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Forum: DIY Projects 07-29-2014, 06:56 PM
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Posted By Matteo57
So, this worked but it only works for the first...

So, this worked but it only works for the first time you put the towel around it. After it hits the temp you want and it shuts off, the next time it turns back on to get to set temp on temperature...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-27-2014, 04:44 AM
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Posted By Matteo57
This definitely helped! For a permanent...

This definitely helped! For a permanent solution, should I just caulk around the length of the exposed wire?
Forum: DIY Projects 07-26-2014, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Matteo57
any suggestions on what you would wrap it with? ...

any suggestions on what you would wrap it with?
I was planning on caulking it when I figured out if it would fix the problem or not first. :)
Forum: DIY Projects 07-26-2014, 03:42 AM
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Posted By Matteo57
I'll try this and see what happens. I would...

I'll try this and see what happens.
I would like to just get it mid 50s. It is probably around 95-100 in my garage so I guess 60 isn't horrible, but I was hoping for just a bit more.
it is...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-25-2014, 12:38 AM
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Posted By Matteo57
Maybe an inch or inch and a half. Should I put...

Maybe an inch or inch and a half. Should I put some sort of tubing or something around it for that bit it's exposed?


FourSeasonAngler: Get a small cup of water or better yet a small resealable...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2014, 11:20 PM
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Posted By Matteo57
It now is going under the 63F it was stuck at...

It now is going under the 63F it was stuck at before but now it's stuck at 59.... The fan is still cycling on quite often.... The temp probe looks like it is on the tip of the wire, but is it the...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Matteo57
Cool, I think I got it. Thanks a bunch!

Cool, I think I got it. Thanks a bunch!
Forum: DIY Projects 07-24-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By Matteo57
How do you get to your ac sensor to bypass shutoff temp?

I am building a cool box and my 5k BTU ac unit keeps shutting off and going back to the fan every minute or two. It won't cool past low 60s. How do I get to the sensor? I was thinking of trying to...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-23-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Matteo57
Thanks! It's an old wine barrel actually. It's...

Thanks!
It's an old wine barrel actually. It's a sour I started back in February. Tasting pretty good already. Going to be an ongoing solera project hopefully!
Forum: DIY Projects 07-23-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Matteo57
Few more pictures

Few more pictures
Forum: DIY Projects 07-23-2014, 08:37 PM
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Views: 359
Posted By Matteo57
Another cool box project

Building a cool box for cellering beer and keeping my sour beer solera project at a decent temp during the summer months in my area (Southern Cali).
I had a workbench in my garage that was pretty...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-14-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,378
Posted By Matteo57
Stoked, let me know how it comes out! I have a...

Stoked, let me know how it comes out! I have a batch of this fermenting right now! Will start dry hopping Sunday!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-14-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Matteo57
Yeah, get some in the secondary! It helps a ton! ...

Yeah, get some in the secondary! It helps a ton! It helps give flavor and aroma to it!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-23-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Matteo57
Haven't had noticable loss in head retention with...

Haven't had noticable loss in head retention with the coconut. Possibly a little bit but it is never anything I've noticed and haven't really looked at it as an issue since it hasn't been one so far.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-22-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By Matteo57
Yep, burners are always much better to use! :) ...

Yep, burners are always much better to use! :)

This whole beer is brewed only using Citra and Galaxy (although I've found that a bit of centennial adds a bit of pink grapefruit notes that come...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-21-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Matteo57
Sorry I guess I should have specified, this is a...

Sorry I guess I should have specified, this is a sour Flanders red I have in the barrel. The barrel is a 60 gallon french oak barrel. It is not a small 5-10gallon oak barrel.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-21-2014, 12:37 AM
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Posted By Matteo57
How to keep a barrel cool in a hot garage?

Anyone have any good ideas on how to keep a oak barrel cool during the summer if I store my barrel in a hot garage that gets up to mid to high 80s during the summer? I would like to keep it low 70s,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-20-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Matteo57
OG was 1.120 Went for it. Filled it up to...

OG was 1.120

Went for it. Filled it up to the neck... about an inch and a half away from rubber stopper.

We shall see in a few months!

Thanks all!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-19-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By Matteo57
To use Brett or not...Barleywine died out!

So I did a Barleywine back 2 months ago. I split the batch into two 6g carboys. 1 is down to 1.025 which is tasting pretty amazing! The other one only got down to around 1.037 and it's way too...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-19-2014, 12:09 AM
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Posted By Matteo57
Well that sounds really good, although I haven't...

Well that sounds really good, although I haven't done anything like it. Would live to hear how it comes out if you do it. Brett first then lactose towards the end or what were you thinking?

Sent...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-04-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,156
Posted By Matteo57
I might have missed it, but how did they all...

I might have missed it, but how did they all taste so far uncarbed?
Forum: Belgian Strong Ale 03-03-2014, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Matteo57
Abt 12 is the same recipe just different water...

Abt 12 is the same recipe just different water profile.

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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-27-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By Matteo57
water bath (water in a plastic tote will work...

water bath (water in a plastic tote will work with carboy in it and put a thing of ice (1 liter, or 2 liter, depending on how much colder you want the water). Some put a wet tshirt over the carboy...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-27-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By Matteo57
interesting conversation. sub'd

interesting conversation. sub'd
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-24-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By Matteo57
Even at 70 IBUs? Trying to add a bit more...

Even at 70 IBUs? Trying to add a bit more mouthfeel without the carapils because I don't have any. Maybe drop the crystal 15 down to 1lb, keep .5 of 40L crystal? Or you think still too much?
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