Last Activity:06-06-2009 3:19 PM
Posted in thread: Diacetyl funk... already kegged on 05-14-2009 at 05:51 AM
Sounds good. How about the yeast? Anything special I need to do there, or will the shaking stir
them up as well as knock the CO2?
Posted in thread: Diacetyl funk... already kegged on 05-14-2009 at 04:59 AM
So I did not detect the diacetyl in my latest wheat beer until it was already in the keg and
carbed (I was overconfident and did not taste at every step - lesson learned).Here is my
question, I have u...
Posted in thread: First AG brew! on 02-09-2009 at 08:33 PM
My method:1 aluminum 36" rulercalibrated (with scales) gallon water jugI filled the brew pot a
gallon at a time, used the ruler to measure the water depth, and then wrote down the results at
Posted in thread: First AG brew! on 02-09-2009 at 07:57 AM
1) your efficiency calculation is only as good as the numbers you put into it; meaning, if you
just eye ball your volumes and temps, and don't get accurate hydro reading (due to temps) it
can really s...
Posted in thread: Fermenter warmer on 02-08-2009 at 06:54 PM
So after doing some research, there are two kinds of "infrared" heat lamps. The cheaper ones
which do cast a visible red glow, and the ones sold in pet stores that are ceramic and cast no
Posted in thread: metals and coatings for mash tuns? on 02-07-2009 at 10:10 PM
I am working on a cooler-based mash tun and I am having trouble finding a certain part, and it
leads me to a question.I have been looking for a stainless steel 3/4" washer for the internal
side of the...
Posted in thread: Bare Bones Fermentation Cabinet on 02-06-2009 at 04:40 PM
I'm not sure what it costs for a block of dry ice, but I'm pretty sure the SWMBO thinks that
would be a bit too much.If I really find a desperate need to have cool fermentation... I've got
a fridge I ...
Posted in thread: Copper pipe "safety" question on 02-05-2009 at 07:50 PM
Actually, I took the dremel cleaning pads to it and ground everything off in no time. Easy as
Posted in thread: Copper pipe "safety" question on 02-05-2009 at 04:04 AM
Excellent, was going to soak in oxyclean after cutting, but the lacquer thinner is a good idea.
Posted in thread: Copper pipe "safety" question on 02-05-2009 at 02:31 AM
I just picked up some copper pipe to build the manifold for my cooler mash tun. The only stuff
I could find had product info printed in some sort of very permanent looking blue ink all the
way down th...