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Posted in thread: Don't do what I did. on 02-20-2013 at 02:48 AM
I did a little more research. Not all vinyl tubing is the same. Temp ratings differ by
manufacturer and are not always easy to find. I have some lousy tubing. Your results may vary.
Posted in thread: Don't do what I did. on 02-17-2013 at 07:33 PM
I'm surprised. My taste test at170F made it obviously clear that I awe getting off flavors form
the vinyl tubing. The wife agreed she could taste the difference.
Posted in thread: Don't do what I did. on 02-17-2013 at 03:21 PM
Hey new AG brewers: Don't make my dumb mistake. I made my first all grain 3 batches ago. It had
it's issues but i chalked it up to me learning a new process. second batch went better but I
has an inor...
Posted in thread: Max mash for 5 gallon mash tun? on 01-04-2013 at 03:57 PM
Here's an older thread on the subject with a simple chart for reference.
Posted in thread: Colorado beers on 01-01-2013 at 10:53 PM
Grimm Brothers in Loveland. Their Red Cap won gold at GABF. Can be found in bombers at a few
liquor stores in the ares or go to their taproom. It is worth the drive plus it puts you within
30 min. Of ...
Posted in thread: the next step... Trying to brew great beer. on 12-31-2012 at 02:50 PM
Great suggestions. I do make starters but do not have a stir plate. Think I'll make that my
next project. I live in CO in an are well known for good quality water (mountain runoff), so I
'feel' like t...
Posted in thread: the next step... Trying to brew great beer. on 12-31-2012 at 02:18 PM
So I've gotten to the point where I can brew good beer, but not great. I am hitting my numbers
and doing everything correctly as far as process go, but my homebrews are not even close to a
good craft ...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 12-28-2012 at 11:27 PM
When you're making the candy recipe, don't forget to adjust the temperatures if you live at
altitude! See my post here:
Posted in thread: 20 lb of sugar and a jar of yeast nutrient on 12-28-2012 at 11:24 PM
A word to the wise for those of you living at altitude: Decrease all of the temperature 1 deg F
for every 500ft in altitude. I live at 5000ft and my first attempt at deep amber came out way
dark and t...
Posted in thread: Need some help with a DIY tap handle idea on 06-06-2012 at 05:58 AM
Sounds like a good job for epoxy. You will probably want to have that inner hollow part to be
exposed to the air for expansion and curing. I suggest a straw through the cap.