Last Activity:10-21-2012 1:54 AM
Posted in thread: Help with Ferm Chamber/Stand on 09-28-2012 at 11:16 PM
I would be concerned about sloshing my fermenting beer around while wheeling it from place to
place on brew day. Not to mention the 200lbs of beer plus weight of 5 buckets/carboys or more
if you cram ...
Posted in thread: Help with Ferm Chamber/Stand on 09-28-2012 at 11:11 PM
After doing some more research on this.... seems like taking apart a mini fridge may be more of
a headache than its worth. Looked into maybe doing a small AC unit. Found a reasonable one at
Lowes and ...
Posted in thread: Help with Ferm Chamber/Stand on 09-28-2012 at 08:36 PM
Ok so my next project was going to be a tiered brew stand but Im really in the need also for a
fermentation chamber. So my thought was to combine the two. Im limited on space so I cant go to
Posted in thread: Boil... Lid or No Lid? on 09-22-2012 at 02:09 PM
The biggest reason to leave the lid off during the boil is to allow the sulfur compounds to
boil off as they are made. If you leave the lid on they will condensate on the lid and fall
back into your b...
Posted in thread: Boil... Lid or No Lid? on 09-22-2012 at 07:00 AM
Thanks everyone... I also adjusted my burner a little bit and started picking up the pace once
I did that. Prob gonna be off a little now with my boil off amounts but at least Ive learned to
Posted in thread: Boil... Lid or No Lid? on 09-22-2012 at 06:13 AM
I have seen some different opinions on doing your 60min boil w/the lid on or off your kettle.
Overall, seems like no lid is def the way to go. Heres the question. Im doing my first batch
Posted in thread: Boil Volume Question on 09-22-2012 at 05:52 AM
So I have what is prob a simple question....Im doing my first Extract batch tomorrow (started
right away w/all grain). The recipe calls for boiling 2.5g of water, then steeping grains, then
Posted in thread: First AG Batch - mash out or not? on 09-12-2012 at 11:57 PM
Ok, first THANK YOU for the replies! Great to know I can get help this quick... makes my first
AG batch a little less nerve racking.My main concern was raising the temp in a plastic
Posted in thread: CO2 Refills on 09-12-2012 at 06:53 PM
Just moving to Lewes area from Philadelphia and wondering if anyone can rec. a good spot to get
my CO2 refilled? I have heard of a place or 2 that trades in this area but dont really want to
give up m...
Posted in thread: First AG Batch - mash out or not? on 09-12-2012 at 05:19 PM
Alright... So Im making the jump to AG and have a question about "mashing out". Im using a
cooler for my mash tun and had planned on fly-sparging. If I "mash out" how would I raise the
temp to 170deg?...