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  • Posted in thread: faucet and tap rebuild parts? on 07-19-2011 at 04:40 PM
    FYI, for parts and new stuff check out: website is low tech but their prices are ~20% lower
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  • Posted in thread: faucet and tap rebuild parts? on 07-18-2011 at 10:14 PM
    go a used "working" kegerator this weekend - a good deal even the druggie that sold it thought
    he was snookering me for some quick cash.Taking apart the faucet and tower I found it to be
    filthy! and t...

  • Posted in thread: Continually Missing Target OG on 11-02-2010 at 07:56 PM
    Thanks for the insight. When you say "boil down" Are you saying that I should be boiling until
    a specific volume is reached instead of my 60 minute or 75 minute boil time? If that's the
    case, can you ...

  • Posted in thread: Peppercorn-rye Bock on 11-02-2010 at 07:34 PM
    from my experience with ryeyou will need a protein rest unless you like staying up all night
    while the filter drips ever so slowly but then staying up all night with SWMBO is a good way to
    take your m...

  • Posted in thread: Let's talk Ginger Beer! on 05-13-2008 at 06:33 AM
    ginger beer is traditionally made with or SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast)did any
    of yall ever try it in place of just various yeast strains?

  • Posted in thread: Bottom of bottles on 06-11-2007 at 01:27 PM
    since I don't want to be drinking that stuff. Have you tasted the yeast? or is it just visually
    non-appealing to you?

  • Posted in thread: MLT brewpot question on 06-08-2007 at 02:25 PM
    no pic possible until the next time I brewmost of my equipment is multipurpose (except the 6
    gal filter bucket and wort cooling coil) so at the end of the day the whole set-up is
    dissembled. I made a ...

  • Posted in thread: AG vs Extract: Less Farts? on 06-06-2007 at 02:45 PM
    hey cnbudz - no offense intended at allbut remember that typing cabability and access to the
    internet at all times of the day are not what imparts wisdom - even in the world of
    homebrewers.Everybody f...

  • Posted in thread: MLT brewpot question on 06-06-2007 at 02:30 PM
    I tend to stir alot but still seem to find that the bottom part is warmer than the top of the
    mash. Save your arm and prevent scorching at the same time by using a 3/4" variable speed drill
    and a she...

  • Posted in thread: MLT brewpot question on 06-06-2007 at 02:22 PM
    How about installing your filter in the plastic bucket (this would be one less transfer), and
    then filter back into your kettle?I have a 10 gal brew pot where I do my direct heat mashing
    (no hot water...