Last Activity:08-03-2009 1:17 AM
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Polysulfone QD's on 08-11-2009 at 05:25 PM
I mean, I figure if the rubber coated handle on the ball valve is okay, the fitting, which is
designed to handle hot liquid, should be too, right?
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Polysulfone QD's on 08-11-2009 at 05:03 PM
Yeah, I was thinking a wet dishtowel or rag wrapped around it.foil might be easier/better.
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer Polysulfone QD's on 08-11-2009 at 04:57 PM
Does anyone use a male (or female, I guess) polysulfone disconnect (as sold by NB) on a brew
kettle ball-valve?Any issues with heat from the burner? I had a brass QD failure and am
searching for a dif...
Posted in thread: First Cider attempt - Check my recipie please! on 08-03-2009 at 12:15 AM
How do I keep it sweet? Crash cool the fermenter?
Posted in thread: First Cider attempt - Check my recipie please! on 08-02-2009 at 11:12 PM
Ok - added a bit of the Wyeast nutrient. We'll see how we do.That said - should I plan on
kegging/force carbing this?Andy
Posted in thread: First Cider attempt - Check my recipie please! on 08-02-2009 at 10:31 PM
So my buddy has been hounding me to make a cider - I'm not much of a fan but he is. This being
August, choices for fresh cider aren't great, so I picked up 5 gallons of Zeigler's (sp?) and
used it. It...
Posted in thread: Brewing a Lambic on 12-11-2008 at 12:39 PM
I've been hesitant to try a lambic because I've been nervous about introducing the bacteria to
my brewery equipment. I've heard once the bugs "start working" it's hard to get them to stop
and to clean...
Posted in thread: Harvesting from bottles REPRISE on 12-10-2008 at 05:48 PM
I, like someone else who recently posted, would like to harvest the yeast out of a couple
bottles I have but I would like to clean it and save it for use in a later brewing...I've read
the yeast clean...
Posted in thread: First Batch Sparge - Questions on 11-05-2008 at 07:03 PM
I'm forced into doing an all grain batch even though I'd rather not. I ordered a kit from
Northern Brewer and I may have accidently ordered the all grain version or they sent me the
wrong one... water...
Posted in thread: Conical Users: Question on 10-24-2008 at 04:48 PM
So I'm debating on getting a minibrew conical. I like the idea of single vessel fermentation
and the price is right.That said - when you drain sediment, etc. from the bottom port, the
level of good be...