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Posted in thread: Bung stuck!!!!! on 07-20-2010 at 11:41 AM
Got a spare bung? Put some star-san on the top of the bung that's stuck, shove that bad boy all
the way in, then use your spare bung. Once the beer's racked out of the better bottle, you can
do the pl...
Posted in thread: Food Grade Dry Ice Cooling didnt work on 06-29-2010 at 12:50 PM
.Did you know that dihydrogen monoxide is deadly too? And it's in BEER.That's some dangerous
stuff. And, the worst part of it is that fish have sex in it. Icky.
Posted in thread: My Ugly Junk- Corona Mill Station... on 03-16-2010 at 08:35 PM
This is still my favorite thread on here, even after 3 months of ice fishing instead of
brewing. I need to dust off all my brewing gear and get another batch in the works so I can
show off my ugly jun...
Posted in thread: Heinous low FG on 01-21-2010 at 01:15 AM
I just brewed an Irish Stout kit that was produced at my LHBS with fresh malt, hops, and yeast.
Everything went as normal during brew day, the only difference from usual was that now I'm
using a new 6...
Posted in thread: Frozen Iodophor? on 01-10-2010 at 05:42 PM
I was really smart and kept my iodophor in unheated storage during a New England winter. Went
to bottle up some beer a few minutes ago, and lo and behold, when it is 3 degrees at sunrise,
you might ha...
Posted in thread: Got some free buckets, but with loose lids... on 12-31-2009 at 07:29 PM
Sounds like a perfect opportunity to get yourself off the airlock addiction.He doesn't have a
problem, he can stop watching them anytime he wants!
Posted in thread: Bottling on 12-31-2009 at 07:13 PM
I'd drink one a week, since it's your first batch. It'll give you an idea of how it changes
over time.I usually use at least one clear bottle, too. Then you can look at it to see when the
yeast has dr...
Posted in thread: Trapped without a pint glass on 12-28-2009 at 11:51 PM
So anyone want to explain the advantages of a mason jar to me? It seems worse than a shaker
glass (and I think those are horrible). I have a lot of willbecher glasses which I think are
okay, but I gen...
Posted in thread: Trapped without a pint glass on 12-27-2009 at 11:21 PM
See if you can find a mason jar. They come a close second for me.Old ladies always have mason
jars, don't they? Short of a mason jar, you could always break a glass and slice yourself with
Posted in thread: Ever wonder how UPS handles "Fragile, Glass inside" labels? on 12-23-2009 at 01:45 AM
I used to work at UPS loading the trailers. They train you to squish boxes. Keeps them packed
in tight for shipping, donchano. The lighter ones are less likely to get abused, as long as
they're not li...