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Posted in thread: 15 gallon demijohn $40 on 11-28-2014 at 05:49 PM
Sorry, it's gone. I ended up giving it to a friend's husband.
Posted in thread: Do any other all grain brewers do it this way... on 07-16-2014 at 06:27 PM
I just pour from the kettle into a bucket, and pour back and forth between buckets a few times.
Seems pretty easy to me, and does the job.
Posted in thread: Assistant Brew Master on 07-06-2014 at 05:19 PM
My two younger daughters (11 & 13) aren't all that interested now, but have helped me
occasionally in the past. They also help crush and press grapes every year when we get together
with another famil...
Posted in thread: Maintaining mash temp on 05-03-2014 at 06:15 PM
A sleeping bag also works really well.I do that too.
Posted in thread: average age of a home brewer on 04-25-2014 at 05:28 PM
Anyone over the age of 40 already has one foot in the grave. Literally moments from death.
Hence, why they are all lumped into one category.You'll all be stone-dead in a minute.Sent from
my iPhone usi...
Posted in thread: average age of a home brewer on 04-23-2014 at 06:55 PM
I'm 51, and started brewing in my late 20s. Started making wine around the same time. Gave me a
bit of a giggle that the highest age grouping was 40+.
Posted in thread: Aeration in a Bucket on 04-23-2014 at 02:58 AM
[QUOTE=hunter_la5;6081371I've seen some people literally just pour beer back and forth between
2 sanitized buckets for a couple minutes to aerate. Seems like a simple and cheap way to do
it.That's my ...
Posted in thread: Transferring from kettle to primary on 04-14-2014 at 01:39 PM
I just dump it. Sometimes I try to leave behind the gunk, other times I don't worry about it.
It all settles to the bottom during fermentation anyway.
Posted in thread: Music while brewing on 04-13-2014 at 06:31 PM
No particular "brewing music," per se, just whatever I happen to be into at the time. Today's
line up: Battlefield Band, Grateful Dead, The Band, The Lumineers, Wailin' Jennys, and Cello
Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-13-2014 at 02:49 PM
Perhaps the term "homebrewer" has negative connotations for some, but calling myself an
"artisan brewer" would feel kind of silly. And I can easily imagine people having no idea what
I meant by that (...