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  • Posted in thread: Amazing Restraint on 02-18-2007 at 04:59 PM
    How often do you plan on "checking carbonation"!?

  • Posted in thread: Airlocks and Secondaries on 02-18-2007 at 04:14 PM
    It's a little hard to sleep at night when using foil alone. Go with the blow-off tube if you
    have some spare tubing and a short lenght of old plastic racking cane -until you get another

  • Posted in thread: Is this really worth it ? on 02-18-2007 at 03:49 PM
    To get the cost down buying bulk is the way to go. That and all grain is a lot cheaper than
    buying extract.Now, to make it easy and fun takes having the right equipt.And, yes, do brew ten
    gallon batch...

  • Posted in thread: Is this really worth it ? on 02-18-2007 at 03:27 PM
    My wife tried lasagna from scratch: Two cups semolina, two whole eggs, about two tbl. spoons
    water (to adjust stiffness) and 1 1/2 tsp salt. Knead for ten mins.Roll out with rolling pin or
    bottle and ...

  • Posted in thread: I never took an OG reading, what can i do to get alcohol %? on 02-18-2007 at 03:13 PM
    Note to self: keep chart handy

  • Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation Thread #879 on 02-18-2007 at 02:01 PM
    A bubble per minute sounds good , for starters. Sounds like you're doing all that's possible to
    save the batch.Good luck - keep us posted to the strange goings on in yr carboy.

  • Posted in thread: Water Salts on 02-18-2007 at 01:53 PM
    My local brew store sells 'water salts' - a combination of magnesium sulfate and calcium
    sulphate.I've nver heard of these two. Anyone out there who has and would like to share?

  • Posted in thread: Stout Advice on 02-18-2007 at 12:17 AM
    Maybe try brewing a couple of extra quarts of wert and can it in Masons jars.I find that
    priming with wert gives a 'creamier' swallow.That and maybe stick to one temp infussion mash.
    Wandering around ...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling bubbles on 02-18-2007 at 12:08 AM
    Stainless steel Phil's filler

  • Posted in thread: Lager Equipment on 02-18-2007 at 12:04 AM
    My lagering fridge is a college fridge with the door removed and pasted to a box made of 2x2s
    and 5/8 ply wood. 1 1/2" rigid foam insulation lines the inside and a $70 controller holds the
    temp.Holds ...