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Posted in thread: Limiting Boil Off Rate on 03-06-2016 at 12:13 PM
What is your range of boil-off rates? I also brew out in the open, but I don't experience much
variation in my boil-off. I generally maintain a pretty gentle boil though.15-20%what is this
Posted in thread: Limiting Boil Off Rate on 03-05-2016 at 10:11 PM
I'm looking for input on controlling boil off rate. Brewing 10 gallon batches in a 15 gallon
kettle. We are experiencing inconsistent boil off rates as we brew outdoors. Looking at pro
hardware, I see...
Posted in thread: False Bottom or Screen? on 01-21-2013 at 03:35 AM
FB, screens are a waste of time in my experience
Posted in thread: Does anyone no longer save yeast who once did? on 06-07-2012 at 01:33 AM
I stopped, I decided it wasn't worth the risk of infecting a batch that takes a 6+ hour brew
day, $50+, and 10 gallons of beer. However I never did infect a batch fwiw. I am actually about
to repitch ...
Posted in thread: APA with 25% pils; Saaz on 03-27-2012 at 01:23 AM
Just wondering if anyone has done something like this. We are just playing around with a good
base recipe and had some pils on hand.10 Gallons, 75% efficiency50% 2-Row25% Munich25% Pilsner1
oz Nugget ...
Posted in thread: What piece of equipment improved your all-grain brewing for the positive the most? on 03-26-2012 at 01:29 PM
Temp control for mash and ferm, looks like I should look into yeast starters though. Also
finding a sparge methods that works with my hardware, went from fly to batch and we are locked
in at 70-75 eff...
Posted in thread: Fly sparging with ss braid on 03-11-2012 at 11:21 PM
Didn't read all the replies but. I tried this, various braids, various configurations and it
just isn't worth the time. Buy even a small false bottom and you'll be in way better shape. Our
main issue ...
Posted in thread: Describe the perfect fermentation vessel on 03-07-2012 at 04:31 PM
I'm not actually looking for one but yes I've seen many plastic conical vessels out there. I'm
thinking more plastic carboy style and price. Just day dreaming.
Posted in thread: Describe the perfect fermentation vessel on 03-07-2012 at 04:12 PM
Most of us ferment in either a glass or plastic carboy, maybe a bucket, maybe a fancy stainless
conical fermentor. I'm curious to know what you guys would come up with if you had the
opportunity to de...
Posted in thread: RIMS for Dummies on 02-15-2012 at 06:09 PM
The system would not know when to stop applying heat as I understand it.I do wonder what 2
probes and some sort of digital flow meter connected to some software might do. You would know
temp in, temp ...