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Twice, but never again
« on: March 20, 2014, 09:39:17 PM »
Forgot wirlfloc and nutrient again. Ain't going to happen a third time.

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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2014, 10:00:21 PM »
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2014, 12:43:19 AM »
Sure, that works now, but what about in the summer when that door is open? ;D
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2014, 04:06:11 AM »
Sure, that works now, but what about in the summer when that door is open? ;D

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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2014, 04:45:21 AM »
Sure, that works now, but what about in the summer when that door is open? ;D


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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2014, 05:48:34 AM »
Sure, that works now, but what about in the summer when that door is open? ;D

You should tatoo it on the back of your hand.  ;D
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2014, 06:04:40 AM »
I have a written check list, just like a pilot. It's too bad I don't check it :-[
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2014, 06:34:20 AM »
I have a written check list, just like a pilot. It's too bad I don't check it :-[

+1 - I always print out my recipe and jot notes on it before/while brewing. But then I forget something. Usually it's the whirlfloc and nutrients because I have pretty much stopped doing middle hop additions. Now I set two timers. My stove is set for the full boil length and my microwave is the time until the next addition.
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2014, 06:49:14 AM »
I use Beersmith's alarms to remind me.  Now that you have a tablet Jim, it may be worth a look. 

Having said that, the one thing I have not been able to get Beersmith to do is have an alarm 15 minutes from the end of the mash to relight the HLT for the sparge water.  So I tell Siri to remind me at a specific time.
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2014, 07:28:58 AM »
Garage door= giant dry-erase board?  Hmmm....
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #10 on: March 21, 2014, 07:32:48 AM »
I use Beersmith's alarms to remind me.  Now that you have a tablet Jim, it may be worth a look. 

Having said that, the one thing I have not been able to get Beersmith to do is have an alarm 15 minutes from the end of the mash to relight the HLT for the sparge water.  So I tell Siri to remind me at a specific time.

I use Beer Timer for Android. It looks like there's an iPhone version as well. I LOVE that app.

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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #11 on: March 21, 2014, 09:38:49 AM »
+1

You can always go with one of the timer apps for your smart phone or computer. There's a really cool brewing timer that I have on my computer, but can't remember the name of it at the moment. I'll post back later with it if you would like.
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #12 on: March 21, 2014, 09:55:38 AM »
I always put some hops in at the 15 minute mark and then I won't forget to put the irish moss in.

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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #13 on: March 21, 2014, 09:58:04 AM »
they go in at the same time as my chiller.

on timers. I have a clock on my cell phone, it has an alarm function with labels. so I can either set up the whole brew day in there or more often I will set the alarm and then reset it each time it goes off. this way I can account for loss of boil when the chiller goes in, the propane runs out, or I decide I'm just too busy to drain the mash tun right this second.
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Re: Twice, but never again
« Reply #14 on: March 21, 2014, 10:12:49 AM »
they go in at the same time as my chiller.

on timers. I have a clock on my cell phone, it has an alarm function with labels. so I can either set up the whole brew day in there or more often I will set the alarm and then reset it each time it goes off. this way I can account for loss of boil when the chiller goes in, the propane runs out, or I decide I'm just too busy to drain the mash tun right this second.

+1. IC, whirlfloc, and yeast nutrient all go in @ 10 minutes left. I use my cell phone timer as well.
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