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Posted in thread: Turn imperial stout to normal? on 06-24-2014 at 11:33 PM
The hopping is different for an imperial than it is for a stout. If you leave it as an imperial
it will be under hopped. You are safe to add your water prior to bottling, most of the big
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 06-18-2014 at 09:44 PM
I'm a little behind in my reporting.19,243+25 gallons Pale Ale 03/1425 gallons Red Ale 04/1425
gallons Rye IPA 05/1425 gallons Golden Ale 06/1419,343
Posted in thread: Brewstand Regrets? on 06-18-2014 at 08:51 PM
I built a 3 tier monstrosity my first time out. I learned from that and built a 2 tier
automated brewery. Now I can brew under my patio.Go with a single tier low enough to see in the
pots and you will...
Posted in thread: Tri-clamps vs Camlocks on 06-18-2014 at 08:40 PM
Both take two hands to operate but the CL's are smaller and cheaper. I put all CL's on my
brewery and I'm happy with them, just keep a rag handy because there's always a bit of liquid
in them when you...
Posted in thread: Ran into the anti-extract sentiment last night... on 06-18-2014 at 07:58 PM
I've been brewing 20 years and not once have I criticized anyone's beer. I have pointed out
defects and how to fix them but even if it was horrible I never say anything disparaging, I
keep it positive...
Posted in thread: 187 brew sculptures on 11-11-2013 at 09:26 PM
Mine used to be on that list. They got rid of a few pages.Edit. I found my old brewery #149
Posted in thread: Warming a fermentation chamber on 11-11-2013 at 09:24 PM
I've used a 60w light bulb for heat. It's just enough to warm it up without the refrigerator
having to work overtime to compensate.
Posted in thread: DIY inexpensive SS flow restrictor to solve foam problems. on 09-12-2013 at 05:11 PM
The restriction is only at the head so it won't really solve the problem of Co2 coming out of
solution at high pressure. If the beer had to go through the threads you would get better
restriction but ...
Posted in thread: would this make a good 475 gallon fermenter?? on 09-11-2013 at 11:31 PM
It says it is a fermenter but for what? Harvesting yeast will not be easy.
Posted in thread: Counterflow vs Plate Chiller on 09-11-2013 at 11:29 PM
I have a convoluted chiller and it works great. The only difference between that and a plate
chiller is the size and the cost.