Last Activity:06-10-2013 4:41 PM
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Posted in thread: Sight Glass on 06-10-2013 at 10:32 PM
Had mine over 2 years now. I even purchased a spare in case I broke on. Mine is not glass
either and I believe it is worth it to have it available on my HLT. A ten gallon HLT (electric)
is used off th...
Posted in thread: Water Filters - Pros / Cons / Recommended Brands on 06-10-2013 at 10:28 PM
I use a 3 tier system and have my filter housing attached to the unit and I use a charcoal
activated cartridge so I can fill my 10 gallon HLT the night before a brew session and add in
my campden tabl...
Posted in thread: Another Homemade Venture - Laundry Detergent on 06-10-2013 at 09:44 PM
It has been some time since I checked in on my own thread, so forgive me. I have not made any
of the liquid detergent recently however a few of my friends who originally were skeptical
about homemade ...
Posted in thread: This my Water Report.... Suggestions please! on 06-10-2013 at 09:29 PM
Thanks for the info. I also found I can adjust my water profile in BeerSmith2. I just upgraded
from an earlier version and look forward to tinkering with modified water profiles.Thanks
Posted in thread: This my Water Report.... Suggestions please! on 06-07-2013 at 05:53 PM
This is the most up to date information available regarding my local water supply. I have never
attempted to adjust my water other than using a home filtering unit with a 5 micron charcoal
Posted in thread: All Cascade (Home Grown) Ale on 09-23-2011 at 06:25 PM
So I have been away from brewing for a bit due to a back injury and today is my first attempt
at a 100% Cascade Pale Ale using my home grown hops. I have never attempted a single hop brew
before let a...
Posted in thread: To put hops in a bag or not, that is the question on 09-23-2011 at 04:43 PM
I have used the 5 gallon and 1 gallon strainer (paint bags) for a while now. Always with pellet
hops and have had no issues. Today I am using my home grown Cascade, so it will be the first
time using ...
Posted in thread: cleaning the cloth on 11-21-2010 at 07:31 AM
I also throw my cleaned cheesecloth into a pot of boiling water for a few minutes to sanitize
it prior to using it. This helps to strip away any residual detergent that may be clinging to
Posted in thread: Feta fail on 11-21-2010 at 07:26 AM
I have heard many people talk of ripening the milk over night before heating and adding rennet.
This allows the milk to acidify properly. Adding to much starter will cause your curd to be to
Posted in thread: Smoked cheeses? on 11-21-2010 at 07:11 AM
I have heard of people using tin cans, soaked chips and a soldering iron inside of a box. The
soldering iron heats the chips in the tin can sufficiently to create smoke and keeps the heat
down in the ...