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Posted in thread: 10 gal All Grain 3 Tier Custom System For Sale on 11-01-2015 at 06:51 PM
Posted in thread: Warning: Don't dry hop a carb'd keg!! on 10-31-2015 at 05:05 PM
You know what else causes massive problems like that? Pouring Oxyclean into already boiling
water. Even worse, pouring Oxyclean into boiling water in an Erlenmeyer flask. Oxy volcanoes
tend to cause n...
Posted in thread: Oak Aging Survey on 10-31-2015 at 02:45 PM
Beer type: Sour StoutBatch size: 10 galIBUs: 7Color: 35 SRMOriginal Gravity: 1.063Amount of Oak
Used: 10 ozTime beer spent in contact with Oak: 300 (secondary in kegs, stayed on oak through
Posted in thread: OG reading fluctuation on 10-30-2015 at 10:18 PM
Temperature can also affect the reading, and air bubbles clinging to the hydrometer. Was it
still cooling when you took the readings? You also may have been holding it weird and it was
stuck and could...
Posted in thread: First non kit brew on 10-30-2015 at 10:11 PM
You might get more bourbon flavor than you expect with the oak chips. Bourbon gets most of its
flavor from the barrel, so what you're looking for might already be there. I would leave it
alone and tas...
Posted in thread: just an observation about pitching yeast on 10-30-2015 at 10:07 PM
You can get away with just the one, but there's a sweet spot for getting the cleanest flavor,
quickest, strongest fermentation and reduce the chance of an infection or off flavors. Mr.
Malty is giving...
Posted in thread: Bending stainless steel tubing?? on 10-30-2015 at 09:56 PM
I would fill it with banana pudding, then give one end to your neighbor over the fence and bend
it in the middle... see who can finish all the pudding first, and whoever loses buys the next
Posted in thread: Bending stainless steel tubing?? on 10-29-2015 at 05:34 PM
Sand - seriously?Yes, sand. That's a well known tool used for bending tubing that would
otherwise collapse. If you went that route, and rented a tubing bender from autozone, you'll be
Posted in thread: Reefer converting to Brewing! on 10-29-2015 at 02:59 PM
If I were in your shoes, I would probably test it against a hydrometer to see if it gives the
same reading. Salt and sugar might react differently, and one that is made for salt might work
Posted in thread: 3 in 1 idea feedback please on 10-26-2015 at 12:11 AM
I'm just thinking in terms of durability. Until I found that SS BrewTech specifically warns
against using them as a 3 in 1, I hadn't thought about it. They're cheaper because they've
figured out how t...