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  • Retired Forester
  • Jimi Hendrix
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  • Married
  • Medford
  • WI

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  • Posted in thread: We brew great beer in Denmark, too on 07-26-2014 at 03:33 PM
    Kunne motoren over varme i kassen?Dabbling in my heritage a bit. Great Grandfather lived in
    Horne.

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a heavy duty beer bottle brush. on 07-26-2014 at 03:21 PM
    Oops. The wine bottle brush may be to large to fit a beer bottle. My German beer bottles are
    even a tight fit with the beer bottle brush.

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a heavy duty beer bottle brush. on 07-26-2014 at 03:19 PM
    The wine bottle brush looks like it may be a little better than the beer bottle brush. I use
    the beer bottle brush. Cut the loop off and chuck it in a battery powered drill to eliminate
    all the wrist ...

  • Posted in thread: Big wine thief and smaller bucket on 07-26-2014 at 03:11 PM
    My tube is a flimsy plastic that has two pull out plugs on either end. I doubt it would hold
    liquid, but I also bought the cheapest hydrometer I could find at the time. I have the Fermtech
    wine thief ...

  • Posted in thread: Possible infection? on 07-26-2014 at 03:03 PM
    I will be taking the spigot on my bottling bucket apart after every use from now on. Took the
    spigot apart after the last three consecutive uses. Had to use a tooth pick to get the brown
    gunk out of t...

  • Posted in thread: Help me figure out what I'm tasting! on 07-26-2014 at 02:58 PM
    Maybe for a diaceytl rest. Not sure if it is important for an extract brew.I just took my first
    hydrometer reading for an extract American Amber Ale. Fermented with WY 1056. 1056 is the
    liquid version...

  • Posted in thread: Some bottles are better than others on 07-26-2014 at 01:42 PM
    Yeah, I get that with my Paulaner, Franziskaner & Wernesgruner bottles. Greatest amount of
    headspace. But they also cap better/easier than the others on my super agata.The German bottles
    I have, Hacke...

  • Posted in thread: Big wine thief and smaller bucket on 07-26-2014 at 01:34 PM
    How large is your sample holder? If your sample holder is a lot larger in diameter than the
    hydrometer, it is to large. I use the plastic tube the hydrometer came in for holding the
    sample.One of the ...

  • Posted in thread: Some bottles are better than others on 07-26-2014 at 01:28 PM
    They are kept in a closed cupboard in my kitchen so I don't think that was the issue. And ya
    they are Copper Tun amber bottles. I get funny looks when I bring them to a party but the beer
    that comes o...

  • Posted in thread: Can I make two starters from one vial of yeast? on 07-26-2014 at 01:00 PM
    Starters do not need to be made within the yeasts fermentation temperature range. Extremes
    should be avoided though. The object is to propagate new cells not make a great tasting wort.In
    my opinion th...

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