Last Activity:11-10-2009 12:06 AM
Posted in thread: Storing bottles during carbonation? on 07-09-2009 at 10:01 PM
You can keg the majority and only bottle a few from each batch using carbonation tabs. That way
you are taking up a lot less space and you still have the small amount of bottles when needed.
Posted in thread: Three Week Itch on 07-09-2009 at 04:20 AM
Don't go get another bucket. Go get two more buckets!
Posted in thread: Any reason to not use a 10 gallon primary? on 07-06-2009 at 06:33 PM
The lid doesn't snap down like it does on the smaller buckets its actually kind of loose
fitting. I think air can get out quite easily which actually concerned me at first.
Posted in thread: Any reason to not use a 10 gallon primary? on 07-06-2009 at 06:11 PM
The beer making kit I bought has a 10 gallon primary with a solid lid (no airlock). There is no
need for a blow off tube because the large size easily contains the krausen. I've been using it
for my 5...
Posted in thread: auto siphons on 06-30-2009 at 09:49 PM
While we are on the subject, are there any good ways to siphon WITHOUT using the auto-siphon?
Someone said to fill the tubing with water first and then that will start the siphon without
having to put...
Posted in thread: auto siphons on 06-30-2009 at 08:23 PM
I bought one and I love it.
Posted in thread: A General Thanks to You All on 06-30-2009 at 08:09 PM
I agree 100%! I've been lurking and searching this forum like a maniac and I think I've learned
more about brewing reading this board for the past month then my Dad has learned in 30 years of
Posted in thread: Hey HBT! Secondary Fermentation Question on 06-24-2009 at 09:11 PM
k-dub, I'm not really sure what you a referring to in your post. Do you mean that the lid that
fits onto your bucket does not have a hole in it?Or does the lid have a hole, and you have not
afixed an ...
Posted in thread: Hey HBT! Secondary Fermentation Question on 06-24-2009 at 07:54 PM
I have a primary that is a bucket but it doesn't have an air lock. I has a lid but I'm not sure
that its an air tight seal. Could I skip the secondary using this for the two weeks?
Posted in thread: Confused by yeast - rehydrate or not? on 06-19-2009 at 11:18 PM
Thanks for the feedback, I think I'm going to be rehydrating now. I'm willing to bet the kits
just don't add that step in order to not scare off people with too many instructions.