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Posted in thread: Raspberry Brown Ale on 12-24-2013 at 10:22 PM
When I add 60oz of puréed frozen berries I lose a degree or two, but then the beer comes back
up to ambient. If you have a ferm chamber and a Johnson you can just tape the probe to the side
of the fer...
Posted in thread: Hoppiest commercial brew you have ever drank? on 09-08-2013 at 01:54 AM
For pure dank hop flavor you can't get better then a nice Pipeworks IPA. In Chicago they are
the best that's available period. I don't mean they have one or two good IPA's I'm talking half
a dozen plu...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Brown Ale on 09-07-2013 at 04:55 AM
I've been experimenting with raspberries IPA's for the last nine months having pitched 36oz of
frozen whole berries into secondary for almost every batch.The last batch I brewed was an
imperial and I ...
Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 07-03-2013 at 01:17 AM
BumpSo I recently heard of a local craft brewery that had a filled and pressurized keg explode
over night in their chiller room. I also did a little digging and found Sanke kegs are state to
have a ma...
Posted in thread: Four day old stir bar stops working on 06-09-2013 at 04:57 PM
Doubling up on magnets does not work for me. I experimented with it however the added force is
enough to keep the fan from spinning.
Posted in thread: Refractometers on 06-05-2013 at 08:20 PM
So there are a ton of cheap ones on the market, any recommendations on a solid, precise one
that will read in gravity.I figure nearly all the cheap ones are the same Chinese POS
rebranded, who builds ...
Posted in thread: Benefits of a Secondary "Vessel" without the Risks! on 06-05-2013 at 04:26 PM
That looks like substantially more work then using a car boy.
Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 06-05-2013 at 01:45 AM
I ordered a founders at a bar recently. It was pretty busy and the bar tender really didn't
know anything about craft. It tastes like sewer water totally sickening. Turns out it wasn't a
Posted in thread: Four day old stir bar stops working on 06-04-2013 at 03:31 AM
Nope speed exactly where it was before, (on high) when I turn it all the way to low it gets
thrown but locks in on high speeds.
Posted in thread: Four day old stir bar stops working on 06-04-2013 at 02:44 AM
So the 1/4" SS ball bearings were a no go, ordered one of those 25mm stir bars off amazon for
$3 shipped got it today and works great.I used a rheostat for speed control, and I think the
poles on my l...