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Posted in thread: 1st batch. Can you double check my setup/recipe #'s please? on 09-08-2013 at 02:52 PM
Time to use the new brew stand I just finished! I downloaded BS and decided to tweak the NB
Dead Ringer recipe for the first brew. I've tested the system with water and have done two boil
off tests, b...
Posted in thread: Converting plastic fermenter on 07-31-2013 at 03:53 PM
I can only assume that someone somewhere has taken their plastic bucket fermenter and added a
spout to it. I have been unable to find it on this forum though. I am really just looking for a
Posted in thread: Dual coil 1/4" wort chiller = great cooling! Pics on 02-28-2013 at 05:43 PM
Thought I would share my homemade wort chiller. I know there are some folks using 1/4" tubing
instead of 3/8" but I never really found any results as to how well the 1/4" cooled. I had a
50' roll of t...
Posted in thread: First brew complete with great results! Thanks All! on 01-08-2013 at 05:50 PM
Well opened a bottle of my first brew on New Years Eve. Was extremely impressed with it, turned
out great! Its a Black IPA from NB that I adjusted just a tad. Fermented in temp controlled
primary for ...
Posted in thread: First dry hop. Leaf hop qty vs pellet qty. on 11-27-2012 at 11:49 AM
Posted in thread: First dry hop. Leaf hop qty vs pellet qty. on 11-27-2012 at 02:32 AM
About time to dry hop the first brew. Recipe calls to dry hop 5 days before bottling. Doesn't
say leaf hop or pellet. I bought leaf hops. Any idea if .5 oz of leaf hops is the same as .5 of
Posted in thread: First batch day 14. Update and questions! on 11-19-2012 at 05:41 PM
So its day 14 with my first brew. Its a 2.5 gal black IPA from NB. Fermentation took right off
around the 12-15 hour mark and at the moment the airlock is still bubbling slightly.
Fermentation has bee...
Posted in thread: Red incandescent light - heat source on 11-13-2012 at 03:36 AM
It should work as a heat source depending on the wattage. Im no expert by any means, but red
light has a longer wavelength and would prob have less affect on fementation than say a white
light. That b...
Posted in thread: First brew complete! Quick question. on 11-07-2012 at 02:07 PM
Actually, you said you have a "climate controlled mini fridge," which does suggest a temp
controller may already be set up. If you do have such a setup, where's your probe?One thing
that's very helpfu...
Posted in thread: First brew complete! Quick question. on 11-07-2012 at 02:00 PM
Thanks guys, glad to know all is good!Since you already have a fridge, I advise you to invest
in a temp controller with a probe - either build one or buy one. That way, with your probe
taped to the si...