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Posted in thread: Chamber build, needs review on 08-06-2014 at 07:12 PM
All good points. But in my orig post, I never mentioned lagering. I only need 55/60 degrees. I
rarely if ever make lagers and if I do, I can use my beermeister. Another thing I can do as
switch out th...
Posted in thread: Chamber build, needs review on 08-06-2014 at 11:52 AM
That's a good, valid question. I would assume you always get an answer because each persons
needs are different. In my case:a. I want something with plenty of room for my conical, a
carboy, and a coup...
Posted in thread: Chamber build, needs review on 08-05-2014 at 06:52 PM
Of course after i posted, I realized I forgot to correct my numbers. There was going to be a
foam wall between the 18" chamber and the rest which would have brought my dimensions more in
line so pleas...
Posted in thread: Chamber build, needs review on 08-05-2014 at 06:43 PM
Hi folks, I've decided I need to build a fermentation chamber. I can put a finish on a dog turd
that'll make you go ahhhhh, but as far as building.. ehh, well I try. And I want to do this so
I sat and...
Posted in thread: Oxiclean on Stainless I DARE you to prove me wrong on 06-26-2014 at 06:54 PM
I read somewhere a while ago that the Oxyclean without the blue crystals is basically the same
as PBW. I dunno. I leave PBW in my kegs for a long time with no issues. Haven't found OC
without the blue...
Posted in thread: How do you measure mash temp? on 06-26-2014 at 06:46 PM
I set my water temp 14 or 15 degrees over the mash temp I want. I use a big Gott cooler so
after I dump my water and add my grains, I'm usually on or a degree or two above. As was stated
above, I seal...
Posted in thread: Missouri to Delaware on 06-26-2014 at 06:43 PM
Pick up or visit the Forham/Old Dominion brewery in Dover. Their Oak Barrel Stout is a favorite
of mine. You could also visit the 16 Mile Brewery in Georgetown. A short ride from Rehoboth.
Posted in thread: National Homebrewer's Conference - HomeBrewTalk Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-13-2014 at 06:54 PM
Survey done. Aside from smoking ribs for my dad and refinishing furniture, I will be learning
to give my dog insulin shots since he was diagnosed with Diabetes yesterday. :(
Posted in thread: Transferring 12 hours early or 12 hours late on 06-12-2014 at 01:49 PM
Same as above. All that xtra time does is clog up my fermenter for the next batch. When it's
done, it's done.And a +1 on the instructions. While they are nice for beginners, once you get a
Posted in thread: Did I boil too much off? on 06-12-2014 at 01:38 PM
On full boils don't forget to account for lossage after the boil etc.. So if the final result
would be to actually get 6 gallons, I would not boil down to 6 because you will lose a bit more