beerthirty

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    ABOUT ME

  • Phoenix AZ
  • brewing,prospecting,diving,and all the other man hobbies
  • Cat technician
  • joe
  • rock and roll will never die!
  • usually don't have time
  • Discovery Channel and Sci-Fi
  • BYO
  • quit drinking liquor, and needed something to do with my time:D
  • grain, grain, and more grain
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  • Single

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  • Posted in thread: RO Water Storage on 07-16-2010 at 12:11 PM
    Talk to your LHBS about getting one of their empty extract barrels. You could probably get one
    free.

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Loose, cheese cloth filter? on 06-28-2010 at 02:36 AM
    What beerthirty posted a picture of is used to aerate wort, so I'm not sure why he posted that.
    I would stay as far away from that as you can at this stage in the game. That's what I use when
    transfer...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Loose, cheese cloth filter? on 06-25-2010 at 12:42 PM
    Wrap the cheese cloth loosely around your racking cane. Then while racking pull the cloth a
    little so hops don't pack up around the opening and stop the flow. you can also use something
    like this on t...

  • Posted in thread: Propane leak on stand on 06-25-2010 at 12:34 PM
    You can pick up a flaring kit at HF for about $10-15. While not the quality of the ones Beemer
    mentioned, will do the job.

  • Posted in thread: bottling from keg - how long will carb last..... on 06-22-2010 at 12:04 PM
    I've gone 6 weeks with the BMBF. Very little carbonation was lost in the head space.

  • Posted in thread: Questions about brewstand built. on 06-22-2010 at 12:02 PM
    The 8610 can be used to control solenoid valves for gas flow. That way you can keep the system
    high pressure. You would need a separate solenoid valve to control pilot flow. The difference
    between Guy...

  • Posted in thread: I'd like to take a taste, but it's still very slightly bubbling on 06-21-2010 at 11:57 PM
    It will die when you rack off of the yeast and dry it or flash freeze it. Don't worry about the
    yeast. Any bottle condition beer or sparkling wine has live yeast in it. RDWHAHB, live yeast is
    not dang...

  • Posted in thread: Oxygenating in-line with plate chiller on 06-15-2010 at 12:38 PM
    I use a flow meter to control O2 flow. It works fine and I thought it would take one less step
    out of the process. It didn't because now I have to disassemble to clean the stone.

  • Posted in thread: False Bottoms, Diptubes, Bazookas Oh My! on 06-10-2010 at 12:48 PM
    Screens tend to clog up in BKs from hot break and loose hop material. Your MLT plans are what
    most of that use FBs do. I use hop bags and don't worry about break material, it settles in the
    fermenter.

  • Posted in thread: Noob needs clarification about swamp coolers on 06-10-2010 at 01:12 AM
    In a dry climate (like the southwest) a swamp cooler can drop temps 20-25 degrees below
    ambient. This is best best case scenario. In moister climes they don't work so well. Plus on
    using the fan, anot...

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Quote: Originally Posted by the_bird View Post "I've got a fever... and the only prescription is, MORE CARBOYS!" primary- Tangerine Dream, SWMBO slayer, serving- amber ale hop experiment #6, Roggenbier, apfelwine planning- Cru? conditioning- 9/9/09 barleywine Drink water?... Never, fish fornicate in it.--- W.C. Fields Most problems can be solved with the proper application of force.
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