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Posted in thread: improving efficiency on 12-07-2013 at 02:07 AM
If you have 1 quart of "deadspace" in your MLT and are batch sparging, then the filtering
method (braid, FB, manifold) doesn't make a difference. It's still only 1 quart of left-behind
wort. It doesn'...
Posted in thread: Cyber Monday At NIKOBREW! on 12-07-2013 at 01:59 AM
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Posted in thread: Suggestions for dip-tube solution in mash tun with a "bump" in the middle on 12-07-2013 at 01:49 AM
Obviously you'd need to improvise for your setup, but would one of these ideas work? thread?
maybe they'll just spark an idea! :D
Posted in thread: Refractometer on 12-07-2013 at 01:44 AM
Hmm. I never thought to turn the refractometer over to make it easier to read. I'll have to
give that a try next time. Also, minor nitpick, but I think you meant to say that each small
line is 0.2 Bri...
Posted in thread: First time yeast harvester needs help on 12-06-2013 at 10:44 PM
All that said, is it you guys' advice to add sterile water now and do a yeast washing process,
or is that something for next time? Is my thinking in using one layer of this slurry over the
Posted in thread: First time yeast harvester needs help on 12-06-2013 at 10:25 PM
Just to give you an idea of how much slurry to use,assuming an 11 gallon ale batch at 1.060
gravity,you would use 1 cup of slurry (~240ml). You could easilyput in an additional 1/2 cup
for good measur...
Posted in thread: First time yeast harvester needs help on 12-06-2013 at 10:21 PM
I would do differently if you are truly planning on using quickly.Here's what I would do:1)
After you've brewed your new beer and cooled it, shake up your slurry, and pour it in your new
beer (or a po...
Posted in thread: Refractometer on 12-06-2013 at 10:03 PM
I have had a wonderful experience with my refractometer, and have personally found the final
gravity point difference between my refractometer and my hydrometer to be minimal, acceptable,
and well wit...
Posted in thread: Forgot to take OG can i still know abv? on 12-06-2013 at 08:45 PM
By taking the SG with hydrometer and the Brix with refractometer you can get the abv....you can
get a pretty good approximation of the OG, from which you can calculate the ABV.Edit:Here's the
Posted in thread: Competiton Advice on 12-06-2013 at 08:42 PM