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Posted in thread: Metric vs English on 07-30-2015 at 10:34 PM
I think itís a national embarrassment that US metrication seems to be going backwards. My
brother says no big deal; itís a software switch.One of my neighbors just graduated high school
and he doesnít...
Posted in thread: Metric vs English on 07-30-2015 at 08:32 PM
As mentioned by Hanglow the US system is called US Customary, which is way stupider than
Imperial. Besides being arbitrary and obsolete, we have separate units for liquid and dry with
the same names. ...
Posted in thread: Mash temp issue on 07-26-2015 at 09:31 PM
Your readings may not be that far off. Ice water could be any temperature between freezing and
room temperature. A proper ice bath is reliably 32.0 F but ice water isnít. Boiling point is a
Posted in thread: Velvet Hammer Clone on 07-17-2015 at 02:09 AM
Itís nice to see interest in íVelvet Hammerí. As far as I know, itís only packaged in kegs
distributed near Dallas. Most of the love around Dallas for a big beer seems to be reserved for
Posted in thread: The Misunderstanding of the World's Best Beers on 07-15-2015 at 02:35 AM
Balance is essential. Itís interesting that the topic is best beers and most of the discussion
is on insanely over-hopped pales. I was a BJCP judge for Imperial IPA this year. Pliny the
Elder is the p...
Posted in thread: Request - Dallas area Electric Brewers on 07-12-2015 at 08:59 PM
1st Tuesday, same address. Everybody is welcome. Tell them youíre a prospective member. The
meetings are mostly parties, with a mix of commercial and homebrew.
Posted in thread: Request - Dallas area Electric Brewers on 07-12-2015 at 06:26 PM
If you donít mind crossing the border, thatís the theme of the next meeting of the Cap and Hare
Homebrew Club in Fort WorthAug 4, 7:00pm 809 Vickery, FTWThere will be a 20-30 minute
presentation with ...
Posted in thread: History of the IPA on 07-12-2015 at 04:12 PM
Excellent article. Having it all together connects the dots.Thje term ĎIPAí is rapidly losing
meaning. The 2015 BJCP guidelines for Specialty IPA describe Black IPA, Brown IPA, White IPA,
Rye IPA, Bel...
Posted in thread: Question about US mians system/power on 07-12-2015 at 03:17 PM
US mains voltage is three wire 120v/240v Ī 5%. The vast majority of receptacles in US homes are
NEMA 5-15r, which is 120v. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NEMA_connector240v is available in the
Posted in thread: Equilibrium in carbonation on 07-06-2015 at 11:59 PM
Youíre right. CO2 will diffuse from the head space until the partial pressure in the liquid
equals the partial pressure in the head space. This takes a while, as gas diffusion into a
liquid is a slow ...