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Posted in thread: Small batches on Kal clone? on 09-04-2015 at 02:30 AM
I built an E-kettle out of a Bayou Classic 8 gallon pot. The element is about at 1.5 gallons. I
usually brew 3 gallon batches. I can do 5 gallon batches, but a 90 min boil starts pushing a
Posted in thread: Why Arduino/Raspbury Pi/Spark/Beaglebone? on 08-22-2015 at 10:46 PM
I basically use an Arduino as a cheap PC IO. I take sensor measurements and ship them to the pc
over the serial bus. Then use a VB project to display the sensor readings and send settings to
Posted in thread: Brewing "the hard way" question: Diluting high gravity beer on 07-11-2015 at 02:31 PM
The big thing about blending water is to make a plan and follow it. The resulting beer might be
excellent or it might just be ok. Decide what you think about the beer and adjust your process
Posted in thread: Brewing "the hard way" question: Diluting high gravity beer on 07-11-2015 at 03:57 AM
When blending your finished beer with water at kegging, you need to consider how the new water
will impact the brewing water. If you aren't making water adjustments in your brewing water,
then it does...
Posted in thread: Mexican Lagers: e.g Corona on 06-02-2015 at 03:38 AM
Check the recipes on this page. There is a lot of info on different Mexican beers. I don't
recall much commentary of yeast choices. the link is bad, try searching "Mayfield Brewhouse."
Posted in thread: Can I fix the smokey/ashtray off flavor in my stout? on 05-05-2015 at 02:02 AM
I accidentally used black patent malt instead or roasted barley. The RIS came out ashtray
roasty. I poured an 8oz glass and added drops of vanilla extract until the ashtray went away.
Then I added dro...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temperature Graph on 04-30-2015 at 02:15 AM
I think that I have a xls w the temp of the beer bucket and the temp of a bucket of water in
the same fermentation table. The data shows the temp of the water getting colder as the beer
temp is held c...
Posted in thread: Any Advice on tinctures? on 11-11-2014 at 12:48 AM
If you over spice your beer, pull a four ounce sample and add drops of vanilla extract to see
if you can mute the spice flavor. Vanilla extract is a cooks trick. In small amounts you don't
get the van...
Posted in thread: Keezer temp cycles on 08-18-2014 at 08:33 PM
With a four degree delta on your temp controller cycling that fast has to mean you are
measuring air temp more than the liquid temp in your keg. I have a similar set up to what you
mentioned except th...
Posted in thread: Stc-1000+ on 07-03-2014 at 02:42 AM
I ordered from Lerway via Amazon on Monday (6/30/2014) and received a Version 1.0. It's just
one data point, but I did get the desired STC.