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Posted in thread: Sanitizing aluminum kettle for bottling on 01-28-2014 at 03:03 PM
Yeah, I'm pretty sure that the boiling water and steam should be enough to kill off anything
worth worrying about. I figure I'll just get a few litres boiling and let it simmer away while
I wash all t...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing aluminum kettle for bottling on 01-28-2014 at 01:05 PM
Hiya -- I recently moved across the Atlantic, so am in the process of rebuilding my equipment
collection. At the moment, I am lacking anything for use as a bottling bucket. My plan is to
Posted in thread: biab bag on 01-19-2014 at 03:33 PM
Here's the ikea product: panel will last for dozens of batches.A bit of an old post, but
thanks for this! I'm definitely going to swing by Ikea this week... I did my first BIAB batch
last night with ...
Posted in thread: Plate chiller with (very) hard water on 11-17-2013 at 08:31 PM
Hi everyone -- I recently moved across the atlantic (from Canada to the south of France). I
decided to sell off most of my brewing equipment to a friend (typing this brings a small tear
to my eye) and...
Posted in thread: transfer from keg to carboy on 10-29-2012 at 03:47 PM
So, this weekend I got married -- fun!Now I have a problem: too much leftover beer. It's a hard
life... I know. Specifically, I had purchased two 30L kegs from a local brewpub (they gave me
one as a g...
Posted in thread: monster old kombucha -- still safe to drink on 08-23-2012 at 07:54 PM
so, as a follow up to this, I'm still standing! (your results may vary)after my girlfriend
vowed that she would absolutely not drink anything with this kombucha in it (she says the 2010
date on the ja...
Posted in thread: monster old kombucha -- still safe to drink on 07-26-2012 at 12:27 PM
The only difference being that yours appears to be in a sealed jar. Ours has been in a dark
closet for the past 6 months with just a handkerchief covering the jar.It does look sealed from
the photo, b...
Posted in thread: monster old kombucha -- still safe to drink on 07-24-2012 at 03:59 PM
So, I've been making kombucha off and on for a couple of years now with great results
(originally started from a commercial bottle). Due to various distractions, beer brewing and
overall laziness I le...
Posted in thread: best way to taste specialty grains on 01-25-2012 at 06:38 PM
Hi all -- I've been brewing for about a year and a half now, with great (if I do say so myself)
results. Aside from the first two batches, I've been doing all-grain and modifying recipes that
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 06:54 PM
that actually looks pretty awesome