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  • Posted in thread: PLEASE let the Northern Brewer buy-out be a hoax! on 10-14-2016 at 11:56 AM
    Buy the company. Drop the prices for a few months to put other HBS out of business. Raise the

  • Posted in thread: Carmalized sugar unfermentable? on 10-08-2016 at 12:28 PM
    Using a hydrometer or refractometer to get the Gravity reading?

  • Posted in thread: 60 l spedel fermenter sealing issues on 10-06-2016 at 11:59 AM
    I'm sure it's just me but I have put the seal on the wrong side a few times and thought the
    seal had stretched out.

  • Posted in thread: Brewometer kickstarter thoughts - digital bluetooth hydrometer on 10-04-2016 at 12:29 PM
    Anyone else noticing their Tilt app stop reporting data and needing to be closed/reopened/? On
    a daily basis, at random times, I have to turn off/on my wifi on my tablet that is running the
    Tilt app, ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing water mineral concentrations after boil? on 10-01-2016 at 01:48 PM
    Similar question here:

  • Posted in thread: Effect of wort boiling on ion concentration on 10-01-2016 at 01:30 PM
    OK I found the article I was referring to. It's in the Mar/Apr 2015 Zymurgy magazine written by
    Martin Brungard.It's a fairly lengthy article but in the "Conclusions" section at the end of
    the article...

  • Posted in thread: Fixing temp probe cable on 09-28-2016 at 10:44 PM
    I had a similar problem. Turned out it was a cold solder joint giving me intermittent problems.
    I heated the connectors so the solder repooled. Been good for over 2 years now. YMMV.

  • Posted in thread: Effect of wort boiling on ion concentration on 09-24-2016 at 11:17 AM
    I'm not at my desktop to find it but there's an article in Zymurgy or BYO about the inherent
    amount of calcium in grains. I believe the article was written by the developer of Brun water.
    I'll try to ...

  • Posted in thread: Effect of wort boiling on ion concentration on 09-24-2016 at 12:38 AM
    I know this flies in the face of what most people do but I adjust my mash pH using phosphorous
    acid based on my total mash volume. I don't add any water additions to the mash. Once the mash
    is done I ...

  • Posted in thread: Starsan Caps $uck! on 09-16-2016 at 03:54 PM
    I love the product but the caps are the worst.Screw them down, not even all that tight, and
    they break.DPBYep. Happens to me too. I suspect it's the acidic pH somehow weakening the
    plastic. And, no, I...

I brew beer Disarray Brewhouse and my wife writes novels Troop of Shadows.