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  • Blaine, MN
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  • American Wheat, Patersbier, Dunkleweizen
  • My first attempt at mead, Vienna lager
  • Marubozo's RIS, Yooper's Welch's concord wine, Bamberg-style rauchbier, Yooper's oatmeal stout (2nd batch), Edwort's Apfelwein (3rd batch), Revvy's Vienna lager
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  • Posted in thread: What scale do you use? on 11-30-2015 at 01:11 AM
    Both of those look like great options. Which is more accurate for weighing 1/4 ounce of hops? I
    brew that centennial blonde quite a bit.The Escali's resolution is in tenths of an ounce, so it
    won't gi...

  • Posted in thread: What scale do you use? on 11-29-2015 at 11:46 PM
    Escali Primo. Very accurate, but only weighs up to 11 lb (5 Kg).

  • Posted in thread: WLP 830 German Lager stuck at 1.204 on 11-29-2015 at 10:39 PM
    Second on the amylase--it might eat up some more sugars. But with a 160F mash temp, I think
    you're stuck with the hand you were dealt. You could try to rouse the yeast by bumping the temp
    to high-60s.

  • Posted in thread: Keggle Biab basket on 11-29-2015 at 05:41 PM
    Sounds like solid advice. I do have another question... How do you prevent snags on the bag
    with no basket? I.e. Thermometer probe, whirlpool arm ect.?I use a mash paddle to gently push
    the bag away f...

  • Posted in thread: Smoked Rye Pale Ale on 11-29-2015 at 02:01 AM
    Are you having a nice conversation with yourself here?Carry on.

  • Posted in thread: Is this SS or Aluminum on 11-29-2015 at 12:02 AM
    Have you tried setting it on your burner to make sure it sits right? The bottom rim looks kind
    of beat up. Make sure the keg isn't wobbly before going to the trouble of converting it to a

  • Posted in thread: Maple syrup for carbonation on 11-28-2015 at 09:21 PM
    Plug your numbers into this calculator. It shows the amount needed for various sugars,
    including maple syrup.

  • Posted in thread: New to the forum on 11-28-2015 at 03:31 AM
    Welcome to the forum, from Minnesota!

  • Posted in thread: Aeration wand + large O2 tank, possible? on 11-27-2015 at 07:40 PM
    Here's another regulator to consider if you are considering the CGA-540 type tanks.

  • Posted in thread: Cats on 11-26-2015 at 07:06 PM
    Boo Boo, exhausted from watching everyone prepare Thanksgiving dinner.

Alcohol a problem? Nope. It's always worked for me.

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