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Posted in thread: What kind of water do you use? on 03-23-2013 at 12:50 AM
Tap water, minerals and all. We have hard water, very hard water. I enjoy every drop. :D
Posted in thread: A slightly different Kegerator Project on 08-01-2012 at 04:41 AM
Nice job!Tip on staining in the future- to eliminate the blotchy look on the pine, use the
"Pre-stain" before staining the wood. The "pre-stain" ensures that the stain absorbs equally
and give it a co...
Posted in thread: How much priming sugar in keg? on 10-28-2010 at 01:01 AM
I realize this thread is over a year old.Curious if there were any updates to the data,
experiences posted originally in this thread?I have noticed my beer doesnt have that special
something, yea they...
Posted in thread: Is there a guide for installing a thermostat in a fridge? on 10-02-2009 at 04:39 AM
IS this for a standard home refridge?If so there is only one circuit.
Posted in thread: Ways to increase boil temperature on 01-31-2009 at 08:45 PM
Backpackers use what is called a windscreen. Not only does it keep the wind off teh pot, it
funnels the heat up the side of hte pot and reduces cook time by increasing temps around the
pot. In ohter w...
Posted in thread: Your Favorite Kits on 01-31-2009 at 08:07 PM
So far my favorite is Wind River Brewing Company "Old World Pilsner". WindRiver Light Lager
Posted in thread: Low Original Gravity Problems on 01-31-2009 at 07:14 PM
I was reading the 10 tips thread and had a question that relates to this thread. Does the
volume of water you steep the grains in make a difference? I have been steeping at the same
volume of water I ...
Posted in thread: Racking Questions on 01-31-2009 at 07:09 PM
The secondary stage is really a lagering stage. This is where the flavors blend better, more
sediment drops out, and you free up your primary fermentor for another batch. You can leave it
in the secon...
Posted in thread: 10 tips to better extract brewing on 01-31-2009 at 06:59 PM
I'm going to try that suggestion on steeping the grains. Steep in a smaller volume of water.
Posted in thread: Low Original Gravity Problems on 01-31-2009 at 03:35 PM
I just noticed the same thing with an LD Carlson kit I picked up from my local Home Brew Store.
Does this affect the alchohol volume? I gather it does, in my case dropped by 1%. I don't use a