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  • Posted in thread: corny kegs on 08-04-2016 at 05:03 PM
    Some people use both because if you do certain beers(sours) it is helpful to have a second set
    of gear so you don't cross contaminate. Although if you do your sanitation right, I don't see
    how you wou...

  • Posted in thread: Local shop giving away wort -what would you do with it on 07-19-2016 at 08:14 PM
    really radical idea, mix with 1/2 gallon of honey and make a braggot..... (mead with malt- If
    I've done my numbers right) should be about 1.090 OG.Willamette has a low AA, so you could also
    go several...

  • Posted in thread: Winter = slow carbonation on 07-11-2016 at 02:21 PM
    If you are still allowed incandescent light bulbs, you can put a lamp on in the closet.
    Depending on the size of the space, a 60W lightbulb will at 3F (1.5C) worth of heat. In a
    closet, it will probab...

  • Posted in thread: New brew shop?? on 06-28-2016 at 05:23 PM
    My local brew shop also sells beer and wine.They sell pretty much every unique/exotic beer you
    can think of. Because of this they get a good amount of foot traffic from people who really
    like beer, bu...

  • Posted in thread: New brew shop?? on 06-28-2016 at 05:22 PM
    op, if you followed the other link, you might have seen my comment, but I'll repost for
    simplicity"I looked at this a while back. One set of numbers I remember seeing went something
    like this --- From...

  • Posted in thread: Need help -- Want to open my own brew shop on 06-20-2016 at 02:39 PM
    I looked at this a while back. One set of numbers I remember seeing went something like this
    --- From LD CARLSON, and I think they have a FAQ you can use. 1. can't be closer than 10 miles
    to existing ...

  • Posted in thread: First brew on 06-13-2016 at 07:36 PM
    I think it was Mallard reactions, not carmalization. Net effect (dark color) is about the same.
    And no, it probably won't lighten up. To get light colored beer, in the end you have to go to
    all grain....

  • Posted in thread: Serving kegs at a rehersal party on 06-06-2016 at 08:09 PM
    .I've seen a build on here where someone used the 65 or 95 gallon rolling trashcans for a
    portable keggerator. I forget if he had taps or not. I think he had a piece of wood with them
    mounted. Or mayb...

  • Posted in thread: Maple mead on 05-31-2016 at 12:38 PM
    I'm very late to this party... I have concern over the wild yeast. Typically you get sour beers
    when doing wild yeast fermentations, I expect that would be the case for your maple syrup. With
    that sai...

  • Posted in thread: Carbon dioxide production and fermentation on 05-30-2016 at 06:53 PM
    Bio/Chem lesson - btw, this come from Yeast by White and Zainasheff.Initially there is a
    limited amount of yeast pitched into the wort. The yeast will multiply to take advantage of the
    food. While doi...