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  • Posted in thread: Stainless "Oxygen" Containers on 06-18-2012 at 03:21 AM
    One of the three "Chimney Style" is going on eBay tonight. It will be listed as "stainless
    steel Dewar flask".

  • Posted in thread: Stainless "Oxygen" Containers on 01-30-2012 at 05:42 PM
    I apologize to those who sent PM's which went unanswered. Health issues - including 3 months in
    bed followed by re-hab. Anyway, I still have these 3 conical SS containers for sale. They are
    all double...

  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 06-09-2010 at 02:51 PM
    Yes, when it's young, it has a very sour flavor that clashes with the bitterness and leaves a
    bad aftertaste. After it ages, it's SOOO much better.OK. I thought that the beauty of this
    stuff was that ...

  • Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 06-08-2010 at 11:58 PM
    This may be an acquired taste - I hope the Apfelwein turns out better.

  • Posted in thread: AHS Noble Pils on 06-06-2010 at 04:30 PM
    Yes, but it won't have the smoothness and crispness of a true lagered lager. (Lagered lager?
    Does that make sense? :D)You could try bottling it, allowing it to carb up at room temperature,
    and then la...

  • Posted in thread: AHS Noble Pils on 06-06-2010 at 04:16 PM
    Well, I'm about a week into the "lager" (secondary) and it's kinda hard to hold the temp down.
    I can manage 45* OK, but it's tough trying to drop to 40*. I have the partial use of two
    freezers, and I'...

  • Posted in thread: Hop strainer? on 06-05-2010 at 01:47 PM
    My next batch will be with the hop pellets loose in the kettle, pump to the top of the cleaned
    MLT (Rubbermaid 10 gal) with a paint strainer stretched over the opening and hanging down
    inside. The thr...

  • Posted in thread: Why bleach and sanitize bottles? on 05-16-2010 at 03:33 PM
    I'm a bit leery of trusting those times as shown on that graph. It looks like it is based on a
    heated liquid - not dry heat. You may need to add a "fudge factor" for dishwasher (or oven)
    sanitizing. T...

  • Posted in thread: Hop strainer? on 05-13-2010 at 01:28 PM
    If the steam is melting many collars, you'd think someone would start selling BIG (maybe 12"
    diameter) SS "baskets" - kinda like a round fry basket - but with much tighter mesh. Use the
    same basic sus...

  • Posted in thread: Whirlpooling separate from the BK???? on 05-06-2010 at 02:01 PM
    The element is centered about 2.5 inches up the side and is flat, i. e. the wave is most
    obvious from above. I haven't been using a spoon because I've been afraid of "beating up" the
    element. Instead,...


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