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Posted in thread: 1st extract brew in a long time. on 03-16-2014 at 06:14 PM
I did my first extract brew in 8 years...I honestly have forgotten how fast my brew day goes
with extract. From start to cleanup in under 3 hours. Don't get me wrong, I love all grain but
it was nice ...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Carboy for Primary? on 03-03-2014 at 01:17 AM
Just finished fermenting a porter (1.068 post boil) in this and wanted to give my review. I had
about 5.5 gallons that I poured into this vessel post boil. Maybe a little less. I used a
blowoff tube b...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Carboy for Primary? on 02-05-2014 at 07:14 PM
I just purchased the DeepWood from a local brew shop. I paid $139 for the 6Gallon with 2 ports.
The size is deceiving but it should be good for a 5.5 gallon fermentation.
Posted in thread: Losing co2 - can't find the leak on 11-25-2013 at 09:14 PM
So far so good. Pressure is holding good. Thanks for all the suggestions. It was ultimately a
bad oring that did not leak all the time. Only by wiggling the Gas in QD did I see the leak as
Posted in thread: Losing co2 - can't find the leak on 11-22-2013 at 12:01 AM
All my kegs are ball lock...no pin lock. Always use keg lube. But you are probably on the money
with a touchy disconnect. I am going to replace the o-ring and if that doesn't work the QD.
Posted in thread: Losing co2 - can't find the leak on 11-21-2013 at 09:07 PM
Now work in small areas at a time and check EVERYTHING while working and moving anything that
you can. A shutoff, regulator, hose, connector, may not leak all the time while in a static
Posted in thread: Losing co2 - can't find the leak on 11-21-2013 at 05:24 PM
Keg was definitely not pressurized. I do not believe the valve is one way. Checked the tops of
the connects, and they seem tight and not to be leaking.I am going to try the dawn
solution.Right now I a...
Posted in thread: Losing co2 - can't find the leak on 11-21-2013 at 03:25 PM
I have been going crazy trying to find a leak in my keg system, and for some reason it keeps
eluding me. 2 weeks ago I kegged my ale and put it on air to carb. I sprayed all connections
with soap to c...
Posted in thread: New chest freezer on 11-16-2013 at 12:17 PM
So swmbo gave me an early Christmas gift. She got me a chest freezer. Time to start lagering.
Just need to get a controller and a good recipe....decisions, decisions.
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Carboy for Primary? on 11-15-2013 at 10:11 AM
I think you are better off just getting a sankey, for the price of that you could pick up 4.I
have though about that but I had some reservations.First I can only find used kegs for that
price, new keg...