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Posted in thread: Copper in beer line on 11-15-2012 at 04:36 PM
I recently purchased a Blichmann Beer Gun, and the one thing I don't have to hook it up is a
spare stainless steel flare/barb fitting.I know you're not supposed to use copper in beer
lines, because th...
Posted in thread: Beer Line cutter on 11-05-2012 at 06:46 PM
Agree with others that you can get by with scissors, tin snips, razor blades, etc. But if you
envision cutting frequently, you can invest in something like this $12 tubing cutter. HERE IS
THE LINKMy r...
Posted in thread: Beer Line cutter on 11-03-2012 at 07:26 PM
I use a single-edge razor blade. You can get a 100-pack at Home Cheapo or Blowes for $5 or $6
and keep them in your toolbox. I find them real handy for all kinds of jobs around the house
and shop. And...
Posted in thread: Uses For Spent Grains on 11-02-2012 at 02:04 PM
What if anything do you do to the grain before giving it to your chickens? My neighbor has them
and I've been wanting to offer up my grain but I thought it would need to be dried or
Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 09-29-2012 at 04:34 AM
I am really looking to ramp up my brewing in the near future and I was thinking that a
reasonable turnover time for mild brews (1.035-1.060) would be 21 days. This would give me 7
days in primary, 2 d...
Posted in thread: Corny 2+ Fermenter - Dry Hopping on 09-29-2012 at 12:33 AM
Many people have posted how happy they are using Corny kegs for secondary (or even primary)
fermenters. I plan to try using them for secondary fermenters, but I brew a lot of dry-hopped
IPAs using hop...
Posted in thread: I hate throwing stuff in the trash on 08-20-2012 at 10:00 PM
Thank you for all your suggestions.The subtle, yet complex characteristics of combining the
three distinct hop varieties would have required a balancing complexity of the specialty
grains. Flying Dog ...
Posted in thread: I hate throwing stuff in the trash on 08-20-2012 at 02:54 AM
I hate throwing stuff in the trash.An acquaintance gave me a bunch of whole leaf hops - still
sealed in the original oxygen-barrier bags. He was cleaning out his refrigerator (kinda like a
Posted in thread: Where to buy Corny kegs ? on 08-07-2012 at 01:31 PM
Thanks for your recommendations. I bought 4 from McEver. Will let you know my review once I've
received them.Sorry it's taken so long. I purchased the $39 "Class A" kegs from McEver
Distributors. The ...
Posted in thread: Where to buy Corny kegs ? on 06-28-2012 at 01:00 AM
Hey guys,Thanks for your recommendations. I bought 4 from McEver. Will let you know my review
once I've received them.Thanks,Dave
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