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Posted in thread: How to add orange peel and coriander seed on 11-28-2016 at 10:37 PM
Just made a late addition to my Holiday Ale. Forgot to get the whole seeds at the LHBS, and the
l only found ground Coriander at the local supermarket. I boiled about 1/4 jar in about a pint
of water ...
Posted in thread: Grain Mill Motor Not Working on 09-30-2016 at 01:19 AM
I would agree with trying a new starter capacitor. If that doesn't do the trick, I would look
for a short in the field windings, but if that is the case I would junk the motor. Unless you
are using th...
Posted in thread: Every brew tastes the same on 08-13-2016 at 10:44 PM
Most Homebrew stores keep their yeast and hops under refrigeration, but the kits sit out on the
sales floor or back in the warehouse at room temperature or above, and probably stored under
Posted in thread: Recipe help needed (ESB?) on 06-21-2016 at 03:07 AM
I usually consider my ESB to be my default drinking beer, probably every 3rd or 4th batch or
so, and I try to keep it simple with the ingredients I commonly have on hand, and sometimes
substitute if I...
Posted in thread: Succulent Strawberry Blonde on 06-03-2016 at 11:24 PM
I was thinking of sanitizing the strawberries with some vodka before introducing it into the
witbeer brewed previously. The vodka will sterilize the berries, and probably also pick up some
of the esse...
Posted in thread: Opinions on adding Bacon on 04-30-2016 at 06:14 PM
I brewed a Bacon Porter for the wake of a deceased friend we knew as the Slab Bacon. Starting
with a more or less standard porter recipe, I substituted a bit of smoked malt, maple syrup,
and crispy ba...
Posted in thread: How do you store/organize your brew supplies? on 04-22-2016 at 01:30 AM
Maryland Homebrew sells these Cobalt Blue plastic containers for their bulk LME for a little
more than a buck each. They hold about 2 lbs of specialty grains, which is just about the right
amount to k...
Posted in thread: Be Careful With Propane Tanks on 01-19-2016 at 11:52 PM
I remember a PSA when I was a kid that explained it perfectly. A coffee cup of gasoline
properly vaporized can explode with the force of 2 sticks of dynamite. I strap my propane tanks
to a tie point i...
Posted in thread: Allen Bradley SLC 500 on 12-09-2015 at 10:33 PM
I am taking a Udemy online class, Programming PLCs from Scratch which uses the RSlogix 500
programming environment. The course provided links to the lite version of the software, which
is basically mi...
Posted in thread: Simple Electric Setup Help (Electric Boil Kettle and Cooler Mash Tun) on 11-02-2015 at 12:28 AM
I built one earlier this year out of a keg and a hot water heating element. Dealing with the
Hot Break problem was my main concern. and I found a kit from Stilldragon which included a box,