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Posted in thread: bucket lid with 1" blowoff tube? on 12-11-2013 at 05:05 PM
I don't have $50 for glass carboys (trying to find reasonable ones on craigslist)Where do you
live? 6.5 gallon glass carboys are only $35 here
Posted in thread: Can a temp controller make a keezer colder than factory settings? on 12-11-2013 at 05:57 AM
thanks to everyone for the replies! this really gives me a good start. As for why I want to go
below 38... I've been trying to dual-use the kegerator as a lagering chamber. So I've been
lagering at 38...
Posted in thread: Mead IPA - to boil or not to boil half of the honey? on 12-11-2013 at 03:57 AM
so i did the half and half method on both the "IPM" and the peanut butter mead. I think both
are going to turn out pretty good! A lot of the peanut butter powder made it into the
fermenter, and it had...
Posted in thread: Can a temp controller make a keezer colder than factory settings? on 12-10-2013 at 06:17 AM
Yes. A controller can be used to drop the temperature lower than the stock thermostat allows.
However, this can't be achieved without bypassing the existing thermostat. If it is a TRUE
Posted in thread: Can a temp controller make a keezer colder than factory settings? on 12-10-2013 at 02:47 AM
So I have a professional/restaurant grade kegerator (sweet craigslist find). It has an internal
temp control nob (without specific temperature labels, naturally), which I can use to adjust
the temp. H...
Posted in thread: Mead IPA - to boil or not to boil half of the honey? on 11-24-2013 at 08:01 PM
thanks! anyone have any thoughts on my 2nd and 3rd questions?
Posted in thread: Mead IPA - to boil or not to boil half of the honey? on 11-24-2013 at 03:02 AM
Hello all! My first attempt at mead here. A few questions that I would love some input on:1)
I'm going to do an IPA style mead, and this recipe ( says you add 1/2 of the honey at the
beginning of the...
Posted in thread: Stone IPA Dry Hop request help! on 11-17-2013 at 08:53 PM
I'm new to dry hopping and just put my Stone IPA clone in the secondary fermenter. I did the
dry hops addition (whole and pellets) to the carboy at the same time. Is this the right time to
dry hop and...
Posted in thread: Are glass carboys really better than buckets??? on 11-15-2013 at 02:18 AM
reasons why glass is better...1) plastic is permeable (co2 goes out, oxygen comes in)2) glass
is better for the environment3) you better be damn sure your plastic bucket doesn't have BPA in
it - or yo...
Posted in thread: HELP! Fermentation fridge went out while lager was fermenting on 11-08-2013 at 11:53 PM
bump - can't believe no one has weighed in on this yet!