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Posted in thread: Hints/Tips for speeding/easing 11gal BIAB cleanup... on 08-05-2013 at 06:43 PM
Okay, I'll bite.Why were you carrying 4 gallons of trub and wash water INTO the house?If you
are outside, that's the best place to spill it all over the place, not inside.Seriously,I dump
all the trub...
Posted in thread: Hops in containers - what about winter? on 07-29-2013 at 05:11 PM
In my last house, I grew several plants on the side of my deck with great success. Growing them
was not a problem, getting them to not completely take over the mulch beds, was.We are in a new
Posted in thread: wort chillers on 07-06-2013 at 04:00 AM
Lots of people here had luck with a site called Copper Tubing SalesI just checked them out
again and I see they sell a "homebrew kit". Compression fittings for garden hose. Nice. I made
mine with Home...
Posted in thread: First BIAB done today. Seemed like it went well. on 07-04-2013 at 04:26 PM
With turkey frier bring water up about 6-8 deg over desired mash temp, then add the grain. Stir
until temp is down enough. Then cover with an old blanket.Most grain bills will convert after
an hour. S...
Posted in thread: Doing my first batch tomorrow! Looking for input on 07-01-2013 at 03:50 AM
Nope. temps around 75 are great for yeast, however the lower you can get them in the operating
range, the fewer "off" flavors you'll get.But remember, one man's off flavor is another man's
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 07-01-2013 at 02:28 AM
Brewed this up last week after about 6 mos off the brewing game. Last two brews picked up some
terrible off flavors, so I finally had the time to sani-bomb my equipment.Anyways, after 7 days
on 05 (di...
Posted in thread: All-Grain Brewers: How long does your typical brew day take? on 06-26-2013 at 03:43 PM
Grain pre-crushed 5 gallon 60 minute mash60 minute boilBiab3-4 hoursThis. And I crushed my
grains while the room-temperature water was heating to 160.Kids in bed at 8, done at 11:30 with
30 min cleanu...
Posted in thread: Boilover on new patio on 06-24-2013 at 03:33 PM
Awesome, all good information. I know when I've done turkeys, the oil can stain pretty good.
Even with wort being water based, wasn't sure if there would be any issues. Most spills are
small, and I al...
Posted in thread: Boilover on new patio on 06-23-2013 at 05:06 AM
Hey all,Not sure exactly what forum to post on, but here goes:We are installing anew patio this
summer using unilock paver stones.Do I need to be concerned with boilovers on this material?
I'd hate to...
Posted in thread: Frying Turkey, can't find my dipper! on 11-21-2012 at 12:14 PM
Okay, thanks for the suggestions. It looks like I am in luck as the dipper piece has been
located by awesome wife. Thanksgiving is saved!jmendez29, I appreciate your offer, and wouldn't
expect you to ...