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Posted in thread: Brew shed plans - looking for suggestions on 02-28-2014 at 10:43 PM
I am not sure yet on this - I guess the answer is "as much as possible". I was actually going
to ask this very question - what do you suggest? 3", 5" I was planning on using home depot
Posted in thread: Brew shed plans - looking for suggestions on 02-28-2014 at 03:21 PM
What thickness walls and what R-value are you going for with the walk-in? I'm almost done with
plans for mine but am waiting for this winter to end before breaking ground. 6 more inches of
Posted in thread: Brew shed plans - looking for suggestions on 02-28-2014 at 02:04 PM
I would consider finding a used hood for ventilation over an open window/wall, mainly due to
night-time bug issues (I know, California is desert and doesn't have the same amount of bugs
like we do out...
Posted in thread: CRAIG's LIST Find on 02-13-2014 at 02:20 AM
stainless pot for $50. Corny for size reference :)
Posted in thread: Bayou SQ-14 frame weight limit on 02-12-2014 at 05:44 PM
Thanks Dougan. My 20-gallon pot filled to 18.5 doesn't give me much of a wiggle, but I'm
concerned about the extra weight and the longevity of it.I guess I'll likely switch to 3 banjos
and a custom bu...
Posted in thread: Bayou SQ-14 frame weight limit on 02-12-2014 at 05:31 PM
Does anyone know the weight limit on the Bayou SQ-14?Hoping it can hold a nearly full 50-gallon
Posted in thread: Keezer Help on 02-12-2014 at 02:09 PM
Sounds like it's low on coolant (freon?). Could be a handful of other problems as well, but
from my experience, it's not looking good. Go back to daily browsing of Craig's List for
Posted in thread: High Gravity All Grain Mash on 12-17-2013 at 01:53 AM
Also, you should mash lower for more simple sugars and a better yeast attenuation. You could
add some amylase to break up the more complex sugars that the 152 mash created and get the F.G.
Down into t...
Posted in thread: High Gravity All Grain Mash on 12-17-2013 at 01:51 AM
You did pretty much what you could since you're fermenting on the grain. There's a chance that
your original gravity was higher than what you measured since you likely measured the liquid
portion and ...
Posted in thread: High Gravity All Grain Mash on 12-17-2013 at 12:40 AM
Seems almost pointless to use more expensive grain when you're re fluxing and removing all the
flavor for vodka. That said, most beer yeasts top out by 15% abv with most below that. Since
your not wor...