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Posted in thread: Getting enough yeast for 10gal+ batches on 09-17-2014 at 05:08 PM
Don't tell anybody but...I put one drop of fermcap in my starters. That's why I can run 1.9L in
a 2L flask.
Posted in thread: Getting enough yeast for 10gal+ batches on 09-17-2014 at 03:28 PM
Do 2 step starter. This is what I do for a 10.5 gallon batch of 1.050 lager.Make a 1.9L starter
(from a single vial/pouch) for 24-36 hours then cold crash overnight, decant and put a fresh
charge of b...
Posted in thread: Calling all math geeks: Force carbonation math! on 09-16-2014 at 06:37 PM
So to answer the question about calculating volumes of CO2 based on Pressure, Temperature, and
time...Volumes (Pa,T,t) =
Posted in thread: Best commercial Octoberfest? on 09-15-2014 at 07:12 PM
Anyone else had the one from Licher? Theirs is low on color but great on flavor.
Posted in thread: Calling all math geeks: Force carbonation math! on 09-15-2014 at 03:38 PM
Yes, this natural log (e) version is good for solving at any time point (t) in a single run.
Thanks for adding that.The version I posted is the iterative approach where you must compute
each time step...
Posted in thread: Calling all math geeks: Force carbonation math! on 09-11-2014 at 06:41 PM
For anyone wishing to experiment I suggest this method:1. Set your regulator at 30 psi (or
whatever you’re comfortable with) and attach to keg for 24 hours.2. After 24 hours close
the supply val...
Posted in thread: Looking for fermenter ideas for 10 gallon batches on 09-11-2014 at 04:48 PM
I am thinking of one of these for my planned 7ft freezer fermentation chamber... is a thread
about them somewhere on HBT...Chef JayAnd the winner of the internet is...Chef Jay! Nice find,
I really di...
Posted in thread: Calling all math geeks: Force carbonation math! on 09-11-2014 at 04:39 PM
Here is some math, though it needs some empirical testing to validate...any takers?General
equation is: P(t) = P+(Pa-P)*K*tt is time (in hours)K is a constant with units of 1/hoursP is
Posted in thread: Why bother with carboys and blow-off tubes? on 09-11-2014 at 03:06 PM
The Price of Tea In China, Yuan Renminbi Per KilogramI fail to see the correlation between this
and the current subject...;)
Posted in thread: Looking for fermenter ideas for 10 gallon batches on 09-09-2014 at 08:32 PM
I just saw these blue ones at the United States Plastics Website for about $4015 Gallon Closed
Top Shipping Container 14 1/2" x 26 1/2"Says they are FDA compliant (and a bag of chips)