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Posted in thread: Crazy aging idea - aging bottles at the bottom of a lake over the winter? on 06-09-2014 at 07:59 PM
Maybe put them in a milk crate then fill with rocks to keep the bottles from getting scattered
Posted in thread: Urgent Help Needed! on 05-22-2014 at 07:09 PM
How 'bout doing an iodine test for starch conversion?
Posted in thread: $50 Dedicated HERMS on 05-20-2014 at 11:10 PM
My MLT is a poorly insulated keg. Usually I have to add a quart of 212*F water every 10 minutes
to maintain a "steady" mash temp.For reference: last week's batch was 18lbs grain with 27qt
(1.5 qt/lb) ...
Posted in thread: $50 Dedicated HERMS on 05-20-2014 at 09:05 PM
Concept works for a Keggle size batch too! Last week I crammed a 1500W-120V element in a 4
gallon pot that was filled with about 2 gallons of water and a 10ft coil of 3/8" ID copper
tube. I recirculat...
Posted in thread: Creative ideas needed on 05-06-2014 at 11:13 PM
What about a cobra tap? You'd just need a small port to pull or grab the cobra through.
Posted in thread: Creative ideas needed on 05-06-2014 at 11:10 PM
How 'bout a stick.Whoever has the stick pokes the other one and says, "Hey - get me a
beer!"Or...build a jockey box that swivels (like a James Bond license plate) or something from
inside to outside s...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Brewery on 04-18-2014 at 03:23 PM
I have a false bottom that I put in the kettle, not much gets under it during the boil since
most of the agitation occurs at or above the heat element. Also, if your are using extract you
can mix that...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Brewery on 04-16-2014 at 10:54 PM
I've seen a few posts...some turn the keg upside-down and use a tri-clover fitting (2" to 1/2"
NPT I think) to connect what was the top, cut a 12" hole in what was the bottom.If you've
already got the...
Posted in thread: Does spent grain make good chicken feed? on 04-16-2014 at 04:44 PM
Unless they have Celiac they should be fine. ;) They eat rocks to help "chew" there food anyway
so a few rice hulls shouldn't upset the digestive track.Good tip above regarding freezing
extras. You do...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Brewery on 04-16-2014 at 04:09 PM
If you are planning to use heater elements I suggest you consider draining out the bottom of
the HLT/Kettle/MLT instead of the sides.I am currently plugging the outlet holes in my keggles