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Posted in thread: Brewmasters Warehouse on 03-14-2015 at 12:31 AM
I still use these guys. I have made it a habit to call a couple days after the order is placed
to ask if there are issues. My closest LHBS is a couple hours away so my choices are limited.
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 03-14-2015 at 12:24 AM
A better view of my project. Finally got it out of the shop, and I installed the correct
faucet. I still need a better draft handle. 263259
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 03-12-2015 at 08:38 PM
My current build, still in the shop in this photo. It is a used 4.4 which I painted black. The
wood top was built by me. It is oak and walnut. Single draft, 2.5 inch tower. It's plumbed with
a nitro r...
Posted in thread: Brewmasters Warehouse on 04-19-2014 at 12:23 AM
Like many on this forum, I too had nearly given up on BMW. I was driving the 3 hours to a
"L"HBS rather than dealing with BMW's terrible shipping. I gave them one last attempt on
Wednesday. My order w...
Posted in thread: bottling noob mead question on 11-06-2013 at 02:56 PM
Not a dumb question at all. I prefer to batch prime rather than doing each bottle individually.
For my sparkling mead I use 1 oz of priming sugar per gallon. It is quite effervescent but not
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation restart? on 11-06-2013 at 02:47 PM
Thank you all for putting my mind at ease. Yes, there is a bit of krausen so I suppose the
oxygen did kick things up again. Thanks again!
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation restart? on 11-03-2013 at 04:31 PM
I had a strong ale in the primary for a month. I racked to a secondary using the most careful
sanitation processes I can muster. After three days in the secondary I have signs of
fermentation again. I...
Posted in thread: Apple Cyser + sparkling apple cyser on 11-02-2013 at 12:15 PM
Arch tech, your friend is mistaken. I have cyser that has been in bottle for over a year. The
flavor has changed a lot in that time, but it was all for the better. The flavors have mellowed
and a far ...
Posted in thread: Decoction mashing in ales on 09-14-2013 at 02:08 AM
My hefe recipe is a single decoction mash. As yooper said, it's common in some varieties of
ales. It adds a noticeable flavor difference.
Posted in thread: SS Vegetable Steamer on 09-07-2013 at 12:39 AM
Seems like a good idea, so long as you don't snag the bag. Another thing to try is stirring
while heating. I use paint strainers, and while stirring vigorously during heating, I have
never had a melte...