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Posted in thread: Samuel Adams Old Fezziwig Ale clone on 11-03-2012 at 08:18 PM
Great stuff in this thread guys! I know it's pushing it (holiday-wise), but I love this beer so
much I'm going to brew this next weekend! 10 gallon batch in my keggle.Thanks for the updates
Posted in thread: A quick "IT Guy" Super-Starter DIY stir plate on 05-13-2012 at 09:30 PM
Just racked to secondary, and after 7 days in primary we've attenuated from 1.045 --> 1.009. My
original 5gal batch of this was 1.050 -->1.010. This was my first 10gal batch, so I'm very
happy with th...
Posted in thread: A quick "IT Guy" Super-Starter DIY stir plate on 05-03-2012 at 01:48 AM
3of3, 12 hrs after first video[ame]
Posted in thread: A quick "IT Guy" Super-Starter DIY stir plate on 05-02-2012 at 09:36 PM
8 Hours later:[ame]
Posted in thread: A quick "IT Guy" Super-Starter DIY stir plate on 05-02-2012 at 02:05 PM
I want to post an update here about this stir plate. It is FANTASTIC! I am doing my first 10gal
batch this weekend, so I resurrected some dry ale yeast from my frozen yeast bank. I am on
stage 2 of my...
Posted in thread: A quick "IT Guy" Super-Starter DIY stir plate on 04-17-2012 at 01:56 PM
It's working like a champ! I will say that the dial I ordered definitely DOES work with this
fan, but it doesn't work perfectly. The only problem is it doesn't actually kick on untill you
reach about ...
Posted in thread: Pliny: to secondary or not? on 04-14-2012 at 06:24 PM
I did my own version of Pliny using cascade/centennial/amarillo. I used a 6.5gal carboy for
primary for just over a week, and I racked to secondary in a 5gal carboy for just over 2 weeks.
Dry hopped f...
Posted in thread: A quick "IT Guy" Super-Starter DIY stir plate on 04-09-2012 at 09:51 PM
Hey guys! I'm new here and I love DIY, so figured I would contribute a little something. I know
there are tons of DIY stir plates, but I made this one on my lunch break from crap I had laying
Posted in thread: Cut keg top for false bottom? on 04-03-2012 at 05:37 PM
Thanks for the replies! I will definitely do the combination of slits + holes to ensure
performance. Right now, I just have the 1 keggle, which is acting as my kettle (untill now I've
been using a fri...
Posted in thread: Cut keg top for false bottom? on 04-02-2012 at 09:52 PM
Tons of great info in this thread, guys! I am only 4 beers-deep in my brewing career, but a
friend and I converted a keggle over the weekend with a 12" hole in the top. Standard 12" pot
cover fits lik...