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Posted in thread: Draft Tower: Build or Buy? on 04-11-2012 at 11:44 PM
Building it yourself means you can get exactly what you want. (time and money are separate
issues, of course)I got my brother, who works at a sheet metal contractor, to build me a
massive 8 faucet sta...
Posted in thread: How essential is it to cool your draft tower? on 06-20-2010 at 06:38 PM
The only concern is the foaming issue mentioned, the beer coming out will be frothy and the
beer running through the line (until it is cold) will also be a bit foamy, but maybe you like a
lot of head?...
Posted in thread: How does a Johnson or Ranco temp controller work? on 06-20-2010 at 06:26 PM
If you are concerned about using too 'dumb' a controller with a small differential, putting the
probe in a small (~ a cup to a pint) amount of water will allow longer cycling times so you are
Posted in thread: Unmalted grains - Will this work? on 06-09-2010 at 09:48 PM
I'm assuming this is Alpha Amylase? I know Alpha works on long chain starches, but (I think -
needs corroboration) will continue to break them down into short chain starches until you get
to maltose a...
Posted in thread: Planning on going Pro! on 04-30-2010 at 10:46 PM
That sounds awesome and I wish you good success. I, too, plan on making a professional jump in
the next couple of years and would be thrilled to see how you are doing it / have done it.
Posted in thread: Big hop flavor with 1/3 the hops on 04-25-2010 at 07:08 PM
After reading the OP, I decided I much prefer the idea of adding tea to the kegs instead of
throwing a bunch of vegetation in them. I went a got a French Press for just such a use, and my
very first I...
Posted in thread: Tuesday Special: Free Shipping* (April 6th) on 04-04-2010 at 03:22 AM
Are there any restrictions on this, such as shipping method?I just did a quote on purchasing
some bulk grain, and it gave me a ~$500 shipping cost for ~$255 of grain (UPS)
Posted in thread: corny lid seal help on 01-21-2010 at 09:48 PM
Had similar issues and the short term fix (which turned into a long term solution, of course)
was to add little pieces of plastic card as shims under the feet.
Posted in thread: Anyone else crazy enough to brew today... on 01-05-2010 at 10:49 PM
Try brewing in this environment:[ame]
Posted in thread: Ferment Soda Pop on 12-14-2009 at 07:27 AM
I've done a couple batches of Dr. Pepper beer. The first one wasn't terrible, after enough
aging, this is. Interesting, if odd, fruity flavor. Second batch came out dry and tart; not
worth drinking. I...