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Posted in thread: HELP! I forgot water in my airlock! on 05-22-2015 at 07:19 PM
guys how is your airlock going to suck any liquid in? If you fill it up the proper amount, it
can't suck anything in, just like it can't blow the airlock fluid out...I think this typically
Posted in thread: HELP! I forgot water in my airlock! on 05-18-2015 at 08:42 PM
Me too on vodka.One thing in your favor is that you had just racked and put in a warmer place.
Both those would cause more CO2 to come out of solution, so you were likely to have movement
out, rather ...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-15-2015 at 02:31 PM
Actually 'ortho' is the Greek prefix for "correct". You like beer that is brewed correctly.
"Dexi" is the Greek prefix for "right" (i.e. opposite of left).Sorry, I'm a lefty and I get
bend out of shap...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-14-2015 at 09:44 PM
As you know, "ortho" means right, so I like beer that is brewed right.Also, I'm Orthodox.
Latvian Orthodox. Just kidding, but that was a funny episode. My church is of the Russian
Posted in thread: Breweries selling 4% beer at regular craft prices on 05-14-2015 at 03:33 PM
Exactly. like this: read the article which mentioned the more substantial cost of packing
bottled beer. I've been wondering for a while why I typically pay a bit more for a 12 pack of
cans (e.g. Si...
Posted in thread: Big Giveaway Maths on 04-23-2015 at 01:20 PM
I have a friend who is homebrew curious and whose 10 year old son wants to be a brewer when he
grows up and he said they would love to take the "Batch 1 and Beyond" course, so I feel like
even more of...
Posted in thread: Big Giveaway Maths on 04-22-2015 at 02:50 AM
I won! Yes, I won an online, go-at-my-own-pace course in brewing that first batch of beer with
confidence. Now, if only I could transfer this prize to myself back in the 20th century...On
the other ha...
Posted in thread: Big Giveaway Maths on 04-20-2015 at 09:58 PM
Ok. Stay with me. This article has a pretty good explanation using the easier equation, the
one that says 'assume that the prizes are drawn with replacement'In that case, the math is
based on the pro...
Posted in thread: siphon tube on 04-18-2015 at 04:42 PM
This fits nicely into the tube you blow into. Push it in just a bit and blow into it.
Posted in thread: The HomeBrewTalk 2015 Big Giveaway! on 03-11-2015 at 06:22 PM