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Posted in thread: My job has stolen my soul... on 03-01-2012 at 11:58 PM
Good luck, I was an airline pilot and hated it. Finally ended up leaving the career almost
three years ago to be a stay at home dad. I was tired of the road, tired of working to pay for
Posted in thread: Money!!! on 04-02-2011 at 11:45 PM
My answer to the people who criticize advanced brewing systems: You're right. You don't need
pumps and heat exchangers to brew a good beer. But I've been brewing for 10 years, and it'd be
foolish not ...
Posted in thread: Money!!! on 04-02-2011 at 07:48 PM
My philosophy is don't get fancy. Use the simplest, cheapest system that works. You don't
really need a RIMS or HERMS system, sure they look cool but they're not necessary to make
decent beer. I think...
Posted in thread: NattyBrew's Electric Brewery Build on 03-29-2011 at 11:17 PM
Thanks! I was super pumped when my realtor showed me all the extra rooms that came with my brew
room. Apparently it was part of some "housing package" special that they were running. I guess
the deal ...
Posted in thread: Outdoor bar Help on 03-11-2011 at 08:04 AM
Concrete block and stucco is an option, so is a wood frame with cement board and stucco or
tiles. For a straight wood look, I'd probably go with something like redwood or white oak (not
red, the USS C...
Posted in thread: Chiptle peppers in Adobo sauce on 02-08-2011 at 03:07 AM
What's the procedure, do you put the peppers in the secondary? If so, for how long?
Posted in thread: Sparging with no new equipment. on 12-08-2010 at 06:42 AM
Just put a ball valve and stainless steel filter from a plumbing supply line on the cooler and
batch sparge. The cooler will still be very usable, in fact I'd argue that's it even more
usable! I upgra...
Posted in thread: Brew day to lips in 13 days? on 12-08-2010 at 06:35 AM
Sounds good to me. And even if the brew isn't great, it will probably be better than 90% of
what your family brings over (if they're anything like mine :)).I bottle hef's after about a
week and drink ...
Posted in thread: Just got a sweeeet Mandoline! on 11-29-2010 at 03:22 AM
Nice, now you have to make french fries.
Posted in thread: Another "Infection?" Thread... on 11-27-2010 at 12:13 AM
Yeast and trub in dark beer always look more sinister than in your average pale ale.