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Posted in thread: Critique My Rig Idea - Single-Pump HERMS on 12-08-2014 at 10:51 PM
I was wondering where you got the reflective material that is on the HLT?That's my mash tun,
and I bought it already built that way. It's hot water heater insulation, held together by
metal tape. Work...
Posted in thread: My Wait and See Experiment - Brown Ale Kriek on 01-22-2013 at 05:21 PM
Quick update on this brew. I racked off the cherries on Saturday and bottled (god, how I hate
bottling) the batch. I had about 4 oz left and gave it a try. It's pretty darn good! I would
imagine age w...
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Help - Can it be fixed? on 11-05-2012 at 05:38 PM
I've heard of them vapor locking and was told by a tech to flip it on one side for 2 hours then
flip on top for 2 hours then flip on other side for 2 hours then back on bottom for 2 hours
then plug ba...
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Help - Can it be fixed? on 11-05-2012 at 05:19 PM
I have a 14cuft craigslist chest freezer that's been problematic from day one, and getting
worse. When I bought it, the owner had just unplugged it, and it had frost all the way around
the inside and ...
Posted in thread: Strange Discrepancy in 10-Gallon Arrogant Bastard Batch on 08-28-2012 at 01:54 AM
Is it possible the second keg had any kind of oxyclean or other soap based residue left in it?
I've seen for myself that oxy residue(wife SAID she rinsed the bottles well:() will kill not
only taste, ...
Posted in thread: Strange Discrepancy in 10-Gallon Arrogant Bastard Batch on 08-28-2012 at 01:31 AM
I would hate to see the contents of your fridge. "Sarcasm"Touché.
Posted in thread: Strange Discrepancy in 10-Gallon Arrogant Bastard Batch on 08-27-2012 at 07:05 PM
Interesting. I guess I've been lucky in that I've never had this problem with any of my other
10-gallon batches. Is the solution to simply stir the contents of the fermenter? Maybe do a
Posted in thread: Strange Discrepancy in 10-Gallon Arrogant Bastard Batch on 08-27-2012 at 02:59 AM
Have you considered an exorcism of your domicile and all brewing equipment? Clearly your
brewery has been seized by poltergeist! Only other idea I can think of is a infection in the
2nd keg.That's abo...
Posted in thread: Strange Discrepancy in 10-Gallon Arrogant Bastard Batch on 08-25-2012 at 11:57 PM
I brewed 10 gallons of Arrogant Bastard in early June. The batch fermented in my 13-gallon
plastic fermenter for 12 days, then I transferred it to 2 cornies. I didn't have incredibly
high hopes for th...
Posted in thread: Central Texas-All Grain Equipment Sell Out on 08-24-2012 at 03:45 PM
I'll drive up to you for some reasonably-priced kegs. If your faucets are the engraved, rather
than printed, Perlicks I'd be interested in those as well. Let me know what you have in mind.