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Posted in thread: Maple porter with sap - when/how much to use on 03-21-2014 at 10:59 AM
Good luck, I'm sure you'll be pleased with the results. Are you going to add syrup to either
the primary or secondary?
Posted in thread: Maple porter with sap - when/how much to use on 03-21-2014 at 02:29 AM
It's not really necessary to preboil it before steeping the grains, but it doesn't hurt to do
so. It does help strengthen the sugar content of the sap water but that benefit is probably
minimal. I hav...
Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 10-29-2011 at 12:11 PM
I have just about everything to do this build....in all stainless. My question is: will this -
just as well or better?The only caution I would give is that there is no weight at the end of
Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 10-27-2011 at 12:39 AM
That's what i'm wondering. I've been reading many threads on batch vs fly sparging and am still
as confused as when I started. People who batch say they get poor efficiency or say they do
just as well...
Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 10-27-2011 at 12:01 AM
The SS braid works quite well for me and is pretty cheap. I batch sparge so the sparge pipe
under the lid isn't necessary for me. I think you are better off building the 10 gal. cooler
rather than buy...
Posted in thread: Cheap & Easy 10 Gallon Rubbermaid MLT Conversion on 10-26-2011 at 12:54 AM
I got the parts for this build but my cooler was dinged up on the front and wouldn't make a
good seal, so I ended up having to go buy some silicone to seal it up with. That DAP 100%
silicone is food s...
Posted in thread: Fermenting mead at the higher part of temperature range for Lalvin 71b-1122? on 07-13-2011 at 01:25 AM
house is around 78F. How does Lalvin 71b-1122 taste fermented in the higher part of its
temperature range? I haven't done much with swamp coolers and I don't want to be changing ice
packs. But perhaps...
Posted in thread: Great American Beer Fest - Denver CO on 06-11-2011 at 02:57 PM
the hyatt regency is directly across the street from the convention center. No matter how many
one-ounce pours you have you should be able to stumble back to your room.In terms of food at
the fest is ...
Posted in thread: Homemade magnetic stirrer power source question on 03-09-2011 at 01:46 AM
Ok, sounds good thanks.
Posted in thread: Homemade magnetic stirrer power source question on 03-08-2011 at 11:13 PM
If it were me, I would check out the voltages on your various cell phone chargers you have
lying around and give those a whirl. I used a router power supply on mine.Yeah I checked the
ones I have and ...