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Posted in thread: Lowes Plastic Hoses/Tubing on 02-18-2011 at 02:18 AM
I use it for my blowoff tubes, siphon tubing, and my keg to tap lines. Have not had any ill
effects yet. I do not siphon from my brew kettle to my fermenter because I just dump it,
usually a few times...
Posted in thread: Bottled Homebrew and Sporting Events on 02-15-2011 at 02:53 AM
Mr. Beer kits have you bottle with plastic bottles. I know many of us are more advances than
that but it is what I started with. I still bottle sparkling hard cider in these bottles and
use soda bottl...
Posted in thread: Maple sap for water for beer?! on 02-12-2011 at 06:42 PM
It can add a bit of woodsy flavoring but boiling it down is much better. I boiled 6 gallons
down to 2 and then steeped some grains for a maple porter last fall.
Posted in thread: Whatja Drinking for the Big Game? on 02-07-2011 at 01:51 AM
Started off with a couple DFH 60 minute ipa's. Then started pulling the tap on my Harpoon
Winter Warmer modified clone and just poured the first beer of my 4 C's IIPA.I went into the
game not caring w...
Posted in thread: Brewing in the frickin' cold! on 01-24-2011 at 03:26 AM
I just finished brewing about 20 minutes ago and did it all in the unheated shed outside. It
was damn cold, even with the burner cranked during the boil. Couple extra homebrews helped me
stay warm and...
Posted in thread: 18 inches of snow = time to brew on 01-12-2011 at 08:46 PM
Just over 14 inches up here in my backyard and the snow is still coming down at a good clip.
Good thing the weatherman only said it would be 5 - 8... wish I had something sitting around to
Posted in thread: Mr Beer on 12-27-2010 at 01:35 AM
I started brewing beer last year when I got a mr beer kit for Christmas. I made my first batch
by following the instructions step by step. the next batch I tried a few things I read about on
Posted in thread: growler sanitization on 12-24-2010 at 03:50 AM
If I pour boiling water in the growler, or boil it in water won't it crack?
Posted in thread: growler sanitization on 12-24-2010 at 03:41 AM
That's what I was thinking but read some off tasting beer posts. I think cleaning without
sanitizing is my only option
Posted in thread: growler sanitization on 12-24-2010 at 03:07 AM
So I get to attend a few Christmas parties tomorrow and a of course I want to bring a few
growlers with me. I ran out of c brite this weekend and want to know if there is another way to
sanitize the g...