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Posted in thread: Why is my final gravity always too high? on 03-29-2014 at 04:29 PM
the most likely culprit in this situation is the high mash temp. other variables that affect a
high FG can include not enough oxygen, pitching too little yeast, pitching low viability yeast,
too low a...
Posted in thread: Two Hearted Ale Clone Yeast question on 02-25-2014 at 04:19 PM
I think some brewers from bells have suggested you use the yeast from their best brown ale
instead of THA because it's the same strain but they arent as stressed after a 7% ABV beer as
well as covered...
Posted in thread: Tasting bottled beer after one week: Legit practice or lame excuse to try it? on 02-18-2014 at 12:14 AM
I always break into one or two earlier.
Posted in thread: I don't like Belgians, Sours, or Hefs. Am I alone? on 02-11-2014 at 05:58 PM
I get that gnarly acetone flavor in lots of belgians that makes it hard to enjoy. but I enjoy
hefs and sours.
Posted in thread: Storing beer horizontally? on 02-11-2014 at 05:50 PM
as long as it spends a couple days in the fridge vertical before being served to make sure the
yeast makes its way to the bottom, I don't think it should be a problem.
Posted in thread: Other states saturated with low quality micros? on 01-13-2014 at 05:32 PM
We've got the same problem here in MN. Lots of people jumping in on the fad before they should.
I used to get excited when I saw a new brewery in MN or WI on the shelves but now I get
apprehensive. I ...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 03:50 PM
Please throw my name in the hat.
Posted in thread: STC-1000 Too Accurate? on 12-18-2013 at 03:39 PM
Let's say your basement held a steady temp of 62°. You pitch your yeast at 68° and place your
fermentor in the 62° basement. We know that the temperature of the fermentor will want to
adjust to ambien...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 Too Accurate? on 12-18-2013 at 03:32 PM
like many have said you can set the margin of error. I think 0.3 is as low as it gets. you can
also set the compressor delay, the max is 10 thats where I have mine set. I also unplug which
Posted in thread: Pipe Grant for HERMS Rig on 12-17-2013 at 08:28 PM
here's a picture of the pipe grant we have at the brewery and where I got the idea from. you
can see the three manometers (tall skinny white things), the one on the right is part of the
pipe grant. fo...