Last Activity:11-02-2008 7:31 PM
Posted in thread: keeping the heat in the mash tun on 06-02-2008 at 09:25 PM
I've only ever once had to do anything else and that was because I was brewing in 8 degree
weather. On that day I literally pulled a Carhart jacket over the top of my mashtun. (Brewing
in the garage) ...
Posted in thread: Keezer Help on 05-09-2008 at 05:45 PM
How about a combination of the two - nice wood exterior, but flush with the outside of the
freezer, then just use some 1x6 pine to make the collar the desired thickness?:mug:Maybe even
some 3/4 inch p...
Posted in thread: Cigar Box Stir Plate on 05-09-2008 at 04:30 PM
Tried it out with a mason jar and 2 sheets of paper folded over to make 8 sheets thickness. I
tried more and the bar keeps getting flung off, but the RPMs are still too fast on the lowest
setting of m...
Posted in thread: Keezer Help on 05-09-2008 at 03:44 PM
I seem to remember from my old deck building adventures that they sold a "wrapper" of 1/8 to
1/4 inch wood you could put around the outside of your original box to give it a cleaner look.
It could als...
Posted in thread: Cigar Box Stir Plate on 05-09-2008 at 04:12 AM
Here's one I built with a friend. Used a cohiba box, a PC fan, a hard drive magnet, some LEDs
and a radioshack voltage regulating plug. Oh yeah, we pimped it out with those LEDs and a
plexiglass top. ...
Posted in thread: OK, got together Red Ale recipe. Mash temp + Check please! on 05-08-2008 at 06:36 PM
That would work! Depending on the overall flavor and mouthfeel you're going for, if you wanted
to have a slightly sweeter, less dry finish that accented the malts, you could go at a higher
Posted in thread: Best AG Brewing Podcast? on 05-08-2008 at 06:30 PM
Wow thanks! Good stuff everyone.
Posted in thread: Best AG Brewing Podcast? on 05-06-2008 at 08:50 PM
All hail the wiki!
Posted in thread: Best AG Brewing Podcast? on 05-06-2008 at 08:44 PM
So I was surfing around iTunes today and it occured to me to check for some brewing
informational podcasts. There are a fair number of them. I just wanted to poll the group and
get an idea of a good o...
Posted in thread: carbonation suggestions for kegging? on 05-02-2008 at 06:34 PM
I'll try lowering the temp and back off some more on the pressure.I thought I read here that 5
feet was okay for 12-14psi serving pressure but I had a heck of a time decideing on a