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  • Posted in thread: Cool Brewing swamp chiller on 05-25-2014 at 06:55 PM
    Selling a Cool Brewing fermenter. Never used - straight out of the box. I happened to receive
    it as a gift at the same time as I received another similar model so I really don't need it.
    Great for fer...

  • Posted in thread: Cool Zone experience? on 10-27-2013 at 03:08 PM
    Has anyone had any experience with the Cool Zone from I'm in a 1 br.
    Apt in a big city and temperature control and space are my biggest issues. This looks like it
    may be a goo...

  • Posted in thread: Low temps for fermentation on 07-25-2011 at 04:32 AM
    Need to leave town for a few days so I can't monitor fermentation temps on my Belgian Wit I
    just put in the fermenter. White Labs Belgian yeast--White Labs says its good 67 F. Planned to
    ferment in th...

  • Posted in thread: Swamp Chiller temps on 07-15-2011 at 05:13 PM
    Tired of buying ice to fill my bathtub with, I'm making a quick swamp chiller this weekend for
    a new brew. I've heard, however, that you need the temperature of the water in a swamp chiller
    to be lowe...

  • Posted in thread: Metallic taste on 03-06-2010 at 04:21 AM
    Re iodophor: ive used starsan andand still had the metal taste.Re the water: I've had the same
    problem w water in two different places--buffalo ny and Ann arbor mi. I hear they're both good
    for water ...

  • Posted in thread: Metallic taste on 03-06-2010 at 12:05 AM
    I've brewed about 8 batches, and all have a metallic flavor. Here's a few recipes I've used and
    had metallic taste on it. The darker the beer, the more pronounced the metallic flavor. The
    worst was th...

  • Posted in thread: Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale (AG and Extract versions) on 10-16-2009 at 05:12 PM
    Just looking for an up/down vote from folks on two issues:Spice tea or add spices at
    boil?Different spice mix (ginger, nutmeg, cinna., etc) or just pumpkin pie spice? And how much?

  • Posted in thread: immersion chiller on 09-28-2009 at 04:22 PM
    A question to add-on to the end here... I just made my own immersion chiller using the DIY
    projects section. I've tightened my compression fittings as tight as they possibly could go and
    the joints st...

  • Posted in thread: Too Much Wort! on 09-23-2009 at 02:42 AM
    Thanks for the advice. I'll try the 90 minute boil from now on. For now, I'll just have to
    drink 4 gallons of beer instead of 3. I have BeerSmith but am slowly learning all the in's and
    out's of it. A...

  • Posted in thread: Too Much Wort! on 09-22-2009 at 08:27 PM
    No... I'm way under for my target OG. I assumed a .10 boil off rate. The pot is 5.2 gal. and is
    normal width for a pot that size. But I'm boiling it on a stove top so it usually takes it
    about 30-40 m...