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Posted in thread: Barley Crusher Maintenance ( second time in 110 brews ) on 04-30-2016 at 02:56 AM
You get what you pay for.
Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 06:40 PM
That doesn't make any sense - it doesn't get much lighter than 2-row. Adding more 2-row should
make the beer lighter, not darker. And while I don't think Carapils adds any meaningful colour
Posted in thread: flying trub in yeast starter on 04-29-2016 at 06:33 PM
so should I proceed with it in the fridge, them tomorrow warm it up prior to temp?Yup. Put it
in the fridge tonight, then take it out of the fridge tomorrow and let it warm up on the
counter while you...
Posted in thread: flying trub in yeast starter on 04-29-2016 at 05:44 PM
Bingo. That's a trait peculiar to that strain of yeast. Threw me off the first time I used it,
too. Looks like egg drop soup. Perfectly normal.
Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 05:43 PM
That's still waaay too much Carapils. A little goes a long way. 1/4 lb max for a 5 gallon
Posted in thread: Size brew kettle for 10 gallon all grain batches,,, on 04-29-2016 at 05:08 PM
Agreed on the chiller but why do you even need a thermometer in a boil kettle.To know when
you've chilled enough, of course.
Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber cooling question on 04-29-2016 at 02:58 PM
I'd say either your freezer is pooched, or your STC-1000 is actually in Fahrenheit.
Posted in thread: 10 Gallon Batchs on 04-29-2016 at 02:51 PM
This might sound like a dumb question: How would I / could I use a pump in my setup?I use 2
Igloo 10 gallon coolers (HLT and MT) and fly sparge via gravity to my brew kettle that sits on
the garage fl...
Posted in thread: I added yeast at 110 degrees... on 04-29-2016 at 01:02 PM
Not sure where you're seeing that - the data sheet specifies its optimal fermenting range as
12-15°C (53.6-59°F). Fermenting it at 71° F will almost certainly produce some "interesting"
Posted in thread: I added yeast at 110 degrees... on 04-29-2016 at 12:23 PM
Hope you're fermenting that S-23 batch at the appropriate temperature - it's a lager yeast.