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Posted in thread: Edmund Fitzgerald Clone (AG) on 11-10-2011 at 06:35 PM
Time to dig out the Gordon Lightfoot album and pour yourself one of these in memory of the 29
men lost on this day in 1975
Posted in thread: Is all dogfish head beer expensive? on 01-17-2011 at 08:54 PM
The way around this? Many manufacturers make a fake beer with coloring and flavoring added to
seltzer water and alcohol.I would take your expensive beer and a fully stocked family mart with
Posted in thread: Edmund Fitzgerald Clone (AG) on 01-05-2011 at 01:48 PM
Looking at this for my next 10 gallon batch - just one question: is Gordon Lightfoot's ballad
on repeat mandatory during the brew? I sure hope so...
Posted in thread: Mash Recirc vs. Stirring on 12-29-2010 at 02:04 PM
What do you currently use for a mash tun? Do you mash inside or out? I see you are in Chicago,
so this can make a big difference in choice. My last batch was brewed in ambient temps of -5 F,
and I mas...
Posted in thread: First AG, LOTS of questions...Help!! on 12-29-2010 at 01:48 PM
I know that efficiency isn't all THAT important, but I'm just curious and want to be able to
track how different sparge methods affect this efficiency.I would focus on getting that number
to be consi...
Posted in thread: Time Lapse Video of Bottling on 12-22-2010 at 01:20 PM
Congrats. It has been fun brewing every other week for the last couple months, hopefully I can
get back to a semi regular schedule fairly quickly, who knows.
Posted in thread: Time Lapse Video of Bottling on 12-21-2010 at 03:04 PM
Great video! Perhaps this is a stupid qurstipn but your wife wont be pregnant by the time she
gets around to drinking this will she?Ha, she is due in 2 weeks, and it has been conditioning
for 3 weeks ...
Posted in thread: Home made immersion coil chiller... thoughts? on 12-07-2010 at 02:20 PM
20 feet seems to work fine for my chiller, I stir constantly and it cools the wort in under 10
minutes when the tap water is cold. Of course, 50 feet is better
Posted in thread: question for those using a rectangular cooler foramash tun on 12-07-2010 at 02:15 PM
Keep in mind, a pound or two of 2 row is around $1.50-$2.00 if you are buying 50 pound sacks,
so investing in additional equipment just to up your efficiency a bit would take many many
batches to pay ...
Posted in thread: Home made immersion coil chiller... thoughts? on 12-06-2010 at 04:36 PM
The one in the video is a ton of coils, when I use mine that has maybe only 10 coils or so, the
water goes in at ~40 degrees and comes out scalding hot, so it seems to me that it is big
enough to do t...