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  • Posted in thread: Trying to build a fermentation fridge on 04-29-2012 at 03:19 PM
    I picked up a slightly used wine fridge on Craigslist for real cheap. It only holds one 6
    gallon bucket, but that works for me for now. Until I get a temp controller, I just keep an eye
    on the temps a...

  • Posted in thread: lme vs dme? on 08-22-2010 at 04:43 PM
    IIRC, I went to my LBHS with a recipe in hand and it called for 5.5 lbs of DME. They told me
    that 6.6 lbs of LME was equal to the 5.5 lbs of DME.

  • Posted in thread: lme vs dme? on 08-17-2010 at 12:00 AM
    I've been wondering the same thing. My LHBS carries super fresh LME so I just buy what I need
    and have no problems with measuring or scorching or anything like that (although I am still
    pretty new to ...

  • Posted in thread: Tonight: First Brewing on 07-23-2010 at 08:54 PM
    With no chiller you'll need to make an ice bath. I used to fill my sink with ice and water,
    lift my pot into the bath and slowly spin it back and forth to cool the wort. The other trick
    if doing a par...

  • Posted in thread: 5 gal stockpot in beginners kit? on 07-23-2010 at 08:41 PM
    In the few batches I've brewed (I'm a newb), each 5 gal batch has resulted in about 48 bottles.
    Some of the beer was lost in transferring from primary to secondary - trying to keep as much
    sediment ou...

  • Posted in thread: Newb in Raleigh on 07-19-2010 at 01:30 AM
    Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Jon and I like beer.I brewed a couple batches using
    a friend's setup and pre-packaged recipes from my local home brew store. I decided to take the
    plunge an...