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  • Posted in thread: Bottles sticking to capper on 02-23-2009 at 03:40 AM
    could be the brand of bottles too. on my wing capper, anchor steam and sam adams stick to mine,
    but sierra nevada do not. Rouge 22oz also snag. all my 12oz bottles are now Sierra Nevada or
    swing tops.

  • Posted in thread: I've Had it With These POS Traceable Thermometers! on 02-21-2009 at 04:29 AM
    Try one of these. Recommended on America's test kitchen. Works well on steaks too :)SWMBO got
    me one for V-Day. Love it.ThermoWorks - Home of the Original Super-Fast Thermapen!

  • Posted in thread: First time bottling: Grolsch or cap on 02-18-2009 at 03:40 AM
    i've used mine for at least 4 times without replacing the gaskets. Take them off as soon as you
    open the bottle, that gives them a chance to flatten out.

  • Posted in thread: Drying syphon tubing on 10-31-2008 at 05:20 AM
    I whip both ends around over my head lasso style for a few turns, then hang it up in a U shape,
    open ends up on the shelf in the closet. I wedge the ends of the U into the boards on the shelf
    to keep ...

  • Posted in thread: House of Kraus - Show us your mess on 10-31-2008 at 05:11 AM
    Picasa Web Albums - David - BREW CREW #1Turned out great!

  • Posted in thread: South African beer on 02-08-2008 at 07:25 PM
    Not to be picky here, but Windhoek is from Namibia. It's brewed in the capitol, Windhoek, and
    Namibia was a former German colony, hence the good beer! When I was in ZA in '06, that was my

  • Posted in thread: 2 or 3 gallon boils - cool all 5 gallons or cool boil first? on 02-07-2008 at 12:11 AM
    Instead of the shower, I use the sprayer thing on the kitchen sink. It also generates a lot of
    O2 into the wort. I spray the thing with StarSan before I fill up the bucket too, to sanitize
    any potenti...

  • Posted in thread: The horrible happened ARRG! on 02-05-2008 at 02:11 AM
    I'm sure it's fine. I've brewed lots of batches, and still every once in a while I get a
    blowoff (I got one last batch, I got drunk before I could put on the blowoff tube). I haven't
    gotten an infecti...

  • Posted in thread: OxiClean on 01-27-2008 at 05:49 AM
    Does anybody know what the best workable solution for oxiclean is? I wanna rack to a secondary
    today but I need to find out the best way to clean/ sanitize it! Im pretty sure oxiclean does
    the job? It...

  • Posted in thread: First brew bottle conditioning question on 01-24-2008 at 12:18 AM
    How warm was the fermentation? I had my first two brews fermenting in warm weather (80's) and
    they both have cidery tastes. I'm going to dump them out. I'm confident that the high temp was
    the cause f...