Last Activity:12-16-2013 8:10 AM
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Posted in thread: Newb immesion chiller question on 10-03-2013 at 03:30 AM
Mine drains down the driveway into the bushes and trees. No waste!
Posted in thread: Yeast starter or no yeast starter on 10-03-2013 at 03:27 AM
In my experience, a yeast starter helps, but is not absolutely needed. If I have the time, I
make a starter. If not, I skip it unless the yeast is old.
Posted in thread: home brew supply shops in......NJ! on 09-23-2013 at 01:52 AM
I'm not sure if this has been covered here yet, but a new store opened recently in
Hackettstown, NJ called Home Brew University. I went there yesterday to check it out. The
prices were a little high, ...
Posted in thread: Mounting a Johnson controller on 08-10-2013 at 11:34 PM
I mounted it on a small piece of plywood to match the back of the Johnson and then screwed it
to a stud behind the sheetrock.
Posted in thread: How long will a tapped keg last? on 07-12-2013 at 04:14 PM
I've had kegged beer (cold and under CO2 pressure) for many months. Easily, 6-8 months. Still
Posted in thread: One of these days on 07-01-2013 at 08:30 PM
Yeah, good point about the gelatin, I've never used it. Is it true that the fermented beer has
to be very cold before adding gelatin?I don't think it matters. I've done both cold and room
temp and I d...
Posted in thread: What does your pre brew night consist of? on 07-01-2013 at 03:16 PM
Setup all my equipment in the garage. Measure out my water, add minerals and Campden tablets.
Weigh and crush grains. Make yeast starter.
Posted in thread: One of these days on 07-01-2013 at 03:13 PM
Been there. Done that. You can always add gelatin at bottling/kegging time instead.
Posted in thread: Rant - What the frig is up with overpriced pints at the brewpub? on 06-27-2013 at 05:34 PM
Here in NJ, that's not that expensive. My local brewpub charges $6/pint and $3.50/pint at Happy
Hour. The beers are really average at best and I still consider them a ripoff at the HH prices.
I only g...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp on 06-25-2013 at 08:50 PM
Search for swamp cooler.