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Last Activity:03-22-2011 2:23 PM
Posted in thread: That Dreaded First-Beer Foam... on 03-10-2011 at 02:40 AM
I used to have the same problem until my wife remembered something she learned while working at
a beer bar. Try opening your tap all the way for a second then quickly shut it off. Wait 30
Posted in thread: LEAKY rubbermaid 10gallon mash tun- advice needed. on 03-01-2011 at 04:04 AM
I had a little leak in mine, after some searching here, I ended up making a washer out of an
old baby bottle nipple for the inside- silicone, BPA free and works great. My feeling is with
the coolers i...
Posted in thread: New 5lb CO2 tank - possibly leaking on 02-22-2011 at 02:08 PM
I just went thru this with my tank and regulator, I initially had a leak at the keg gas
disconnect- but ended up having a slow leak due to a bad o-ring where the regulator connects to
the tank. I coul...
Posted in thread: BG12 and BG14 on same regulator, drill orifices? on 02-09-2011 at 04:20 PM
Well, to piggyback, I am setting up a manifold so I can use one propane tank for my HLT and BK.
I have the 30PSI regulator that came with my KAB4 and an old Brinkman turkey fryer with a
burner that lo...
Posted in thread: Sight glass in boil kettle? on 02-09-2011 at 02:15 AM
I like a thermometer and sight glass on my BK, the thermometer for cooling with an immersion
chiller and the sight glass for pre and post boil volumes. I built my own but by the time I
Posted in thread: My fermenter heater on 02-05-2011 at 12:40 AM
I'm using a small ceramic space heater in my fridge that was on clearance at wally world- it's
controlled by a single stage love controller, have to change it from heat to cool manually. It
held 66F i...
Posted in thread: Large Infuser/Spice Ball? on 08-21-2007 at 04:47 PM
I have a brew infuser, works great for dry hopping with pellets, couldn't do much whole hop dry
hopping with it. I had contacted them before it was available in the states and they emailed me
as soon ...
Posted in thread: Multiple Carbonated Kegs for Wedding on 07-06-2007 at 03:18 AM
I'm doing a similar thing for a reunion, I have two in secondary and two in primary and have
room for two kegs in a fridge. My plan at this time is to use corn sugar to carb the kegs at
room temp, coo...
Posted in thread: Perlick/Vent Draft Towers on 07-01-2007 at 01:18 PM
Williams brewing sells draft towers without the faucets, then you can just add the faucets you
want. Not much cheaper than getting one with the inexpensive faucets though.
Posted in thread: Interesting facts about oxiclean! on 06-14-2007 at 04:22 PM
I think the blue crystals are a detergent added to percarbonates. I just finished off an old
tub without the crystals and have started a new tub with the crystals- much more foam (i.e.
soap suds) in t...