Last Activity:06-12-2015 11:31 PM
Posted in thread: DIY Carboy/Keg Cleaner on 06-10-2015 at 02:22 PM
Markolomew, what kind of pump are you using? The big submersible pumps pictured earlier in the
thread seem a bit overkill, but your pump looks smaller. Is it producing enough
Posted in thread: Long Draw Salt Water Chilled Beer Tower on 05-21-2015 at 05:05 PM
What temp is your cooling solution? What temp is the kegerator? Sound like a difference in temp
is causing gas to escape. I use the semi rigid tubing that is part of my prefab trunk line,
think it us ...
Posted in thread: Long Draw Salt Water Chilled Beer Tower on 05-21-2015 at 03:47 PM
When we redid our kitchen two summers ago I did this set up and it's been pretty awesome. I
tried salt but didn't like that (don't recall why), then tried an antifreeze solution and that
Posted in thread: Kitchen Remodel (Pipe Dream) on 05-25-2013 at 03:03 AM
My wife and I are remodeling our kitchen and when I joked about installing a couple beer taps
she gave me a thumbs up (I've got a good wife).Here's the deal: The kitchen is located over a
Posted in thread: Dale's Pale Ale on 03-22-2013 at 08:36 PM
I brewed niquejim's recipe last week at my homebrew club's first Big Brew Day at a local
brewery. (We had a nice write up in a local paper, and then had a reporter from another,
slightly bigger, local...
Posted in thread: Bizarre yeast behavior on 02-05-2013 at 01:06 AM
I tried making my own slants by making a starter then pitching only about 2/3 of the starter
for my next batch, restarting the starter with some fresh wort and then freezing the slurry in
a glycerin s...
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 01-08-2013 at 02:50 AM
This may seem like a stupid question, but when you measure 4oz cocoa powder, is that a volume
of 4oz or a weight of 4oz?I'm probably not the best guy to ask given my previous post (see
above), but I w...
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 01-03-2013 at 01:34 PM
I've found that for me, if I let the beer settle in the keg for a week or two, the flavors mesh
a lot more than they do initially. It IS subtle, though.Same here... I was just surprised by
how much fl...
Posted in thread: Andes Mint Chocolate Stout on 01-03-2013 at 03:17 AM
I followed the recipe exactly (4 oz cocoa, 10 bags celestial peppermint tea, WLP 004, etc). The
pre-fermentor taste test was great: nice and chocolatey with a great aroma. Fermentation went
fine at 69...
Posted in thread: Tap a Draft on 05-14-2010 at 11:02 AM
I was thinking about doing that. Thanks.I did call customer service and when I explained that I
only use one CO2 cartridge at a time they suggested I use two and if I need a third to leave
one of the ...