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  • I grew hops hoping they would provide shade. After a year I figured I should really use them. It took about a year to move from extract to partial mash to all grain.
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  • Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-20-2014 at 03:36 AM

  • Posted in thread: FastRack Party Pack Giveaway! - Open to All Members! on 07-30-2014 at 01:45 AM
    Yep that would be handy

  • Posted in thread: Has anyone modded bathroom scales to gauge beer left in kegs? on 09-06-2013 at 04:07 AM
    In answer to the original question, no, but I have wondered about it. I had to fix our bathroom
    scale once and am waiting for it to break again so I can have the excuse to get a new one and
    have the o...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy Ice Water Jacket on 08-31-2013 at 12:30 AM
    There was a great post here somewhere I can't find right now that described a water bath system
    controlled by a thermostat using a bucket of ice water as a cold source. I did this once too.
    The idea i...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy Ice Water Jacket on 08-29-2013 at 04:24 AM
    I did run an experiment. I was able to cool 5 gallons of water to 50 degrees with six wraps of
    vinyl tubing, a pump controlled by a house thermostat, a lot of ice water and time, and a down

  • Posted in thread: Son of a Fermentation Chiller Hack - advice needed on 08-24-2013 at 03:51 AM
    The STC1000 is a better option than using a home thermostat like in your picture for several
    reasons. The most important is that the relay in the thermostat is small and intended to carry
    enough curre...

  • Posted in thread: Mistakes. Read one, leave one. on 05-28-2013 at 05:50 AM
    I bottled a few from a near empty keg using the "We no need no shinking beer gun" method. ( ).
    I was still learning how to gently let pressure out of the bottle (while using too much
    pressure in the ...

  • Posted in thread: the perfect temp? on 02-22-2013 at 03:51 AM
    98.6F (37C) inside my belly

  • Posted in thread: Gambrinus Honey Malt on 02-16-2013 at 04:53 AM
    Gambrinus Malting is actually a Canadian company. Perhaps there are friendlier shipping (or
    exporting) agreements with a Canadian supplier.

  • Posted in thread: Should I drink it??? on 02-13-2013 at 01:54 AM
    Make sure someone is taking video when you try it.