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Posted in thread: How big of a boil kettle? on 09-26-2013 at 04:25 PM
17g should work just fine. I currently use a 15g kettle and do plenty of 10g batches, of a wide
variety of beers. Just purchase some fermcap to help with boil overs.
Posted in thread: Watcha bringing to NHC 2012? on 06-01-2012 at 05:39 PM
I'm sad to say I can't make it from southeastern VA... SOOOO, I'm gonna start trying to get my
club geared up to max out next year's NHC (if rumors of a Philly NHC turn out to be true).I
hope you all ...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 05-20-2012 at 11:36 PM
When your 5 year old daughter takes your zip lock baggie full of whole leaf hops into school
for show and tell and tells her class "these are my daddys favorite" and upon arrival to pick
her up from s...
Posted in thread: NHC 2012 First Round Scoresheets on 05-01-2012 at 05:42 PM
Palate fatigue and mental exhaustion. It happens to judges. Its also why the mini BOS is
supposed to be the great equalizer. Ive certainly had scoresheets come back and I had to
honestly wonder what b...
Posted in thread: BJCP Tasting Exam on 04-10-2012 at 08:27 PM
Well, I passed the new BJCP online exam a couple of Sundays ago. I found it was pretty
difficult due to the time constraints, but I managed to pass. Anyway...I have my tasting exam
portion this Saturd...
Posted in thread: Homemade keggle on 03-26-2012 at 07:14 PM
How experienced is your welder? It is possible to identify the base material when plasma
cutting by the color of the sparks, but aluminum cuts the same as mild or stainless steel when
plasma cutting e...
Posted in thread: Blow off question on 03-26-2012 at 07:09 PM
I wouldnt worry- you have a healthy, active fermentation going on there, so there is still CO2
being forced up the carboy, most likely with enough flow/pressure to keep anything else from
Posted in thread: Homebrew at bachelor party (selling tickets) on 03-20-2012 at 05:31 PM
The tickets are to cover the cost of the strippers.Exactly. The beer is free, you are just
selling ride tickets. No issues there :ban:
Posted in thread: Help! super violent fermentation! on 03-20-2012 at 05:25 PM
After scrubbing a bunch of crap off my ceiling, blow off tubes it was from then on out. Its
amazing to see such a powerful fermentation, just not when its on your stuff......
Posted in thread: Guinness Black Lager on 03-17-2012 at 07:14 PM
I thought it was good, but not in love with it. Would drink it again, but wouldnt buy a full