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Posted in thread: No Beer comes out!!!! on 04-18-2014 at 08:47 PM
Silly question, but is the dip tube post is connected to the hose going to your tap? Maybe
disconnect the liquid side ball lock and gently depress the center post. Beer should flow. If
it does then th...
Posted in thread: Good juice choices besides treetop? on 04-16-2014 at 08:39 PM
Sams Club house brand apple juice (from concentrate, only ascorbic acid added) 2-96oz bottles
for less than $4. Use it all the time. I have also added 5lbs of Sams Club frozen black
cherries (after si...
Posted in thread: Harshness or dryness on 04-16-2014 at 08:15 PM
I read somewhere that gelatin will pull tannins out of cider. Might try that. I normally
backsweeten with fresh juice and a little honey. Supposedly WLP002 will leave some residual
sugar, but I haven'...
Posted in thread: brew clubs in tampa florida on 03-11-2014 at 07:47 PM
There's a little confusion in the Brandon area, since we have a Homebrew club that meets there
called Bootleggers and also a homebrew and winemaking store called Bootleggers. No affiliation
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...