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Posted in thread: Keggle dip tube on 08-26-2011 at 08:12 PM
I have a simple elbow on my valve right off of the valve on the inside. I've got a short length
of copper that reaches just down to where the keggle starts to taper into the bottom. So I'm
Posted in thread: CPVC MLT Mainfold To Glue or To Not Glue... on 08-22-2011 at 05:36 PM
IMO, it's best not to glue it all together, mostly for cleaning reasons. However, you can
easily have the best of both worlds. Just drill a small pilot hole through the fittings where
they mate with t...
Posted in thread: steeping in a full boil on 07-14-2011 at 04:08 PM
yes...volume is irrelevant...along with tannin extraction. you shouldn't be steeping in
anything over 155 anyway...your just taking off color and some sugars.Thanks for the all the
replies, it makes s...
Posted in thread: steeping in a full boil on 07-11-2011 at 10:50 PM
Using too much water will cause a higher ph and possible tannic flavor. Depending on the style
of beer and the ph of your water to start with the higher ph could be more or less of a
problem. At best ...
Posted in thread: Scorching in Keggle on 07-11-2011 at 03:22 PM
Extract sinks like a boat anchor....I think the false bottom prevented you from being able to
stir and dissolve all the extract. I would pull the false bottom or use another large container
to mix the...
Posted in thread: Leaded Beer, a Horror Story on 06-29-2011 at 07:01 PM
Brewing another batch is probably cheaper than the damage that the contaminated batch has the
potential to cause. If it were me, I'd also be concerned about lead contamination on the kettle
and now in...
Posted in thread: Wow Now That's A Light Beer on 06-19-2011 at 12:17 AM
Where did you get 1.048 for the OG? I'm getting 1.039...and how did you calculate the IBU? I
can't find the specs on the Muntons hopped DME anywhere...
Posted in thread: Converting a Mr Beer Honey Maibock recipe? on 06-06-2011 at 05:45 PM
The wife loves the Honey Maibock recipe that I brewed with Mr Beer and I'd like to try and
duplicate that using extract from the LHBS.Here's the MB recipe: Honey MaibockI do all grain
brewing on a 5 g...
Posted in thread: Pond Pump for IC on 05-19-2011 at 07:42 PM
I have a 20ft 3/8 immersion chiller and can cool a full 5gal boil in about 20min with that $10
harbor freight pump.Using ice water or just water?
Posted in thread: Going all grain, can HLT = BK on 05-04-2011 at 06:10 PM
I did one time. I collected the runnings in a bottling bucket.