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Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber Not Warm Enough on 01-17-2015 at 01:39 PM
A hair dryer is not intended, and will not work well in a enclosed space, they have a thermo
reset and when they get to hot it trips and kills the dryerIt is unclear to me why additional
Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber Not Warm Enough on 01-15-2015 at 08:11 PM
I had asked opinions when I was putting it together about the hair dryer and got the fire thing
and temp swings as an issue. I already have it wired in for a bulb heating element. I think
it's a weak ...
Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber Not Warm Enough on 01-15-2015 at 05:48 PM
I would guess that this is a fire waiting to happen.You keep a lot of gasoline soaked rags in
your fermentation chamber? I don't know, I guess I can understand your point, but compared to a
lot of the...
Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber Not Warm Enough on 01-15-2015 at 05:12 PM
If you have Temp control why not use a hair dryer?
Posted in thread: Caramel Malt in Cider Side-by-Side Experiment on 10-08-2014 at 08:14 PM
As I remember I couldn't really tell the difference between the two other than by color, which
is why I never updated with results (also I got busy with grad school). I might consider trying
Posted in thread: Keg cold then warm then cold - impact to beer? on 01-09-2014 at 01:01 AM
It's not a problem as long as you don't have any contamination. I had an oktoberfest that sat
in 80+ deg. F for over a week that was fine.
Posted in thread: Brewhouse Efficiency Problems on 01-09-2014 at 12:57 AM
Check your crush (have all 3 batches been ground at the same location?), check your mash pH,
check the temperature after you add the sparge water. Do you wait 5 min after adding the sparge
water? Do y...
Posted in thread: Force carbonation problems on 01-09-2014 at 12:41 AM
I don't think you can wait only 24 hours. Your beer probably isn't even cold yet. At 30 psi and
room temp, I would shake back and forth (end to end) for about 1 minute, let it sit in the
Posted in thread: Cheap booze in the airlock - What's your brand? on 08-26-2013 at 02:33 AM
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Lagering Question on 08-26-2013 at 02:14 AM
When you brew lager you need to do a primary fermentation around 50 deg. F until the
fermentation is almost finished, then you need to check for diacetyl. Depending on whether you
find diacetyl, you m...