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by bfabre
Sun Jan 06, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: how can I control the terminal gravity?
Replies: 8
Views: 11094

153 degrees might help. I seems we both have the same technique with the primary and the secondary. Yes I have kegged a couple of times too. It does cut down time on the process. But as for now I do not have the any place to keep it cold. I need a regulator too. All I have is the hand held preasure ...
by bfabre
Sat Jan 05, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: how can I control the terminal gravity?
Replies: 8
Views: 11094

Re: Final Gravity

I mash between 158 and 160 degrees and am pretty consistant on the temp for fermentation.
The temp down in the basement only varies between 68-70 degrees.
It might just be the yeast?
I have not yet tried a yeast starter yet but, it just might be time to begin!!
by bfabre
Sat Jan 05, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: how can I control the terminal gravity?
Replies: 8
Views: 11094

how can I control the terminal gravity?

I brewed a porter that said, according to the "Beer Tools Pro" to be at 1.016 and the reading i got was 1.026. What can I do to control the readings to co-en-side to the receipe? Any assistance would help.
by bfabre
Sat Dec 15, 2007 9:08 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Looking for really good thermometer for home brewing
Replies: 2
Views: 7617

good temp readings

I have just the traditional dial thermometer. I puchased it from my local brew store and never had a problem with it. :) I do not understand why you would be receiving incorrect readings. I try to stick to the acronym "KISS" (keep it simple stupid) because it seems every time I try to advance myself...