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  • Posted in thread: Adding a timer to a hot tub on 04-29-2016 at 02:09 AM
    You could always just use a Intermatic timerX2. sounds like you want to shut the whole thing
    off, as in, disconnect the 220.

  • Posted in thread: no 4 prung outlet on 04-29-2016 at 01:02 AM
    You didn't indicate what the requirements are for the panel , but if they're the same as the
    dryer, Maybe you can have a special cord made so that you can connect to the dryer or stove
    outlet. ...cour...

  • Posted in thread: Holy Crap Please Help!!! on 04-29-2016 at 12:54 AM
    talk about dragging out an old one !LOLAs long as I'm typing, These days (lol)the general
    consensus about autolysis in home brewing buckets is that the yeast is spread out across a
    large area and due ...

  • Posted in thread: Rob's Hydroponic Hop Grow on 04-29-2016 at 12:22 AM
    that's pretty cool man. I'll be interested to see how they do once they get going. Do you think
    your upstairs neighbors will mind having hops growing all over their balcony? :)Some more
    experienced gr...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in a 55 gallon drum on 04-28-2016 at 10:15 PM
    I think I would've put a valve toward the bottom with a racking tube installed before I filled
    it with wort. Then you could use a small pump to transfer the beer to kegs or whatever . that's
    how the c...

  • Posted in thread: Lager still has diacetyl. on 04-28-2016 at 12:08 AM
    It's generally regarded that you do the diacetyl rest at approx 75% attenuation ...I suspect
    you're beyond 75% after 10 days. The last time we made a bock at the brewery here, we pitched
    the yeast, an...

  • Posted in thread: Need help on a fermentation chamber/brewing top build on 04-27-2016 at 11:50 PM
    there's a fine line between "spelling it all out" , and making it short enough so that folks
    read it all ;)I'd caution you against designing with a flip-top. that'll be a royal PITA to
    clean if you ha...

  • Posted in thread: Scorpion Pepper Tincture - How Much? on 04-20-2016 at 01:16 PM
    I've found that controlling your pepper flavor in-house is the best approach when making beer.
    The approach I use now goes like this:Brew the base beer as usual, and ferment out to
    completion.When you...

  • Posted in thread: How to measure temps in ferm chamber on 04-19-2016 at 11:49 PM
    I use a couple layers of reflectix taped over the sensor, similar to Durtychemist's method.

  • Posted in thread: More to it than I thought. on 04-18-2016 at 10:58 PM
    Hello SleepyCreekBrews, My goal is to get to 10 gallons a week and I am starting off with 6.
    Its a lot more work then I thought it would be.-AltrezYou're going to brew 500 gallons of

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