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  • Posted in thread: Quick and effective way to clean heating element on 09-22-2015 at 08:13 AM
    Submit it to Brewers' Illustrated.Janet Wilmsbocker from Racine Wisconsin writes:.....

  • Posted in thread: Raw Ale / No Boil on 09-22-2015 at 08:03 AM
    Definitely find another way to get the hop bitterness into the beer, like boiling a small
    portion with hops separately. Be prepared for higher than expected attenuation. Don't fight the
    haze. Rather, ...

  • Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 09-20-2015 at 05:27 AM
    Not a solution, but perhaps try a small bit of polymer clarifying agent in a pint sample to see
    if that helps the sample. It might help you learn something as to the cause. The most important
    thing is...

  • Posted in thread: Failed Element Scare and Questions on 09-14-2015 at 07:08 PM
    Keep in mind that GFI does not work by sensing current to the ground. They work by sensing if
    there's any current difference between the current-carrying wires.

  • Posted in thread: 30gal Insulated Conical Mashtun on 08-25-2015 at 09:26 PM
    I don't see any reason why you couldn't replicate exactly what I did with a hopper from Toledo
    Metal Spinning. BTW, the tun is still working very well, and there is no sign of anything
    wearing or othe...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Metabolic Power on 08-20-2015 at 04:03 PM
    I'm not trying to figure out my chilling needs. I'm trying to figure out the peak power density
    of the fermentation so I can figure out the shortest time the compressor will likely be off.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Metabolic Power on 08-19-2015 at 05:50 PM one's saying about 3x the rate I
    used above, or about 1w/L.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Metabolic Power on 08-19-2015 at 03:56 PM
    If I use your numbers, 32btu/hr is about 10w. What I really need to know is what the peak could
    likely be.17gal ~ 65L ~ 65kgbeer ~ water ~ 4kJ/kgK1degF ~0.5KSo about 130kJ to bring 17gal beer
    up one d...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Metabolic Power on 08-18-2015 at 04:48 PM
    I'm trying to get a ballpark range for fermentation metabolic power as a function of
    temperature. Of course it will depend on many factors, such as nutrient levels, sugar levels,
    etc. I'm considering ...

  • Posted in thread: True TDD-1 kegerator: coils in side walls? on 08-17-2015 at 06:36 AM
    My bev air doesn't, and I'd guess they are pretty similar. You could always take the panel off
    the back and check to see if there are any lines heading up into the walls.


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