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Forum: Brewing Software 06-18-2012, 04:18 PM
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Posted By sweatje
Just FYI, you can change the extension of your...

Just FYI, you can change the extension of your recipe to .xml and it will display as a beer.xml compliant file which you could hopefully import elsewhere.

My username on hopville is sweatje
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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-06-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By sweatje
I have been using this Grizley Grain Mill I...

I have been using this Grizley Grain Mill I bought for $24 from Amazon for close to 20 batches with no sign of trouble http://www.amazon.com/Grizzly-H7775-Cast-Iron-Grain/dp/B000E34C5M
Forum: General Techniques 04-24-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By sweatje
Look for yellow or brown colors for signs of...

Look for yellow or brown colors for signs of oxidation. Best indicator is the aroma, if you still have a clean hop smell, you still have good hops. Hops in the freezer can be preserved for years...
Forum: General Techniques 04-20-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By sweatje
I thought the same, perhaps keeping low initially...

I thought the same, perhaps keeping low initially and only raising for oxygenation when temp is down sufficiently. The Brew Strong episode on Hot Side Aeration seem to indicate there is very little...
Forum: General Techniques 04-20-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By sweatje
Oxygenation + Wort Chilling idea

An idea came to me at the tail end of this weekends brew session.

I recently purchased a paint stirring bit to help mix my mash and potentially oxygenate my wort. I have an immersion wort...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-31-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By sweatje
You MIGHT get full conversion that fast, but not...

You MIGHT get full conversion that fast, but not likely. I typically mash for 60 minutes to ensure full conversion without testing.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-26-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 682
Posted By sweatje
Buy a cheap refractometer on ebay and you can...

Buy a cheap refractometer on ebay and you can measure hot. An essential tool for AG
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-25-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By sweatje
I think the advise to raise the mash to 170 with...

I think the advise to raise the mash to 170 with sparge water is to denature the enzymes and end the mash. Additional water would only rinse sugars instead of potentially continuing the mash and...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-14-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,432
Posted By sweatje
Hi Mick, I live in the quad-cities. If you...

Hi Mick,

I live in the quad-cities. If you head over to Chicago at some point, see if you can get to http://www.countrymaltgroup.com/ They have some fantastic grain prices, but shipping would...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-21-2010, 03:15 PM
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Posted By sweatje
Oh, and forgot to mention there is an excellent...

Oh, and forgot to mention there is an excellent thread on washing yeast stickied in this forum: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/yeast-washing-illustrated-41768/
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-21-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By sweatje
In short reply: don't Longer: you will most...

In short reply: don't

Longer: you will most certainly exceed the recomended pitching rate for whatever style you are brewing, may pick up autolosys(sp?) flavors from the dead yeast, and additional...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-02-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 843
Posted By sweatje
You might want to look at the second calculation...

You might want to look at the second calculation http://onebeer.net/refractometer.shtml which if you know the OG, will let you adjust for the angle of refraction changes based on the alcohol and give...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-02-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By sweatje
One this which made a tremendous difference for...

One this which made a tremendous difference for me was to buy a roll of 20" x 10' aluminium flashing at a hardware store. I then cut it in half to get a 5' length, and wrapped this around my brewpot...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-23-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,670
Posted By sweatje
I think his point is he has already mashed out...

I think his point is he has already mashed out and has low gravity and is trying to correct on the fly. Your approach would work for his next attempt at the same recipe if there were no other...
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