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Posted in thread: Keezer question on 08-31-2015 at 02:33 PM
I have a 5cf keezer that holds 3x 5 gallon kegs and a 10# co2 cylinder. Check out this thread
and verify you really need bigger than 5CF.
Posted in thread: Question about pouring the wort into the fermenter on 08-31-2015 at 11:53 AM
I have a fine sieve/strainer that I pour my cooled wort through when going from pot to
fermenter. Cleaned well and sanitized before each use and I've yet to have a problem.me too
Posted in thread: Autumn recipes other than pumpkin? on 08-31-2015 at 11:49 AM
There are 3 batches I always do this time of year. A batch of pumpkin ale, christmas ale and 2
of apple cider.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 08-31-2015 at 11:47 AM
when you go to the christmans secret santa game with a 6er of home brew, and come back home
Posted in thread: Readings a refractometer on 08-31-2015 at 02:04 AM
see post 8
Posted in thread: Readings a refractometer on 08-27-2015 at 06:29 PM
oh, OK. thanks for the clarificatin.
Posted in thread: Readings a refractometer on 08-27-2015 at 02:05 PM
The refractometer I purchased stated it was ATC, Automatic Temp Correcting. I suspect its
simply that the sample is so small that temperatures quickly equalize, what with that large
hunk of glass and ...
Posted in thread: Question about malt flavors on 08-26-2015 at 01:22 PM
Here is another thought on this...I wasn't sure about strike temp so I intentionally started
low. I added the grains at 153 (which was my target mash temp) and the temp dropped into the
upper 140's. I...
Posted in thread: first keg not carbing on 08-26-2015 at 01:08 PM
I am going to start using a kegging system (Draft Brewer Flex Keg System).So glad I read this
thread. I am relatively sure I would have learned "the hard way" without it.I'm glad you have
Posted in thread: Readings a refractometer on 08-26-2015 at 01:02 PM
I always read immediately. I have noticed that if the wort is cloudy, the indicator line in the
refractometer is less distinct.