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Posted in thread: TAP-A-DRAFT: first impression... on 04-09-2014 at 06:15 AM
It was suggested upthread that you squeeze the tad bottles to reduce headspace. But I did this
with my brand new tad and it resulted in permanent creases in the plastic. :( Be careful not to
Posted in thread: Stirplate + 1Gallon jugs? on 04-09-2014 at 06:12 AM
I made a homemade stir plate from a computer fan. It has a small stir bar and works perfectly
with those one gallon jugs pictured above. run it more slowly if you can.
Posted in thread: Bottling Bucket with Starsan Smells like Sulphur on 03-31-2014 at 10:01 PM
Update the ph of the solution is yellow? My test kit directions don't go that low so I am
assuming it is acidic. The scent seems to be coming from the lid. There is a rubber gasket
around the lip. Cou...
Posted in thread: Bottling Bucket with Starsan Smells like Sulphur on 03-31-2014 at 09:47 PM
I had my bottling bucket sitting with 5 gallons of starsan solution (1 oz of starsan). When I
opened it to transfer it had a strong rotten egg/sulphur scent to it. The bucket is fairly new
with only a...
Posted in thread: Boise Clubs? on 03-27-2014 at 07:35 AM
That would be great. Thanks!
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 03-24-2014 at 08:44 AM
5 gallons of centennial blonde5 gallons of witbier5 gallons of robust porter5 gallons of
Posted in thread: Boise Clubs? on 03-24-2014 at 06:36 AM
Are there events other than the Thursday night meets? Like ronshosti, Thursdays don't work for
me but I'd like to get involved.
Posted in thread: Attention new all grain brewers! on 02-18-2010 at 11:21 PM
For peak sparging efficiency, yes. Lately, I've been mashing thinner (like 2 qt/lb mash
thickness) and sparging less. I'm only losing around 3% in brewhouse efficiency this way, but
the thinner mash i...
Posted in thread: Attention new all grain brewers! on 02-17-2010 at 10:19 PM
I am confused now. Is it gallons or quarts. THe sticky reads 1-1.25 QUARTS for mash and .5
GALLONS for sparge. Is this correct? Colorado seems to think it is not...
Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 09-07-2009 at 05:02 AM
I just did my first ag batch with this style of mash tun, It worked great. Thanks Skifast for
the mod. (I ski fast too)Word Doug