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Posted in thread: Importance of a "rolling boil"? on 08-22-2014 at 07:39 PM
Lol no, it came from where I linked but that is hilarious.Maybe's it's BS, I have no knowledge
of these matters. I have to just believe everything I read on the internet. #TupacLives!Haha,
Posted in thread: Damn Fruit Flies on 08-22-2014 at 07:35 PM
I wasn't talking about using a fan outside. I was trying to compare it to having a breeze.I
still think a fan on low or med. will detour the flies without any problems. as long as you
Posted in thread: Importance of a "rolling boil"? on 08-22-2014 at 06:59 PM
Posted in thread: Importance of a "rolling boil"? on 08-22-2014 at 06:58 PM
"Heating elements generate an invisible, high-density plasma stream from their tips. It is best
if you try not to allow the plasma streams to cross. Actually, the streams should NEVER cross.
In fact, ...
Posted in thread: Damn Fruit Flies on 08-22-2014 at 06:48 PM
What about people who brew outside. Like in there garage or driveway?They definitely shouldn't
use a fan because there are even more dust particles outside!;) But usually people don't bottle
Posted in thread: I'm in a pinch - How do I re-pitch? on 08-22-2014 at 06:37 PM
I've read that it's best to boil the water for 5 - 10 minutes, and then cool to rehydration
temperature. It might not be technically necessary, but I always do it, just to be safe. What
can it hurt?Ye...
Posted in thread: Damn Fruit Flies on 08-22-2014 at 06:28 PM
Nice idea. I was going to post a piece of cheesecloth.The fan may work, but air movement can
mean dust movement. I go so far as to shut down the furnace/air conditioning when I bottle. The
furnace is ...
Posted in thread: Racked too early. on 08-22-2014 at 06:23 PM
I agree, it'll be fine. Just out of curiosity, what was the gravity? And how long had it been
Posted in thread: How much grain ? on 08-22-2014 at 06:19 PM
If I do 1.5qt/lb, then 10lbs of grain would only need 15qt water to mash. Can I fit 10lbs of
grain and 3.5 gallons of water in a 5 gal kettle? Then I could do a sparge/rinse to get up to
my 3.5-4 gall...
Posted in thread: Heavy OG Wheat Beer on 08-22-2014 at 04:44 PM
The yeast that's in there shouldn't be on it's last legs. It should be just fine. Unless you're
planning on ageing it for 6 months to a year then you should have plenty of yeast to carbonate
it. I als...