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Posted in thread: HUGE difference btwn refractometer and hydrometer on 12-25-2014 at 05:07 PM
Thanks for all of the help friends. Makes me feel a lot better about my refractometer. I do
like the fact I just have to use a few drops, and hopefully it won't be as easy to break as the
Posted in thread: HUGE difference btwn refractometer and hydrometer on 12-24-2014 at 11:55 PM
Hello, I know there have been many other posts on this topic on these and other forums. I know
that many people have explained the difference in measurement of specific gravity between the
two tools. ...
Posted in thread: Adding DME to Increase ABV% on 10-23-2012 at 03:33 AM
I agree with sweetcell, I would add dme, but I was trying to give different options.
Posted in thread: Adding DME to Increase ABV% on 10-22-2012 at 09:55 PM
You can also try adding Belgian Candi sugar which is pure sucrose and ferments completely. This
will increase the original gravity without adding body to the beer. LME adds 36 ppg, DME 40
ppg, and fro...
Posted in thread: Deep dark wheat on 10-22-2012 at 03:09 PM
I measured my water temp and it is currently 63-64 deg F. I'm looking to get a digital
thermometer, can anyone recommend one?
Posted in thread: Deep dark wheat on 10-22-2012 at 03:05 PM
How in the hell did you get your wort down to that temp so quickly with a chiller? Water temps
down here in the Houston area are still in the mid-80's* temps! Hard to get it to 90* in 20
Posted in thread: IIPA Thor's Hammered on 10-22-2012 at 01:42 PM
Did you use a yeast starter or just dry yeast? How did you get pine flavors (from the simcoe
perhaps? Never heard of those hops)?
Posted in thread: IIPA Thor's Hammered on 10-22-2012 at 01:40 PM
Why did you use a pound of corn sugar instead of some more dme or LME? Looks like a good brew,
and I do like the name. I can never come up with good original names...John
Posted in thread: Dry Irish (Primary) on 10-22-2012 at 12:44 AM
I would give consideration to either using liquid yeast (wyeast or white labs) or doing a yeast
starter to increase the cell count that you are pitching to increase the likelihood of getting
Posted in thread: :mug:? on 10-21-2012 at 10:19 PM
What does this symbol mean? I can't even find it on google...John