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Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 01-29-2013 at 04:51 AM
The wife is asleep after midnight and you discreetly grab your smartphone to read more about
Posted in thread: Advantage of Ball Valve on Brew Pot on 01-29-2013 at 04:20 AM
5 gallon batches weren't too bad without a valve but 10 gallons became a chore. A Brewer's Edge
Kettle valve kit has held up well for about 25 batches. It sits about 4" from the bottom of the
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize bung on 01-25-2013 at 05:05 AM
Posted in thread: Cutting kegs with a torch? on 01-24-2013 at 05:32 PM
I had good results with a cutting wheel. There were a lot of sparks. Took about 30 mins
including a rough smoothing of the edges.
Posted in thread: Batch Scaling Question on 01-23-2013 at 07:54 PM
I don't believe there would be much wort produced with mash #1. Isn't mash #2 just a low temp
Posted in thread: High ambient temperature - what are my options? on 01-21-2013 at 07:39 PM
I have great results with dozens of ales at 70-74. Haven't needed a "swamp cooler" and lagers
aren't worth my trouble. Stouts, pale ales, cider and mead keep me busy.
Posted in thread: Old Rasputin Barrel Aged? on 01-05-2013 at 06:54 AM
I've personally noticed minimal differences in cellaring an already-aged imperial stout. If a
brewery releases a "green" beer and charges $20 I would pass. Living in an apartment doesn't
allow me much...
Posted in thread: westvleteren XII 12 for sale on 12-23-2012 at 04:00 PM
I heard eBay is the best place to sell your beer nowadays. USPS also has great shipping rates
for bottled alcohol.
Posted in thread: westvleteren XII 12 for sale on 12-23-2012 at 03:55 PM
I have a brick (6 bottles 2 glasses) which I am willing to sell 475.00 plus shipping and I will
ship the glasses separate and insure them for 100.00 so if they break you can have the value of
Posted in thread: Is it the "best beer in the world"? on 12-23-2012 at 03:50 PM
It's an interesting thing to profit off the modesty of the Trappist brewers that stops them
from making their beer commercially available in the first place. Especially against their