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Posted in thread: Shipping Whitelabs Yeast on 11-10-2006 at 04:42 AM
If in doubt, make a starter, let it ferment out, and taste the starter. If it tastes okay,
you're good to go.
Posted in thread: When will you take YOUR hour? on 11-03-2006 at 06:38 AM
I tried to take my extra hour at the bar, but they kicked me out anyway! A-holes!!:drunk:
Posted in thread: aluminum immersion chiller on 11-03-2006 at 06:16 AM
Nice find! I guess I was slightly incorrect about aluminum being as efficient as copper. Even
so, there's a reason they make aluminum radiators... The heat transfer potential also depends
on the thick...
Posted in thread: Hello from Southern California on 10-15-2006 at 07:04 AM
Welcome from another SoCal resident. Most of the people on this board seem to be from the
midwest or Texas, so it's good to see another local(ish). I'm just south of LAX, I'll ask next
time I'm at my ...
Posted in thread: Why liquid malt extract? on 10-11-2006 at 05:32 AM
Just a guess here, but...I'll bet it's pretty hard to get the DME into the boil successfully.
That stuff goes everywhere when you open the package, I bet a significant portion would be
blown out of th...
Posted in thread: Hops: Pellets vs. Whole on 10-08-2006 at 09:43 PM
I like to use pellets for bittering and whole hops for everything else. The extra bulk of the
whole hops, especially on a beer with a large hop bill, makes it harder to decant into the
Posted in thread: used cornie cleaning on 10-08-2006 at 09:16 PM
I soaked mine in Oxyclean and HOT water for 45 minutes or so, It worked well, there was a layer
of gunk in the bottom that the Oxyclean dissolved.Ditto the Scotchbrite and bartender's friend
on the ou...
Posted in thread: Re-Intro, and some questions on 10-07-2006 at 02:18 AM
I'm in El Segundo, I don't know where we get our water from exactly, but I will find out soon.
One of these weekends soon I will brew an experimental batch with straight tap water. I don't
want to tak...
Posted in thread: 8.5 Gallon Sunjoy Turkey Fryer, stainless on 10-04-2006 at 05:37 AM
Costco has the same thing for sale at $99.
Posted in thread: Re-Intro, and some questions on 10-04-2006 at 04:44 AM
Thanks for the advice guys. I picked up some campden tablets at the LHBS, and will use them for
now. Later I will try brewing with untreated water, but for the next few weeks I'm brewing