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Posted in thread: Brew Bucket by SS Brewing Technologies on 05-15-2016 at 04:47 AM
Anyone considered pour the hot wort into the Brew Bucket and chilling in there, instead of
chilling in the kettle then transferring?I started chilling just enough for the hot break and
then dumping in...
Posted in thread: Local homebrew shop closing it's doors. What now? on 05-11-2016 at 12:42 PM
If they mill 2 pounds, it's not like I can siphon off 3.5oz accurately and a grain mill is
expensive. I also need 0.12lb of rice hulls, again not an option with Northern Brewer.Get a
cheap small kitch...
Posted in thread: How much gas am I wasting by kegging a small batch in a 5 gal keg? on 05-11-2016 at 12:34 PM
You're wasting about 2.5 gallons of gas.
Posted in thread: Dilute, Acidify, or Both - Brewing Tomorrow (5/6) on 05-06-2016 at 04:42 PM
I have gone the acid malt/lactic acid route, but I think I might be tasting the sourness as you
worry. Not sure if this is mental, but at any rate I purchased a huge jug of phosphoric acid to
Posted in thread: Brew Bucket by SS Brewing Technologies on 05-06-2016 at 04:21 PM
^I think I remember you mentioning that you wanted to try some sort of food grade silicone
adhesive for that valve? Make sure to fill it with water first to see how it holds. I think you
should look i...
Posted in thread: How to Order a Water Analysis Report on 05-04-2016 at 11:45 PM
For those prices I'd just install a reverse osmosis system and build from scratch...
Posted in thread: Growler Saver cap on 05-04-2016 at 09:51 PM
Posted in thread: Took an FG reading. Feedback please. Picture included. on 05-04-2016 at 05:04 PM
Oh, two more things: -Leave it alone until you check again (opening for peeks raises risk of
infection).-Use an online calculator for priming sugar addition and be prepared to wait AT
LEAST 3-4 weeks ...
Posted in thread: Took an FG reading. Feedback please. Picture included. on 05-04-2016 at 04:42 PM
The yeast came with the kit and was Muntons Brewers yeast. No specific strain listed. I believe
it is an Ale yeast, and ideal temp is 57-77 degrees. I pitched at 75 (too soon I know) and got
it down t...
Posted in thread: How do you calculate the evaporation rate? on 05-03-2016 at 10:28 PM
So with 3.2 kw I am about at 4 grams per second maximum evaporation rate, right? That would be
1 litre per 4 minutes, so that is an impossible result in natural environment! Now you mean if
I don't ha...