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  • Canby, Oregon
  • Lowell
  • Brewing,Photography,Fishing
  • retired Cabinet Maker
  • lowell m rowley


  • Posted in thread: bitter beer on 08-29-2012 at 04:20 AM
    Thanks everyone for your answers to my question, I'm sure you saved me a lot of time
    experimenting trying to find a solution. thanks a lot

  • Posted in thread: bitter beer on 08-28-2012 at 07:07 PM
    Yes I do purge the oxygen before carbonating but not before transferring to the keg

  • Posted in thread: bitter beer on 08-28-2012 at 07:05 PM
    I force carbonate, Chill overnight,turn pressure up to 25 l bs and rock for a few minutes,put
    in the fridge and wait a couple days. Thanks for mentioning the temp. My kegerater is and an
    old old class...

  • Posted in thread: bitter beer on 08-28-2012 at 06:18 PM
    I just talked to the utility people and they are sending an analysis. Here's another point, I
    just poured another glass and after it sits a little while and warms up it tastes like it
    should. Would th...

  • Posted in thread: bitter beer on 08-28-2012 at 05:39 PM
    The last 4 batches I have brewed end up very bitter regardless of the amount of hops. Right
    after carbonation the beer tastes very good,but within a couple of weeks it becomes very
    bitter, not pleasan...

  • Posted in thread: kegging- quick awnser on 07-17-2012 at 04:35 PM
    Kegggers, have you ever rinsed a blown keg and put a new beer in without taking it apart and
    cleaning, I t seems it woud be sanitary if the old beer was not contaminated,

  • Posted in thread: I'm looing for a few suggestions for a kegorator that holds 3 corneys on 01-07-2011 at 09:05 AM
    Be patient, look for just the right one, I found an old fridge from the 1940's on Craigs list.
    It belonged to the owners grandmother, it had a curved top with a square door, I took it home,
    sanded it ...

  • Posted in thread: Cutting the top? on 01-07-2011 at 08:47 AM
    Hi, I cut the top of my 15 1/2 gal keg with aDremmel tool, you would want to use the fiberglass
    wheels and it would take 5 of them,. however, it would be cheaper than buying or renting a
    large cutter,...

  • Posted in thread: son of fermentation chiller on 05-21-2009 at 04:07 PM
    I am building the chiller. For those who have built it, what thermostat did you find the best?
    thank you

  • Posted in thread: Frustrated with all grain...going back to extract on 08-28-2008 at 07:23 PM
    I too became frustrated w/ all grain and almost gave up. The first thing I did was analyze why
    I brew in the first place, besides having good beer on hand and saving some money, I really
    enjoy the pro...