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Posted in thread: How do I open this plastic beer keg? on 04-28-2012 at 04:07 AM
So I emailed the rep that sent me the keg. As it turns out, these type of kegs are in fact,
designed to be used once and recycled. The tabs around the outside of the valve are impossible
to push in wi...
Posted in thread: How do I open this plastic beer keg? on 04-27-2012 at 07:28 PM
We had a meeting with one of our equipment reps from Germany awhile back. I mentioned I brew my
own beer, which they said they have these plastic kegs that I could try out; and they would
ship it to m...
Posted in thread: Brewhouse efficiency is in the toilet! on 07-13-2011 at 04:26 AM
In fact it looks like some Kashi Colonblow cereal. :DHaha I should just add milk! Thanks for
all the help everyone. I've got a sharp eye on those kids at the LHBS. Will have to see how
this brew turns...
Posted in thread: Brewhouse efficiency is in the toilet! on 07-12-2011 at 04:57 AM
While the crush could be the culprit, it's really a matter of matching the correct sparge
method with the separation/filter method or vice versa. Braids and tube screens don't cut it
for fly sparging....
Posted in thread: Brewhouse efficiency is in the toilet! on 07-11-2011 at 06:16 PM
I would say the fly sparging is also hurting your efficiency with a braided hose. For fly
sparging to work you have to have even flow through all parts of your grainbed, and it doesn't
happen like tha...
Posted in thread: Brewhouse efficiency is in the toilet! on 07-11-2011 at 05:03 AM
Hi all. It's been a long time since my last brew (had to live with the parents for awhile, but
that's another story...)I put together EdWort's Robust Porter recipe. Here it is from
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-01-2010 at 06:39 PM
Okay, so here's the update on this brew:I came up with 1.072 OG into the brew kettle. I used
the "hybrid fly/batch sparge" presented by Biermuncher's sticky.The brew sat in the fermenter
for two weeks...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-22-2010 at 09:25 PM
Nah, you can't put the brown sugar, pie spice or pumpkin into beersmith, I just add them to the
notes. My OG without the sugar or pumpkin is 1.060 (70% eff) and afterwards it's around 1.070.
I got a l...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-22-2010 at 04:54 PM
Hmmm... well maybe then just add 0.5 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice. Should do you just fineOk, I will
try that. Especially since the store wont take the cans back (jerks)Next question: what
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-22-2010 at 02:26 AM
Not sure if anyone is still looking at this thread, but I will be attempting this recipe
tomorrow...just one thing...I picked up two cans of the Libby's pumpkin pie mix, but it turns
out it's not the ...