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Posted in thread: chiller options... on 11-09-2010 at 01:13 AM
Hi all,My generic copper immersion chiller died a while back and I'm looking to replace it.
I've been eying plate chillers and found someone on here mentioned dudadiesel.com and their
Posted in thread: Whoops, my Irish Stout is an Irish Brown... on 03-01-2010 at 03:17 AM
So I brewed a batch of beer for a St. Patrick's day party yesterday, but to keep it cheap I
kind of made it a kitchen sink beer to use up stuff I had left over. In addition to roasted
barley (which I ...
Posted in thread: brew pot on 09-06-2007 at 08:33 PM
While I'm new to brewing, I've never had a problem with boil overs. I just watch for the first
signs of bubbling as the wort heats up. When I see movement, I start turning down the heat on
Posted in thread: brew pot on 09-06-2007 at 12:57 PM
I'm getting rather tired of my 7.5 gallon pot boiling over, and of having to try and whirlpool
and extract the wort after boiling... I'm ready to take the plunge and get a better boiling
Posted in thread: dogs are eating my hops on 06-29-2007 at 12:34 AM
I planted 4 hop rhizomes this spring, around late april. One cascade and one kent golding are
around 3' high and looking good. The magnum never did much more than a little bud. My other
Posted in thread: how long does a smack pack live after smacking? on 06-02-2007 at 09:13 PM
Well last night I smacked my yeast, one of the XL smack packs, planning to brew today. Then my
son had a bout of heatstroke and we spent the afternoon in the er instead. So now I'm brewing
Posted in thread: Anyone Try the Rogue 10,000 Brews? on 05-01-2007 at 05:18 PM
Got a bottle. Contemplated aging it, the wife took pity on me and picked up a second bottl. One
for now, one to age :)I feel like a sucker paying $18 for it, but at least it's strong! Overall
I'd say ...
Posted in thread: Most overrated high priced beers on 05-01-2007 at 05:09 PM
Incidentally, I had a Rogue Imperial Pilsner tonight with hamburgers with Rogue Creamery smoked
bleu cheese. It was very upscale.Those are two of my favorite things :) Their imperial pilsner
is money ...
Posted in thread: My Chocolate Stout Recipe...thoughts? on 03-27-2007 at 02:24 PM
I've given up on pure cocoa for chocolate flavor, I think it needs to be kicked up a notch
:)Here's my latest attempt:12 lbs 2-row1.5 lbs Chocolate Malt1.5 lbs Crystal 600.5 lbs Flaked
Oats0.5 lbs Roa...
Posted in thread: Cooler / Turkey Fryer on the cheap. on 03-25-2007 at 12:54 PM
I was out running errands today and as has become the habit my eyes were peeled for home
brewing gear. I found two good buys that I would have taken advantage of if I didn't already
have them.44QT Sta...