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Posted in thread: Costco Peach Cider on 08-22-2010 at 03:22 AM
I've been making a peach cider from the Kirkland White Cranberry Peach juice blend at Costco. I
gotta tell ya, it rocks. Here's the recipe:5 or 6 gallons of Kirkland White Cranberry Peach
juice blend ...
Posted in thread: southern folk brewing outdoors on 06-24-2010 at 03:42 AM
Definitely start early and brew on the side of your house that is shaded through the early part
of the day. I'm in ATX too and that's what I do.
Posted in thread: Is Keg Cowboy still in business? on 05-01-2010 at 07:46 PM
I placed an order over 10 days ago but it hasn't shipped yet. Tried emailing a couple of times
to get an ETA but no response. Tried calling the number listed on the my order response email
but got an ...
Posted in thread: Cheapest drip trays? on 01-05-2010 at 10:21 AM
Can you post a pic of the brackets that you used to mount the tray, please? Thanks.......
Posted in thread: What size chest freezer? on 10-09-2009 at 01:50 AM
This is what I've been using:
Posted in thread: Oven Mashing on 10-03-2009 at 03:59 AM
When I used to do a partial mash, I would pre-heat the oven to its lowest setting. Do my strike
on the counter top. Put the lid on the pot and put it in the oven. Then, turn the oven off. The
Posted in thread: Dryer motor for barley crusher? on 06-06-2009 at 10:53 AM
That's exactly what I did. Got a couple of throw away dryers off of craigslist, gutted the
motors and used one to motorize my malt mill. At least in my case, yes the motors were 110V not
220V. Most of...
Posted in thread: Gonna build an Electric Boiler...how to control? on 04-01-2009 at 04:00 AM
It wont work...The SSR is merely a switch, on and off. Its purpose is to switch large loads
that normal switches cannot, and do it quickly, without mechanical relays.A dimmer is a
resistance switch th...
Posted in thread: Gonna build an Electric Boiler...how to control? on 04-01-2009 at 03:40 AM
I've been thinking about doing this for a long time as well. I've always wondered why a simple
ordinary light dimmer switch couldn't be used to control an SSR which in turn controls the
Posted in thread: My mead fermentation is stuck on 05-28-2008 at 03:27 AM
So I made a 1 gallon batch of JAO. I changed the recipe just a little in that I used Lalvin
EC-1118 because I wanted to end up with a dry or nearly dry mead. I started at an OG of 1.067
and fermented ...