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Posted in thread: Christmas ale on 11-03-2007 at 11:39 PM
This should get you close, I bottled this last weekend, smelled and look delicious. Wort Volume
Before Boil: 6.50 US gals Wort Volume After Boil: 5.50 US galsVolume Transferred: 5.50 US gals
Posted in thread: What to use to top off after racking? on 10-28-2007 at 04:32 PM
Most people start with a larger volume and anticipate the volume lost during racking and from
the trub settling out. For a 5 gallon batch (ending with 5 gallons): Start with about 6.5
gallon boil, fig...
Posted in thread: Temperature Controller on 10-17-2007 at 12:24 AM
Any recommendations on temperature controllers that'll do both heating and cooling. I want to
use my freezer as a warm room to keep my ale temps constant, but also to do lagering. Any help
Posted in thread: 20% evaporation loss?!? -OR- Man, am I geek. on 09-28-2007 at 02:52 PM
I also live in boulder, and I use 15% as my evaporation rate with a keggle (probably a little
less surface are then a kettle) and with a medium boilIf you had that water boiling like a bat
out of hell...
Posted in thread: Ranco Temperature Overshoot? on 09-27-2007 at 06:41 PM
Well, I had some time this morning to open the Ranco up and take a picture of the wiring. I
sure don't see anything obvious that could be wrong. Maybe someone with more electrical
expertise could advi...
Posted in thread: 5.0 cu. ft. Chest Freezer Conversion on 09-27-2007 at 06:29 PM
Im not sure on this exact model, but my brew buddy just bought the Holiday 5 cuft chest freezer
from Lowes, hold three ball lock cornies and a 5 lb CO2 tank on the compressor hump. You should
Posted in thread: Good Christmas Brew on 09-26-2007 at 12:47 AM
Here is my AG version, its in the secondary now and looks, smells, taste amazingExpected
Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.051 SG Expected OG: 1.070 SGExpected FG: 1.011 SG Apparent Attenuation:
84.0 %Expected ABV:...
Posted in thread: Good Christmas Brew on 09-26-2007 at 12:36 AM
i did this for last christmas, tried to base it off Great lakes christmas ale.4.7 lbsDark Malt
Extract3.3 lbsWheat Malt Extract1 lbsPale Malt Extract1 lbsClove Honeysteeping grains1 lb
Crystal 15 L0.2...
Posted in thread: Ohhh, my back on 09-25-2007 at 02:50 AM
Actually you will want an MRI. Been there, done that.I see Better Bottles in his future.Ive
already had one this year...just on my shoulder, which is a whole other story. Im going to give
in 2 days, i...
Posted in thread: Foam issue on 09-25-2007 at 02:20 AM
your keg has a hard-onhere is what I was talking about earlier. Never had a single issue. If
you use picnic taps this is the best way. my other tap on the keg next to it is even shorter.
Makes it easy...