Last Activity:10-05-2015 4:10 PM
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Posted in thread: What the Helles?! on 10-06-2015 at 11:03 AM
Yup, that would have the smart thing to do. Unfortunately, it was a busy day and skipped over
that step. Normally I hit my numbers right on... Live and learn. :)Been there, done that. Still
Posted in thread: Universal keg cutting jig on 10-06-2015 at 11:01 AM
Nice job, looks good.
Posted in thread: Baking pizza without an oven. on 10-01-2015 at 12:03 PM
Those are some good looking pies. I would be interested in seeing your setup also.A few years
ago we got a pizza maker from a friend, it's basically works really well. Doesn't heat the
house up and ...
Posted in thread: Gravity too high after second sparge on 09-29-2015 at 11:02 AM
Then either keep sparging (collect in a different BK if you're main one is full) or use less
grain next time to adjust your numbers.Figure out your system efficiency and adjust your
software to your s...
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer flask necessary for a stir plate starter? Why not use any? on 09-29-2015 at 10:58 AM
Good points above.Anything you have that has a pretty flat bottom and your stir bar will spin
and stay in the middle will work great. I have a one gallon jug that the bottom is pretty flat
and it work...
Posted in thread: Remove immersion chiller after cooling wort? on 09-24-2015 at 10:45 AM
I use a pump to recirculate the wort during cooling with the IC and I've done it both ways
(removing it and not removing it) with no issues.I normally remove it just so the lid will fit
better on top ...
Posted in thread: Keg lid leaking after o-ring replacement on 09-16-2015 at 03:19 PM
+1 to all that has been stated already.If you find a problem area and all looks well yet it's
still a slight leak, tap around the top (I would do this without beer inside) in the area of
the leak with...
Posted in thread: To keg or not to keg?? on 09-16-2015 at 11:18 AM
reading some posts and doing some research it appears kegging is superior to bottling.However,
as a first time brewer is it a safer bet to just bottle?Or does the convenience of a keg
justify the cost...
Posted in thread: Chest Freezer not cooling on 09-16-2015 at 11:13 AM
I would unplug it, if it's froze up or got some liquid where it shouldn't, leave it unplugged
for a day (at least 24 hours) and then plug it back in (without the STC-1000 if it's not hard
wired) and s...
Posted in thread: Brew equip setup upgrade - cost reductions/words of experience on 09-15-2015 at 11:18 AM
Well, this is a pretty personal choice.I acquired bits and pieces over the years long before I
decided what type of stand I wanted. Once I had a good amount of the items (kegs for keggles, a