Last Activity:11-11-2013 7:15 PM
Posted in thread: E-bay dual temp Thermostats? on 03-07-2013 at 11:51 PM
I bought one from china and it got here in a week, I think I was lucky.
Posted in thread: How to make a yeast starter - Pictorial on 02-26-2013 at 06:06 PM
H big a role does headspace play in a starter? I've always just boiled 1/4-1/2 c dme in 2 cups
water for 15 mins and threw it in a sanitized 2L growler. Is that too big of a vessel? Should I
use a 1L ...
Posted in thread: Temp Controller question on 02-18-2013 at 07:44 PM
Okay sorry for over posting on this; last question, I promise!Can anyone tell me if the temp
probe sent with this unit will suffice, or should I be shopping for a beeter one? If I should
get another o...
Posted in thread: Temp Controller question on 02-17-2013 at 09:59 AM
Why not spend $30 and build a dual control box using an STC-1000?yeah now I'm leaning that way
again. Even though it's San Diego, It still will drop to 40 degrees in the winter. I would
still have to ...
Posted in thread: Temp Controller question on 02-16-2013 at 06:18 PM
No you'll be fine that variable in temp will only be in the ambient temp of the fridge the
fermenter due to it's thermal mass will only move 1/2 a degree or so. I monitored mine for 4
batches using bo...
Posted in thread: Temp Controller question on 02-16-2013 at 04:04 PM
Okay. but for somewhere like San Diego, it wouldn't necessarily keep a more precise
temperature? Still about 2-3 degrees F variance?
Posted in thread: Temp Controller question on 02-15-2013 at 09:22 PM
Does anyone find the heating element necessary? My understanding was that it was just an issue
of turning on and off the power to the fridge/freezer. Does the extra cost of the heating
Posted in thread: Barleywine with whiskey-soaked oak chips on 03-28-2012 at 02:07 PM
1.030 is WAY too low for any brew, especially a barleywine. I would strongly suggest that you
start over now. Adjust your numbers and take the hit...imho, but it's your thing.
Posted in thread: Terminology question on 08-30-2011 at 11:32 PM
If I have to manually stop the attenuation whats the point of caring what it attenuates at?
With my level of understanding it doesn't make any sense yet.That's exactly the point of
knowing the attenua...
Posted in thread: When do you add yeast nutrient? on 08-15-2011 at 12:05 AM
Follow the instructions. Usually added at the end of the boil.Yeast nutrient is not usually
need for brewing beer. It is however an important step in making mead and many wines.CraigNo