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Posted in thread: Bourbon Barrel decision on 12-09-2011 at 07:46 PM
I would kill or die to have a five gallon bourbon barrel. Once it started leaking I would take
it apart and use pieces of it jusy like oak chips we can both buy in the store.
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 04-15-2011 at 07:33 AM
I have only made a few batches this way, but if I spring for another spunding valve I'll go
with a fixed relief valve around 7-8psi.I am still working in Corny's only, I don't own any
Sanke kegs. But,...
Posted in thread: Poindexters Graff #4 on 01-14-2011 at 08:00 AM
This one is 14 months old and the recipe is a keeper. My first two Graffs were just not ready
for prime time. My third one a good friend dearly loves, to me it is thin and one dimensional;
I switched ...
Posted in thread: A sad day for the WortMonger on 11-01-2010 at 05:06 AM
RIP James.SN Stout coming right up.God bless.
Posted in thread: My Fruit-Beer Pairing Dinner (in planning phase) on 10-15-2010 at 05:01 AM
Why not a fruit plate for desert?Oooh. Check for ginger flavored ice cream, I found it at
freakign Krogers once, I think it was Haagen Daze.
Posted in thread: Should you condition darker ales? on 07-29-2010 at 08:38 AM
In general the darker or heavier a beer is the warmer I like it. I kinda keep an eye on
recomended serving temperatures, about 55°F is the highest I have seen.I am personally better
able to appreciate...
Posted in thread: First cider recipe...any tips? on 07-09-2010 at 07:44 AM
If you go with pastuerized (heat sterilized) but preservative free apple cider you won't have
to boil it. All the bugs in it are dead. Also, you can dissolve the brown sugar in a 2-3 qaurts
of you app...
Posted in thread: Can I disable the pressure relief valve in my pinlock keg lids? on 06-16-2010 at 07:51 AM
I don't have any coke kegs. If it was pepsi kegs (gotta be pretty similar) I would say new
springy things at $12 each. Pepsi pressure reliefs work fine while wet.In the mean time you
have some really ...
Posted in thread: It's whiskey not beer on 06-15-2010 at 08:00 AM
Agree with above, if it is really strong you are going to need more than one five gallon batch
to cut the "whiskey" you have back down to size.One thing you might could do is go ahead and
bottle it fl...
Posted in thread: From secondary to keg on 06-14-2010 at 09:39 PM
You might zip tie a copper scrubber like the Chore Boy brand onto the pickup end of your
siphon? Like a SOS or Brillo pad, but without the soap in it, just the metal wool part.Also,
you can shoot a li...