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Posted in thread: RTD calibration.... difficulties. on 06-05-2010 at 08:55 PM
I have tested it with both digital and a regular glass thermometer...The PT100 RTD's can have
different resistance slopes, the probe and SYL-2352 might have different resistance slope
factors that are...
Posted in thread: RTD calibration.... difficulties. on 06-05-2010 at 05:37 PM
So I recently made a pipe-bomb-looking RIMS. I'm using the 2" liquid tight RTD probe from
Auberins.com coupled with the SYL-2352 PID. My issue is that my temp readings are off. Not way
crazy off, just...
Posted in thread: Starters - dump or decant? on 02-28-2010 at 04:40 PM
After decanting, you will obviously have a much thicker yeast slurry. Does anyone have issues
with the higher viscosity starter sticking to the flask?When I decant, I leave enough wort to
Posted in thread: Starters - dump or decant? on 02-28-2010 at 01:04 AM
So is there anybody who pitches their starters at high krausen????
Posted in thread: Starters - dump or decant? on 02-26-2010 at 02:38 AM
Yeah, I've always decanted before, but I remember reading somewhere that a lot people pitch
their starters at high krausen. I just tried it out on my last batch, I guess we'll see how it
Posted in thread: Starters - dump or decant? on 02-25-2010 at 02:01 PM
I've stepped up to making full 2L starters for my bigger beers. I only make 5g batches, most of
them 1.065+. I was wondering the general consensus or pros and cons about dumping the whole 2
liters of ...
Posted in thread: Double batch-different OG's? on 10-27-2009 at 02:57 AM
Trying to figure this one out seems like a good exercise in futility, you both will still have
sweet, sweet beer and maybe next time you'll measure a little better. No worries!
Posted in thread: Brewery keeps getting bigger !! on 10-27-2009 at 02:49 AM
well at least you're doing it on the cheap...
Posted in thread: Getting the stirbar out of the starter... on 09-12-2009 at 05:50 PM
i use an egg shaped stirbar. works great and doesn't make that clinking noise that can happen
with some straight bars. also nice because it's just big enough to get lodged in the bottom of
the funnel ...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale through counterflow chiller? on 09-06-2009 at 04:24 PM
I just made Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale a couple weeks ago. If you're going all grain I recommend
that you add the pumpkin in the mash. I added 75oz of pure pumpkin and a pound of rice hulls
right to th...