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Posted in thread: Vinyl tubing used for IC? on 09-11-2011 at 12:31 AM
Hey everyone,Kind of new to homebrewing and I'm looking into making an immersion chiller. Guy
at Home Depot said I should use the threaded vinyl tubing for my input and output lines. Is
that really ne...
Posted in thread: Dry Ice?? in Wort Chiller on 08-03-2011 at 07:32 AM
I agree with JKoravos, dry ice isn't gonna get it done for you...Thirded.Most of the cooling
will be carried away as a gas.Reusable ice blocks are more efficient.
Posted in thread: Krausen in three hours!!! on 08-03-2011 at 07:28 AM
Kippis!Sounds like a great brew day.My best is when I racked onto a 7 day old primary slurry -
5g into a 6.5g carboy and I had krausen exiting the blowoff tube after 2 hrs.
Posted in thread: What are the smallest capable beer bottles you've seen? on 07-23-2011 at 01:37 AM
Anchor Steams bigfoot comes in 6oz btls I believe.
Posted in thread: Tried & True or New Ventures on 07-21-2011 at 03:47 AM
Experimenting is always fun for me.This is why I got into brewing. 95% of my brews I have
never done before. The only brews I have repeated were an all pepper ale, sage IRA (India Red
Ale) and a whis...
Posted in thread: How do you save water on brew day??? on 07-21-2011 at 03:44 AM
Lots of good recs here. I wont repeat whats mentioned so heres a new one:I save the IC water in
a few buckets - the first I keep around for clean up, the next 3 go into my toilets empty water
Posted in thread: Subbing and orbital shaker for a stirplate? on 07-21-2011 at 03:38 AM
OS will work fine for aeration. As said, you really should use clamps above 100 RPM to ensure
you dont throw your starter.Also, use a baffled flask as this will improve aeration
Posted in thread: Glass vs Better Bottle on 07-07-2011 at 04:41 AM
Ive used the same glass for 8 yrs. w/ no chips, cracks or breaks. A lot of that depends on how
careful and to a lesser extent how strong you are.SS is best, but quite expensive.Glass is
great - inert,...
Posted in thread: Awesome glassware... question on 06-15-2011 at 05:18 AM
Looks like a Riedel of somesort.Similar to the Vitis, but w/ a more pronounced lip.What country
was that pic taken in? That should help lead your search OP.Are you looking for the "look" or
Posted in thread: bottling/capping with tiwst offs on 06-14-2011 at 03:59 AM
Twisties have thin glass at the tip. Even if they hold pressure fine, they will eventually
break from capping pressure.