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Posted in thread: Got a counterflow wort chiller for Christmas on 12-27-2012 at 10:16 PM
So my awesome wife got me a counterflow wort chiller for Christmas! The only problem is, I
don't have a march pump and my brew kettle does not have a spigot. What is the recommended way
to get my hot ...
Posted in thread: 1 CO2 tank, 6 corny kegs on 07-24-2012 at 08:05 PM
Oh, good call on the vacuum! Man, this is the best board on the interwebs!
Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 07-24-2012 at 08:03 PM
The other day I had a SA Boston Lager from a tap at an airport bar. I couldn't even finish it
and at $10 a pint that was a shame. It just tasted terrible, almost skunked. I was tempted to
ask the bart...
Posted in thread: 1 CO2 tank, 6 corny kegs on 07-24-2012 at 07:24 PM
So I've brewed up 6 different styles of beer in 6 different kegs for a friend's party. I have
all the kegs and picnic taps, but I only have 1 CO2 tank/regulator. I don't mind pushing the
same PSI into...
Posted in thread: Does anyone else think Sam Adam's beer sucks on 07-21-2012 at 03:33 PM
There's a lot of hate for the Cherry Wheat in here. I'm not a huge fan of it myself but I
wouldn't pour it down the sink. For some reason I seem to recall that they had a home brewing
contest among th...
Posted in thread: Brew Buddy on 07-13-2012 at 09:53 PM
My brew buddy has been helping me since he was just a few weeks old. Now he's almost 6 months
and he helped me brew his 6th batch last weekend!
Posted in thread: Wort chiller on 07-13-2012 at 07:00 PM
I like to collect the hot water that first comes out of my immersion chiller in my HLT. I then
use that hot water for cleaning. Once the runoff gets cool, I'll run it into a tub where I'll
stick my ke...
Posted in thread: Cloudy/milky beer on 07-13-2012 at 05:03 PM
I suppose it's already been "crash-cooling". After I put it in the secondary fermenter (2 weeks
ago), I set my fridge back to 40 degrees. I guess it does look like it's starting to clarify at
Posted in thread: Cloudy/milky beer on 07-13-2012 at 03:16 PM
Yes, I used two vials of yeast because I did not make a yeast starter. The fermentation seemed
to go great once it got started. It fermented for almost 2 weeks straight, but it took 3 days
to get star...
Posted in thread: Cloudy/milky beer on 07-13-2012 at 03:06 PM
Those pictures above are from this morning. I haven't tasted it since I put it into the
secondary a few weeks ago, so maybe I'll sneak some out this weekend and get some tasting