Last Activity:02-19-2012 2:47 PM
Posted in thread: Look at my airlock- What (if anything) should I do? on 02-01-2012 at 01:47 AM
Ok- thanks guys. I got it out of there, cleaned it up, santized, and re-installed the airlock.
My tubing is upstairs packed away, so I'm going to keep an eye on it and make sure it doesn't
Posted in thread: Look at my airlock- What (if anything) should I do? on 02-01-2012 at 01:09 AM
I was afraid of that.- So when I take off the airlock, how do I avoid either having the bucket
lid fly off, or a geyser of fermenting wort from exploding through the hole?
Posted in thread: Look at my airlock- What (if anything) should I do? on 02-01-2012 at 12:54 AM
I'm hoping for advice on any steps I should take based on the condition of my airlock. I'm
about 48 hours into fermentation. It started quick and airlock activity has been vigorous. But
at this point ...
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 01-27-2012 at 07:10 PM
I just picked up everything to try this recipe this weekend. Surprisingly my LHBS had
everything. I'm not doing a fruit addition, going to see how close I can get to the real thing.
Thanks for the rec...
Posted in thread: mash profile on beersmith on 01-25-2012 at 06:49 PM
For Mash out i would set the desired temp to 169 then I would just adjust the qt/lb ratio until
I get 209 degree water (boiling) for my addition. It will then give you the water volumes need
to get it...
Posted in thread: mash profile on beersmith on 01-25-2012 at 04:12 PM
You can alter the mash profile by added a step and naming it Mash outBy going this route, does
BeerSmith provide accurate water temp for the mash out/sparge, understanding the current temp
in the tun ...
Posted in thread: mash profile on beersmith on 01-24-2012 at 05:08 PM
I'm a new BeerSmith user and have been wondering the same thing. I want to set up the system
for a 1 hour mash, collect 1st runnings, single batch sparge (with correct infusion
temperature), collect 2...
Posted in thread: Virginia crib call on 01-23-2012 at 07:41 PM
Midlothian, VA checking in here.
Posted in thread: Boil Off rate's effect on Original Gravity on 01-23-2012 at 01:42 AM
I had to refine my recipes when I got a new BK. My old one was tall and skinny and my new one
was shorter and wider. The larger surface area had a higher boil off than the smaller pot.Which
Posted in thread: Boil Off rate's effect on Original Gravity on 01-23-2012 at 01:13 AM
Thanks so much for the quick reply, guys. I sure did notice a lot more trub. That in
conjunction with the boil off left me with about 4.5 gallons in the carboy.