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Posted in thread: Sizing your Chest Freezer for Corny Kegs on 12-17-2011 at 08:15 PM
Where do you guys ferment if you only have kegs in the keezer? My 25y.o. GE went out and I
can't find another 7 cu.ft. that can fit 2 corny keys and a 6 1/2gal carboy.
Posted in thread: Freezer Recommendation? on 11-12-2011 at 05:34 AM
I bought a used keezer and the compressor went. I looked at the date and it is about 20 years
old! 0.o My wife is buying me a new freezer for my birthday do you guys have any
recommendations? I have d...
Posted in thread: Chilled wort too fast!? on 07-27-2010 at 02:26 AM
Thanks for all of the input! Last night my wort had actually chilled to about 50degrees by
midnight with ice still in it. I left it out (covered with an air lock) and by 8am it was 72. I
pitched, and ...
Posted in thread: Chilled wort too fast!? on 07-26-2010 at 01:03 AM
Well I am glad to hear I didn't mess anything up! If anyone is looking for a technique for
chilling to lager temps I think I have found it! My wort is at 48 degrees and rising. I am no
Posted in thread: Chilled wort too fast!? on 07-26-2010 at 12:36 AM
So this is my 3rd brew. The first two I wasn't prepared to chill my wort so I sat around for
hours waiting for it to get to pitching temp in an ice bath. This time I was determined not to
fall victim ...
Posted in thread: Started my first brew tonight; read for a good laugh!! on 12-11-2009 at 06:31 PM
Status update: it's about 13hrs later and I'm getting about 3 bubbles per SECOND from the one
way valve! Next time I'm going to primary this stuff in my glass carboy to watch! I'm just
going to leave ...
Posted in thread: Started my first brew tonight; read for a good laugh!! on 12-11-2009 at 02:51 AM
I got the water up to about 165 then I added the LME directly into the pot. X-( Now I just need
to figure out what gets it off an aluminum pot. :-/ I tried soaking it in saniclean for about
10min and ...
Posted in thread: Started my first brew tonight; read for a good laugh!! on 12-11-2009 at 01:39 AM
So right now my 5gal fermenter with what may one day be hefeweisen is sitting in my tub with
cool water and even I am laughing. I read TJoHB and thought I knew it all. I got 2gal of water
boiling in m...
Posted in thread: Suggest a better first brew based on time? on 12-08-2009 at 12:40 AM
Thanks guys! Everything I read was people discussing how early you can get it into a bottle so
I assumed there was a rush with the hefe for some reason (keeping yeast suspended or
something). Maybe th...
Posted in thread: Suggest a better first brew based on time? on 12-07-2009 at 08:45 PM
I was going to make a Hefeweisen for my first brew but the store messed up and JUST sent my
temp controller for my chest freezer so it won't be here until Thursday probably. I go out of
town the 19th-...