work. Here's a carboy/keg brush you can build yourself for about $8. This is prototype
III and I think ...
Posted in thread: Peltier Lagering on 01-31-2009 at 01:19 PM
The problem here is simply the lack of insulation.Lets do some basic calculations:If we
approximate a 5G carboy by a cylinder 46 cm high and 27 cm in diameter then the surface area is
about .5 m^2 . A...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter/stir plate theory confusion on 02-03-2008 at 02:37 PM
I think of gas diffusion similar to adding dye to a jar of water. The brownian motion of the
solution causes mixing to occur and is fairly independent of gravity if the molecular mass of
the two gasse...