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Posted in thread: Simple 2 Stage Fermenter Temp Control for Small Studio (Cooler / Peltier / Ice Probe) on 08-12-2014 at 12:42 PM
Since i posted i actually did the nested tub with expanding foam thing to get some better
insulation. I have it set at 19.5C and its keeping it within a few tenths of ambient of around
77 so it's mana...
Posted in thread: Simple 2 Stage Fermenter Temp Control for Small Studio (Cooler / Peltier / Ice Probe) on 08-01-2014 at 02:32 PM
That seems like a really really tight fit, but that last pic obviously shows it works just
fine. I just bought the ice probe chiller for my water bath tub last week so i could finally
brew during the ...
Posted in thread: Iceprobe powered fermentation chamber on 08-01-2014 at 01:32 PM
This is interesting, did you ever finish this? Does it work as well as you hoped? You said you
had a water bath prior, but was this new setup also meant as a water bath?I ask because this is
Posted in thread: My Fermentation Chamber Build on 07-22-2014 at 04:12 PM
This might seem like an odd question but whats it like to take the carboys in and out? I
thought about walling in my basement workbench and essentially doing the same thing but figured
it would be bac...
Posted in thread: Carbonation Woes on 02-13-2013 at 07:20 PM
Can i ask why you didn't use the shake method? Two weeks is a loooooong time to wait for beer
to carbonate by kegging. Half the point of kegging is for quicker carbonation.I usually pump up
Posted in thread: Wheat beers and sourness on 07-17-2012 at 05:31 PM
I had one witbier that was sour and none since, all same equipment. I ferm'd hot though and
opened once or twice to check gravity. I think something must have simply fallen in there. It's
Posted in thread: Wheat beers and sourness on 07-17-2012 at 05:06 PM
Some time ago i brewed my first wheat and it got infected. It had a very sour taste to it, but
i just attributed that to the infection. Recently i just brewed my second wheat and it also had
a very so...
Posted in thread: Finishing touched to kegerator on 06-08-2011 at 06:20 PM
So if I understand you correctly, I can't carb two kegs at once using one co2 tank? If that's
correct, I'm assuming my only options are to get a two-way manifold like you advised, or use
two co2 tanks...
Posted in thread: Extract high abv brew on 06-08-2011 at 05:59 PM
Well i have over 3lbs of dme leftover from the priming malt in the kits i use that i keg and
don't bottle. I like a lot of varieties, especially hoppy beers like the dogfish head, but im
singled out i...
Posted in thread: Extract high abv brew on 06-08-2011 at 03:58 PM
My birthday is coming up in about 8 weeks and i wanted to do something special to share with
family and friends. I'm just getting back into brewing from a 10 year hiatus and have about 8