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Posted in thread: The brewing commandments on 09-15-2010 at 09:39 PM
Thou shalt learn the ABC's: Always Be CleaningThou shalt gather that which is breakable and
critical two-by-two(wait I never understood that, isn't two-by-two four?)
Posted in thread: The "dog" name in breweries. on 09-15-2010 at 09:25 PM
Mighty Arrowis a beer named after a dogand we call ours "dogsville" though it isn't only named
for the dog
Posted in thread: What is the deal with new bottle prices? on 09-14-2010 at 11:04 PM
big sky, bells and sierra nevada bottles are the best+1 on Sierra bottles. The labels come off
really easily and they are the short, sturdy type. Even if you're not big on SNPA you can
typically find ...
Posted in thread: does filtering water alter its chemistry profile? on 09-14-2010 at 10:33 PM
asking in regard to Carbon filters and mainly the things you see in the water adjustment
Posted in thread: does filtering water alter its chemistry profile? on 09-14-2010 at 10:14 PM
of salts and other common ions or whatever?I feel like I should know the answer to this, but I
don't.I currently DO NOT filter my tap water, we have very nice water and the beer is quite
Posted in thread: heat stick nut piece problem on 09-14-2010 at 09:47 PM
if you use a 1 1/2 - 1 1/4 reducing slip nut (use chrome not zinc, purchsed seperately) the
o-ring on the element will seal up against it! (it has a smaller opening)But you do still have
to seal the t...
Posted in thread: ferm/lagering/cellaring capacity advice on 09-14-2010 at 08:35 PM
no problem ubermick, my post was rambling and lacked direction. I'm just looking for any
insight. I didn't mention the dorm fridge thing, but good to know what it can handle.Funny I
was just looking a...
Posted in thread: Filtering for transport (media size q) on 09-14-2010 at 08:10 PM
I don't filter all that often (except ciders), but 5 microns does the job.5 micron is on the
way, and it sounds like it should do the trick! Should I filter and/or carb soon after kegging,
or close to...
Posted in thread: ferm/lagering/cellaring capacity advice on 09-14-2010 at 08:08 PM
Currently my system looks a little like this:2-3 active carboys/buckets (4 in a pinch)swamp
cooler action when necessary (only a few weeks this year, Bay Area)I often skip secondary or
2ndary in kegs ...
Posted in thread: does filtering water effect your ionic concentrations? on 09-14-2010 at 07:49 PM