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Posted in thread: so what's the worst part of brewing for you on 02-25-2013 at 01:02 AM
I like reading about beer and planning my next batch, and I like drinking the finished beer.
Everything in between just seems like work.
Posted in thread: Fermenter got too warm on 11-30-2012 at 11:50 PM
I make starters at room temp all the time; it will be fine. IPA will be fine too since main
fermentation is over and it's just clearing now. RDWHAHB.
Posted in thread: brewing vs. happy wife - kitchen shared on 11-30-2012 at 11:45 PM
Weigh your grains & hops the night before. Look for ways to streamline and multitask: Heat
mash-in water while you grind the grains, be ready to mashout and lauter on time, do batch
sparges instead of...
Posted in thread: Will this shelf hold 4 kegs? on 11-05-2012 at 11:13 PM
Apparently no one ever tried it because mine will hold 4 full kegs and a 10# co2 bottle with no
problem. Has been for 3 years.This is good to know, thanks.
Posted in thread: Will this shelf hold 4 kegs? on 11-04-2012 at 11:21 PM
Thanks everyone. It seems prudent to at least replace the glass with plywood. I would like to
keep the drawers if I can, but I'll take them out and add support legs if it seems necessary.
Better safe ...
Posted in thread: Will this shelf hold 4 kegs? on 11-04-2012 at 12:56 AM
Soon, I will be upgrading my kegerator to a newer refrigerator. The bottom shelf in the new
fridge (shown below) is made of tempered glass in a metal frame over two drawers. My question
is, will this ...
Posted in thread: profile help on 11-03-2012 at 02:30 AM
Here's my equipment profile. I boil in a 15-gallon pot, which accounts for the large
evaporation rate. I estimated the lauter tun deadspace by putting in some water, draining until
it wouldn't drain a...
Posted in thread: Adverage temp loss when doighing in on 11-03-2012 at 02:19 AM
I lose about 10 degrees in the summer, 15 in the winter since I brew outside. BeerSmith gives
me pretty accurate numbers for strike temp, but I've learned to add 3-4 degrees to the strike
temp in the ...
Posted in thread: have you ever intentionally made a "bad" beer? on 11-03-2012 at 01:58 AM
I've made enough mistakes just naturally that I've never needed to make one on purpose, lol. I
have brewed several batches with odd recipe formulations designed to tell me what a particular
Posted in thread: Durham, NC - Brewers? on 10-21-2012 at 02:03 AM
Cary, here. There are lots of brewers in the Triangle area. Look for GRABASS events. They do
group brews and bulk grain buys regularly.