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  • Posted in thread: Reliable strike water temperature calculation on 07-03-2014 at 02:17 AM
    I'm with blackonblack. It seems that a reasonably accurate formula that includes variables for
    initial tun temperature and surface area could be, ( or might have been), developed.

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-15-2014 at 03:54 PM

  • Posted in thread: Who uses tap water on 02-11-2014 at 02:56 AM
    I don't think many high schools teach Chem as it applies to homebrewing lolIf they did,it might
    be one of the most popular subjects in school. Just sayin.

  • Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 02-06-2014 at 01:19 AM
    Hey There, I'm just wondering if you think it's worth while using irish moss in this to clear
    it? Cheers.Yes, that's what I do.

  • Posted in thread: Small amount of sanitizer in bottle. on 02-05-2014 at 03:43 AM
    No rinse. No problem. I'm not familiar with this particular brand, but if it tastes OK, no
    problem. I've read of others mixing much more than this amount with no noticeable effects. Sent
    from my iPad ...

  • Posted in thread: 10 Gallon batches. How to do the yeast? on 01-29-2014 at 01:16 AM
    If your flask is like mine it is graduated. If you make a 5000 mL starter, pour 2500 mL in one
    and 2500 mL in the other. RLDWHAHB.My last batch was with wlp002. That stuff drops like a rock
    to the bot...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle storing Q on 01-28-2014 at 02:53 AM
    Yeah, your yeast are fine. Many cold crash for days at temps right above freezing prior to
    bottling, (to increase clarity), with no effects on carbonation.

  • Posted in thread: how much space does a 5 gal system with a swamp cooler take up on 01-28-2014 at 02:31 AM
    These were what I used until I got my fermentation chamber set up. 175339The cat kept a
    watchful eye on the temps.

  • Posted in thread: 10 Gallon batches. How to do the yeast? on 01-27-2014 at 03:52 AM
    I think this is a valid question. Since I have started making 10 gallon batches, I notice that
    it's not that simple to eyeball how much yeast you are pouring from a tapered erlenmeyer flask.
    It is not...

  • Posted in thread: 20 or 50' copper for DIY wort chiller? on 01-20-2014 at 05:41 PM
    better to get the thin walled pure copper coil... The stuff sold at lowes and home depot is
    thick walled and the copper is diluted with other metals to make it cheaper and more plyable it
    works but th...