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Posted in thread: Patersbier on 01-07-2011 at 07:17 PM
Well....I don't know how it turned out. I haven't had the keg space...lol. its been
secondsrying for like 6 weeks. It looks really clear. I tried some when I checked the gravity
and it was very nice. ...
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-13-2010 at 10:38 PM
Thanks for all the tips. I'm gonna check the mash ph, as I feel its the only place left to
look. As far as the starters... I make em all the time... and it doesn't seem to matter a whole
lot. I just d...
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-13-2010 at 12:37 PM
OMG... a Blago sighting! LOL
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-13-2010 at 03:24 AM
meh.... temperature correction isn't an issue. I use a refractometer with ATC for my OG. I use
a hydrometer to test FG at 70 degrees.
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-12-2010 at 08:12 PM
The calibrate them all at the factory by hand before the system ships. Its only seen 2 brews so
far, so I can't imagine its wrong. Also, its on a thermocouple that is digitally monitored. The
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-12-2010 at 07:58 PM
Could fool around with a little acid malt I guess....
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-12-2010 at 07:07 PM
Yeah, I've never dropped in secondary more than like 2 points. I don't bottle though, I keg.
Also... I've almost ALWAYS use starters. This last time, i didn't because I was short on time,
so I just bo...
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-12-2010 at 06:08 PM
I hear ya guys. I use a Brewmagic system, so I'm pretty certain the thermometer is right. Also,
this time I used Wyeast 1084, which means I should have gotten about 73%. IIRC. So, I think my
Posted in thread: Attenuation on 10-12-2010 at 04:21 PM
Ok, here is the deal. I've been brewing for 17 years. I have always had attenuation problems.
I've used pure 02. I've used an aquarium pump. I've underpitched, I've overpitched. I'm always
about 3-5 p...
Posted in thread: Distilled Water on 10-12-2010 at 03:29 PM
Taking your advice. Boil, cool. Store... thanks