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Posted in thread: Best Breakfast Beer on 04-22-2010 at 10:45 PM
My well went down today, and the only thing in the house to drink this morning is Dr. Pepper
and beer. Since Dr. Pepper for breakfast is just wrong, I had a porter and it was great. Not
Posted in thread: Is this a result of whirlfloc? on 04-18-2010 at 08:17 PM
I used Whirfloc for the first time yesterday, and my fermenter looked just like the ones in the
pictures in this thread. I put the tablet in the kettle with 15 minutes left to boil. After
chilling, I ...
Posted in thread: My Fortune for One 5/8" Stainless Steel Fender Washer! on 04-17-2010 at 12:13 PM
anyone take a 1/2" SS washer and drill it out to 5/8"?Bought a few today. Figure I would see if
it worked.Seems like the washers are used to fill the gaps between the fittings.I'm sure you
could do th...
Posted in thread: Questions About Immersion Chillers on 04-15-2010 at 12:07 PM
Alternately you can just stick your chiller in at flameout and not have to worry about melted
hoses or hot fittings.I give mine a quick Star-san spraydown to knock off any dust and drop it
in at flame...
Posted in thread: Questions About Immersion Chillers on 04-14-2010 at 02:55 AM
Ummm...is that a euphamism?That's funny!
Posted in thread: Questions About Immersion Chillers on 04-14-2010 at 01:34 AM
Thanks, everybody, for your answers!Taking your advice, I'll put the hoses on first, test with
the water on for leaks, put the chiller in the kettle with 15 minutes left in the boil, and not
let the h...
Posted in thread: Questions About Immersion Chillers on 04-13-2010 at 11:48 PM
I decided to move to an immersion chiller rather than putting my kettle in an ice bath. I
purchased a copper immersion chiller, made with 50 feet of 3/8 copper tubing. It has garden
hose fittings that...
Posted in thread: Worlds fastest IPA! on 04-10-2010 at 10:26 PM
The only way I could see you doing a short brew is with pre hopped LME. Since the pre hopped
stuff has been boiled, it has the bittering you will need. Then you can add your hops for
aromoa and flavor...
Posted in thread: What is the best Homebrew Supply Site on 04-10-2010 at 10:21 PM
Posted in thread: Old Stone House Pale Ale (Extract) on 03-26-2010 at 02:57 AM
Think I could substitute Safeale 05 for the 33? I've got it already.Absolutely. Safeale 05 is a
good American ale yeast.