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  • Posted in thread: Request: boil evaporation calculator on 07-20-2015 at 07:59 PM
    The extract doesn't get boiled off, so you should never add DME to make up for water lost
    through evaporation.At flameout, if you discover you boiled off too much water (taking into
    consideration ther...

  • Posted in thread: Add a "sample" valve to a plastic fermentation bucket? on 06-24-2015 at 09:54 PM
    And how low is the spigot? As low as it would be for a bottling bucket? I ask, because I think
    that would be below the trub. I was thinking of putting the spigot about halfway up the side of
    the bucke...

  • Posted in thread: Add a "sample" valve to a plastic fermentation bucket? on 06-24-2015 at 07:55 PM
    I happen to be fermenting some lagers in a friend's garage refrigerator/freezer, which I do
    several times a year, and I need to check the gravity to see if it's time for their diacetyl
    rest.I have to ...

  • Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation and fridge question on 06-17-2015 at 05:35 AM
    I cannot say I am any kind of expert, other than having brewed about a dozen lagers, with my
    Maibock impressing some very experienced homebrewers and bjcp judges.I cannot chill the wort
    down to pitchi...

  • Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 05-29-2015 at 11:22 PM
    Probably better to not cook your food in a galvanized
    container.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_fume_fever

  • Posted in thread: Three Floyds Zombie Dust Clone on 05-28-2015 at 01:39 AM
    This will be done than. Got 4 ounces of nelson. Thinking 2 bittering 1 flame out 1 dry. Also
    wanted to push the abv up a little to around 8 or 9. Do i simply add more 2 row or do i need to
    up all the ...

  • Posted in thread: Boiling tip on 05-18-2015 at 05:52 PM
    Spray bottles are cheap. Get one plain water.

  • Posted in thread: SOLUTION: oxidizing beer when crash cooling on 04-25-2015 at 05:40 AM
    I use a mylar baloon, held onto the airlock with a rubber band. It collects CO2 during
    fermentation, which is then sucked back in during the cold crash.

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing in keg on 04-15-2015 at 02:50 AM
    I use an S-type airlock, filled with cheap vodka, and I attach a mylar balloon to the top of
    the airlock after a couple of days of fermentation. The only thing getting sucked back in when
    I cold crash...

  • Posted in thread: Bag squeeze gravity test on 03-27-2015 at 05:00 PM
    And if you poured your top-off water through the grain in the bag, letting it collect in the
    bucket below?Second runnings, maybe, but you'll get more gravity in your top-off water than you
    would using...

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