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Posted in thread: Question for other Tower of Power users on 10-21-2013 at 02:54 PM
I would have to agree with JJFlash. I generally have to set my temp on the controller several
degrees higher than the required mash temp. I have 2 thermometers (one has a long stem on it to
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-30-2013 at 05:13 PM
Thanks - I think all stick with the true recipe then and add at 5min to go in boil. However if
its lacking ill be ready at bottling with more to add via your method. I think this will
accomplish what ...
Posted in thread: MalFet's bottle washer for lazy homebrewers on 06-06-2013 at 12:19 AM
Ladder23Brewing, Do you have any video of your washer?
Posted in thread: Stinky bucket question on 05-20-2013 at 03:22 PM
After washing in PBW if I still have a smell problem, I let the equipment soak overnight in
baking soda solution. It always does the trick and you don't have to worry about bleach smell.
This works re...
Posted in thread: Reaction to Metal Using PBW on 05-19-2013 at 12:00 PM
I soaked my hop spider in PBW overnight and this white substance formed on the nuts and bolts.
I got the hardware at Lowes and it was suppose to be stainless steel. I am not sure now. Has
Posted in thread: Just ordered the blichman top tier system on 05-11-2013 at 09:59 PM
I've always gotten all my Blichmann stuff within 5-10 days.
Posted in thread: Best way to keep fermentation temperature with new freezer and Johnson controller? on 05-06-2013 at 05:33 PM
If you tape the probe to the side of the carboy or place it in wort, just remember the freezer
will start cooling and will not cycle off until the wort is at the right temp. This causes the
temp in th...
Posted in thread: Tower of Power on 04-24-2013 at 01:14 AM
How much does your mash temperature decrease when you start the recirculation after the 10
minute wait? Since you are introducing cold wort into the mash it will drop. I manually direct
fire my mash w...
Posted in thread: How much PBW do you use to soak a 5 gallon Carboy? on 04-07-2013 at 12:43 PM
I've always used 1 tsp per gallon as well and it has always worked great.
Posted in thread: Tower of Power on 04-03-2013 at 04:03 PM
The 10 minutes allows the grain to absorb the water. I found out the hard way not to skip this