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  • Posted in thread: PUR Water Filter on 06-11-2012 at 01:32 PM
    reeeeeeeeeeeeeealy! hmmm. i suppose i could google this but i'll ask you too: does chloramine
    dissipate given time like chlorine does?

  • Posted in thread: Better Bottle still smells of yeast on 06-11-2012 at 10:48 AM
    Definitely DO NOT use a bottle brush on a Better Bottle. You will make micro scratches in the
    plastic which can harbor bacteria. You are just setting yourself up for an infection.whaaa????
    this is the...

  • Posted in thread: Cooling wort like a noob. on 06-11-2012 at 04:05 AM
    I've been using the sink method for a while now, this may help:Don't put your ice in until you
    want to drop those last ten degrees or so. Let the cold water take all the heat out and just
    drain and re...

  • Posted in thread: Better Bottle still smells of yeast on 06-11-2012 at 03:53 AM
    other than the microfiber cloth swishing around, any other manual scrubbing?personally, i've
    avoid bleach for fear that the odor would linger. I guess a very dilute bleach solution and an
    absurd amoun...

  • Posted in thread: Two starter questions on 06-10-2012 at 04:18 AM
    1. I usually do not account for the starter volume, at least not on paper. I do a starter most
    of the time, so now that I think about it, I think I unconsciously account for it...2. Yeast
    Nutrient? me...

  • Posted in thread: Finding the solution to your problem quickly on 06-10-2012 at 03:54 AM
    I keep meaning to take advantage of the power of Google - i know it can do this stuff and more,
    I just never remember when I need it! thanks for the reminder!

  • Posted in thread: need hekp with my first all grain brew on 06-10-2012 at 03:48 AM
    You're likely to get some input from some brewers with more experience than I at all grain, but
    until they chime in, I'd say to not fret about being off on the preboil volume one bit. Just
    boil that s...

  • Posted in thread: PUR Water Filter on 06-10-2012 at 02:58 AM
    I have to wholeheartedly disagree w/ the "if the tap water tastes good, brew with it" idea. At
    one point, I had that mentality, and it nearly cost me the hobby! I drink my tap water all the
    time (Chic...

  • Posted in thread: Hello From Traverse City! on 06-10-2012 at 01:54 AM
    We took our family vacation up to Traverse City last year! Nice place! I'm even sporting a "TC"
    sticker on my car now! (we're out of Chicago). We headed up to Macinac Isl. after TC.Glad to
    have ya her...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-07-2012 at 01:45 PM
    Holy crap - we're all coming out of the woodwork for this! Haha. TX might be onto something,
    getting us to come back and visit the site like this.Too bad *I* have the lucky #1417 post! YOU
    ALL DON'T S...

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January 30, 2013  •  01:20 AM
I'm curious what kind of paint you used for your Ravens keezer? Did you paint the actual freezer or build around it? Thanks.