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Posted in thread: How long do I need to hold temps during fermentation? on 07-27-2012 at 02:03 PM
This works for me.That's very cool (sorry :D ). I"m going to replace my 18 gallon water filled
tote with that, should help keep the ice utilization down quite a bit.
Posted in thread: any problem with this type of corney on 07-27-2012 at 01:58 PM
Might have to drop some coin for these.
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 07-24-2012 at 09:58 PM
Nothing fancy, just Beer Labelizer and some public domain artwork. Laser printer onto regular
copy paper and milk for glue. Works well.
Posted in thread: What Yeast to Use on 07-24-2012 at 05:58 PM
OK, I've brewed a few batches with kits and LME/DME, and everything has come out pretty good.
I'm very pleased with the Light and Cream ales that I've made, but many of my friends are
asking for somet...
Posted in thread: GE 5.0 cu. ft. Chest Freezer on 07-23-2012 at 04:58 PM
5 is good, 7 is better.ETA: Home Depot routinely has the 7 on sale for $179.
Posted in thread: An idea about keeping fermenter cool on 07-18-2012 at 03:24 PM
I got one of those $5 18 gallon plastic toats and 4 gallons of spring water from WalMart. Open
the water gallons and pour out about 3 cups, recap, and place in the freezer. Place the
Posted in thread: Modifying a kit wine on 07-18-2012 at 03:07 PM
I haven't oaked wine, but with my mead I simply wash the oak chips in vodka. Never had an
issue, seems to work well. Boiling before adding would place in the boil water what you're
wanting the wine to...
Posted in thread: LHBS ruined my brew day on 07-02-2012 at 06:55 PM
Crushed grain will be less dense but it will weigh the same, assuming the mill doesn't
magically eat up 2-3 lbs of it. That's a big discrepancy that I would investigate. Sounds
fishy.Ton of bricks, or...
Posted in thread: Official Broken Hydrometer Count on 06-25-2012 at 06:48 PM
595. Not sure what happened. Came back from vacation, and it's still in it's tube, sitting on
the shelf where I left it......broken.
Posted in thread: Question on Corks for 375ml Icewine bottkles on 06-25-2012 at 05:53 PM
Bottle openings, 750ml and 375ml, come in different diameters--so not all corks will securely
seal the same bottle.Some 750s use 8's, while others use 9s. Why don't you cork a water filled
bottle, or ...