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Posted in thread: 2 Keggle Brewing on 08-24-2010 at 12:52 AM
Hastings - this is the method that I use in my electrical system, simply because I don't really
have the room right now for the 3rd keg on my stand.I heat up my strike water in my HLT/Boiler,
do an in...
Posted in thread: Is dry Notty just a really low-key yeast? on 03-31-2010 at 12:17 PM
I use notty almost exclusively. Depending on pitching temps, the lag on it is anywhere from
12-36 hours.Depending on the make up of the wort, there is generally only a 0.5-2.0" krausen,
and it general...
Posted in thread: Electric brewery contol box schematic on 03-02-2010 at 12:48 AM
Assuming your PID is bring powered by 120 VAC, why not just use a toggle switch on the PID,
which in turn cuts off the juice to the element?
Posted in thread: 2 packs of Nottinghams...... kinda scary on 01-25-2010 at 05:08 PM
I consistently make a 6-7% 11 gal batch of "pounda porter" with a pound each of chocolate,
roasted barley and black patent. Not really a porter, but man does it taste good. Also
fermented with notty a...
Posted in thread: Dumping Bad Batches.... on 01-03-2010 at 02:32 PM
I've dumped 2-3, it's usually very depressing to send it down the drain, but all in good
spirits as you intend to fill them back up with better tasting beer.I've also dumped a batch of
cider after it ...
Posted in thread: 2009 Received Beer Gifts on 12-26-2009 at 04:39 PM
-6 pack of imperial nonic pint glasses-3 different beers to go with the pint glasses-zymurgy
renewal-gift card to lowes (of which at least 70% will go to the brewery)The beer nut in me has
Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 12-23-2009 at 03:11 PM
In Soviet Russia, system wires you!Well, the way I see it, my dryer has been fine for the 20
years it's been on this circuit, so I hope the brewery is. I've also seen many other systems
that use the s...
Posted in thread: Best brews to ferment in winter? on 12-23-2009 at 02:51 PM
I would recommend scotch ales, or an ale using nottingham dry yeast (my personal favorite).At
58-62F I find that this yeast ferments out incredibly clean and smooth. Great for harvest or
generic dark ...
Posted in thread: Spent grain cookies for horses any recipes? on 12-23-2009 at 02:48 PM
I do this for my dogs:Mix equal parts moist grain and flour to create a dough like
consistency.Add flavoring if necessary (I use peanut butter for dogs, not sure for horses)Add
an egg or two based on ...
Posted in thread: Electrical Primer for Brewers on 12-23-2009 at 02:44 PM
Will a gfci breaker circumvent the danger you mentioned, or is the danger inherent anyway since
you're stating the ability of a safe ground isn't really there?