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Posted in thread: controlling Mash Temps on 10-21-2013 at 06:09 AM
The short answer - you're worrying too much. Relax - have a homebrew!The traditional step-mash
had 4 "rests" - temperatures where different enzymes did their best work. To understand our
Posted in thread: Thinking about switching to kegging... on 10-16-2013 at 09:27 PM
I recently found someone nearby on kijiji trying to offload a converted fridge with lines
(sanke fitted unfortunately), a 5# tank, regulator and one pass through faucet for $200. Good
find! Figure th...
Posted in thread: thinking of switching to ebrewing to bring my brewery to the basement. on 10-16-2013 at 04:12 PM
Why do you want to do step mashes? Today's malts don't need them except for a few oddball ones.
Practically nobody, including commercial breweries, does it anymore.RIMS v. HERMS - A RIMS
Posted in thread: Thinking about switching to kegging... on 10-15-2013 at 04:58 PM
Just as a data point on the priceI bought a used kegerator fridge which has 4 taps, a 4-way gas
manifold with shutoffs (with internal check valves), all the hoses, ball lock connectors, and a
5# CO2 t...
Posted in thread: Thinking about switching to kegging... on 10-12-2013 at 04:44 AM
Once you start kegging, you'll never go back.You will have only 1 bottle to wash instead of 48.
Opening a bottle of homebrew is cool, but there's no better feeling than flicking the tap
handle and wat...
Posted in thread: thinking of switching to ebrewing to bring my brewery to the basement. on 10-12-2013 at 03:24 AM
I went electric because my brewery shares my garage with my antique motorcycles, and gasoline
and flames mix way too well.The Electric Brewery has a great setup. I used all his kettles and
Posted in thread: Beer names - obsolete jobs on 09-12-2013 at 03:51 PM
Having trouble coming up with a name for your latest brew? Here are some obsolete job titles
that you might consider.Can you suggest a beer style for each one?Gandy Dancer – Railroad
Posted in thread: what kind of water do you brew with? on 09-09-2013 at 01:15 AM
I've just moved from the land of extract brewing [...] ( I dont mind paying the money)Welcome
to the land of all-grain brewing, where you'll need twice as much water as you did for extract
brewing - s...
Posted in thread: McMaster Keg O-Ring List on 07-14-2013 at 05:53 PM
The dip tube o-rings that came on the kegs I've bought from soda distributors have a square
cross-section instead of round.McMaster# 4061T155Same for the plastic ball-lock
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Yeast Mistake on 07-11-2013 at 03:51 PM
Jamil [...] was surprised that the beer they drank with the White Labs Cream Ale yeast had a
real cream ale character compared to the other beers.That's what I was afraid of.I called White