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Posted in thread: The 'Keezer' Project on 03-22-2010 at 06:30 PM
Nice work Jester! That thing is amazing. Mine is in the works and I was curious how you
attached the top to the freezer lid. I've gone through this thread twice and couldn't find the
Posted in thread: Restaurant/Pub Going out of Biz Sale (San Diego) on 11-11-2009 at 10:54 PM
Thought I should post a link to this! Tons of stuff for cheap!
Posted in thread: Kegerator Help on 11-11-2009 at 10:21 PM
Hey everybody! I need some help...I want to build my brother a kegerator for X-Mas and put a
keg of Hoegaarden in there. Apparently import kegs are 13.2 gallons....is that gonna be a
problem? I have n...
Posted in thread: PreChiller Toss Up on 09-16-2009 at 06:02 AM
+1 for the pump...I had the 50 ft coil w 25 ft prechiller and it would take 30-60 min to
pitching temps. Pump takes less than 30 min
Posted in thread: IBU Distribution on 09-06-2009 at 08:35 PM
Hopbursting!! Thats the one!! AleSmith claims:Critical factors appear to be the freshness and
low cohumulone levels of the hops, softened water (especially the carbonate/bicarbonate value),
Posted in thread: IBU Distribution on 09-06-2009 at 05:17 PM
I know there is a term used to describe getting most of the IBUs in an IPA from late hop
additions (primarily flavor/aroma). I believe this is a technique AleSmith uses for their IPA.
Posted in thread: how long once milled? on 08-31-2009 at 06:41 AM
I brewed at a local brewpub in San Diego recently and they buy all their grain in bulk and
pre-milled. They store it indoors at room temperature for long periods of time (probably
months). So I wouldn...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on Saison on 08-26-2009 at 06:21 AM
I had the same problem and simply moved my primary up on my bottling platform and bam!
Fermentation started up after being stuck for over a week at 1024. Got down to 1016 in a few
days. Shake it up, s...
Posted in thread: Strong Belgian Pale Ale (w/ grapefruit??) on 08-26-2009 at 06:15 AM
I want to make a Belgian Pale...but I have some homegrown grapefruit that will be ripe soon and
thought it might go well in a pale, dry belgian. How do I add fruit to this and how much? In
the boil, p...
Posted in thread: fermenting with no a/c on 08-17-2009 at 04:28 PM
I just use a big bucket that I found at the grocery store...its normally used to hold ice and
drinks at bbqs. Fill it up 1/3 the way with water and stick the carboy in there. Then have
frozen bottles ...