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  • Posted in thread: Grolsch-style flip top bottles on 10-16-2007 at 09:22 PM
    thanks for all the replies. I guess I AM really bad at research....

  • Posted in thread: Grolsch-style flip top bottles on 10-16-2007 at 12:41 AM
    I have a bunch of Liter bottles with the flip top on them. I've used them a couple times, and
    love them on Bottling day: they are much faster than 12oz bottles. However, I believe I am
    wearing out the...

  • Posted in thread: explosive fermentation on 10-09-2007 at 10:07 PM
    I have been using a blow off tube in my primaries (not to hijack this thread) but I don't think
    it is wide enough. I just did a coffee stout from 4#'s of LME, 6#'s of DME, and a now unknown
    yeast, (wa...

  • Posted in thread: Success! I think... on 10-09-2007 at 09:55 PM
    I know I am SUPPOSED to take readings, but... I have nailed most of my problems to temp so far.
    Plus I have only done extracts to this point. Though, it would be nice to know the alcohol
    content of my...

  • Posted in thread: 1st day ferment temp 80..move it, or will it shock the yeast? on 10-09-2007 at 09:50 PM
    Yes, I agree with the blow-off tubes for Primary. Even so, I still get explosions every now and
    again. And yes, I agree it may be too late for this batch. I had similar problems with my first
    couple b...

  • Posted in thread: First "Good" Batch... on 10-09-2007 at 09:42 PM
    The temp thing is right on. I think about it now, my first attempts were in a thrid floor,
    Heat-and-hot-water included apartment. Couldn't turn the heat below 75F. Had eventually to wrap
    a wet towel w...

  • Posted in thread: First "Good" Batch... on 10-04-2007 at 11:57 PM
    I put a batch of (yes I know it's late) Oktoberfest into a carboy as a secondary and tasted a
    little of it while waiting for the Primary bucket to drain. Tasted actually pretty good. Which
    is a first ...

  • Posted in thread: Messy Brew Pot on 09-30-2007 at 10:54 AM
    I've just acquired a turkey fryer. (YAY!) my problem with it is the fryer itself was brand new,
    had to be assembled, but the pot had been used to boil Maple syrup and is full of charred
    nastiness. Ive...

  • Posted in thread: What do you have? on 09-30-2007 at 10:45 AM
    um, I guess I'm too much of a newb to even vote. I didn't recognize anything on the list!! Only
    things I have are a couple buckets, wing capper, assorted bottles, siphon, tubes, airlocks, and
    couple c...

  • Posted in thread: My beers are to filling, cant drink enough! on 09-30-2007 at 10:35 AM
    Your wanting to drink more than 5 is an interesting question. I know I love to drink beer, and
    once I get going, I don't like slowing down, let alone stopping. I also know SWMBO gets cranky
    if I do it...

I still can't believe SWMBO actually encourages me to make beer.