Last Activity:12-21-2013 6:24 AM
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Posted in thread: Need BIAB Equipment Advice on 12-21-2013 at 02:23 PM
CharlieL, I was going to ask what your budget allows, but with your decision to get a 15 gallon
pot, I am guessing you use propane that can boil the full amount for BIAB.The next important
Posted in thread: WOW!! First No-Chill AG BIAB Turned Out Excellent on 12-21-2013 at 12:11 PM
Brew on!Now you know to ignore the people who say excellent beer cannot possibly be made
without a 3-vessel setup and kettle big enough to bathe in. I also started with a 2 1/2 gallon
pot and made goo...
Posted in thread: Hobbies? on 12-21-2013 at 11:56 AM
Hobbies other than beer:1. Remodeling the house2. Fixing things the previous house owners did
badly. Very badly. 3. Repairing things the dogs have dug up, buried, shredded, or otherwise
Posted in thread: Black Garlic on 12-20-2013 at 12:23 PM
Garlic flavored beer does not seem like a good idea, but, the referenced post states it was
"savory." This article describes how to make black garlic in a dehydrator. They sometimes use
it in desserts...
Posted in thread: Does Yeast Die on 12-20-2013 at 12:10 PM
Does yeast die? Actually, it moves on to a wonderful place where it has all the maltose it can
eat.To answer your question about temperature, yes, yeast dies at temperatures low enough that
the water ...
Posted in thread: eKettle stuck at 199F on 12-20-2013 at 11:48 AM
Out of the control panel you measured 240V but at the wall outlet you measured 110V? That is
not making sense. Either it was wired wrong, measured wrong, or described oddly.Contrary to
what is normall...
Posted in thread: Homebrew facepalms on 12-19-2013 at 03:21 PM
Brewed and drank--a lot--at the same time first time I ever brewed....called that one "Dropping
the Bucket Belgian." ...Brewed with a pump for the first time with no hop spider, clogged the
pump and v...
Posted in thread: Painting the keezer.... in the cold? on 12-17-2013 at 05:23 AM
... fill up the kitchen sink with the hottest water your water heater will make,...and float
your cans in there.Shake them about every 10 minutes, and you'll feel the contents start to
come up to the ...
Posted in thread: Adding spices after the boil on 12-17-2013 at 05:08 AM
You could pull a little wort, boil the spices for 10 minutes, then return the spiced wort to
Posted in thread: Reverse osmosis system, which one and is chloramine removal necessary? on 12-17-2013 at 04:24 AM
My biggest issue is that I realize that my water is treated with chloramine---which is
difficult to remove but possible with carbon. ...So is the catalytic carbon worth it? Should I
just continue my u...