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Forum: Brewing Software 10-18-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,235
Posted By Ichthy
You were correct the database.sqlite file is in...

You were correct the database.sqlite file is in the location (on windows 7) but the merge operation still doesn't work. Nothing happens and there are no error messages. I'll just wait for 2.0.2 to...
Forum: Brewing Software 10-17-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 18,235
Posted By Ichthy
I just downloaded 2.0.1 and am trying to merge my...

I just downloaded 2.0.1 and am trying to merge my database from v2.0.0. I am selecting the default_db.sqlite file from the old version's data folder. When I do so, nothing happens, literally...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-10-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By Ichthy
Wort becomes infected by dust-borne bacteria, not...

Wort becomes infected by dust-borne bacteria, not from the "air". The reason plugs work is because they prevent dust from falling in your starter. Stop the dust, prevent infections. Look up Pasteur's...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-23-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ichthy
Drop it to 50F once fermentation is complete. ...

Drop it to 50F once fermentation is complete. Doing so will drop out most of the yeast.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-22-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,325
Posted By Ichthy
Cheap bulk grain prices for AG brewers. I drive...

Cheap bulk grain prices for AG brewers. I drive two hours to buy bulk grain b/c the local place is so expensive.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-22-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,957
Posted By Ichthy
From Kai "On occasions brewers hear of a...

From Kai
"On occasions brewers hear of a German rule of thumb that the pitching and fermentation temperature of a Weissbier should add up to 30. This is a rule that existed but it has been...
Forum: General Techniques 05-13-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By Ichthy
Let's say I don't want to fine my beers? What to...

Let's say I don't want to fine my beers? What to do then?

FWIW, I've used gelatin after primary and still had chill haze. I'm not sure of it's effectiveness vs IM.

No one's going to bite on...
Forum: General Techniques 05-13-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,958
Posted By Ichthy
Won't a protein rest help with chill haze? ...

Won't a protein rest help with chill haze? Though I'm unsure of the appropriate time and temperature to accomplish this.

Even though cold storage works, it's rather impractical to store cases of...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-13-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 783
Posted By Ichthy
mr.malty.com has a pitch rate caculator that will...

mr.malty.com has a pitch rate caculator that will estimate your starter size. YOu could always repitch slurry from your finished batches as well.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-13-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,699
Views: 448,365
Posted By Ichthy
Crank 'er down some more. It looks like there is...

Crank 'er down some more. It looks like there is A LOT of uncrushed grain.

If you are worried about shredding the husks you should condition the malt. Just spray it lightly with water right...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-29-2011, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,898
Posted By Ichthy
023. Tastes great, drops super clear. Always...

023. Tastes great, drops super clear. Always use a blow-off tube, it happens every time to me.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-19-2011, 02:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,564
Posted By Ichthy
Hope it's enjoyable. let us know what you learn...

Hope it's enjoyable. let us know what you learn from the side by side.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-28-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,904
Posted By Ichthy
My bad. It's apparantly a pH ~3.

My bad. It's apparantly a pH ~3.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-28-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,564
Posted By Ichthy
My kolsch usually has an OG of 1.055. I use...

My kolsch usually has an OG of 1.055. I use .5lbs of either munich or vienna and enough pilsner malt to get my OG. FG is usally around 1.010.

You may also consider the use of acid malt to lower...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-28-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,904
Posted By Ichthy
Since starsan isn't effective at pH > 2 it makes...

Since starsan isn't effective at pH > 2 it makes sense. I've never had any problem using starsan. Though I do slightly overpitch if I acid wash a slurry; just in case viability was reduced.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-28-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,564
Posted By Ichthy
As others, I'm sure it's Vienna. I doubt most...

As others, I'm sure it's Vienna. I doubt most German examples use wheat malt.

I've used a dab a munich malt and really enjoyed it.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 01-28-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,904
Posted By Ichthy
Here you go...

Here you go (http://www.whitelabs.com/beer/acid_wash.html).

I use starsan.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-26-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,527
Posted By Ichthy
AL oxidizes the moment it's exposed to air. ...

AL oxidizes the moment it's exposed to air. Boiling just attracts minerals in the water.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Ichthy
No need to rack. Leave it in the primary for at...

No need to rack. Leave it in the primary for at least 3 weeks or until the beer turns bright. THen bottle.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-19-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By Ichthy
Envision a chimney around your kettle and part of...

Envision a chimney around your kettle and part of the burner. It will direct all the heat up and around the kettle. I just used some cheap roof flashing that was $8 a roll. It paid for itself...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,199
Posted By Ichthy
5-8 beers. Make a heat shield and you'll save...

5-8 beers. Make a heat shield and you'll save lots of $$ on gas.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-04-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,083
Posted By Ichthy
3-4 ales

3-4 ales
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-17-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,287
Posted By Ichthy
They are boiling that long to concentrate the...

They are boiling that long to concentrate the sugars, not get extra hop utilization.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-17-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Ichthy
yeast.

yeast.
Forum: DIY Projects 12-17-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By Ichthy
For what it's worth, you only need to run the...

For what it's worth, you only need to run the stir plate fast enough to create a dimple in the top of the starter. There is no benefit, and possibly some harm, to pulling a vortex all the way to the...
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