Last Activity:03-31-2011 11:34 PM
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Posted in thread: Help me design a wort chiller with 50' 3/8" on 03-31-2011 at 09:02 PM
I came in to suggest using my ribcage chiller. I saw it in your post.My work is done here. P.S.
I'm going to make a ribcage chiller from 50' of 3/8" myself.
Posted in thread: Live Brewcast today via USTREAM, watch me brew and drink lots of beer on 03-27-2011 at 06:24 PM
If anyone would like to watch, I'll be streaming from the garage today. Its pretty cold in
Michigan, about 34*F today so I'll be inside. Hope I don't run out of propane!
Posted in thread: DIY Interwoven "Rib-Cage" Immersion Chiller on 03-26-2011 at 03:11 AM
Whoa.... I never thought my design would ever spark this kind of debate. I know I have said
this in here before but I believe the reason the dual coil design cools faster than a single
coil is more wo...
Posted in thread: oatmeal stout on 03-17-2011 at 10:33 PM
Perhaps you should get a non "hamburger-helper" kit and get some experience brewing a tried and
tested kit, then return to the kits you have already after you have learned a thing or 3 from
the more p...
Posted in thread: NB Oud Bruin de Table on 03-15-2011 at 03:40 PM
Bottling at 6 weeks will give you bottle bombs. This blend of yeast and other bugs takes many
months to ferment out. There is a very good reason for the recommendation to leave this in
fermenter for t...
Posted in thread: How much malto dextrin is too much? 12lbs.? on 03-11-2011 at 02:34 AM
12 POUNDS of Maltodextrine?!? :lol: This is a sarcastic post right? Right?More on topic here.
12lbs of Malto would do well in 60 gallons of beer to bring up the FG about 6 points. That much
Posted in thread: Framboise "clone" recipe on 03-09-2011 at 12:39 AM
I do want to update a bit. :) The beer is very raspberry. Its also very high alcohol. It
finished out at about 1.007-1.008, Couldn't tell exactly. I bottled 3 Framboise bottles full,
carbonated to 4.0...
Posted in thread: Utopia Clone #3 Perfecting Nirvanha on 02-25-2011 at 07:11 PM
Thank god! I'm in for a copy of the DVD! I can't wait to see the sparge get stuck and then the
ensuing "scramble" as 3+ (tested) mash tuns are hurled into service, and the subsequent
shoveling of 300 ...
Posted in thread: How much does a 5# CO2 cylinder weigh? on 02-25-2011 at 05:21 AM
Stupid internet is down at home. Posting from my blackberry. Anyway, I weighed it without the
regulator on of course. I suppose they could have overfilled it but I seem to remember they put
5 lbs in. ...
Posted in thread: How much does a 5# CO2 cylinder weigh? on 02-24-2011 at 07:52 PM
Really? Thats awesome news! That means I don't have to go get it filled today before the
weekend at the cabin. :D