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Posted in thread: Stainless etching from Oxy/TSP soak? on 02-11-2014 at 12:05 PM
Turns out that it was mineral deposit. Huge relief for me. I swear it looked just like etched
metal and was following the brush pattern in the stainless. I had tried wiping with CLR
previously with no...
Posted in thread: Stainless etching from Oxy/TSP soak? on 02-10-2014 at 03:48 PM
I think I may have really messed up soaking my stainless fermenter in the 3:1 Oxyclean/TSP
mixture. I soaked it first overnight with hot tap water and noticed what looked like filmy
areas near the top...
Posted in thread: Where do you guys get bottles? on 11-28-2012 at 04:17 PM
I changed what I was drinking at home, and asked intereseted friends to save their bottles for
me. I'm only using them for what can't fit in my keg, so the 100+ bottles I have so far will be
Posted in thread: Bad co2?? on 11-28-2012 at 04:10 PM
Wow, I hadn't thought about this potential. Does anyone have a proceedure when setting up a new
CO2 distribution system? Can you just blow some Starsan through the gas lines and distribution
Posted in thread: ball or pin lock kegs on 11-28-2012 at 03:22 PM
First keg I found was a pin lock. The next 4 were ball lock. I ended up converting the pin lock
to ball lock for simplicity. The kit was cheap enough. I do miss not having a relief valve on
the lid th...
Posted in thread: Burner question on 11-07-2012 at 08:00 PM
The bag and chiller are gonna be made for the pot. I have friends who sew, and another who is a
plumber ;-) He's going to get 60' of 1/2" copper at cost for the chiller, and I think we're
gonna try to...
Posted in thread: Brew kettle question on 11-07-2012 at 06:12 PM
Just a thought... If you read the biabrewer.info forums you will see that for 5 ga batches, a
15 ga (60qt) pot is recommended for the bigger beers. I'm setting up for biab and am looking at
this pot: ...
Posted in thread: Burner question on 11-07-2012 at 05:28 PM
So I'm new to brewing, and trying to put together the gear I need for BIAB brewing. I've pretty
much decided on a 60 qt stainless brewpot that looks like an Update International 3-ply
Posted in thread: soda not carbonating, what am I doing wrong on 10-31-2012 at 02:43 PM
I believe that as the liquid absorbs the CO2, the pressure will drop. Thats why a constant
pressure is required to carb effectively.
Posted in thread: Cider from Concentrate - First brew on 10-18-2012 at 01:25 PM
Yeah, I was concerned about that as well and added some energizer last night. Not sure if I
should add some nutrient or raisins too. I have a bad habit of looking at recipies and trying