Last Activity:02-09-2017 3:02 PM
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Posted in thread: Corrosion Disaster - HCL + ZN vapors on home brewery. on 02-09-2017 at 03:40 PM
I don't store the acid indoors. Maybe if the Zinc or galvanized(?) coating had an effect it was
that it made the hydrochloric acid fume excessively, (to release HCL vapor) sort of to a boil.
Posted in thread: Corrosion Disaster - HCL + ZN vapors on home brewery. on 02-08-2017 at 05:00 PM
Just a post of caution, not that this is likely to happen to the average homebrewer...Last year
I had a wood shed built which holds my brewing and woodworking equipment.The last week of
December I nee...
Posted in thread: Fermentation worries on 01-09-2017 at 03:42 PM
And don't worry, it doesn't help. Have fun, learn, enjoy!
Posted in thread: Fermentation worries on 01-09-2017 at 03:33 PM
Was this an all grain or extract brew? You can use a calculator to dtermine OG for extract as
long as you used all the LME or DME and the volume in the fermentor is correct. not exactly
Posted in thread: Fermentation worries on 01-09-2017 at 02:40 PM
Yes, bringing the yeast up to temperature would have been helpful but not all is lost. First,
use your hydrometer to compare the original gravity to the current gravity. If there is no
change stir vig...
Posted in thread: DIY pre-rinse faucet for commercial sink? on 05-25-2015 at 03:20 PM
BBBF, I found something at a garage sale which might work for your application. A shower head
hose. They usually have a chrome or stainless jacket, designed not to kink. I would imagine the
best are n...
Posted in thread: DIY pre-rinse faucet for commercial sink? on 05-21-2015 at 02:06 PM
Found a pre-rinse base on eBay. After I confirm it has 3/8" pipe outlet will be able to put
something together or just buy the "add a faucet" option then put something on the top for
washing kettles a...
Posted in thread: Can too much yeast harm a brew? on 05-21-2015 at 01:39 PM
The original question, changing the words a little - "restarting a stuck fermentation".
Definitely better than doing nothing. Adding more yeast, good. See above post and read a little
on rehydrating (...
Posted in thread: DIY pre-rinse faucet for commercial sink? on 05-18-2015 at 04:13 PM
I'm just about to attach this to the wall and seal it in place. Problem is I don't have a
pre-rinse which is required to clean out kettles. Those faucets are heavier and much more
expensive utilizing ...
Posted in thread: Austin: Refrigerator for keggerator or will build w/ new or used parts on 05-15-2015 at 09:01 PM
T square only comes with the complete deal, lift gate truck white glove delivery.but obviously
everything is negotiable, which half of the t-square? cut lengthwise with a plasma torch
supplied by cust...