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Posted in thread: What cleaner do you use on your aluminum gear? on 08-30-2014 at 04:09 PM
Dawn dishwashing detergent and rinse well with hot water. I'm also leary of using PBW or
Posted in thread: What was your Gatewaybeer to craft beer? on 08-26-2014 at 03:21 AM
Shiner bock, still one of my very favorites.
Posted in thread: Winter Warmer brewday on 08-26-2014 at 03:02 AM
Yesterday, August 24th, I racked the Winter Warmer to a secondary fermenter. I took a gravity
reading and it has dropped from 1.080 to 1.024 in the last seven days. I think I'll give it two
weeks in t...
Posted in thread: Winter Warmer brewday on 08-17-2014 at 09:01 PM
I brewed a batch of Winter Warmer today to keep me toasty this winter. I used a clone kit from
Texas Brewing. It's a clone of Rahr & Sons Winter Warmer that the proprietor, Fritz Rahr,
Posted in thread: Who's brewing on Super Bowl Sunday? on 02-02-2014 at 08:04 PM
Mash out on an IPA...too bad Florida water isn't cold enough to take the temp down in 15
minutes...have to use ice in a cooler with a pond pump to drop it in 15 minutes. Sent from my
iPad using Home B...
Posted in thread: Who's brewing on Super Bowl Sunday? on 02-02-2014 at 07:33 PM
Brewed a Brewer's Best Scottish Ale kit this morning. All cleaned up and ready for the
game!Used my new DIY immersion chiller for the 1st time today, WOW! What a time saver. My wort
went from boiling ...
Posted in thread: DIY Immersion Chiller on 02-02-2014 at 07:30 PM
I made an immersion chiller from 3/8" copper tubing, some plastic tubing and a fitting that is
female garden hose on one end with a 3/8" hose barb on the other. Bought everything at Home
Depot, total ...
Posted in thread: Anyone brew a great beer with extract kits? on 07-11-2012 at 04:03 AM
Give it a couple more weeks, pop another one and give us an update please. Time heals many
wounds. My LHBS carries Brewer's Best kits and they have all turned out great since I started
using Star San ...
Posted in thread: Still tastes sweet, is that normal? on 07-11-2012 at 03:39 AM
A quick update - I couldn't wait any longer and threw a few in the fridge. Popped one on July
4th, it is the best beer I've made yet! I used a partial mash kit from Brewer's Best and can
Posted in thread: How to mix priming sugar?? on 06-23-2012 at 08:52 PM
Thanks for all the replies. I ended up stirring gently. I did use the whole 5 oz. package of
priming sugar, we'll see how it goes.