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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
    founders like...

  • 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...


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