Last Activity:12-18-2013 9:24 PM
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Posted in thread: New Brewer on 12-16-2013 at 02:59 PM
Welcome! I too started a little over a year ago with a one gallon kit - a chocolate maple
porter. Then a one gallon "refill", then I jumped all in. Now I have a 14 gallon stainless
conical, 20 gallon ...
Posted in thread: Upright Keezer, 8 taps, 11 kegs on 12-16-2013 at 02:03 PM
JonWjust ordered everything to build one of these as well - how did you determine where it was
safe to drill the holes in the back wall? Does this freezer have cooling lines in the sides?I
Posted in thread: Rolling bar build on 12-11-2013 at 02:49 PM
Looks great so far. Keep us posted on the progress.
Posted in thread: Keezer Drip Tray on 12-11-2013 at 02:47 PM
Here are my two options. First is a faucet mount. You need to have your faucets 4" on center,
which may be too late if you've already built the collar. The second is mounted using
double-sided tape ma...
Posted in thread: Polishing kegs on 12-10-2013 at 07:46 PM
Do the cut and weld first, then any discoloration or slag can be taken off by your polisher.
You can easily clean compound out of the inside later.
Posted in thread: Hello, everyone I'm Tom on 12-09-2013 at 09:46 PM
Welcome. What wines are you fermenting? I started as a beer homebrewer and have now included
wine and cider fermentation. I haven't found a commercial example of a mead that I like well
enough to try ...
Posted in thread: New System Test on 12-09-2013 at 09:42 PM
Using soapy water is a lot faster. Pressurize the keg, spray all the potential leaking places
with soapy water, and watch for bubbles. It's a five minute exercise instead of 24 hours.
Posted in thread: Anyone using Stout Tanks sparge arm? on 12-09-2013 at 09:37 PM
I have one, and I pump sparge water through it for a minute or so at high enough volume to get
a good spray, and then turn off the pump, all the while slowly pumping wort into the kettle.
Once the top...
Posted in thread: First time brew- Did I screw everything up? Or am i just overthinking it? on 12-09-2013 at 01:54 AM
No, and yes. Nothing' s screwed up and yes, you're paranoid.Let it go relax, have a beer.
Posted in thread: Secondary for california common on 12-06-2013 at 12:31 PM
Well that seems really low for primary temp! Anyone else?Cal Common is a lager, and lager
yeasts generally ferment at a lower temp. Did you use a lager yeast?