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Posted in thread: Smallest, cheapest electric rig possible for 1 gallon on 04-25-2013 at 03:39 PM
What about this: an electric turkey fryer. It has a basket that lifts out, stainless steel
heating element, a timer, and a temperature dial that supposedly goes down to 125. Drain spigot
in the back...
Posted in thread: Smallest, cheapest electric rig possible for 1 gallon on 04-25-2013 at 02:04 PM
It's a theoretical exercise at this point.I'm looking for all grain, as easy and cheap as
possible. If that means BIAB then great, if there is an easier or cheaper way then that's even
better. To me, ...
Posted in thread: Smallest, cheapest electric rig possible for 1 gallon on 04-24-2013 at 09:15 PM
I've been thinking about the rising interest in 1 gallon and small scale brewing and as
everyone here tends to point out - that sure takes a lot of time for a teeny amount of beer. I
do know a number ...
Posted in thread: Black Walnut Robust Porter on 09-25-2012 at 05:26 PM
Maybe try steeping some first and see how extraction goes - the papery skins on nuts are high
in tannins which may make it easy to overshoot. You could also look into walnut liquor and try
Posted in thread: Effect of bottling on acidity on 09-24-2012 at 08:32 PM
I've got a lambic that I pitched the wyeast lambic blend and let sit in primary for a year. I
pulled a sample today and found the gravity higher than expected (1.014), it was tart, but not
very, and h...
Posted in thread: Anyone want to trade Wild ales? on 09-19-2012 at 10:19 PM
The beers arrived today and look great, thanks!
Posted in thread: Reducing O2 when racking w/ grade school science on 09-11-2012 at 01:06 PM
I always rack my beers using a racking cane and some tubing running to the bottom of a new
carboy, but I've got some sours I'd like to rack soon and I've been thinking about how I can
keep the oxygen ...
Posted in thread: Anyone want to trade Wild ales? on 09-07-2012 at 09:44 PM
I've got a medal winning Kriek here, it's been in the bottle 7 months or so after it won the
medal so it's drifted a little bit, but still good. It's the only sour I've got ready to go but
I'd be happ...
Posted in thread: Bottling a young lambic on 09-05-2012 at 07:20 PM
I was in a similar situation as you, bottling on the same timeline and I bottled my kriek in
12oz bottles over eight months ago. I don't have my notes at hand, but I believe I used about
the same amou...
Posted in thread: Let me see your BIAB setup! on 04-06-2012 at 02:49 PM
Old thread, but howd the basket work out? Did you get a good grain bed for filtering out of?
Efficiency okay? What about the concern about the water around the sides - did that present a
problem or di...