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Posted in thread: Heating a Fermentation Chamber on 04-25-2014 at 11:19 PM
i decided to buy a ceramic heat emitting bulb, like for what you'd use for a reptile tank. the
plus is that there is no light emitted, only heat.it's only 100w, but i'm betting it will get
the job don...
Posted in thread: Heating a Fermentation Chamber on 04-24-2014 at 02:27 PM
You will need the temp probe to be in the air or your chamber could be like a oven before the
water gets warm.Cheers :mug:right, but I'm trying to ensure the wort I'm fermenting is at 124F,
not just t...
Posted in thread: Heating a Fermentation Chamber on 04-24-2014 at 02:20 PM
thx for the responses guys. the fermostat isn't the issue really, i think it's the cheap space
heater. i have the temperature probe submersed so it's registering the water temp at 82F, not
the air tem...
Posted in thread: Heating a Fermentation Chamber on 04-24-2014 at 02:00 PM
thats a cool idea! can you achieve high temps up to 124F though?
Posted in thread: Heating a Fermentation Chamber on 04-24-2014 at 01:30 PM
I have a 7 cu. ft. freezer and a fermostat, with a lasko 200w space heater. i'm trying to heat
the chamber to 124F for a lacto fermentation, but the space heater must have an overheat
Posted in thread: "Double-Pitching" Lacto on 04-23-2014 at 01:15 PM
Like I said, the most efficient use of your time would be to do a sour mash then to pitch the
wlp630 after the boil. It would achieve exactly as to what I understand to be what your
searching for but ...
Posted in thread: "Double-Pitching" Lacto on 04-22-2014 at 05:12 PM
the effect i was going for was to blast an initial souring with the first lacto pitch, then
allow the second pitch to sour anything else possible while the sacc fermented out the sugars
over the next ...
Posted in thread: "Double-Pitching" Lacto on 04-17-2014 at 04:25 PM
Had an idea and wanted to see what others' thoughts are.I'm planning a
pseudo-Berliner:mash/sparge and collect 5.5gal wort. cool to 130Fpitch pure lactohold at 130F
for ~48-72 hoursboil for 15-30 mins...
Posted in thread: 3 Week Lagering -- Too Short?? on 01-27-2014 at 02:54 PM
Just wondering what negative effect(s) might be noticed upon lagering for only 3 weeks? I
planned to brew a dark mexican lager with WLP940, but need to have it ready on March 1st. This
would allow me ...
Posted in thread: 30 Plate Wort Chiller $72 on 10-02-2010 at 05:39 PM
Ok, so i just spoke with an associate at your store, and he said that the 40 plate chillers
were not in stock as of yet. I was hoping to have this by Saturday, October 9. I live in PA.
Would this be p...