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Posted in thread: advice to more brewing indoors and shorten brew day on 02-21-2014 at 07:06 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions. I think the first thing I'll do is speak with an electrician
about getting a 220V outlet installed in the garage. Seems like this will need to be done
regardless of whe...
Posted in thread: advice to more brewing indoors and shorten brew day on 02-21-2014 at 02:33 PM
I definitely could try and prep more the night before the brew day which may save a bit of
time. I like the idea of the 3500W induction plate vs heating elements simply from a safety POV
(not much of ...
Posted in thread: advice to more brewing indoors and shorten brew day on 02-21-2014 at 01:45 PM
just to clarify only time I have used the burner indoors is in the garage with the door wide
open.........outside of that I would prefer to switch over to all electric and get an
electrician to wire t...
Posted in thread: advice to more brewing indoors and shorten brew day on 02-21-2014 at 12:02 PM
I have been brewing AG for a few years now with a pretty basic setup using a single banjo
burner, 15 gallon HLT/BK and 10 Gallon Rubbermaid Cooler MT. Have been doing mostly 5 gallon
batches using sin...
Posted in thread: 15 gallon kettle - What to buy? on 02-20-2014 at 01:57 PM
I went with the 15 Gallon from Spike with the 3 couplers and love it. Have been using this for
my boil kettle with igloo cooler for mash but plan on getting another 15 from Spike for my MT
so I can lo...
Posted in thread: 2-year-old Brewers Gold @ 1.9% AA on 02-17-2014 at 10:06 PM
I am looking at brewing a lindemans framboise clone and the recipe calls for 2-year-old Brewers
Gold @ 1.9% AA. I have been looking online and can't find Brewers Gold that are anything less
then like ...
Posted in thread: Infection Free Streak Comes To An End.... on 02-15-2014 at 08:03 PM
I didn't taste but it did smell a bit off and opted not to take any chances and dumped the
batch. I am usually pretty good with sanitation and have gone more then 20 batches without any
issues. One th...
Posted in thread: Infection Free Streak Comes To An End.... on 02-15-2014 at 01:52 PM
so was getting ready to bottle my Belgian Pale this morning (has been in secondary for few
weeks covered by blanket) and believe this batch has gone bad. Lots of little white foamy
islands floating on...
Posted in thread: Harvest Notingham for Breakfast Stout on 02-14-2014 at 07:13 PM
I have a Irish Red in primary right now that will be racked to secondary next week. I used
Danstar Nottingham Ale yeast for the batch. Was planning on brewing a 3 gallon BIAB breakfast
stout same week...
Posted in thread: Sparkling Cider - Still Flat After 3 Weeks In Bottles on 01-17-2014 at 08:03 PM
used WLP775 English Cider Yeast for this batch. I have moved the bottles into the dining room
which stays around 68 degrees during the day and drops to about 62 at night so hopefully the
cider will st...