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Posted in thread: How do I use this hop spider I built? on 09-08-2012 at 02:32 PM
Is that a SS sink drain collar type thing? Looks easy enough to make. Nice work.
Posted in thread: How much do you pay for bottles? on 09-07-2012 at 01:14 PM
If you are in the Minneapolis area, The Four Firkins specialty beer store gives out free
bottles. They offer a lot of free tastings so they go through quite a few bottles. You'll have
to remove labels...
Posted in thread: Future of ball lock kegs? on 09-07-2012 at 12:54 PM
makes sense. You can't take them out to clean them which isn't a big deal. But you can
replace them if they break for some reason. Thanks!
Posted in thread: How I keep hops out my my plate chiller on 09-06-2012 at 11:13 PM
I would hope that there would be minimal aeration prior to chilling, right?Ah! Yes! Excellent
Posted in thread: Future of ball lock kegs? on 09-06-2012 at 10:57 PM
Define "the brand new ball lock kegs".There's plenty of manufacturers from various countries.
Which ones are you referring to? Sounds like a bunch of BS to me.Good point. I'll ask a
different way. Has...
Posted in thread: Future of ball lock kegs? on 09-06-2012 at 10:44 PM
I've heard that the posts/valves/rings on the brand new ball lock kegs are not replaceable? It
seems silly to me. Any truth to that?
Posted in thread: How I keep hops out my my plate chiller on 09-06-2012 at 10:27 PM
I would imagine this process also helps to aerate the wort a bit before pitching. I wouldn't
rely on this as the only way to do it but more aeration can't hurt.Thanks for yet another
reason to get a p...
Posted in thread: Da Yooper's House Pale Ale on 09-06-2012 at 10:17 PM
I picked up the grains and hops for this today. I'll be brewing it on Saturday.I also picked up
the Wyeast 1056 and realized I had some harvested 1272. Has anybody done this recipe with both
and have ...
Posted in thread: A fresh start in life on 08-22-2012 at 12:55 PM
Sounds like you are going to go for it. And since you've received a lot of good sensible
information here, you are now required to post your adventures so that all of us can live
vicariously through y...
Posted in thread: How long is TOO long in secondary? on 08-15-2012 at 02:46 AM
When it's a crusty dried up pile of dust in the bottom of the carboy, it's probably been too
long. Beer for years in a carboy...I'll get there someday.