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Posted in thread: The Doors on 03-25-2010 at 02:09 AM
I love the doors as well and I've felt they've always been one of those under appreciated
Posted in thread: 3rd AG Brew/Coleman xtreme mashtun problems on 03-24-2010 at 01:04 AM
Have you checked the temperature of your grains. Beersmith has the Strike/Infusion Temp Tool.
You can make adjustments to your strike water temp based on the temperature of your grain.
Maybe your grai...
Posted in thread: hello from Ottawa on 03-18-2010 at 04:31 AM
Hi and Welcome!! I would suggest looking around your area to see if you have a local homebrew
shop. If your still having trouble, there is a great online supplier here in Ontario. Try
looking here t...
Posted in thread: (lack of) yeast starter activity on 03-14-2010 at 07:58 PM
It's really a matter of choice, though it seems most folks, myself included like to decant most
of the "starter beer" off the top of the yeast. Often that liquid will sour, unless, like some
Posted in thread: (lack of) yeast starter activity on 03-14-2010 at 05:16 PM
I did the same as you a few days ago. I did mine Thursday afternoon for my brew on Friday. I
went for 24 hours and all I got was aittle action. Just streams of bubbles up the side. I
pitched it in my ...
Posted in thread: Frying oil in pot on 03-10-2010 at 11:43 PM
Here's a little something from John Palmer's "How to Brew"For general cleaning, mild detergents
or percarbonate-based cleaners are best for steel and aluminum. Bleach should be avoided
because the hig...
Posted in thread: Replacing a false bottom with a braid on 03-08-2010 at 08:16 PM
What was wrong with the false bottom? I have a false bottom on the bottom of my cooler MLT and
prefer it to the braid I use to have. Can you cut the braid shorter.
Posted in thread: Aerating Wort on 03-08-2010 at 02:18 AM
it works but you need an inline air filter and it takes about 30 min. I recommend a oxygen
bottle ($10 at hardware store). I use a propane valve b/c it was free and a sterile aquarium
air-stone with f...
Posted in thread: Cheap Brew Pot? on 03-04-2010 at 12:59 AM
Don't give up on doing the whole "Keggle" thing. Have you tried approaching a local craft
brewery for kegs. I did that and the owner sold me 2 old kegs (15 Gallons each) for $50 each.
The weldless sta...
Posted in thread: Did I waste my money? Thermometer... on 02-21-2010 at 08:36 PM
Mine was a $10 Walmart special. I bought 2, one for my HLT and one for my MLT. Oddly enough
these ones came with what seems like a silicon coating already on the wire! They are both
accurate. The one ...