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  • Houston, TX
  • Old Ale, Barleywine, Wee Heavy, Grodziskie
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  • Posted in thread: Keezer w/ tower on wheels? PITA or the solution on 01-02-2015 at 06:01 AM
    I keep a piece of pvc pipe in the keezer to keep it ajar. It may be easier to have a lid that
    opens without being attached to the taps, but I don't think it's a big deal. The biggest pain
    for me is go...

  • Posted in thread: Keezer w/ tower on wheels? PITA or the solution on 01-02-2015 at 02:55 AM
    I have a 15 cuft freezer on 6 casters with a 10 tap tower on top. It's on tile and it's no
    issue to pull it out a few inches to open it up. I haven't noticed any sloshing or getting a
    cloudy pint afte...

  • Posted in thread: Quick fermentation question. on 12-30-2014 at 12:17 AM
    It typically is clearer. If you tasted it going into secondary and it tasted good then I
    wouldn't worry about it. Did you take any gravity measurements? If it's finished and there
    isn't any diacetyl t...

  • Posted in thread: Flow rate using HERMs on 12-28-2014 at 08:56 PM
    I use full flow unless there is noticeable pressure drop across the false bottom. I use a
    Blichmann mash tun and on most batches it handles the mash without any issues. Sometimes with a
    lot of rye or ...

  • Posted in thread: New brewer as well from Houston, Texas on 12-26-2014 at 02:15 PM
    Welcome to the forum. The forum is great for reading up on brewing. Defalcos is great for
    information as was mention. There are are also plenty of homebrew clubs in the area as well.
    The most importan...

  • Posted in thread: Automated/closed system HERMS layout on 11-20-2014 at 04:31 PM
    BayerischBier, there is a pdf showing the config for various steps if you go to the BrewPi
    GitHub site. I was planning on having more 3way valves myself, but I stuck with 2 way valves
    except for one i...

  • Posted in thread: Automated/closed system HERMS layout on 11-20-2014 at 01:23 PM
    The diagram looks good. On first glance, it does look like you have more valves than you need,
    but if you have them it doesn't hurt. An example is valve 5 and 11... both could stop flow on
    that leg. 3...

  • Posted in thread: Pearland tx area brewers! on 10-16-2014 at 02:16 AM
    I just saw this thread. It's good to see other Pearland brewers around.

  • Posted in thread: NEW StrangeBrew Elsinore Thread on 09-26-2014 at 04:15 PM
    This looks great. I'll be setting up a beaglebone or put to test this over the weekend. Is
    there a capability to setup profiles for which pumps/valves are on and off? For example...
    Fill, strike, refi...

  • Posted in thread: OSCSYS is shutting down on 09-05-2014 at 12:56 PM
    This news was unfortunate. I've been using BrewTroller for years and was looking forward to
    software updates to make it more flexible for the use of the valves I just setup as well as
    improved network...

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