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Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 03-16-2013 at 01:16 AM
"Best SMaSH recipe you've made???"Relative to my other beers with more complexity and layers of
flavor/aroma, the SMaSH beers are all wayyyyy less desirable. SMaSH is a good process to follow
if you w...
Posted in thread: Efficiency confusion? on 01-27-2013 at 05:48 PM
Brewed my first all grain recipe last night. I've been doing partial mash for a couple of
years, but I felt I was ready for the change.I've never really paid much attention to
efficiency until last ni...
Posted in thread: Potassium hydroxide on 02-18-2012 at 05:27 AM
That's drain cleaner dude. Nothin to be taken lightly. I work with chems everyday, but caustics
scare the crap out of me. Much more harmful to the to human tissue than acids.
Posted in thread: Water Filtration System on 02-12-2012 at 09:49 PM
If all you are worried about is chlorine and chloramines, any activated carbon or charcoal
filter should work. Lowe's sells a two pack 1 micron charcoal filter cartridge for less than
$20. Compare the...
Posted in thread: Rubber CO2 line OK? on 01-30-2012 at 04:21 PM
Went out last night to pick up the last parts and pieces for my keg system. I went with a
rubber pressure tubing for the CO2 line. Knowing that rubber imparts some rather nasty flavors
to water, does ...
Posted in thread: Dont brew in -15 degree weather... on 01-29-2012 at 03:29 AM
Yea I was in my heated garage. All my troubles took place outside of the safe zone lol.If only
this house had a spigot in the garage like my house in vegas... Or maybe if it was hot here
Posted in thread: Dont brew in -15 degree weather... on 01-29-2012 at 02:35 AM
I'm on my phone so I can't see your location. South Pole?Alaska
Posted in thread: Dont brew in -15 degree weather... on 01-29-2012 at 02:24 AM
All my brew days have been at -20F or lower. My very first brew, it was -40. Heated garage,
sump pump to recirculate the cooling water, and a few shovels full of snow to keep down temp.
No big deal.(C...
Posted in thread: Converting buckets to fermenters questions. on 01-22-2012 at 06:23 PM
You're looking for rubber grommets. Its a big o-ring that has a groove cut around the outside
diameter. Take your airlock to Lowe's or other hardware store to make sure you get the proper
size. Can't ...
Posted in thread: CO2 setup on 01-21-2012 at 02:05 PM
What can I say. This is Alaska. I've gotten used to being taken to the cleaners on certain
things. I thought it was high. Just didn't know by how much. I'm waiting on shipping quotes
from two merchant...
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