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Posted in thread: Magic Chef keezer on 02-26-2008 at 04:55 PM
I'm curious if you are experiencing cooling loss because you didn't insulate the wood? Anyone
given this any thoughts?
Posted in thread: No Email Notifications...subscribed Threads on 02-21-2008 at 08:28 PM
I have subscribed to several threads, but never seem to get email notification that new posts
have been made...what gives???:p
Posted in thread: Primary Headspace on 02-21-2008 at 08:26 PM
Not to hijack, but can a person do secondary in a 7.9 gallon bucket (from wine making) and
inject CO2 before adding airlock? I have an extra one lying around and would like to put it to
Posted in thread: Hefe Candy #1 on 02-20-2008 at 07:56 PM
No. My personal opinion is that using honey to prime is gimmicky. You aren't really adding
enough honey to give it much flavor... and unlike dextrose, the amount of sugar in honey is
variable. As a re...
Posted in thread: Hefe Candy #1 on 02-19-2008 at 04:54 PM
Humps--Are you using the honey as your priming sugar as well?
Posted in thread: Wort Cooling - Inspired Genius or Fools Choice on 02-18-2008 at 09:30 PM
+1 on the "almost frozen" bottled water. I place 2 1-gallon bottles of spring water in freezer
when I start my brew, and when I am ready to transfer wort into fermenter, I sit my brew kettle
in a sink...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest---in a 5 Gallon Carboy??? on 02-13-2008 at 04:02 PM
Actually, no, I'm fermenting with Safale 05, an ale yeast. my LHBS owner and I discussed and he
suggested the ale yeast due to limitation of NOT being able to Lager at low temps... I can
maintain a co...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest---in a 5 Gallon Carboy??? on 02-11-2008 at 08:43 PM
OK Folks, I'm gettin' ready to brew a partial grain Oktoberfest, but have read in some
interesting threads about the problem with lots of extract and the problem of BOOM--exploding
fermenters. :D I th...
Posted in thread: Adding honey to brew kit on 01-29-2008 at 09:16 PM
ccloyd--If you added the honey, but didn't really get the honey taste, what is the reasoning
for adding honey? I ask this because I too am trying to add honey to a kit (Edme Wheat Beer
kit)--you can s...
Posted in thread: Edme Wheat Beer Kit-can I add honey?? on 01-29-2008 at 02:32 PM
Thanks sirsloop! I was just confused on if I should put all 3 lbs of DME, but now that I read
your initial response again, I am to use 1 lb of DME and add 1 lb honey. Sounds great! I'm
gonna brew toni...