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Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 09-14-2013 at 02:54 AM
In my experience, the bar will get thrown if either (1) the magnetic connection is weak, (2)
the fan is moving too fast or (3) the flask is not centered (or all three).I fixed #1 by
bringing the fan's...
Posted in thread: 1056 vs 1968 on 08-31-2013 at 02:15 AM
I use Star-San. It doesn't taste or smell infected, it's drinkable, but nothing like 1968
should taste. It's as if the hops and yeast meld in a bad way. Or maybe I under-pitched, but
the fermentation ...
Posted in thread: 1056 vs 1968 on 08-31-2013 at 01:18 AM
I made 10G of an American pale ale, fairly highly-hopped with Cascade and Centennial, and split
it into 2 5G fermenters one with WY1968 and one with WY1056. Both were fermented in the same
fridge at 1...
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 03-18-2013 at 12:43 AM
My Dry Irish Stout. Happy St Patrick's Day!
Posted in thread: how often do you home brew? on 03-11-2013 at 01:19 AM
I brew about once per month, but I'd like to brew more. I have my first kid due any day now so
something tells me I'm going to be brewing less.But you'll want to drink more!
Posted in thread: New post a picture of your pint on 12-30-2012 at 12:59 AM
American Pale Ale from "Brewing Classic Styles".
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 12-21-2012 at 02:21 AM
Ale Smith's Old Numbskull. I opened this tonight celebrating my youngest kid's 2nd birthday.
Fantastic! Even better, my wife doesn't like it so more for me.And "numbskull" was my dad's
favorite name f...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 12-21-2012 at 02:18 AM
North Coast. Always confuses me too Or am I confused and it's Left Coast..... fvck.
:mug:Correct, North Coast in Fort Bragg, CA.
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 12-21-2012 at 02:17 AM
Last of the night. Feelin pretty good at this point. A nice finish.This year's Jubelale is the
best yet, IMHO.
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 12-20-2012 at 11:44 PM
Magnets can stop the motor, I'd try separating them. But if it works in one container and not
in the other, it doesn't make sense to me. I don't understand why the stir bar being further
away would be...