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Posted in thread: Will wort chiller work below freezing? on 02-10-2016 at 12:42 AM
I must have hit life's lottery as my wife loves the smell when I brew inside during the winter
Posted in thread: Custom Extract on 02-10-2016 at 12:37 AM
Every once in a while I'll throw together whatever surplus ingredients I have laying around and
make a frankenbrew. In a few of them I wasn't even sure what the hop species were. They have
all been su...
Posted in thread: Clean VS Sanitized on 02-09-2016 at 10:45 PM
We live in a society were hand sanitizer is at the grocery store entrance. All the micro
organisms have become the enemy! Some of the replies to this thread have shown me how
in-tallerant some people ...
Posted in thread: Clean VS Sanitized on 02-09-2016 at 10:28 PM
I came here looking for honest answers to an honest question. I am new to home brewing and have
an interest in not having to buy one more unnecessary product because "they" say I should. If
some of yo...
Posted in thread: Clean VS Sanitized on 02-09-2016 at 08:49 PM
I ferment in an old boot that I found on the side of the road and all my beers come out great!
It's leather, so it's natural. No chemicals.
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter - Ratio Question on 02-06-2016 at 05:01 PM
I have found that it is easier to use the metric system with a 10:1 Water/DME ratio when making
starters. For example, if you want to make a 2000 ml starter, just weigh in 200 grams of DME
and then ad...
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer flask on elec stove? on 02-02-2016 at 06:32 PM
Laboratory glass is very durable, right up to the moment it's not! I use a pot.
Posted in thread: Getting wort to lager pitch temp on 06-23-2014 at 02:39 AM
I think we live in different temp zones. I use an immersion chiller and a pre-chiller that is
in a bucket of ice to get my wort to 80. I can't imagine how much water it would take to get my
wort to 50...
Posted in thread: Getting wort to lager pitch temp on 06-23-2014 at 01:37 AM
I use my immersion chiller with tap water until I get my wort down to around 90 degrees, then I
switch the hoses to an ice water re circulation setup to bring it down to lager pitching temps.
Posted in thread: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on 03-18-2014 at 05:13 AM
This is interesting. from my iPad using Home Brew