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Posted in thread: Sight glass for Coors keg on 12-11-2010 at 02:29 AM
Anybody have a sight glass for the bulged out coors kegs? I was thinking that a standard one
with a longer coupler between the bulkhead and elbow would work. I only have coors kegs and it
took me long...
Posted in thread: Cleaning ball lock connectors on 04-27-2010 at 05:29 PM
I know someone did a thread on disasembling and cleaning ball lock connectors but I can't seem
to find it. Anyone have a link?Mike
Posted in thread: Where to put temp control probe? on 01-17-2010 at 01:24 AM
I have a Ranco temp controller and I've just been taping it to the side of the fermentation
vessel so that it tries to keep the beer at exactly the temp I'm looking for. My concern is
that it might ma...
Posted in thread: Anyone use hot tap water for brewing? on 12-18-2009 at 11:02 PM
I use hot water in all my brews and haven't had a problem yet. However I do maintain my water
heater regularly and with its size and the flow of my shower heads it gets completely cycled
Posted in thread: Sanitize hop bag on 12-15-2009 at 07:53 PM
How do you get it out? Or do you just leave it in the keg till you drink it all? I've been
looking at those, and wondering how I'm going to tether it to the top of the keg so I can
remove it after the...
Posted in thread: Sanitize hop bag on 12-13-2009 at 03:17 PM
I use a stainless hop ball but I dry hop in the keg.Mike
Posted in thread: To Dump or not to Dump on 12-13-2009 at 03:15 PM
It should be fine and even better it's an IPA with a lot of alcohol and hops. Are you using
corny kegs? If so the posts come off with a 7/8s wrench for most of them. I have one that is
Posted in thread: How long can you leave beer in a primary? on 11-17-2009 at 07:36 PM
I leave mine in the primary as long as I want. I've had some sit for months. I find that those
beers are better than the ones left for a short time. They get more time to clear and the yeast
Posted in thread: Stepping up Starter on 09-17-2009 at 01:46 AM
If I'm not mistaken, oxidation is not a concern with a starter as you're not really trying to
make finished beer, but make as many yeast cells as possible. You actually want as much oxygen
in the wort...
Posted in thread: natural carbonation in the keg on 09-11-2009 at 01:29 PM
I have had good luck with natural carbing, but I prefer force carbing. You get less sediment
and you can dial in the pressure exactly. I only do the set and forget method though and my
beer sits at se...