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Posted in thread: Which thermometer on 09-04-2012 at 12:13 AM
Well, you have two choices. You can buy a Thermapen now, or you can spin your wheels buying a
series of cheap thermometers and ultimately buy the Thermapen a few weeks from now anyway. It's
really up ...
Posted in thread: First Brisket (on the BGE) on 03-29-2012 at 11:28 PM
If you pulled it at 175, that's why is was dry. You should get it up close to 190. At 175 the
collagen hasn't started breaking down yet. After 180 or so that tough connective tissue breaks
down like g...
Posted in thread: attempt pilsner on second batch too ambitious? on 12-06-2011 at 01:09 AM
You might also consider a Kolsch. Certainly not as hoppy as a Pilsner Urquell or SA Noble Pils,
but it's a nice refreshing "lager-like" hybrid that can be femented up to the upper 60's.
Posted in thread: attempt pilsner on second batch too ambitious? on 12-06-2011 at 12:12 AM
... i have no real form of temperature control like a dedicated fridge or anything like that
...That should answer your question. Unless you have a way of keeping at a consistent
temperature in the 50...
Posted in thread: How do I end up with 6.5 gallons? on 07-22-2011 at 10:38 AM
Seems to me the idea is to get the desired gravity at the desired volume...not an exercise to
get the max sugars from a certain amount of grain. So if my goal is to collect 7 gallons
pre-boil at 1.040...