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Posted in thread: Cork and wax dipping on 03-16-2015 at 04:00 PM
Just came up with another option. Cork and cage the beer... wait a month for it to carbonate,
then take the cage off, and dip in wax to seal and condition. That way i have a cage when most
of the pres...
Posted in thread: Cork and wax dipping on 03-16-2015 at 03:31 PM
Hi folks,I had an idea I wanted to run by yall. I am going to brew a batch of gift beer, a
really heavy stout (about 12%abv). I know its going to take a few months to condition, and I am
looking at op...
Posted in thread: Many hot plates on 03-05-2015 at 06:25 PM
Probably none of my business, but do NOT use an electric hot plate to heat your Elenmeyer
flasks. You will crack/break the flask. Maybe not the first time, but soon.Thanks for the PMs
folks. I am resp...
Posted in thread: Many hot plates on 02-28-2015 at 11:14 PM
So... I'm an idiot. I used a bid-bot on ebay to place a bunch of bids, but forgot to "group"
them (doesn't bid on the next one if you win). The result... i ended up winning 4 of my
auctions and I now ...
Posted in thread: multiplying yeast before brew on 02-27-2015 at 01:27 AM
Last question. I have read that most people wont wash a yeast more than 2-3 times. Is that the
case with this method as well or can i just keep building up one of my vials and splitting it
Posted in thread: multiplying yeast before brew on 02-25-2015 at 02:54 AM
here ya go you this is perfect and exactly what i plan on doing, only im going to take it a
step farther and decant the little mason jar, leave an ounce or so, and store the yeast in my
vials. What c...
Posted in thread: multiplying yeast before brew on 02-24-2015 at 02:20 AM
Honestly, i just like the vials in my fridge better than the mason jars. Its mainly aesthetic,
but if i want to store a bunch of yeasts, I dont really have room for 10-12 mason jars in the
fridge, so ...
Posted in thread: multiplying yeast before brew on 02-23-2015 at 11:32 PM
I'm sure this has been covered and I apologize in advance. I have been searching for this for
about 20min and i cant exactly describe what im trying to do, so i cant find much on it.I am
Posted in thread: Simple kegerator build on 01-29-2015 at 08:40 PM
Hey Folks, came up with an interesting idea that I realized i haven't seen many people do
before (although I dont think there's a ton of 2.5gal brewers out there either). I got a pretty
nice wine cool...
Posted in thread: 1-Gallon Brewers UNITE! on 01-22-2015 at 11:29 PM
For those of you who use a mash tun in your 1 gallon brews... do you sparge? I have a 5 gallon
mash tun, and usually stary my boils with 1.75G of wort. If i put less than a gallon in my mash
tun (2 pa...