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  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in tub of water on 07-15-2014 at 01:22 AM
    The water level is near the beer level, the fermenter wants to float! I usually circulate ice
    bottles in the tub to keep the water temp near 60 but then I talked myself into the idea that
    if the water...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in tub of water on 07-15-2014 at 12:30 AM
    My fermenter is submerged to the point that it almost wants to float - there is very little if
    any beer above the waterline so the stick on thermometers are no good. I can put my digital
    against the b...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in tub of water on 07-15-2014 at 12:17 AM
    I ferment in buckets submerged in a tub of water in my basement. Ambient temperature is 66-68,
    the tub of water tends to be a few degrees cooler unless I augment with ice. My question is,
    without a th...

  • Posted in thread: Oxyclean mistake on 06-15-2014 at 03:43 AM
    So this was my first time using oxyclean as a cleaner. I used the oxyclean free stuff, I used
    3/4 of a cup to 5 gallons, I then let it sit for about 20 - 30 min, I then poured it out,
    forgot to rinse,...

  • Posted in thread: 525SS tension on 06-05-2014 at 02:36 AM
    Thanks - that's a great pic. Looks like I assembled right and there are no leaks - guess that's
    all that really matters!

  • Posted in thread: 525SS tension on 06-03-2014 at 07:20 PM
    I tore down and cleaned my 525SS's last night, after assembly I had no leaks but the tap
    handles move so freely I am afraid they will just fall open. Before the cleaning they seems to
    have more resist...

  • Posted in thread: Great article on yeast on 05-27-2014 at 05:05 PM
    Read this great article today Strange Brews: The Genes of Craft Beer and the part that talked
    about how DRASTICALLY different the same recipe was when simply changing yeast got me thinking
    I am in a y...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-15-2014 at 12:54 AM
    Count me in! Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: new Northern Brewer catalog. megapot 1.2 on 01-11-2014 at 03:24 PM
    Anyone using a 15gal for 5gal batches? Is it too big/tall for this?I do BIAB in a 10gal pot and
    many times have little to no room to spare when mashing, thinking a 15 would give me ample
    breathing roo...

  • Posted in thread: Baltimore City Water Report on 12-27-2013 at 01:45 AM
    Sis you ever track this down? I am in HoCo but we get water from Baltimore