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Posted in thread: how bad can it be on 04-16-2015 at 06:17 AM
I agree about temperature control, I just didn't want to wait till the lagering was done to
make this ale, and figured a swamp cooler would be good enough. If the taste proves otherwise
this will prob...
Posted in thread: how bad can it be on 04-14-2015 at 06:13 PM
I made an Irish ale this weekend, a fairly simple recipe similar to Jamil's red, with Maris
Otter base and a little crystal and chocolate malts. I chose Wyeast 1084 for the
yeast.Unfortunately my ches...
Posted in thread: Bad beer: Give it away, or dump it? on 02-11-2015 at 10:16 PM
Seems like there was another option, one that involved copper pipe...
Posted in thread: Carboy batch size/headspace on 10-24-2014 at 04:38 PM
I recently decided to ditch buckets and use only carboys. As to why, might have had something
to do with having problems with bucket lids, having one that was hard to get off, then the
raised plastic ...
Posted in thread: Cheap nano Pumps? on 09-20-2012 at 04:38 PM
If you are brewing big batches you will want to maximize your flow rate. I've seen people talk
of doing so by not using restrictive fittings (making sure their holes are at least as big as
the ones in...
Posted in thread: propane stove on 09-19-2012 at 11:18 PM
I had a Bayou Classic banjo cooker briefly, then switched to a Blichmann. In addition to being
quieter I am pretty sure the Blichmann is more efficient. The burner on the banjo was too far
away from t...
Posted in thread: Cheap nano Pumps? on 09-19-2012 at 03:15 PM
Little Giant pump on Ebay here:
Posted in thread: Kegging system questions on 08-22-2012 at 10:07 PM
I just bought a Brew Logic Dual Tap Draft System with Pinlock kegs from Midwest Supplies. They
came slightly pressurized, which I thought was a good sign.I put some water + oxyclean in one
of them, cl...
Posted in thread: Budweiser mini beer fridge (Husky HM134-EL) on 07-16-2012 at 08:44 PM
I am hoping to get/build a kegging system (tired of bottling) with 2 taps that can hold a pair
of corny's.I won one of these Budweiser mini beer fridges (Husky HM134-EL) on a local radio
Posted in thread: Questions about March Pumps answered by the Factory! on 03-05-2012 at 05:17 PM
Just won an ebay auction for a pump. My intention is to use it for cooling wort by pumping
through a plate chiller. So the question is, which is better:Kettle->Chiller->Pump->or