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  • Posted in thread: ice wand wort chiller on 01-27-2011 at 03:57 AM
    If one was interested in buying a container like that, where would be the best place to get
    one? Restaurant supply? I am thinking not even for beer reasons, but to actually chill hot
    soups and stuff.L...

  • Posted in thread: Thermometer for AG = lots of (easy) questions - feedback needed on 01-27-2011 at 03:54 AM
    Another plug for thermapen. I have used taylor and other instant type thermo's and while nice,
    just don't measure to the thermapen. Plus that thing is great for general kitchen use if you
    cook a lot.

  • Posted in thread: Road Trip brewery visits on 12-29-2010 at 05:03 PM
    I have never been, but have heard really great things about , in pleasantville ny. Seems like
    an pretty cool spot.

  • Posted in thread: krausen fell after 4 days? on 12-28-2010 at 08:02 PM
    Don't fret over the krausen. Before letting it sit for 3 weeks, I would check the gravity real
    quick so you know where the beer is actually at. The beer is most likely done fermenting or in
    final stag...

  • Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-23-2010 at 02:52 PM
    username: ianofatx

  • Posted in thread: Attenuation problems on 12-22-2010 at 09:19 PM
    the amount of yeast you are pitching from a 11.5 gram packet of dry yeast is more (roughly
    twice I think) than what you are pitching from an activator pack (or whitelabs vial).use the
    yeast pitch rate...

  • Posted in thread: How many Extract batches before All Grain on 12-21-2010 at 08:43 PM
    I brewed probably 4 partial mash kits in the span of 2 months (or extract with steeping grain)
    then moved to all grain. I figured for a tiny bit more equipment cost (a cooler and manifold,
    already was...

  • Posted in thread: Crystal Malt Opinions on 12-17-2010 at 01:19 PM
    I like crystal malt in all of its forms, although there are a lot of people that use too much
    or lean on them as a crutch. Just like a lot of things, when used properly they are great.

  • Posted in thread: Help me make my IPA better on 12-16-2010 at 06:21 PM
    The fuggles dry hop is a bit odd, especially after all of the more american ipa style hop
    additions during the brew.Is there anything that you are looking for? A flavor that is lacking
    or something yo...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast for Porter on 12-10-2010 at 09:35 PM
    I would probably do the same thing with the 1968.