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Posted in thread: Boilermaker Heatshield- I did a dumb thing on 09-27-2014 at 04:15 AM
Just burn the plastic off, no worries other than don't inhale the fumes!Thanks for the advice,
Cyclman! Will go ahead and just burn it off (and yeah avoid those fumes!). :mug:
Posted in thread: Fridge/freezer fermentation chamber HELP!!! on 09-26-2014 at 01:40 AM
Hi,I know this may not be an exact solution to your current problem, but I was able to find a
chest freezer on Craigslist that can fit two carboys for about 25 dollars, and then I just
bought a temp c...
Posted in thread: Boilermaker Heatshield- I did a dumb thing on 09-25-2014 at 10:08 PM
I just purchased my 10 gallon Blichmann kettle and brewed my first batch with it recently.
Everything went fairly well, with the exception that I too did not remove the sticker on the
heat shield that...
Posted in thread: Froze 'green' beer in carboy :( on 08-19-2014 at 04:43 PM
day_trippr and Trail: Thanks so much for your advice! The carboy is still slowly fermenting
away as of this morning so I'm guessing there was enough fermentables and residual yeast left
even after the...
Posted in thread: Froze 'green' beer in carboy :( on 08-18-2014 at 05:41 PM
Long story short, I was a dummy and let my 'temp controlled' Wheat beer freeze solid in my
fermentation chamber after I left my temperature probe outside of the freezer on accident.
D'oh!Up to that po...
Posted in thread: worried rookie brewer on 07-26-2014 at 02:51 AM
Jpierce3, I'd say as long as the carboy stays wet after rinsing with Starsan you should be
fine. I fill my 5 gal carboy up an hour (or more) before brewing then dump the Starsan solution
that is left ...
Posted in thread: Captain Hooked on Bitters (Red Hook Clone & Award Winner) on 08-29-2012 at 07:39 AM
Awesome, thanks for the info Redcat! I'll go ahead and do the 60 minute steep since you did it
as well and seemed to have pretty good results (and yeah will definitely do 6 lbs lme (or maybe
Posted in thread: Captain Hooked on Bitters (Red Hook Clone & Award Winner) on 08-28-2012 at 06:51 PM
Redcat, many thanks for your reply. I am really looking forward to trying this recipe out, and
the Fuggle hops sound like a good substitution for the more traditional Williamette hops
Posted in thread: Captain Hooked on Bitters (Red Hook Clone & Award Winner) on 08-28-2012 at 03:48 PM
I'm looking for a good ESB extract recipe and I'm thinking of trying this extract version
(created by pmoe) of Biermuncher's all-grain 'Captain Hooked on Bitters' recipe:5 lbs pale
LME2.5 lbs toasted ...
Posted in thread: Malt Extract Spontaneously Fermenting? on 06-25-2012 at 05:15 AM
Not only should they do whatever they can to make you happy given their shipping 'defective'
product, they should replace the order and ship it free of charge. But to echo others here I'm
of the opini...