Last Activity:02-10-2016 12:54 AM
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Posted in thread: Heating pads for lacto starter on 02-11-2016 at 12:57 AM
I use a standard drug store heating pad plugged into an STC-1000 temperature controller. I
bungee the pad against the side of my kettle and wrap the kettle in blankets for extra
insulation. I just ket...
Posted in thread: A Gose by any other name... on 02-04-2016 at 12:59 AM
My main questions focus on the souring. What is the best method to get the subtle souring for
the Gose?If you just want a slight sourness, the easiest thing to do would be to add food-grade
Posted in thread: Pretty stoked about my brewing right now! on 01-26-2016 at 01:05 AM
This was the first time that so many people had a chance to try my brews (probably 25-30
folks), and they all had nothing but great things to say about them. I was on cloud 9 all night
after they left...
Posted in thread: Returning Wort to BK with RIMS.... on 01-20-2016 at 12:37 AM
I use Loc-Line and a wort aerator to break up the return flow and avoid channeling. During the
mash, I position the aerator below liquid surface to avoid introducing oxygen:
Posted in thread: Advice on choosing a PID for MASH on 01-15-2016 at 12:53 AM
The K thermocouples I've used have all been horribly innacurate.I second that. I had a K-type
probe connected to an Auber 2352 in my RIMS controller and was constantly autotuning and
adjusting the tem...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle - You Pick The Size!! on 01-14-2016 at 12:17 AM
Nice looking kettles! Count me in.
Posted in thread: What's your next brew? Why? on 01-09-2016 at 12:22 AM
I'm planning on brewing a Belgian Blonde Ale on Sunday. Why? I want to tweak my recipe based on
the judges' feedback from the competitions I entered this past fall to see if I can make some
Posted in thread: mash PH Help on 01-05-2016 at 11:56 PM
What is in the solution of lactic acid? Just mix it up and add it in? How much do you know to
add in at first?About the acidulated malt, is there a certain kind? Is there a recommended
amount to add p...
Posted in thread: mash PH Help on 01-05-2016 at 12:51 AM
why check for mash ph? I kind of get this, I think now.Here's the quick version: the enzymes
which convert starches in your malted grains into fermentable sugars have a range of pH values
where they w...