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Posted in thread: The Barley Crusher Malt Mill & 3/8" Drill Question on 06-24-2014 at 02:18 PM
I vote for a 1/2 inch slow speed corded drill, harbor freight has a couple models for 35 - 50
bucks that work well. Some 3/8 " drills spin pretty fast, and may not have the nads to hold up
for large g...
Posted in thread: Decommissioned 1/2 Barrel Kegs For Sale on 10-03-2011 at 02:23 PM
Sent you an email about checking if these are 15.5 gal or 50L. Definitely interested in two if
they're 15.5 gal.
Posted in thread: Pasteurization of Cider for Mead on 09-23-2011 at 06:41 PM
Adding on to the don't do anything to the cider. I've made two batches of cyser by putting
15lbs of honey into 5 gallons of fresh pressed, unfiltered, non-pasteurized, sulfite free
cider. No issue wit...
Posted in thread: Dogfish Head on Brewmasters: 2 Weeks to Ship?? on 11-23-2010 at 04:09 PM
Simple business economics would say that the commercial guys are going to push for a shorter
cycle. Fewer "production" days = more batches per year = more dinero from same equipment set =
higher ROI. ...
Posted in thread: Need Advice on Chillin on 10-22-2010 at 01:19 PM
Get a small cheap garden fountain pump from lowes or Home Depot. The pump should not cost more
then 10-20.00Start with the chiller hooked up to the 80F water as you did the last time. But
this time st...
Posted in thread: wlp570 flocculation question on 10-07-2010 at 02:25 PM
The Duvel strain is one of the SLOWEST yeasts around. I've done two triples with the Wyeast
version of it (1388), and left both on the yeast for about two months. No trace of autolysis,
and both finis...
Posted in thread: Favorite Oktoberfest beer this year? on 09-16-2010 at 07:00 PM
Only one I've tried this year was the Hooker's Oktoberfest from Connecticut. It was... not
good. It didn't really have enough malt backbone, and the hops produced an odd grassy/vegetable
Posted in thread: What to do with waste water from immersion chiller in winter? on 09-14-2010 at 03:28 PM
I minimize the amount produced by packing a cooler full of snow, adding a gallon or two of
water and hooking up a submersible pump. All the water is contained in the cooler, and you can
keep adding sn...
Posted in thread: Working on a recipe designer / batch manager for Android - who's interested? on 08-16-2010 at 03:43 PM
Building on the "export as html and host on a local Apache server", I signed up for Dropbox.com
and do a text file output of the recipe and save it into the Dropbox folder on the desktop,
which auto s...
Posted in thread: Plastic taste on 03-08-2010 at 07:28 PM
I've been using the Tygon lines for a while now, closing in on 8 months or so. No off tastes at
all. Yeah it was $45 for the 50', but I didn't ruin any beer in the process, and I've only
built the sys...