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Posted in thread: High final gravity, possible bottle bomb issue on 06-18-2012 at 11:38 PM
Hey All,I just finished a brown ale Brewhouse kit I was given. Original FG was 1.050 (or
possibly 1.058, for some reason I thought it was higher than 1.050) pitched May 19th. Wrote it
down in my log b...
Posted in thread: Prepping bottles for my first batch!!!!! on 01-11-2011 at 04:08 PM
I've tried a couple of different methods, and this is what I've settled on.-24H soak in
oxiclean and warm water. Scrub any new bottles with a scotchbrite pad to remove any left over
Posted in thread: Does anyone brew during a cold winter? on 12-03-2010 at 05:27 AM
come visit us brewers in the great white north. It's winter hear half the year. I brewed a
batch of all grain in my garage 2 weekends ago. -21*C. Not a lot of fun, but that was the only
weekend I coul...
Posted in thread: What's with the ice chest coolers? on 12-01-2010 at 04:04 PM
Mash Tun. Water is heated to ~155*F then crushed grains are added (doughing in), stirred, and
left to sit for about an hour to convert starches into fermentable sugars. Used primarily for
all grain br...
Posted in thread: Another brewday.. murphy style on 11-29-2010 at 03:59 PM
Hi All,Thought I'd share some excerpts from my wonderful brew day yesterday, see if anyone gets
a chuckle. To cut down on bulk, I'll only mention the things that went wrong.-Get distracted
mid way thr...
Posted in thread: Ribcage IC with Ice Water Recirculation System - Cheap on 11-25-2010 at 07:37 PM
I love my ribcage chiller... It does a great job. I suspect the biggest advantage over a normal
coil is the ability of the wort to circulate through the chiller with almost no resistance. I
stir the h...
Posted in thread: Temperature control for 30g conicals? on 11-25-2010 at 07:10 PM
I'd say your two options are a heat controlled room build, or a water jacket. Easiest: Room
build. Window AC unit and small heater. Two stage temp controller.Smallest footprint: Water
jacket. Wrap 3/8...
Posted in thread: Okanagan Spring 1516 on 11-23-2010 at 09:48 PM
I was wondering if anyone had an idea for a clone of Okanagan Spring 1516. This is a Canadian
beer, and one of my favorites. The main marketing for it is that it complies with the bavarian
Posted in thread: How long is constant temp important? on 11-23-2010 at 05:00 PM
I've got a batch of Rolf's Irish Red Ale happily bubbling away in my fermentation chamber. I
pitched notty on Sunday, and am holding the temp at 18*C (65*F). I usually ignore a new batch
for a solid 3...
Posted in thread: Cheap (free) vacuum packer for hops on 11-22-2010 at 07:01 PM
have one of these things, and it works really well. Same concept, better pump. Cheap to buy.
I use it for lots of stuff.