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Posted in thread: Xmas Party Recipe Advice on 11-22-2013 at 04:41 PM
Last year, I brought a keg of kit PSA IPA to a xmas party. Everybody loved it. Mild and fruity
enough of an IPA for non-IPA drinkers, good beer on it's own for the people who could
appreciate it. I br...
Posted in thread: Xmas Party Recipe Advice on 11-22-2013 at 03:35 PM
OK, I was given notice of an upcoming Xmas party and asked to provide a keg. Problem is that I
will have to turn the beer around in about 18-21 days. Last year I brought a keg of stout and
the guests ...
Posted in thread: None More Black Vanilla Stout on 11-22-2013 at 01:16 AM
Only drawback I see is they may get pulled into the pick up tube and block it....I doubt you'll
get any contribution though. I soak my beans for 3 days then rack the wort on them for 7-14
Posted in thread: Boil Efficiency? on 11-12-2013 at 08:07 PM
I haven't yet developed my confidence in the refractometer so I still check with both. I take
the initial reading with the refractometer and let my hydrometer sample cool.I will add this: I
used an ou...
Posted in thread: Boil Efficiency? on 11-12-2013 at 07:30 PM
Brewed a small batch this past weekend. I hit my pre-boil gravity and volume almost exactly but
my post boil gravity was low by 10 points (volume was spot on). I've checked the predicted
values on 3 d...
Posted in thread: How to check gravity post mash on 11-12-2013 at 07:25 PM
I usually fill my hydrometer with wort and then stand it up in a pitcher of tap water, maybe
throw a couple of ice cubes in the water after about 5 minutes. The wort will cool down pretty
Posted in thread: Rubber Grommets (Bucket Fermenters) on 10-30-2013 at 05:54 PM
Thank you, sir!
Posted in thread: Rubber Grommets (Bucket Fermenters) on 10-30-2013 at 01:48 AM
Alright! Another "like" for a source on that punch! :)
Posted in thread: Rubber Grommets (Bucket Fermenters) on 10-29-2013 at 03:02 PM
I opened up all the small grommet holes in my plastic lids to fit the glass carboy bung.'da
KidI did this to one of the lids this past weekend, although it didn't come out great. Curious
what you used...
Posted in thread: Rubber Grommets (Bucket Fermenters) on 10-29-2013 at 01:13 AM
Go to Home Despot, or Lowe's. They should have rubber grommets in the electrical department.I
got the grommets at Home Depot and they did not perform well. Almost reminded me if the
reaction you get ...