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Posted in thread: Mixing wort when priming sugar solution is still hot on 03-19-2011 at 05:04 PM
I do as Hammy does. Pour half the solution in the bucket right off the stove and then pour the
rest in after a couple gallons has siphoned.
Posted in thread: critique my technique (low efficiency) on 01-11-2011 at 02:27 AM
i had the same problem and i was just getting sloppy with the process. Luckily I took great
notes during and after to correct my problems. I underestimated how important it was to...Stir.
Stir the mas...
Posted in thread: Welp, lay it on me....starting a Brewery on 01-04-2011 at 12:26 AM
if we won the lottery, i'd love to start a brew pub. I'd hire a restaurant manager to take care
of the food and daily operation, while I would be in the back making beer and stocking the bar.
a brew p...
Posted in thread: Is is possible to do 5 gal. AG with one 7.5 gallon kettle? on 12-16-2010 at 07:17 PM
I use just the turkey fryer setup. While mashing in the cooler, I heat all my sparge water in
the boil kettle a little hotter then usual, and dump that into another cooler to maintain temp
as best as ...
Posted in thread: BOOM goes the fermentor... on 11-03-2010 at 12:46 AM
Sorry all, no pics. there wasn't much of a mess really or else I would've. Only thing to note
was some green streaks on a broom and on the concrete, and an airlock half full of krausen. If
my floor jo...
Posted in thread: BOOM goes the fermentor... on 11-01-2010 at 10:29 PM
Yeah i had an airlock that will now be used as a blowoff tube. The mess wasn't that bad really.
I had a big piece of cardboard set up in front of it and the bucket sits in a corner. The
Posted in thread: BOOM goes the fermentor... on 11-01-2010 at 09:15 PM
Not any warmer then before. It's 66 ambient in the basement at all times. I little on the
warmer end, but not too crazy. This yeast is killing it down there though for some reason.
Posted in thread: BOOM goes the fermentor... on 11-01-2010 at 09:06 PM
Well it finally happened to me after 6 batches (3 all grain). I went down to the basement this
morning to check the bucket and I see my thermometer laying outside the closet... my first
thought was DA...
Posted in thread: Brewers best kit " American amber " anybody tried it ? on 09-09-2010 at 01:22 AM
That was my first brew. It turned out pretty sour and yeasty though. 1st of all, it was an old
kit... not my fault it was a gift and I didn't know any better. 2nd, I fermented this at 72