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Posted in thread: I thought I would be ready to bottle this weekend until... on 02-23-2013 at 07:42 AM
Update: gravity reading today was 1.012. That extra week seems to have done the trick. I'll be
bottling this weekend.
Posted in thread: How To Make A Beer Crate For 12oz Beer Bottles on 02-23-2013 at 07:40 AM
You can get the DFH openers on their website. Also, I'm enjoying a 60 Minute IPA right now.
Posted in thread: How To Make A Beer Crate For 12oz Beer Bottles on 02-21-2013 at 10:47 PM
I've been drawing up some ideas for six packs as well. Thought it would be cool to put one of
those wall-mount style bottle openers on the end of it too.Like the ones here:
Posted in thread: How To Make A Beer Crate For 12oz Beer Bottles on 02-18-2013 at 04:22 AM
Here's a picture of a crate I built today. Got the 6' 1x3s from Home Depot on sale for
$0.75/ea. Went back to get more afterwards and they were all gone. Dammit.
Posted in thread: I thought I would be ready to bottle this weekend until... on 02-18-2013 at 02:40 AM
Stirring didn't seem like a good idea when I first heard it. I've heard arguments both ways,
but decided against it mainly because I don't want to risk any contamination by removing the
entire lid off...
Posted in thread: I thought I would be ready to bottle this weekend until... on 02-18-2013 at 12:58 AM
Thanks for all the input. As of this morning, the temp on the stick-on fermometer on the bucket
reads 66/70. But the temp of the sample I took on Friday was 76.7 (taken with my digital
Posted in thread: I thought I would be ready to bottle this weekend until... on 02-16-2013 at 06:35 PM
I used a packet of dry Muntons yeast that came with the kit. The kit listed the OG at 1.046. I
came up a little short with my OG reading and, based on feedback from other members, it was
likely due to...
Posted in thread: I thought I would be ready to bottle this weekend until... on 02-16-2013 at 06:04 PM
I've had a brown ale fermenting for two weeks exactly. Yesterday I took a hydro sample and
planned to do another tomorrow and bottle if the readings were the same. Before I took a sample
my airlock wa...
Posted in thread: Wort Chiller Blues: HD Only has 20 or 50 Feet 3/8" Copper on 02-06-2013 at 04:13 PM
Just a thought...I saw 50' of 3/8" OD copper at Lowes for $40 the other day. Add in the few
extra pieces you need to make it complete and you're looking at less than $55 for a 50'
Posted in thread: thoughts on leaving a thermometer probe in fermenter on 02-05-2013 at 11:54 PM
Or how about something like this put through a drilled stopper? The hole would, of course, have
to be a very snug fit for the thermometer to keep the seal.