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Posted in thread: On the cleaninh of carboys... on 04-22-2011 at 03:53 PM
I soak with oxyclean... if there's anything in there that needs scrubing, I just shove a
washcloth into the carboy with a little water, and shake it to swish it around...
Posted in thread: Brews/Propane Refill on 04-21-2011 at 04:25 PM
I imagine a lot of the folks here not getting much out of their tanks are swapping them rather
than having them filled.... I believe blue rhino says right on their label that it's only 14lbs
Posted in thread: Has anyone tried these--waterproof beer bottle boxes? on 04-12-2011 at 07:18 PM
I'd rather have european style beer crates... the kind that are like milk crates kinda, but
made for beer bottles. Anyone know a source?
Posted in thread: Top Off in the Bottling Bucket? on 02-08-2011 at 02:00 PM
I've done it, just by boiling half a gallon with my priming sugar...I extract brew, so
ingredients for 5g always go in... if there's only 4g in the fermenter, it ain't gonna make it
"watery" to bring ...
Posted in thread: steeping grains in the snow... on 02-02-2011 at 02:19 AM
My aluminum kettle keeps 5gal steady for 30min at steeping temps outside with the burner
off...So well that it kinda makes me wonder why all grain brewers bother with a cooler to mash
Posted in thread: How do you lower your costs of brewing? on 01-30-2011 at 07:14 PM
$50/batch is acceptable to me. It's cheaper than Sam Adams (figure $50/batch is $12.50/12pk) at
that point, and that's what I'd be buying otherwise as a daily swill....If you're talking
Belgians, HB i...
Posted in thread: calculating extract volume for a full boil on 09-08-2010 at 04:37 PM
Northern Brewer ships their LME in plastic milk jugs.... I think a half gallon is 6lbs?
Posted in thread: So much trub and boil off leaving not enough beer! on 06-09-2010 at 08:33 PM
the sediment on the bottom of my carboy always looks like a LOT the first day a couple hours
after pitching.... then the yeast storm happens, then when it all settles out for good, it's
MUCH less... a...
Posted in thread: partially filled bottle - OK? on 06-04-2010 at 03:03 PM
I take the road less travelled. I top up that last bottle with tapwater. (I mark it and set it
Posted in thread: glass front cooler= kegerator? on 05-31-2010 at 02:13 PM
I had a free retail glass-door fridge... I got rid of it because it cost me like $25/mo to run