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Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 12-21-2015 at 08:46 PM
Got one part of my three items today. (Seems UPS would rather use three trucks to get stuff
here, every one has different status today.)My machine got here, but the shock sticker was red.
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