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Posted in thread: May be stupid question on 01-31-2015 at 12:36 AM
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Posted in thread: Do I need a false bottom? on 01-26-2015 at 04:25 PM
You can make your own bag to fit you cooler by going to the fabric store and buying nylon mesh
in the design coarseness then cutting and sewing to fit.
Posted in thread: 3 tier gravity fed sculpture on 01-26-2015 at 04:15 PM
Are you going to put a heat shield between the cooler and the upper burn? You might melt your
cooler otherwise. Looks awesome!
Posted in thread: Simple brew rig on 01-26-2015 at 04:12 PM
Thanks for sharing. I am trying to piece together a small mobile setup and it helps to see
others. I saw a stainless janitorial cart a few months back on CL for less than $100. It would
have been perf...
Posted in thread: Using fruit... on 12-30-2014 at 01:23 AM
You could use lactose (which doesn't ferment), you could back sweeten with more cider, sugar,
honey or other fermentable sugars and then use campden tabs or pasteurization to kill the
yeast. If you wa...
Posted in thread: she said "it takes too long"......... on 12-28-2014 at 03:09 AM
Smaller batches would greatly reduce the brew day because it takes much less time to heat/boil
smaller volumes. I am interested to hear what kind of burner you are using and if you know the
BTU. Are y...
Posted in thread: she said "it takes too long"......... on 12-28-2014 at 02:56 AM
yup, half the beer in half the time lol.I just don't condone teaching someone short cuts who
doesn't know what the task properly involves. You just shouldn't teach improper techniques
(drinking hot wa...
Posted in thread: Barrel aged beer. on 12-26-2014 at 04:04 PM
Not sure you need to age in a barrel that long but it depends on what you are getting to do.
You will have volume loss from evaporation so either top it off or just expect less end
product. If you are...
Posted in thread: she said "it takes too long"......... on 12-26-2014 at 03:27 AM
Owly what size batches do you do? Are you using a commercial gas stove or a regular residential
Posted in thread: Glad to be here!! on 12-26-2014 at 02:37 AM
Easiest hard cider recipe is 5 gals of Apple juice with no additives except ascorbic acid
(vitamin C), 1 Nottingham dry yeast packet, and some yeast nutrients (follow directions on the
package). The c...