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Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-25-2015 at 11:33 AM
Looks awesome. Please pick me!
Posted in thread: How do you kill a hop vine? on 04-12-2015 at 06:18 PM
Generally a backhoe will take care of the problem but no guarantee. I think the trick is to get
the entire rhizome (which will have multiplied considerably over the 15 years) so lots of
digging. You d...
Posted in thread: What is your favorite yeast for soda ? on 05-29-2014 at 05:20 PM
I was thinking this might work. How did you pasteurize the glass bottled soda? Low temp more
time or high temp short time? I am not a fan of plastic and like pulling a cold bottle out of
Posted in thread: Frustrated with thermometers. on 05-29-2014 at 05:00 PM
Your infrared thermometer only reads surface temp and the others will read the temp at the
location of the probe. Infrared if probably not a great choice for a BK full of wort. The
others should be cl...
Posted in thread: Trip to San Antonio - Brewery suggestions? on 02-26-2014 at 02:30 PM
I am headed to Ft Sam Houston in San Antonio so I am looking for good breweries to visit
(preferably ones serving food for dinner) and hotel recommendations within walking distance of
those breweries ...
Posted in thread: Safale US-05's alcohol tolerance? on 01-31-2014 at 07:39 PM
I brewed an IIPA that finished at 9.5% using 2 packets of US-05. No issues with the ferment or
carbonation. Only thing I noticed was that it took a bit longer to achieve the proper balance
in the bott...
Posted in thread: St. Paul, MN - breweries to visit? on 01-10-2014 at 08:15 PM
I am headed up to St. Paul next week. Any recommendations on which brewery(s) I should hit? I
am not sure how many days I will be there so if there is a decent hotel located within walking
Posted in thread: Water filter on 12-31-2013 at 02:10 AM
I was thinking about putting one of these together. Question for y'all. My Brita filter says
that you should not let it dry out. If I build one of these it will be for filtering water for
Posted in thread: Anyone canning turkey? on 12-31-2013 at 01:52 AM
For low acid foods you need a pressure cooker so you can get the temp up above boiling
(212F/100C), whereas foods with adequate acid (think tomatoes) you can use a standard canning
set up.We can rabbi...
Posted in thread: Monster mill for cracking corn? on 12-30-2013 at 12:52 PM
Thanks for all the advice. I actually looked at the upgraded MM2-2.0 and it specifically says
that it will crack corn. It has a wider gap which seems to be the problem with the others. I
cannot look a...