Last Activity:09-26-2009 5:12 PM
Posted in thread: First AG (ended up not so AG) on 08-02-2009 at 12:06 PM
How long did it take you to sparge??
Posted in thread: Copper IC Question on 07-21-2009 at 12:36 AM
I made a 3/8" copper IC, the copper is not the bright shiny stuff one normally sees. What is
the proper procedure to clean the copper and make it shiny???
Posted in thread: Efficiency Problem on 06-22-2009 at 11:10 AM
I left that out, I did do a 168 deg mash out prior to sparging. I do use a sparge arm (non
rotating) I also use a T-Bazooka for the seperator. And as far as the crush it has been done at
my LHBS not t...
Posted in thread: Efficiency Problem on 06-22-2009 at 12:39 AM
4th AG batch learned alot from the first 3. All of them had horrible efficiencies. I am able to
explain them all and again I learned from the mistakes. My 4th went very well, 1 hour mash at
155. 173 d...
Posted in thread: New to AG brewing on 06-15-2009 at 11:58 AM
I did my third AG batch this past weekend. The first was a unmitigated disaster. The second
went much better and the third went pretty good. My question is this. When you use 170 deg F
sparge water wh...
Posted in thread: What do you think this is? Yellow on the outside of leaf on 06-09-2009 at 01:15 PM
I have 8 plants all first years and this has happened to the 2 Fuggle plants. I have checked
the pH and it is within normal ranges. I dug down into the soil of these two particular plants
and they wer...
Posted in thread: Hop Dryer Plans? on 06-02-2009 at 02:32 PM
Is it possible to use a run of the mill food dehydrator to dry the hops
Posted in thread: DIY Sight Gauge on 03-23-2009 at 06:21 PM
I have used polycarbonate tubing from McMaster p/n 9176T28 it is $10.08 for an 8' piece. I use
a 90 deg compression fitting and run the tube(cut to length) to the top. I use a s.s. eye bolt
to hold it...
Posted in thread: Culturing Yeast on 01-28-2009 at 02:22 PM
I have successfully created slants and grew the colonies and pitched them. Here's my question I
made 6 slants from an original WYeast slap -pack. Now I am down to one slant, what is the
proper way to ...
Posted in thread: Automated Gas Valves on 01-26-2009 at 11:06 PM
I am looking into using furnace valves for controlling temperature on my HLT and brew kettle. I
have the temperature controllers and T/C'sCould some one recommend a pilot valve to use with