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  • Posted in thread: When to keg? on 01-18-2017 at 11:12 AM
    As the others said, once you hit terminal gravity, give it 2-3 days, then if you have the
    ability to cold crash bring the temp. down for another 2 days, and then keg

  • Posted in thread: HERMS system cloudy wort on 01-14-2017 at 12:50 PM
    Make sure your False bottom fits fairly tight. Whenever you mash in or stir, make sure the pump
    is off, or you'll pull draff into/under the bottom.Also wait 10 minutes after mash in to run
    the pump to...

  • Posted in thread: Pro Brewer Copper Calibration Question on 01-13-2017 at 12:05 PM
    Use an electronic flowmeter like THIS You can also use it for metering the wort going into the
    fermenter, while using an inline aerator.

  • Posted in thread: chef alarm by thermoworks on 01-12-2017 at 12:30 PM
    I have a couple and really like them alot, highly recommended!. They also sell a sous vide
    needle probe which is waterproof and I just throw it in the mash.

  • Posted in thread: When to carb with gelatin on 01-12-2017 at 11:57 AM
    Are you letting it bloom first? Put the gelatin in warm water for 20 minutes to rehydrate
    before you heat it.

  • Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 01-07-2017 at 03:59 PM
    I found the best way to place magnets is to stick them to the stir barso they'll settle where
    they want to be, then stick them to the washer.

  • Posted in thread: Mash and Sparge Water Calculations on 01-05-2017 at 12:46 PM
    I just fly sparge to volume into the boiler. If I want 11 gallons into fermenter, and my wort
    is near boiling when I am done sparging, I would sparge 11 gallons + 2 GPH boil off + .5 Gal

  • Posted in thread: CSST uses on 01-01-2017 at 02:20 PM
    I can't believe this stuff hasn't caught on for homebrewing. We use a 3/4'', 25' coil of it for
    a herms coil in our 1 BBL brewery (3- 55 gallon stainless drums). We also just bought a 55
    gallon plasti...

  • Posted in thread: False Bottom and Water Calculations on 12-31-2016 at 01:25 PM
    You're way overthinking it. I had a system with 2 gallons under the bottom.What I did was, fill
    the MLT with water to the false bottom. Then figure 1.25 qts per lb for mash water on top. If
    ya look at...

  • Posted in thread: Pre Boil and Original Gravity are the same!! Why? on 12-31-2016 at 01:03 PM
    Did you cool the sample? I find that even with a refractometer, unless it cooled, the preboil
    gravity will be way off.