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Posted in thread: Greetings from Wichita, KS on 08-03-2013 at 08:49 PM
Hello All!I have actually been a user (mainly a lurker) of this forum for some time now, but
felt i should formally introduce myself. I got started in the hobby during 2011 when my wife
bought me a ho...
Posted in thread: Cracked Fermenter Lid and Swamp Cooler Question on 08-08-2012 at 02:06 PM
So I stopped by my LHBS on a whim, just because i can't seem to stay out of that place, and
they had replacement lids back in stock! I went home to replace the lid, opened it up and the
aroma was amaz...
Posted in thread: Cracked Fermenter Lid and Swamp Cooler Question on 08-07-2012 at 03:24 AM
I'd say just go buy some cheesecloth and experiment with open fermentation. You should probe
the bucket. Can you get a stick on thermometer? That's what I have on my fermenters and it's
easy to tell w...
Posted in thread: Cracked Fermenter Lid and Swamp Cooler Question on 08-07-2012 at 03:18 AM
You still have positive pressure but only for a short time. Can you get a replacement lid local
? Probe taped to the out side with some bubble wrap over it is what I do "although I use a
freezer and t...
Posted in thread: Cracked Fermenter Lid and Swamp Cooler Question on 08-07-2012 at 01:18 AM
I have about 4 brews under my belt, brewing mainly extract using Brewers Best Kits for now. I
brewed one up on Friday morning, their Summer Ale Kit. The yeast included in that kit is
Safeale US-05. I ...
Posted in thread: How To Make A Beer Crate For 12oz Beer Bottles on 07-17-2012 at 12:45 AM
I followed the original design and think they came out really nice. I have absolutely no
woodworking skills and had no trouble making these. They fit a case of bottles with the 6 pack
holders without ...
Posted in thread: Keep original sample in hydrometer test tube? on 06-30-2012 at 10:28 PM
Thanks to all for taking the time to help our a newbie. All comments and suggestions were much
appreciated and well received.
Posted in thread: Keep original sample in hydrometer test tube? on 06-30-2012 at 04:30 PM
Please replace the word sort with wort. My phone is apparently not brew friendly with auto
Posted in thread: Keep original sample in hydrometer test tube? on 06-30-2012 at 04:27 PM
I am a relativley new brewer. I just brewed up a batch of milk stout using a brewers best kit.
I of course took a hydrometer reading before I pitched my yeast to see what my OG was. My
question is thi...