Last Activity:03-16-2013 3:11 PM
Posted in thread: Help! Can't get co2 canister valve to open! on 03-12-2013 at 12:27 AM
In the end, two pairs of locking pliers gave me the extra effort needed to get the valve open.
I left my regulator attached the whole time, so I was very happy to see pressure rise.Thanks
Posted in thread: Help! Can't get co2 canister valve to open! on 03-11-2013 at 08:19 PM
It's certainly not open, that was my first thought. I'm going to take it out of the fridge to
warm up tonight, beer was already left at 10PSI from my larger cylinder. HBS is an hour away in
Posted in thread: Help! Can't get co2 canister valve to open! on 03-11-2013 at 01:00 PM
Hey guys,Just went to put my latest batch on gas last night and I couldn't get my 10lb
cylinder's valve open. I've been ripping on it and can't get it to move.This cylinder is
normally left in my frid...
Posted in thread: How screwed am I? on 02-21-2013 at 01:35 AM
Your starter should out grow any nasties and take over as the dominant inoculation, should be
Posted in thread: Yay! First brew in six months. on 02-21-2013 at 01:26 AM
Well, after half a year, I'm finally brewing. Last brew using partial mash on the electric
stove actually.Moving soon, and will be upgrading to MUCH more convenient all grain with a
proper set of equi...
Posted in thread: Brew Night - Hello! on 01-19-2012 at 01:59 AM
It's early enough for me, I should be all cleaned up by 11 pm. 25 minutes left in the boil,
then 25 minutes to cool down to 80 C, top up with 60C water (Partial Mash) and I'm ready to
pitch at 10:55 w...
Posted in thread: Brew Night - Hello! on 01-19-2012 at 01:46 AM
Hello to those of us brewing tonight.I've got a self-developed American Brown Ale in the last
30 minutes of the boil. Just about to crack open a bottle of my Holiday Pumpkin Spiced Ale to
count down t...
Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 01-19-2012 at 01:42 AM
Alpha Geek in a Digital Signage software company, where I work on everything from PC Software,
Android development, Motion Control, Voice Control, and Arduino electronic device prototyping.
Posted in thread: Foaming with Picnic Tap on 12-02-2011 at 03:00 AM
Nailed it! A nice finger of head on top, perfectly carbed Amber Ale in my glass!Woo! Looks like
my 1/4" tubing was throwing me way off, would need a lot more length to balance it. 3/16 @ 5'
Posted in thread: Foaming with Picnic Tap on 12-02-2011 at 02:56 AM
Ok,I just swapped out my 5.5' 1/4 line for my 5' 3/16 line.PSI in Keg is 12Resistance is 3 PSI
/ ft for PVC 3/16"Using Beer Smith's method:L = ( keg pressure -1 ) / Resistance0.733 = 11 /
15Going to t...