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Posted in thread: iBrewmaster2 on 05-13-2013 at 06:44 PM
I've loved iBrewmaster. The batch feature is great for brewday record keeping and modification.
I've also messed with Beersmith mobile. Beersmith has the cloud feature which is great for
Posted in thread: Noob considering electric brewing on 05-09-2013 at 09:09 PM
I just finished my electric HERM build. The HLT element just heats water. The boiling kettle is
also electric but I've had no detectable problems with the wort contacting the element. I love
it - brew...
Posted in thread: Always use a blowoff tube! on 05-01-2013 at 07:02 PM
Just had my 1.051 porter with S-04 yeast climb out my airlock. I got lazy and didn't start with
a blowoff. Still, not much of a mess and I got the blow off in before real damage. I like the
tubing on ...
Posted in thread: Stainless brewing dry hopper on 04-21-2013 at 01:24 PM
Just ordered a Stainless Brewing dry hopper. I've never dry hopped in the keg. Do you take it
out of the keg after a few days? I typically don't open my keg again after things are carbed up
but I don'...
Posted in thread: Belgian tripel not drinkable on 04-03-2013 at 10:13 PM
I've got a dubbel that is 2 months in the keg and just barely drinkable at this point. Time
heals many ills.
Posted in thread: Belgian Tripel stalled at 1.030. on 02-25-2013 at 07:45 PM
I'm hijacking this a little to ask about aging a Belgian. I started a dubbel on 1/5. The
original gravity was 1076. Used White Trappist Ale yeast. I let the fermentation go wild in a
62 degree room. A...
Posted in thread: Aging in the keg or the secondary? on 02-24-2013 at 12:46 PM
So you carb at room temperature? Doesn't that require more time and pressure to get the same
volume of co2?It does require higher pressure; most of the calculators allow you to set your
Posted in thread: How long do you boil your starter? on 02-14-2013 at 06:17 PM
I boil 15 minutes in the ehrlenmeyer flask. I use a little fermcap and haven't noticed a big
boil off. I do cover loosely with foil.
Posted in thread: Best vacuum sealer for bulk hops? on 02-14-2013 at 03:25 PM
I learned a neat trick on HBT for mylar bags. The mylar bags are too smooth and collapse when
you use them in the foodsaver. If you cut a little piece of a foodsaver roll (the rough side),
you can tuc...
Posted in thread: Brewing ipad app? on 02-10-2013 at 11:02 PM
Is there a way to add a batch that's not on their list?Yeah, you create it as a recipe first
then you select that recipe when creating a new batch
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