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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-23-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By jaw94087
I would not disagree with the recommendations...

I would not disagree with the recommendations above, but I would make the pitch (no pun intended) for Brewers Friend (http://www.brewersfriend.com/yeast-pitch-rate-and-starter-calculator/) yeast...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-21-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jaw94087
It was not bitter enough. Next time I'll increase...

It was not bitter enough. Next time I'll increase hops(IBUs) by 1/3 and start diacetyl rest sooner.


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-30-2014, 12:07 AM
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Views: 55,089
Posted By jaw94087
Conan Yeast Experiences

I used the Gigayeast Vermont strain to make a HT clone that tasted very close to the real thing in a side by side comparison. I fermented at 63 raising to 68.

Jim
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-08-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,304
Posted By jaw94087
It was pointed out earlier that that adding...

It was pointed out earlier that that adding simple sugars inhibit yeast from completely metabolizing maltose in wort. A while back I came across this academic paper ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-04-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jaw94087
So the problem I have is that I'm brewing...

So the problem I have is that I'm brewing tomorrow and I have already purchased and mixed the grains and have a starter running with WLP800. I've listened to the interview and Matt states as pointed...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-04-2014, 03:55 PM
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Views: 784
Posted By jaw94087
Thanks guys for the awesome feedback! jim

Thanks guys for the awesome feedback!
jim
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-04-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By jaw94087
Pilsner hopping

Being a Hophead, Iíve only recently come to truly appreciate a good pilsner. The beer that turned my head is Firestone Walkers Pivo Pils. Consequently, I decided to try a clone recipe I found for...
Forum: General Techniques 04-03-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By jaw94087
Being a Hophead, I’ve only recently come to truly...

Being a Hophead, I’ve only recently come to truly appreciate a good pilsner. The beer that turned my head is Firestone Walkers Pivo Pils. Consequently, I decided to try a clone recipe I found for...
Forum: General Techniques 12-24-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,233
Posted By jaw94087
Chris White's Yeast Book

I didn't see anywhere in the thread where the data from White's Yeast book for aeration using o2 is reported. On page 79 from the book, it is reported that the author's measurements with 5.3g of...
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 12-03-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By jaw94087
Do NOT miss Lagunitas and a high recommendation...

Do NOT miss Lagunitas and a high recommendation for Green Flash...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-03-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By jaw94087
I've done this same test many times with similar...

I've done this same test many times with similar results of "wild" fermentation after 3, but occasionally, 2 days. In all cases, I had never been able to detect off-flavors or other issues...

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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-24-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,058
Posted By jaw94087
I've brewed with the Giga Yeast Vermont IPA. It...

I've brewed with the Giga Yeast Vermont IPA. It is a fast fermenter and generated pleasing fruit notes. I'd definitely use it again. It's a bit hard to come by, but you can find it at Oakbarrel...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-29-2013, 08:51 PM
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Posted By jaw94087
count me in...

count me in...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-25-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,114
Posted By jaw94087
I'm using a thermowell in my case and a ranco...

I'm using a thermowell in my case and a ranco controller. I have the differential temperature set to one degree, meaning if the actual temperature deviates more than one degree the freezer comes on....
Forum: Hops Growing 08-25-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By jaw94087
Yes there is improvement. One plant looks a...

Yes there is improvement. One plant looks a little ragged, but over all lots of improvement. Thank you for guidance from a new hop grower...
jim
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-22-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,114
Posted By jaw94087
I've struggling as others are with WLP007...

I've struggling as others are with WLP007 flocculating quickly and under attenuating. In my case, it is with big IPAs (~1.090+) and with large starters (5L) and lots of O2. I ferment in a...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-21-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By jaw94087
Thanks, will do today... jim

Thanks, will do today...
jim
Forum: Hops Growing 08-20-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By jaw94087
What's wrong with my hops

This is the first year I've grown hops. Two weeks ago, I harvested the hops, however, now several plants are showing signs of disease.
thanks

143060

143061

jim
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-03-2013, 07:44 PM
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Views: 64,595
Posted By jaw94087
Count me in... jim

Count me in...

jim
Forum: DIY Projects 06-06-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,492
Posted By jaw94087
I used one of the brewers hardware thermowells...

I used one of the brewers hardware thermowells (http://www.brewershardware.com/16-Stainless-Steel-Thermowell.html) along with a rubber stopper with a hole in it. Then I drilled a hole in the top cap...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-04-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,564
Posted By jaw94087
Brewerhardware has this interesting looking...

Brewerhardware has this interesting looking bracket;
http://www.brewershardware.com/Mounting-Bracket-for-1.5-RIMS-Tube.html
Forum: DIY Projects 06-03-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,564
Posted By jaw94087
Your welcome. One point that I would make is that...

Your welcome. One point that I would make is that I found auberins.com very convenient in that they have most of the required components, making it easy to source the materials. One could probably...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,564
Posted By jaw94087
Updated circuit

I believe it does according to Auber Instruments, but I had not included one in the picture. I could have used high current switches and eliminated the relay, but I did not want to use a square...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,564
Posted By jaw94087
Thanks for that thought. I realize that I only...

Thanks for that thought. I realize that I only need on side to break the circuit of the relay connected to the main power. My idea of the relay is to be able to disconnect the power to the circuit...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-28-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,316
Views: 391,564
Posted By jaw94087
Question about controller circuit

Attached is a circuit I've designed to control a RIMS. I would be interested of any feedback. I've also got a couple of questions with this circuit;

1) Rather than using a relay and a switch to...
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