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Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-10-2013 at 03:09 PM
I like the secondary to drop sediment out as it seems to always drop more if I do one no matter
what my primary length, but that's personal preference and I don't filter at all. You can go to
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-10-2013 at 12:10 PM
So I'm approaching 3 weeks in primary and since I'm not planning that secondary coffee addition
I"m wondering if there's any reason this shouldn't go straight into bottles and skip secondary
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-05-2013 at 01:15 AM
Thanks sweetcell for the great advice. I definitely kept it on the low end during the very
active first few days of fermentation to help account for the heat generated. Maybe I'll jack
my controller u...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-04-2013 at 11:12 PM
if you want to hit anything lower than 1.028, you should leave it in primary and raise the temp
a few degrees. if you don't have temp control, moving the carboy to a warmer part of the house
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-04-2013 at 09:19 PM
Mine has been in primary for just under 2 weeks. Tested today at 1.028 vs 1.096 starting. It
tastes divine. A bit too much on the alcohol I guess but I can only hope time will smooth that
over. Maybe ...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 11-26-2013 at 03:48 PM
I made this Saturday. Came in at 1.096 OG probably because I used 1.5lbs extra 2-row and got
better eff than I thought I would. I hope with 2 packs of Safale 04 (rehydrated) that I'll be
able to get t...
Posted in thread: HydroFarm Digital Thermostat and Heat Mat on 10-27-2013 at 03:32 PM
I would doubt you would need 2 seed mats to heat your insulated freezer to low 60s. If you did,
a power strip should work fine. I just took apart my Johnson A19 for the first time to make it
Posted in thread: HydroFarm Digital Thermostat and Heat Mat on 10-26-2013 at 03:03 AM
Hey, I bought one of the Hydrofarm MT10004 and it keeps my temp in the low 60s in a chest
freezer just fine when my garage is about 45F but I'm wondering whats going to happen in dead
of winter when t...
Posted in thread: Brew Belt vs. Ferm Wrap vs. Brewers Edge Space Heater on 10-10-2013 at 01:27 PM
So if I have a Johnson controller (digital) I just switch to heat mode then throw the heater
pad in the chest freezer and set to temp desired and good to go in the winter?That seed
germination pad is ...
Posted in thread: First Place 2013 Chicago Winter Brew Competition - Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale on 09-15-2013 at 02:20 AM
I had Majestic from Pipeworks, which uses NS hops and was wonderful. Combine that with an
established love of Chinook and I think this might be my next brew!