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Posted in thread: Question about steeping on 04-17-2013 at 01:00 PM
No problem...but you don't need to steep for an hour though. Usually 20-30 minutes is all it
takes. If you're going for the full hour, might as well put some base grains in there and call
it a partial...
Posted in thread: Pid one vessel on 04-02-2013 at 04:32 PM
Looks like there is a knob on the side that controls the current to the element...so instead of
using the manual mode of the PID, they just installed that knob. That's the only difference I
see with t...
Posted in thread: Stir plate required? on 04-01-2013 at 06:33 PM
no. You can just use the "shake when you walk past" method, but a stir plate makes it easier
and generally would be preferred.
Posted in thread: Man, I love Apfelwein on 03-13-2013 at 02:15 PM
I made my first batch of this on Sunday. Yesterday when I got home, my whole house stunk. This
yeast (Montrachet) really kicks off some aweful odor. Its similar to the sulfur smell from
lager yeast, b...
Posted in thread: MD/DC grain on 03-12-2013 at 03:46 PM
StephinJust noticed this posting from folks in VA that have periodic bulk buys. It is saying
that Country Malt is no longer selling them "standard" pricing but rather Home Brewer pricing.
Hope this do...
Posted in thread: First time AG fermentation question on 03-12-2013 at 03:04 PM
Yes. "Snow Globe" effect is totally normal. It is caused by convection.I wouldn't be worried
about the temp either. 66 ambient temp is fine. Wort temp may be a few degrees warmer, but
you're still wit...
Posted in thread: Not clear on extactly which Grain to buy. on 03-12-2013 at 02:57 PM
Pilsner is generally less modified and probably slightly lighter in color than the Canadian.
Many people do 90 minute boils when using Pilsner malt to drive off DMS precursors...although
I've been tol...