Last Activity:06-18-2013 11:05 PM
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Posted in thread: Just bought My first two kegs! GROSS! on 06-18-2013 at 07:34 PM
I always replace the pressure relief valves on all my used kegs. I usually don't replace
poppits unless needed(too expensive). Also get yourself one of the long skinny brushes meant to
clean the insid...
Posted in thread: Keg cooling question on 06-18-2013 at 07:25 PM
One thing I do is duct tape my temp probe to the side of one of the kegs inside. It better
regulates the temp inside(beer temp, not ambient air temp), and the on-off cycling of the
compressor is signi...
Posted in thread: 2 month fermentation on 06-17-2013 at 07:42 PM
I should also mention that I've never had a primary go that long, but from what I have read, it
would be fine unless temps were less than desirable, or it's been in the primary for way too
Posted in thread: 2 month fermentation on 06-17-2013 at 07:40 PM
From everything I have read, it should be just fine. I wouldn't worry about it too much.
Posted in thread: STC 1000 Question - heat & cold at same time? on 05-03-2013 at 08:55 PM
I wired two outlets into mine, which a controls an upright freezer. On the first outlet, one
plug controls the freezer, the other plug is hot at all times(to control my stir plate). The
other outlet c...
Posted in thread: Just popped the top on our first batch on 04-30-2013 at 07:09 AM
Congratulations! Be warned though, this hobby can really get addicting (and expensive) but it
is truly rewarding. I made my first batch back in September and I just finished my 12th
tonight, and with ...
Posted in thread: Latest Brew... Big Double IPA on 04-30-2013 at 06:59 AM
Have you ever used the "Spray bottle" trick for your hot break? Use a regular spray bottle
filled with cold water and it will knock down the foaming that happens right before you get to
a good rolling...
Posted in thread: cold crashing confusion... *sigh* on 04-30-2013 at 06:49 AM
If MoreBeer in Concord still exists (the web page proudly shows testimonials from 2010 and
photos from a great social event they held in 2009) I might find myself going there a lot. My
LHBS doesn't se...
Posted in thread: made the jump to kegging... I know nothing about it. please help. on 04-23-2013 at 05:24 PM
First off, let me say welcome to the jump to kegging! You won't regret it. Let me start by
asking what you are serving from? Kegerator with actual taps? Fridge with a picnic tap? Bucket
of ice? Second...
Posted in thread: Force Carbing with Long Diptube (Out) Diptube? on 04-23-2013 at 05:01 PM
With a tiny bit of ingenuity, you could rig up a piece of tubing to your already-existing
gas-in post, and put a diffusion stone on the other end. Ive used this method before but
personally, I don't l...
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