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Posted in thread: Glass carboy vs. plastic bucket on 05-22-2013 at 03:10 PM
Quick question...are there any cleaners that should NOT be used on Better bottles?
Posted in thread: Glass carboy vs. plastic bucket on 05-21-2013 at 12:48 PM
Better Bottles and the "house brands" from sites like AHS and midwest boast BPA free (if you
care). I know you shouldn't necessarily just categorically believe their hype but one mentions
Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 05-13-2013 at 10:23 PM
Although not precisely an answer to pjcampbell...I wanted to share an experience that I hope
will be of interest...I had made an 11 gallon batch of IPA...adjusted hop additions according
to the table ...
Posted in thread: Recirculating active fermentation... has anybody done it? on 05-13-2013 at 09:46 PM
Let me preface this comment with the fact that I just stumbled onto this thread looking for
something completely different but got interested...oh, and this is way above my head but I
commend your wil...
Posted in thread: Have not seen this wort chiller before on 05-13-2013 at 05:18 PM
I once used a pretty strong white vinegar with a little warm water mix to clean the inside of
some old copper tube...worked pretty well and at least vinegar's cheap. I'd try that. Maybe you
Posted in thread: Glass carboy vs. plastic bucket on 04-12-2013 at 11:19 AM
No matter what you decide I strongly recommend you do a few batches in the carboy to watch
what's going on (even if you must scale down the recipe to avoid blow-off). It was really
important for me to...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tips for the Homebrewer on 04-05-2013 at 03:03 PM
My method...and I can not remember ever having a bad-tasting bottle...1 or 2 have been
flat...probably a bad cap seal.This assumes you start from clean/rinsed bottles that you
already "trust".1) Alway...
Posted in thread: It's back! 1/2" SS tubing now on sale with a HUGE discount. Hurry, before it ends! on 03-28-2013 at 12:50 PM
I must tell you all what a great experience I had working through an order for a custom IC with
Zach at stainlessbrewing. First of all the $20 off sale hit right at the peak of my shopping
for a chill...
Posted in thread: Any new news on Home Depot Homer buckets? on 03-26-2013 at 06:01 PM
I checked out my local Lowes. These are pretty nice buckets. 2 things I like about the
lids...(1) they have gaskets and (2) they are smooth inside. Most of my expensive bucket lids
have a ring of "rib...
Posted in thread: Any new news on Home Depot Homer buckets? on 03-21-2013 at 12:22 AM
Hey Zbouri...have you seen the accidents-with-carboys thread? (the one with pics) I love glass
carboys (and have about 8 or 9...but I will use them less from now on. It is a truly
Originally Posted by nutty_gnome
Everyone has to walk their own path as a brewer. Each home brewer must consider time, cost, feasibility, and results of their efforts. If a homebrewer can strike a happy balance between those 4 aspects, then they are doing it right regardless of the brewing method.
Originally Posted by Revvy
Noone should have to defend themselves about what they want to brew or justify it to anyone... This is supposed to be about having fun. In whatever form it takes.
Don't be a troll about it.
- Don't be afraid to think outside the box
- What do you dislike about summer?
- 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE!
- Astringent oatmeal stout?
- Balancing malt sweetness and hop bitterness
- Stainless Steel sparge assembly
- 12 gallon glass carboy
- Having some foaming issues.
- Any hop trearment for dry hoping?
- primary to secondary
- Coopers fermenter, extended primary and racking.