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Forum: DIY Projects 04-25-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,464
Posted By Joe Camel
the key to a good venturi effect is that the tiny...

the key to a good venturi effect is that the tiny hole has to be at a restriction point in the siphon.

If you have a 1/2" racking cane with 1/2" tubing, put a small piece of 3/8" or 1/4" cane...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-15-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,825
Posted By Joe Camel
London Ale yeast is a very highly flocculating...

London Ale yeast is a very highly flocculating yeast, it gathers into snot balls rather than sinking to the bottom. You may be ok
Forum: General Techniques 10-27-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,316
Posted By Joe Camel
Maybe to push along your bitterness, you could no...

Maybe to push along your bitterness, you could no chill your wort. After mashing out, drain to sanitized cube with hops in then let slowly chill over night.

Cheers
Joe
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-19-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,527
Posted By Joe Camel
Have you tried Gilbertson and Page? They sell...

Have you tried Gilbertson and Page? They sell malt to the craft breweries and the general public. Google them, they're not that far from you either
Forum: Brew Science 04-26-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By Joe Camel
Your fermented beer is saturated with Carbon...

Your fermented beer is saturated with Carbon Dioxide gas, even though it tastes flat. The pellet hops you added caused the gas to come out of solution violently (read: nucleation sites, mentos in...
Forum: Brew Science 04-14-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,447
Posted By Joe Camel
33 grams in 100ml will make a 33% solution

33 grams in 100ml will make a 33% solution
Forum: General Techniques 04-11-2010, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Joe Camel
My plan right now is to throw them in at the...

My plan right now is to throw them in at the transfer from boil pot to pail. I figure that there's no isomerization that needs to go on like with bittering hops, just essential oil extraction that...
Forum: General Techniques 04-08-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By Joe Camel
No Chill Wit Help???

I've been staring at the No Chill Hop Utilization Chart that The Pol put together and it makes sense to me for Hops, but does it apply to other volatile aromatics as well?

I usually add my...
Forum: Brew Science 03-29-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Joe Camel
Hey Netflyer, It was an AG batch. Thanks...

Hey Netflyer,

It was an AG batch. Thanks for responding, but I'm not sure it addresses the question I had. That's my fault, I tend to ramble in the build up to the question and get bored myself...
Forum: Brew Science 03-28-2010, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Joe Camel
Water modification after the fact?

I've been fiddling around with the EZ water adjustment spreadsheet (thanks TH for your good work) after already brewing up a pale ale with my well water.

On further analysis, my water is a bit...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-20-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By Joe Camel
I guess from my perspective the first question...

I guess from my perspective the first question that needs asking is "What are my goals in SG management?" You can certainly brew the way you suggest but I don't know that it's any simpler that...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-25-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,138
Posted By Joe Camel
Wow, I spitballed about 40% efficiency for my...

Wow, I spitballed about 40% efficiency for my burner but never confirmed... your numbers are just over 20%, all electric, here I come!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-10-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By Joe Camel
There are a couple of nice restaurant supply...

There are a couple of nice restaurant supply stores in Edmonton, check the yellow pages, one sells used equipment.

Make sure you go to the Homebrewers Guild meetings in Edmonton.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-10-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,804
Posted By Joe Camel
The Calcium and Magnesium in your tap water form...

The Calcium and Magnesium in your tap water form an insoluble salt with the phosphate in the Star San. If you have hard water, your Star San will get cloudy so it's best to use distilled or RO water...
Forum: General Techniques 01-02-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Joe Camel
11% of 5.5 gallons is .6 gallons per hour 55%...

11% of 5.5 gallons is .6 gallons per hour
55% of 1 gallon is .55 gallons per hour
35% of 2 gallons is .7 gallons per hour

Close enough for horseshoes and hand grenades
Forum: General Techniques 01-02-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Joe Camel
Yes, as long as you don't think in terms of...

Yes, as long as you don't think in terms of percent loss. My pot boils off 1.5 gallons per hour whether I start with 5 gallons or 12 gallons. So if I started with 3 and boiled for 30 minutes, I'd...
Forum: General Techniques 01-02-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Joe Camel
you would need constant time and volume to fix...

you would need constant time and volume to fix the percentage. Better to use L per hour or Gal per hour, these are constant

Cheers

Joe
Forum: DIY Projects 12-19-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,278
Posted By Joe Camel
It was probably 15 gallons when it went in to...

It was probably 15 gallons when it went in to prison....
Forum: Hops Growing 12-15-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Joe Camel
Thanks guys, I think I'll move them into a shady...

Thanks guys, I think I'll move them into a shady spot and will try to keep them frozen for now
Forum: Hops Growing 12-15-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Joe Camel
Any advice on overwintering rhizomes?

Hey all,

I've recently moved and before I did I dug up my hop rootstock, some big, nasty looking cascade rhizome and tap roots. I put these in a rubbermaid with plenty of dirt and made the trip...
Forum: Hops Growing 11-24-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By Joe Camel
55N latitude is pushing up against the Northern...

55N latitude is pushing up against the Northern limit of hops growing, I'm not sure if you're much further North than this, but if you are, you'll have trouble.

This isn't to say that the hops...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-16-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Joe Camel
When campden reacts with chlorine in water, it...

When campden reacts with chlorine in water, it produces sulfate and chloride ions, since iodine is in the same column as chlorine in the periodic table, it probably behaves similarly, producing...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-15-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,059
Posted By Joe Camel
hdpe is good for continuous use up to 110C but...

hdpe is good for continuous use up to 110C but will melt at 120C, so it's good for boiling in, but not for autoclaving.

Another good plastic to look for is PP, polypropylene, it's good past...
Forum: Brew Science 11-10-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,085
Posted By Joe Camel
I have the opposite problem in the winter, my...

I have the opposite problem in the winter, my basement air is 65, but the basement floor is less than 60, so any carboy sitting on the concrete goes dormant due to heat conducting through the bottom....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-23-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,395
Posted By Joe Camel
Make Mild Ales for your frat parties. Aim for...

Make Mild Ales for your frat parties. Aim for 1.03 SG and 3 - 3.5% alcohol. You can make 10 gallons of a great tasting session mild for the same price as 5 gallons of typical ipa. If people want...
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