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Posted in thread: Fluctuating Evaporation Rate on 05-13-2016 at 03:04 PM
Use rate as gal/hr not %.Yea I agree, I don't know why I stated 18%. I've had 1.66 gal/hr
plugged into Beersmith for a while and it was reliable for 60 minute boils. Seems the 90 minute
boils were mor...
Posted in thread: Fluctuating Evaporation Rate on 05-11-2016 at 07:32 PM
Hi,I've been frustrated by my two most recent brews where i ended up with > 1/2 gallon more
wort than expected, but obviously short of my intended O.G. Both of these brews were 90 minute
Posted in thread: HERMS Mash Temp Reading on 05-11-2016 at 07:20 PM
Hi,I converted my old 15 gallon kettle to a mash tun and put in a thermowell to house the probe
for my thermostat in my new HERMS system. The thermowell sits about 5" from the base of the
mash tun whi...
Posted in thread: 2nd Generation Yeast Shows Stratified Layers on 06-09-2015 at 07:49 PM
I am new to reusing and storing yeast. I am not 'washing' the yeast, but I am creating a double
starter, pitching half in my wort and storing the other half in a sterilized mason jar. I have
one such ...
Posted in thread: Kegeragtor balance equation is garbage? on 04-01-2015 at 03:25 AM
The only non-garbage line length calculator I have ever seen. calculator! Thanks! That
empirical simplified equation I referenced earlier should be shot.
Posted in thread: Kegeragtor balance equation is garbage? on 03-31-2015 at 02:44 PM
*Sorry for the typo in the thread title. Can't change it after posting apparently*So when
looking to balance your draft system, there is this simple equation that can be used to
calculate how long you...
Posted in thread: Alloy Products Corp Pin Lock Kegs on 02-09-2015 at 10:32 PM
Thank you for that fantastic explanation! So I'm assuming that the Firestone posts won't work
with this tapered APC keg :(. I guess I just have to live with it as a pin lock keg.
Posted in thread: Alloy Products Corp Pin Lock Kegs on 02-09-2015 at 07:00 PM
Old thread, but I also have an Alloy Products Corp pin lock keg and I want to buy a ball lock
conversion kit. I don't know what is meant by 'tapered' so has anyone tested whether the
Posted in thread: Brett Trois - Can I 'secondary' in the primary? on 10-20-2014 at 04:53 PM
It certainly can. I had two 100% brett fermentations that needed blow-off tubes, 5 gallons in a
6 gallon fermentor.Okay good to know. I'll plan accordingly. But I don't have to be concerned
Posted in thread: Brett Trois - Can I 'secondary' in the primary? on 10-20-2014 at 04:36 PM
Does 100% brett create much of a Krausen? If not, I would use a 5 gallon carboy for
fermentation so there won't be much headspace as I typically produce close to 5.5 gallons of
wort on my system.