Gift Premium Subscription To nicklepickles

Join Date:


Last Activity:

12-01-2016 9:47 PM

Likes Given: 38

29 Likes on 21 Posts 


  • Posted in thread: My Wand Is Malfunctioning on 08-14-2014 at 07:15 PM
    my filler is always a bit iffy. for me, the spring is fine, but the o ring at the end tends to
    slip. my solution: keg lube. works like a charm, and doesnt leak

  • Posted in thread: Tripel via Extract? on 07-31-2014 at 11:42 PM
    with quality extract, no beer will be bland

  • Posted in thread: Bottling on 07-31-2014 at 07:40 PM
    do not use mason jars, they are only made for holding vacuums (for canning), not pressure. If
    you do, you will get shards of glass flying everywhere. Not fun!

  • Posted in thread: Leaking EZCap Bottles, What now? on 07-12-2014 at 11:06 PM
    pros: easy to use, look fancy, tend to to better with higher carbonationcons: more expensive,
    have to replace gaskets every once in awhileI use swing tops pretty often, i like using them
    because bottl...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck faucet on 07-12-2014 at 10:59 PM
    not so much an issue, just a thing that happens. ive been thinking about replacing mine as
    well, though. stuck levers are a little off-putting sometimes

  • Posted in thread: Stuck faucet on 07-12-2014 at 10:31 PM
    its residual beer in the faucet drying up and causing it to gum up. Be careful with the handle,
    the brass levels tend to be brittle. If they break, replace with SS levers and youll be good to

  • Posted in thread: Acids in wine on 06-18-2014 at 10:48 PM
    false. acids wont change, unless you do a malolactic fermentation, where the malic acid gets
    broken into lactic acid

  • Posted in thread: WL670 yeast on 06-12-2014 at 06:50 PM
    rack to a secondary. I did this with a blonde after primary was finished, saw some nice looking
    pellicles a week or so later. Blonde ale came out amazing

  • Posted in thread: Craft Beer & Brewing magazine on 06-10-2014 at 11:39 PM
    My "favorite" part, in the recent issue, is them rating witbiers, and giving blue moon a 90 and
    shock top an 87, out of 100. Nothing got below an 85. I guess every beer in the world tastes
    amazing to ...

  • Posted in thread: What to expect in taste or body change in finishing on 06-07-2014 at 05:59 PM
    in my experience, itll go from "this tastes weird" to "this tastes like beer"