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  • Posted in thread: Anyone own a weber smokey mountain? on 04-05-2014 at 09:26 PM
    Haha, you don't waste foil but you throw the foil pan away each time? I do not think the clay
    pot, sand, or any other material is useful in maintaining temps. Once it is heated up, what
    good could it ...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone own a weber smokey mountain? on 04-05-2014 at 05:37 PM
    Here is my tip on the water pan.1. Foil the water pan completely with HD foil.2. Foil a 12"
    clay flower pot base completely with HD foil.3. Place the foiled flower pot base inside the
    water pan.4. Pla...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 01-02-2014 at 05:34 PM
    Both were a little cidery in my opinion. That is why I was wondering about the yeast. I have
    not had this problem with other yeasts in the past. This is the only recipe I have used
    Nottingham. If I br...

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 01-02-2014 at 01:51 PM
    Both batches I made fermented at 68F in temp controlled freezer with probe attached to
    fermenter.

  • Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 12-31-2013 at 06:08 PM
    Both times that I have made this recipe it has been cidery. I wondered if it is the Nottingham
    yeast that causes this off flavor.

  • Posted in thread: looking for homebrew stores in central Illinois on 12-08-2013 at 10:01 PM
    Friar Tuck in Savoy is the only one I know. There are some in Bloomington but, I have never
    visited any of them. I buy most of my supplies online except bulk grain or something I need in
    a hurry.

  • Posted in thread: What shall I use to clean the bottom of my scorched kettle? on 11-15-2013 at 11:38 PM
    Use straight Star San and a green Scotch Brite. Only takes a small dab and you should wear
    proper PPE.

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Copper at Home Depot on 11-14-2013 at 05:26 PM
    My Home Depot only has 5/8" OD x 50' remaining. It is $22. I offered $15 for one that was
    missing the cap on one end. Now I don't know what I'm going to do with it.

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Copper at Home Depot on 11-07-2013 at 05:52 PM
    I paid $15.03 for 50' of 1/2" OD.They also had 50' of 5/8" for $22.

  • Posted in thread: Commercial bottles that have flip tops on twist bottles on 10-27-2013 at 10:59 PM
    There are some people here who say they can reuse twist-offs with no problem. OTOH, do you want
    to go to all the time, expense, etc. of making a batch and then take chances with bottles that
    may not s...

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