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  • Posted in thread: How long will cracked grains stay good? on 04-01-2012 at 10:57 PM
    I hadn't thought about flour.. I was thinking that milling the grains too soon might dry them
    out and reduce the enzymatic action during the mash.It also gives them an opportunity to pick
    up stray fla...

  • Posted in thread: How long will cracked grains stay good? on 03-31-2012 at 09:33 PM
    Yesterday, I intended on brewing this weekend and I bought my grain and had it cracked. Stuff
    came up and I may not be able to brew untill next weekend.The grains (10 lb of pilsner, 1 ln of
    crystal) a...

  • Posted in thread: 2 line beer chill plates on 03-13-2012 at 03:40 AM
    Dear friends,My internet search skills must be woefully limited. I am trying to build a 2 tap
    jockey box and would like to use a chill plate instead of coiling copper tubing. I have
    searched ebay and ...

  • Posted in thread: raisins as yeast nutrient on 03-04-2012 at 05:00 PM
    Forgot to buy yeast nutrient. I've heard you can use raisins...Do I just chop them up and dump
    them into the primary? or do I mash them in a small amount of water ?

  • Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 03-03-2012 at 04:47 AM
    Ok. I've read enough posts.. I just had to try this.2.5 lbs sugar3 11.5 cans of welches white
    grape juice2 11.5 cans of welches white grape with peach2 tsp acid blend2 tsp pectic enzyme2
    tsp bentonite...

  • Posted in thread: Wine making and frozen concentrates on 03-02-2012 at 03:59 PM
    The welches I bought has Vitamin C... Does that count as a preservative?

  • Posted in thread: Designing a Plate Chiller on 03-01-2012 at 06:41 PM
    Is this a wort chiller to cool the wort after boiling or a beer chiller for a jockey box?From
    some of the earlier posts I've read on this site, it is my understanding that using copper on
    carbonated b...

  • Posted in thread: Ice water bath resistent labels on 02-28-2012 at 09:32 PM
    When I go party, if I don't bring a keg, I bring a cooler full of ice and bottles.I'd like to
    label my St. Pati's day brew, but short of buying the avery wine labels (what a pain to remove)
    what are m...

  • Posted in thread: ebay temp controller SS probe Sensor? on 02-28-2012 at 06:15 PM
    I've been thinking of taking a stainless steel tube and mounting the sensor from the
    ST-1000.That way I could stick the SS Tube through the rubber stopper like a probe thermometer
    and get the temp fro...

  • Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 02-22-2012 at 04:04 PM
    I'm re-purposing an old full size fridge into a temp chamber for fermenting/ lagering and I'd
    like to get another 4 feet worth of sensor cable. Has anyone tried extending the sensor wire?