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Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-06-2015 at 04:17 PM
I'm ok with negative reviews, but this part is silly:>>But that’s what the Zymatic
promised to curtail, and to put it simply, it didn’t. My other big gripe: a lack of
regard for fermentati...
Posted in thread: DIY Walk In Cooler Build on 08-26-2015 at 03:30 AM
Surprised your HOA would allow solar panels...considering how uptight they were about the
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-15-2015 at 12:54 AM
The PB boils at 207F. DMS is driven off and hops are isomerized, I assure you. In MN (800ft
above sea level) boiling temp is 210F so don't get caught up with thinking 212F is boiling temp
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 05-26-2015 at 05:55 PM
Wow -- cool -- I just ordered a can. For $21, it's quite a bit cheaper than HopShot (I've got
loads of syringes, too -- bought when I wanted to a nice sized syringe for the Pico's sample
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 05-26-2015 at 03:50 PM
I've started to add NB's hopshot about 2 minutes before the boil is over. I've been using a
single syringe, but I may step up to 2 at the end of the boil for my next IPA.If you are using
Hop extract e...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 05-16-2015 at 04:56 PM
Surprised no one has posted this yet, C-Net Picobrew review.
Posted in thread: None More Black Vanilla Stout on 12-10-2014 at 07:52 PM
I did brew the extract recipe exactly as is.I did the reading pre bottling - so de-gassing
wasn't the issue.This was actually my first yeast starter, active fermentation was great. I
live in Boston in...
Posted in thread: None More Black Vanilla Stout on 12-10-2014 at 06:35 PM
Forgot to mention I did know my OG at 1.053, so I was happy with that. I used a hydrometer to
measure both OG and FG.I can't really answer why your beer stalled out around 1.020...without
Posted in thread: None More Black Vanilla Stout on 12-10-2014 at 05:30 AM
Hoping for some feedback here:Brewed this recipe, even made a yeast starter with the White Labs
Irish Ale Yeast. About two weeks in I added a mixture of vanilla beans and bourbon (that had
Posted in thread: None More Black Vanilla Stout on 11-18-2014 at 07:27 PM
That's the way I was leaning after doing some more reading. Thanks for talking through it with
me. Now I need to find a source for good Grade B syrup.This may be the best I've found: seem
to have cha...