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Posted in thread: Tips for overshooting temp control? on 10-24-2016 at 10:07 PM
I have a 5 cuft chest freezer that I use as a fermenter. Heating is provided by 2 fermwraps.
Control is achieved with an STC-1000. The temp probe is in a thermowell that it in the center
of the wort. ...
Posted in thread: BIAB RIMS without drilling kettle? on 10-24-2016 at 09:26 PM
If you are considering recirculation before considering a chilling method other than an ice
bath, I question your priorities. They are yours so it is not insult...just a bit of
confusion.Good to hear ...
Posted in thread: BIAB RIMS without drilling kettle? on 10-24-2016 at 08:57 PM
My reasons for not drilling the kettle are...-Have to find someone to sanitary weld in a
fitting, $60 minimum-With a valve on the kettle, it may not fit into my sink anymore for
chilling in ice bath-I...
Posted in thread: BIAB RIMS without drilling kettle? on 10-23-2016 at 06:54 PM
Siphoning into a pump is a pain in the butt.Are the commonly used wort pumps not self priming?
Posted in thread: starter krausen mystery on 10-22-2016 at 01:46 AM
I am on generation #7, no new yeast.You may be breeding super yeast if you're on gen 7 of
starter only yeast.
Posted in thread: BIAB RIMS without drilling kettle? on 10-21-2016 at 10:34 PM
I'm interested in a RIMS setup for BIAB, but at the moment I'm not too keen on drilling the
kettle to install a fitting at the bottom. The other option is to run a tube from the bottom of
the kettle f...
Posted in thread: First use of kettle, rainbow discoloration, damaged? on 10-21-2016 at 09:24 PM
So what is the recommended time to wait for the kettle to oxidize after using BKF? Someone
mentioned 2 weeks above, is this go-to recommendation?Can the oxidation process be enhanced or
Posted in thread: First use of kettle, rainbow discoloration, damaged? on 10-21-2016 at 03:21 AM
So I clean with BKF and let it sit for a couple weeks for the oxidation layer to come back?I
thought that you let the BKF sit on the kettle for several minutes and that creates the
Posted in thread: starter krausen mystery on 10-19-2016 at 10:12 PM
Are you on generation #7? Or have you simply made 7 different starters each with a new vial of
yeast?If you're on gen 7, perhaps the yeast is mutating and getting better eating through the
Posted in thread: Head formation/retention - boil too weak? mash temp too low? on 10-19-2016 at 10:07 PM
I'm sure you can simply boil the water under a vacuum with pressure regulated to 3.722 psia,
that would work. :D ;)Now you also need a pressure gauge that's accurate to 0.001 psi :tank: