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    ABOUT ME

  • beer,stereos,autocross
  • eBay nerd
  • James Rubinstein
  • Labor Day IPA
  • ESB partial mashrnIrish Ale
  • Married
  • San Jose
  • CA

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  • Posted in thread: really overshot mash temp, can it be saved? on 12-21-2015 at 01:05 AM
    edit:double post

  • Posted in thread: really overshot mash temp, can it be saved? on 12-21-2015 at 12:58 AM
    Did you do an iodine test?No, I don't have any iodine. I thought I did, but we just moved and
    it can't be located :( After 2lbs DME and another hour at 145-152, SG was 1074, so I'll take
    it. Now we bo...

  • Posted in thread: really overshot mash temp, can it be saved? on 12-20-2015 at 10:51 PM
    tested again - 1054, so i added 2lbs of DME... wish me luck :D

  • Posted in thread: really overshot mash temp, can it be saved? on 12-20-2015 at 10:19 PM
    Monitor your sg or brix. If it's not going up add something to get the conversion going again
    and start your timer over. Only way to tell if you don't have test paper.I was at 1048 now i'm
    at 1053. Pr...

  • Posted in thread: really overshot mash temp, can it be saved? on 12-20-2015 at 09:43 PM
    So, I have been running an automated system of my own design, but it's had some trouble, so I
    switched back to a manual system. Today, I mashed in my stout recipe at 152 and the temp
    dropped down to 1...

  • Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 10-05-2015 at 05:10 PM
    Lag time? My reptile tape changes temps in my beer about as fast as I would like. Anything
    faster would be too hard to control.Oh, it's plenty fast, I just mean that heating 5gal of beer
    takes some ti...

  • Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 10-04-2015 at 06:22 PM
    No but it has been proven that the algorithm will fiction perfectly fine with direct
    heating.The heating pad I posted works perfectly for me. I suspect the lag time of heating 5-6
    gal of beer a couple...

  • Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 10-03-2015 at 04:49 PM
    Why heat space? Heat your beer! I use one of these: very effective and cheap for my
    side-by-side kegerator/ferm chamber fridge

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi Brew Controller on 04-02-2015 at 05:39 AM
    Hello everybody.I am Patrick from Switzerland. I have been brewing for 1.5 years and I am about
    30 years old.First of all: A huge THANK YOU from my side for making this software public. I
    adapted your...

  • Posted in thread: Stir Plate or Aerate? on 02-17-2015 at 11:10 PM
    It keeps them from laying on the bottom of the flask, being lazy bums. Yeast are like
    teenagers. They're shy. They need encouragement to get out there and mingle.LOL I'll play some
    Taylor Swift tunes ...

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In bottles: Last Day IPA, AAPL American Pale Ale On deck: Some sort of porter type thing The answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything? 42. The number of bottles in my first batch of homebrew? 42. Coincidence? I think not.
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