Last Activity:12-21-2013 9:41 AM
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Posted in thread: Help me get my hubby his Christmas gift! on 12-14-2013 at 05:08 PM
Get him a 10 gallon round beverage cooler so that he can start building his mash tun for
all-grain. Also a large metal spoon(3 feet long) fir stirring the mash.That would be a good
start to get him mo...
Posted in thread: Bottle bombs on 12-13-2013 at 02:56 PM
I've had a had 4 bottles break over the three years that I've been brewing(40 batches).Two of
them were because I was bottle conditioning next to the oven and I'm assuming the heat made
Posted in thread: 2013 Surly Darkness bottle exploded! on 12-11-2013 at 10:32 PM
Just a follow-up on this. I contacted the Surly and they are going to replace the bottle and
give me some SWAG! They said they would give me a T-Shirt and a onesie for my son(16 months).
I'm more than...
Posted in thread: torn between a 10 gallon or 15 gallon kettle on 12-11-2013 at 09:29 PM
I bought the 10 gallon Tall Boy from NB. It's a fantastic kettle for 5 gallons batches. They
are heavy even when empty so you will need a valve if you go 15 gallons. The 10 gallon with 7
gallons if wo...
Posted in thread: Is a 50' immersion chiller overkill for 5 gallon batches? on 12-09-2013 at 04:49 PM
50' feet is ideal I think. You want to chill your wort down as fast as you can in most
cases(the exception would be an extended hop stand for an IPA at varying tempatures). If you
wanted to, you could...
Posted in thread: Zombie Dust on 12-06-2013 at 01:05 PM
If you happen to get any, and want anything Surly, just let me know. I'd be open for a trade.
Surly Abrasive just came out and is fantastic!
Posted in thread: Overcarbonation with WLP005 (Ringwood)? on 12-04-2013 at 05:59 PM
I've had similar experiences with English yeast strains. For some reason they drop out early
and need to be roused. I think the action of transferring to the bottling bucket and the
additional sugar i...
Posted in thread: 2013 Surly Darkness bottle exploded! on 12-03-2013 at 02:05 AM
Hi, I bought a bomber of 2013 Surly Darkness for $28 in late October. Today while playing with
my son I heard a loud bang in my beer cellar when I went down there I found my expensive bottle
Posted in thread: Beer Road Trip - San Francisco to San Diego, where should we stop? on 11-25-2013 at 08:38 PM
Magnolia for cask milds. Laugunitas in Petaluma21st AmendmentHeretic brewingSan Fran area is
awesome for beer!
Posted in thread: FT 5 plinys bottled 11713 Iso surly and revolution brews on 11-25-2013 at 06:35 PM
I can get Surly. What are you looking for? I think Abrasive(IIPA) just came out and
Furious(IPA) is year round and one of my favorite beers. Are you able to get Blind Pig too?