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Posted in thread: Keg to Bottle on 05-10-2014 at 02:07 PM
Long time sticky on this topic here..
Posted in thread: Here it is...Massive April of Fools Sale - Nor Cal Brewing Solutions 25% Off on 04-07-2014 at 09:23 PM
Code for me to please, FB and level 2 filtration coming my way!
Posted in thread: How old is your oldest beer? (And is it drinkable) on 03-30-2014 at 03:38 PM
Last summer (2013) I drank a bottle of beer I brewed in 1986, along with a bottle of cellar
stored Thomas Hardy's from 1990 or 1992 (Can't remember which). Both were very similar, and
drinkable, they ...
Posted in thread: what's the deal with efficiency on 03-21-2014 at 03:00 PM
As noted above, efficiency does not matter, but what does matter is consistent efficiency, when
you lock in one of your favorite recipes, you want it to turn out the same every time. If your
Posted in thread: Taking my keg on vacation... how? on 02-28-2014 at 07:16 PM
If you don't want to mess around with jumping kegs, you could do what I do and draw off a
couple of glasses, before you move the keg, until it runs clear. Then transport the keg, any
Posted in thread: Tettnang or Spalter Select? on 02-28-2014 at 03:05 PM
Over the years Tettnang has become my favorite hop, eclipsing Hallertau. I am going to expand
my hop yard this year and was planning on getting some Tettnang, but based on some things I
read I was won...
Posted in thread: converting corn grits to corn maize on 01-19-2014 at 01:03 AM
I thought I could add my flaked corn maize straight to the mash? I am not using the grits.Yes
you can.I want to know how much flaked corn maize to add to the mash.1:1 If your recipe calls
for 2.66 pou...
Posted in thread: Ranco dual programing issues on 01-14-2014 at 03:08 PM
Since I don't know if your using it as a two stage or single stage controller, (Whats the
ambient temp around your ferment chamber)? I am going to guess your just looking to heat your
chamber to 66FIF...
Posted in thread: Growing Hops Near Chicago on 12-27-2013 at 09:33 PM
At work so I have no photos but as far as when I planted them if you were here you might
remember we had some unseasonably warm weather in March. Put them in the ground and then some
cold weather came...
Posted in thread: Growing Hops Near Chicago on 12-25-2013 at 07:01 PM
I live in Chicago, and last year got two crowns each of Santiam, Mt Hood and Centennial from
Great Lakes. Created a slightly raised bed and combined my soil with a combination of potting