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Forum: DIY Projects 03-06-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By rayfound
http://i.imgur.com/n6p9ln9.jpg Stackable...

http://i.imgur.com/n6p9ln9.jpg

Stackable Crates. I like it.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 24,235
Posted By rayfound
Wow, this is still going? I gave up 20 pages ago....

Wow, this is still going? I gave up 20 pages ago.

By the sounds of things, it sounds the the OP/Troll continues to dismiss all possible solutions because he knows better.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-31-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,248
Posted By rayfound
Table sugar always

Table sugar always
Forum: General Techniques 10-30-2013, 05:15 AM
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Views: 441
Posted By rayfound
Not if you're using 100% fermentables like table...

Not if you're using 100% fermentables like table sugar. They can attenuate well below 1.000
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By rayfound
Doesn't seem out of line... Given 25% sugar... ...

Doesn't seem out of line... Given 25% sugar...

I suspect it will be a little harsh or thin, but you never know. It will change dramatically when carbed if you were testing hydrometer samples.
Forum: General Techniques 10-29-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By rayfound
Grain bill? Mash temp? Yeast used? Sugar...

Grain bill? Mash temp? Yeast used? Sugar content?

My tripels run 1.005-1.008 , 20% sugar, mashed at 150ish. Wlp500.

1.000 seems really dry.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 328
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Posted By rayfound
OK, now you have me intrigued (even if somewhat...

OK, now you have me intrigued (even if somewhat annoyed at your dismissive attitude). FWIW - I didn't make up the water recommendation, and I would recommend reading the thread I linked. If that is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 24,235
Posted By rayfound
I'd say you're loading up with too much mineral. ...

I'd say you're loading up with too much mineral.

Are you brewing Extract? If so, you shouldn't really bother with any mineral additions to RO Water - the minerals are already concentrated in the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-15-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By rayfound
The Vintage shop carboys flex more than the...

The Vintage shop carboys flex more than the better bottles.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-14-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By rayfound
I've used both. I would be hard-pressed to prefer...

I've used both. I would be hard-pressed to prefer one to the other.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-12-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,233
Posted By rayfound
I may try... Unfortunately, I haven't been a big...

I may try... Unfortunately, I haven't been a big fan of either beer I've made with S-04, so I am reluctant to try again, but my Cousin who I brew with a lot uses WLP007 for 60% of his beer... and I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-12-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,233
Posted By rayfound
Any plans to try comparisons like this of other...

Any plans to try comparisons like this of other strains?

Such as S-04 vs WLP007?

This was great, and gives me the justification I need to just be lazy on an occasional beer, skip the starter,...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-02-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By rayfound
I use a heating pad in the fridge, and my probe...

I use a heating pad in the fridge, and my probe is on the side of the carboy.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-01-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 349
Posted By rayfound
modifying a fridge?

So I have been using an STC-1000 temperature controller and a full-size fridge (with Top freezer) as a fermentation chamber.

As Such, it is working wonderfully. The only downside is that the Top...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-03-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By rayfound
I got no problem with your fermentation profile....

I got no problem with your fermentation profile. All my beers finish in 7-10... except one I've got seems stalled.

The DMS thing something I hear mentioned when using Pils. I do a 90 minute boil,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By rayfound
IMO, clear candi is a waste of money. Just use...

IMO, clear candi is a waste of money. Just use Table sugar. It is all just 100% fermentables in the end.

If your recipe called for the liquid candi sugar, note it contains water also, so it has a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-23-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By rayfound
If it is a tripel... just use table sugar.

If it is a tripel... just use table sugar.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-22-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,157
Posted By rayfound
depends on what Belgian Candy sugar you were...

depends on what Belgian Candy sugar you were thinking of using? If it was 90L Dark... then it is a perfect match, if it was clear - use table sugar instead.

Also note, "dry" sugar is 46pppg,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-20-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By rayfound
You're close... but not quite right. Corn...

You're close... but not quite right.

Corn sugar = dextrose = glucose
Beet/cane sugar = table sugar = sucrose = fructose+glucose bonded.
Invert Sugar = Sucrose split into constituant...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-18-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By rayfound
Table sugar is just the same as candi sugar for...

Table sugar is just the same as candi sugar for clear... of it is colored candi, then it will be contributing flavor , and you should p probably use the Candi syrup.

Candi syrup will include some...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-12-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 915
Views: 87,914
Posted By rayfound
Beer Beer Everywhere and not a drop to drink.

Beer Beer Everywhere and not a drop to drink.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-11-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,138
Posted By rayfound
Oh yes, grumpy monk was quite tasty.

Oh yes, grumpy monk was quite tasty.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-11-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,138
Posted By rayfound
BA reviews confused me. Guys were saying it isn't...

BA reviews confused me. Guys were saying it isn't malty enough... like, seriously? This beer confuses me greatly, and makes me wonder if it was just a bad batch... like if there is some way a batch...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-10-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By rayfound
clear candi sugar is just sucrose. Use whatever...

clear candi sugar is just sucrose. Use whatever source of sucrose you want.

You might get a little additional flavor from honey or brown sugar, but not much. I wouldn't add brown sugar to a blond...
Forum: California HomeBrew Forum 04-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,375
Posted By rayfound
Congrats. When you getting control of the website?

Congrats. When you getting control of the website?
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