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Posted in thread: Hastings Brew Works Giveaway on 07-04-2016 at 09:55 PM
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher Fail on 06-27-2016 at 10:22 PM
Mine has been sent back twice, even when it was pretty new. I hate it.I take it apart, clean
it, change the gap, speak sweetly to it, etc, but I still hate it.I just don't have the budget
to buy a new...
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher Fail on 06-27-2016 at 12:47 AM
Yeah, is a common issue, especially if you put a whole lot of grain through it. I don't think
it's made for heavy homebrewer use. I retired mine a couple of years ago and spent the coin on
a Monster m...
Posted in thread: Grain storage - Firehouse Subs Pickle Buckets on 06-27-2016 at 12:44 AM
The pickle buckets from there are great because of the charity. However, I use them for hauling
dirt or something. Pickles are near impossible to get out of plastic.
Posted in thread: OG reading help on 06-27-2016 at 12:41 AM
Your on your way to making beer. Other than that.....no worries.
Posted in thread: What size batches do you brew? on 06-19-2016 at 01:52 PM
Most of my batches are 11 gallons. I split the batch with my brew partner and the extra gallon
makes up for dead spaces in my system and hop absorption.
Posted in thread: Lager with Gelatin? on 06-16-2016 at 08:04 PM
If your going to lager the proper amount of time at the proper temperature, the beer should
come out very clear with no gelatin. Your basically cold crashing for a month and a half.
Posted in thread: Cleaning Carboys...... on 06-11-2016 at 09:00 PM
I have always used Oxyclean free to clean my carboys. Fill half way with warm water, an
eyeballed amount of Oxy, insert the solid rubber stopper and lay on its side. Come back after a
few hours, rotat...
Posted in thread: What are you doing RIGHT NOW? on 06-11-2016 at 08:58 PM
Scouring the web while drinking the champagne of beers :mug:
Posted in thread: Lemon Zest addition on 06-07-2016 at 11:06 PM
I use a "zester" tool from the kitchen store to zest my lemons and throw them in the boil with
20 minutes to go. Zest from two lemons won't do a whole lot in my opinion, doubt you will
notice it. You ...