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Posted in thread: Beer not carbonating on 12-16-2012 at 12:37 AM
What Revvy says is true. Forget all the shiny gadgets, the best tool to have in your home
brewery is patience.Take that case of bottles, stick them in a closet somewhere so you'll just
forget about th...
Posted in thread: Cleaning Bottles on 12-11-2012 at 12:41 AM
I agree. Unless they are FUNKY, just make up a solution of hot water and pbw. No need to scrub,
just let the chemicals do their thing in hot water and you'll be good to go.
Posted in thread: Can my Imperial Stout be saved? on 12-11-2012 at 12:35 AM
I would boil some DME and add it in there. If you made a 3L starter, those yeasties are going
to be looking for some food.
Posted in thread: What equipment will i need for my first all-grain 5 Gallon batch? on 11-24-2012 at 01:15 PM
The minimum you will need is a mash tun. There is a thread on here about converting a cooler.
Take the parts list with you to Home Depot and get everything needed to assemble (it's not
much). Slap you...
Posted in thread: Beer Filters, Do you use one? on 11-24-2012 at 01:07 PM
The new BYO covers filtering options. It's a pretty decent read.
Posted in thread: Beginner Keg system on 10-22-2012 at 10:51 PM
You can spend as much or as little as you want.I got my keg setup from my LHBS for $200
(included 1 corny, 10# co2 tank, dual regulator, gas/liquid tubing, quick disconnects and they
even threw in som...
Posted in thread: If you could share a pint with anyone, who would it be? on 10-16-2012 at 10:51 AM
Anyone? George Washington, without a doubt. Im fascinated by him; but if it has to be someone
currently alive, I would have to say Zach galafianakis...boy, talk about extremes lol
Posted in thread: Planning my first big beers- How long? on 10-11-2012 at 02:32 AM
I wouldn't over think it. Just go with your gut. There is no steadfast "rule". We're not
building rockets, just making some beer, ya know?Let it bulk age in the secondary for a month,
or 3 if you pref...
Posted in thread: Planning my first big beers- How long? on 10-11-2012 at 02:07 AM
Depending on how big that RIS is, it will take a while to carb up. Just bottle and leave them
alone as long as you can stand it. I just bottled some RIS about 3 weeks ago and I'm sure it's
not fully c...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Issue on 09-29-2012 at 05:51 PM
I made an octagon shaped cpvc manifold, modeled after one i saw in another thread, and it works
great. I wouldn't go back to the braid.