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Posted in thread: Putting hot wort on a refractometer? on 01-12-2017 at 10:51 PM
Mine came with a disposable pipette - so I bought a box of them off Amazon. Prob'ly a lifetime
supply.I saw the cheap plastic pitette that came with mine, laughed, realized it would melt
with boiling ...
Posted in thread: Whirlpooling and chilling on 01-10-2017 at 10:56 PM
I begin circulating at 15 minutes to go. This sanitizes the pump and lines with boiling wort.
After flameout, I monitor the temperature. Once the beer nears 200F I start running water
through my 50' i...
Posted in thread: Best place to order hops? on 01-10-2017 at 10:28 PM
What can I say....I'm a whore. I've bought from all of the above. Label Peelers is another site
that has good deals. Sign up for everyone's email listing (using an email you won't be annoyed
Posted in thread: Putting hot wort on a refractometer? on 01-10-2017 at 10:24 PM
I do what I've seen "real" brewers do on TV. Dip your stirring spoon into the wort and let a
few drops fall on the meter. Works fine for me too....
Posted in thread: Year old all grain kit. Still ok to brew? on 01-10-2017 at 10:21 PM
Eh, I've got a kit going on about 6 months old I plan on brewing soon. Only way to really find
out is brew it, I don't really see why it wouldn't be any good.Pretty much...what do you have
to loose? G...
Posted in thread: what are you guys using for heating in your chambers on 01-10-2017 at 10:19 PM
Use a fermwrap attached to the back of my fridge. Works just fine even when my basement gets
into the 40s. I have a dual controller....so I can set a temp and the heat pad will heat and
the refridge w...
Posted in thread: Hole in Keggle on 11-21-2016 at 10:08 PM
Maybe a plug like this: a stainless coupling with an oring? How big is the hole?An easier way
would be to email BobbyM at: and tell him what you need. If he doesn't' have it....most likely
he can ge...
Posted in thread: New here and new to brewing on 11-15-2016 at 09:25 PM
So what if your first batch is cloudy? You MADE BEER!! :tank:
Posted in thread: Wlp002 on 11-15-2016 at 09:23 PM
I've never had anything close to diacetyl in any brew I've made with 002. The funky tart taste
that comes from British yeast, (which I've grown to detest)....tons of it.
Posted in thread: % of alcohol on 11-15-2016 at 09:21 PM
If your doing an extract kit, I would just use the OG that came with the directions.