Last Activity:12-07-2016 9:46 PM
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Posted in thread: "What would you brew?" game on 12-07-2016 at 10:40 PM
70% Pilsner or 2-row17% Munich or Vienna8% Aromatic or Biscuit5% Crystal
Posted in thread: Seasoning a 20L oak barrel on 12-07-2016 at 10:24 PM
Send it back or cancel your order.You need to buy a used bourbon barrel to do what you want to
do. Otherwise you will need to fill it with 20L of grain alcohol (ever clear).If the barrel is
new and fr...
Posted in thread: working on an eltric brewery, simple wiring question on 12-07-2016 at 10:13 PM
Wire in parallel, the commons tie together and the hot to each switch or output driver.There is
no way to wire them in series and still communicate useful information, the lights will either
all be on...
Posted in thread: Inventory/Recipe management software on 12-07-2016 at 09:25 PM
Looks like BS has a very similar functionality to this: brewers friend one doesn't check your
recipes just the public ones, and also doesn't check your inventory (yet, I keep requesting
it), or allow...
Posted in thread: Yet Another Noob Brew Question - No Fermentation Activity, High Alcohol Smell. on 12-06-2016 at 09:04 PM
Right, after a population is well established oxygen becomes the enemy.
Posted in thread: Yet Another Noob Brew Question - No Fermentation Activity, High Alcohol Smell. on 12-06-2016 at 07:08 PM
So why did you freak out with a gravity of 1.012? That is perfect for this recipe, and very
good attenuation for an extract kit.Fermentation only takes 2-4 days with a low gravity brew, I
am guessing ...
Posted in thread: Fast Fermentation and Natural Carbonation on 12-06-2016 at 03:58 PM
Note that some commercial breweries use large yeast starters and finish fermentation in 3-4
days, they then force carb and bottle for grain to glass time less than 10 days.You can do the
same on the h...
Posted in thread: So... what the heck happened? on 12-06-2016 at 01:56 PM
Since it was a kit I didn't even do the calculations. Since I had 1.052 and 1.022, can I still
reliably use those for determining ABV? Is it truly 3.8%?Yes, you don't want high ABV in this
one. The al...
Posted in thread: Why is clarity an attractive quality in a brew? on 12-06-2016 at 03:19 AM
The title asks it all:Why is clarity a "good thing", and why do people work so hard to make a
clearer brew?Beverages I hate clarity in:1) coffee2) red wine3) apple cider (not hard cider)I
very much pr...
Posted in thread: So... what the heck happened? on 12-06-2016 at 02:56 AM
I made a chocolate milk stout (OG 1.052) and let it sit for 3 weeks. No activity for the last 2
weeks and checked it today. FG was 1.022. I know the common response will be to let it sit and
check it ...