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Posted in thread: Advice for a homebrewer transplanted from L.A. to Winchester on 10-28-2014 at 05:59 PM
SWMBO took a job out here so we landed in Winchester a couple months ago. So far I hate it
here, seriously. But am trying to make an effort to adjust, meet people, try to sort out a few
decent folks o...
Posted in thread: Co2 filled in MA on 10-28-2014 at 05:36 PM
Just moved to "Winchesta" from the west coast. Before I left I kegged my last brew and put it
on gas in the moving truck and drove 3K miles - called it the cost-to-coast IPA. When I pulled
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 02-16-2014 at 07:21 PM
Since you say you swapped the pot, then the only thing left is the voltage regulator. Have you
tested the output with a meter?My first thought would have been the pot. Either it is bad and
going from ...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout clone (2011 HBT Competition Category 21 winner) on 02-13-2014 at 10:36 PM
You could also add cocoa nibs in secondary too.Well I did add the nibs from flamout until
racking to primary as called for in the recipe. I have been munching on them here and there and
nibs are prett...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout clone (2011 HBT Competition Category 21 winner) on 02-13-2014 at 07:00 PM
I brewed this yesterday and everything went fine with one exception. I added a 2oz bittersweet
chocolate bar and stirred at flameout thinking the heat and stirring would've dissolved it, but
to my dis...
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 02-12-2014 at 05:11 PM
This is a fool proof wiring diagram. All parts is obtainable from your local Radio Shack. will
allow for perfect speed control. Using just a potentiometer will work at first but wont last
and last. Y...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown AG on 02-11-2014 at 06:44 AM
Hi guys, trying to figure out which style this beer more closely aligns with: Northern English
Brown Ale or American Brown Ale. Based on the OG I am leaning more towards American but in
other ways it ...
Posted in thread: Is my 5 month old WLP001 vial still viable? on 02-05-2014 at 11:14 PM
If theres yeast activity then it obviously doesnt have 0% viability. Sounds like its working
fine with your starters. Keep doing what you're doing.Do you think another 1.6L step-up will
bring me to th...
Posted in thread: Is my 5 month old WLP001 vial still viable? on 02-05-2014 at 11:09 PM
Hi HBT,I bought a vial of WLP001 Cal Ale yeast last fall and have kept it in the dark fridge
ever since. I think it's "best before date" is Jan 02, 2014, making the production date Sept
02, 2013. I am...
Posted in thread: Copper tubing in a kegerator? on 01-22-2014 at 05:02 AM
I just converted a kegerator and want to keep the beer lines cool in the draft tower. I'm going
to connect the PC fan into the tower, with a hose.So does that mean I don't need to buy PVC
pipe for the...