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Posted in thread: New CO2 Refill near Chicago O'Hare on 06-29-2012 at 01:21 AM
Thanks for the thread here, Shoppy. I got a fill there this week and the son (Andrew) asked
where all of us homebrewers are hearing about this place. So I promised to spread the word
around here and I...
Posted in thread: CO2 refills in Chicago - RANT on 06-26-2012 at 05:02 PM
If you want to be a really good boyfriend take your GF out to eat downtown and check out NFC on
N. Leavitt, just south of Clybourn Ave. $20 will exchange/refill your tank in less than 5
Posted in thread: CO2 refills in Chicago - RANT on 06-26-2012 at 05:01 PM
I've "only" been looking at paintball places because places like Airgas and Praxair are open
9-5 and I have a job I need to keep lol. Sporting goods stores are open evenings, paintball
places, the sam...
Posted in thread: CO2 refills in Chicago - RANT on 06-26-2012 at 02:51 PM
Hey all,Feel free to comment or offer guidance, but I"m going on a rant here lolWhy can't I
find a decent place to refill my CO2? I live in Oak Park (just west of Chicago) and cannot find
ANYWHERE to ...
Posted in thread: Yeast pitching mistake? on 06-18-2012 at 05:16 PM
How and why would it be a problem? I would try to cool it off to about 68 but yeast survive up
to 90 no problem. Hell my latest IPA fermented at 78 during active fermentation and it tastes
fine. Just ...
Posted in thread: ANOTHER weldless valve thread... on 03-03-2012 at 09:26 PM
Thanks for the confidence, sadly I'm already boiling and decided to just stick-it-out one more
time with the aluminum turkey fryer pot. Even after using this pot countless times I still
freak out at h...
Posted in thread: ANOTHER weldless valve thread... on 03-03-2012 at 04:34 PM
Hey allBeen lurking and reading posts but haven't posted lately :(I picked up a new boil kettle
- 10.5 gallon Polar Ware with the hole drilled for a valve. The HBS I picked it up at had sold
Posted in thread: Sludge beer on 01-15-2012 at 01:30 AM
Did you just keg and try to force carb today? I'd give it some more time to get more
carbonatedWhen I'm trying to quickly carb in my keg, I'll turn it up to 25-30 PSI, shake it up
a bit, and let it si...
Posted in thread: First timer on 01-13-2012 at 02:58 AM
I guess everyone will have differing opinions on how long to leave in primary...I remember
those directions that come with the kits always said something like 3-5 days in primary, move
to secondary, b...
Posted in thread: what did I brew? on 01-10-2012 at 03:43 AM
Gracias, MalFet, and nice to meet you, I'll be seeing you around!
Primary - empty
Secondary - rogue dead guy clone
Bottle - irish stout, chocolate extra stout, nut brown ale, american wheat
on deck - fat tire clone (and lots of it)?
- Making clearer beer
- What are you drinking now?
- Anybody up for a riddle?
- Bar build - Thanks All
- Hops not dropping out
- Batched an experimental brew, seeking opinions on the recipe
- Brutus Style Brewstand Build
- It's official starting my own brewing business!
- Vintner's Harvest Pear Cider
- Group Buy in Chicago #8
- Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale