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  • Posted in thread: Cream Ale recipe help on 10-04-2013 at 06:34 PM
    I brew cream ale regularly. Two yeasts that I have had good luck with, particularly at low-ish
    temps, are Wyeast 1007 (German Ale) and Wyeast 1450 (Denny's Fav 50). They both work well at
    lower temps ...

  • Posted in thread: Push-to-connect fittings on gas side on 05-02-2012 at 07:55 PM
    I'm considereing using push-to-connect fittings (e.g. poweraire or John Guest) on the gas side
    of my kegging system and was wondering if anyone has also done so? Are they reasonably reliable
    and leak ...

  • Posted in thread: To prune (shoots) or not to prune - that is the question? on 03-08-2012 at 07:51 PM
    I have been growing hops for about 4 years now, and last year was a very successful year. I
    managed to get 1.1 kg of Mt Hood, 0.45 kg of nugget, and 0.6 kg of cascade (all dried weights)
    from a single...

  • Posted in thread: Hops in the Great White North on 02-20-2012 at 05:20 PM
    HopHeadGrady,I live in Edmonton and have been growing hops for about 4 years now. My yields
    this year were: Mt. Hood= 1.2 kg dried, Nugget = 500 g dried, Cascade = 600 g. I have also
    planted a Sterlin...

  • Posted in thread: PWM..Show us How on 06-30-2011 at 08:59 PM
    For those of you who have used the bakatronics controller as suggested by freddyb, do you know
    what the duty cycle is for the base kit? Freddyb suggested switching out one of the capacitors,
    how does ...

  • Posted in thread: Internal Dimensions/Dimensional Drawing of Corny Kegs (Either Ball or Pin Lock) on 06-15-2011 at 02:17 PM
    I was wondering if anyone would happen to have some specs/drawings of the internal dimensions
    of corny kegs. I have searched exhaustively for this info to no avail. I could take some
    measurements on m...

  • Posted in thread: Which Yeast for a Munich Helles: Wyeast 2124, 2206, or 2308? on 10-25-2010 at 09:21 PM
    Just wondering what everyones thoughts are on which of the above yeasts would be best for a
    Helles? I'm leaning towards the 2206 since it would appear that this yeast accentuates the malt
    character mo...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing plastic GAS IN diptube with SS ones on 09-24-2010 at 08:08 PM
    Naked_eskimo,Yes I have done it with great success. I don't recall what size drill bit I used,
    but just choose one that will fit. Also, use some form of lubricant/coolant when doing the
    drilling, keep...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Sensor Probes for RANCO Controllers on 08-31-2010 at 07:45 PM
    I know this is an older post but I had a somewhat related question: Do you think that an RJ11
    male plug could be wired to a ranco probe, and then wire the female plug into the ranco unit so
    that the p...

  • Posted in thread: Cold ale yeasts: Wyeast-1007 vs 2565 vs 2112 (for altbiers, kolsch, & cream ales) on 08-04-2010 at 04:43 PM
    I was hoping some of you whom have used these yeasts could give me some insight into their
    respective properties. The room in my basement where I usually ferment stays very cool year
    round (13-16C, 55...

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