Tagged: thermometer

Temperature Issues Beyond Reason

Early this morning I brewed a Chocolate Oatmeal Stout. This is the first 12-gallon batch on “my” system. I possess a 14.5 gallon conical fermenter, so why not fill it? Since it was my first big batch, it was not without problems and a lot of learning. I learned a valuable lesson about combing 24.75… Read more »

Easy Thermometer Calibration and Correction

For my first blog entry, and to commemorate my 1000th post on Homebrewtalk.com, I’m posting these easy instructions on thermometer calibration and correction. Background:I am using two thermometers at this point: A floating glass thermometer and a cheap digital probe thermometer from IKEA. I noticed that they read identical temperatures at room temperature, but showed… Read more »