Last Activity:02-23-2012 6:23 PM
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Posted in thread: Confession: I stole from my LHBS on 02-22-2012 at 07:28 PM
.... by accident.A couple weeks ago, my LHBS had a chili cook off. I brought over a couple
cooler bags with chili and some beer I had made along with me. I came home a little tipsy and
just threw the ...
Posted in thread: Nothing that can kill you can grow in your beer... on 02-02-2012 at 07:51 PM
Im sorry but i couldnt drink something that looked like that. I know what your thinking how you
think it looks at the micro brew? Yeah i know i try not to think about it. Is it really
supposed to look...
Posted in thread: Trub Loss on 02-02-2012 at 07:36 PM
That would vary depending on how you siphon your wort out of the pot. You might have next to no
loss there, or you may have a quart or more (for a 5 gallon batch). There's a lot of variables
Posted in thread: How sensitive is beer to infection? on 02-02-2012 at 04:44 PM
I believe that honey is, in fact, not a nice place for bacteria to grow at all. It is very low
in water. It can harbor dormant bad guys, which is not the same thing.AFAIK, honey is not a
nice place fo...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2011? on 11-30-2011 at 01:49 PM
38813+5 gal Milk Stout+5 gal Pale Ale (plus one badly burned thumb because I'm a moron)= 38828
Posted in thread: Maintaining mash temp in oven - what temp? on 11-30-2011 at 01:48 PM
Have any of you tried to just put a towel or two over your pot? I have found that I can do that
and maintain temperature for an hour.I would tend to go this direction if I didn't have a
Posted in thread: Dumbest mistake ever OR why I'm an idiot.... on 11-28-2011 at 03:46 PM
And on top of all that, my OG fell way short. Mostly due in part to a shorter boil, as I was
experimenting with a late hop addition method.
Posted in thread: Dumbest mistake ever OR why I'm an idiot.... on 11-28-2011 at 03:31 PM
Not only that but you could have thermally shocked the glass with that boiling hot water. Glad
you're OK, I guess it's a lesson learned...Well, it was a plastic cup actually.
Posted in thread: Dumbest mistake ever OR why I'm an idiot.... on 11-28-2011 at 03:23 PM
This one almost caused some severe injury.My room mates made a batch of beer on saturday, using
my equipment, including the wort chiller. I decided to make a batch of beer the following day.
Posted in thread: All Grain Set-up on 10-20-2011 at 01:31 PM
I had a cooler/braid setup, but I found the braid would collapse and after having two mashes
with draining issues, I looked for an alternative. I found these stainless steel mesh for
anchor bolts wor...