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  • Posted in thread: No fermentation on 09-30-2012 at 02:05 PM
    I just checked on my 5 gal Krolsch brew that i started on Friday. No airlock activity so i
    cracked the bucket to take a look.... top of the brew was completely clear of any kind of
    Krausen, I think I ...

  • Posted in thread: First pumpkin spice batch. on 08-09-2012 at 03:18 AM
    I agree with above... I used 1.5 tsp of pumpkin pie spice.

  • Posted in thread: Are you fit or fat? on 06-06-2012 at 03:40 AM
    Me. 5'09" 145lbs. Was 205.... Then made a bet for lent that I could not give up soda. 60lbs
    later and I'm in much better shape.

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 09-14-2011 at 03:37 AM
    Lol watch that does not bind up on you. Lord knows GM cant make a steering shaft that works
    right.That is actually how I got this one... Upon starting and stopping it made a thunk sound.

  • Posted in thread: Adjustable brew sculpture on 09-09-2011 at 02:18 AM
    I just leave the HLT on the stove and use a 1 gallon pitcher to ladel the hot water on top of a
    tupperware lid floating about 1 inch above the top of the grain bed. I average about 75% eff.
    with this ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 gal. Rubbermaid large enough? on 09-05-2011 at 02:49 PM
    I rock a 5 gal igloo. I've packed 14# in there. Real thick. About 1.080 is the highest OG I can
    get. If I need to brew higher than that I just make it up with extract. 1.080 to 1.012 is about
    9.3 abv....

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 09-05-2011 at 02:37 PM
    Finally got around to making one of my own tap handles. Steering linkage from a GM truck.
    Drilled and tapped the end. Easy as pie,

  • Posted in thread: Another infection question on 05-23-2011 at 11:26 AM
    I have done wood in beer before. Didn't have any issues. I wouldn't worry about it. If there
    are any issues... Just brew again.

  • Posted in thread: Another infection question on 05-21-2011 at 10:41 PM
    I've had a fementation chamber grow mold. Little bleach and some scrubbing cleared it up. Also
    I've had a floatie or two. I scooped them out and drank the beer. No problems. It tasted great.
    We called...

  • Posted in thread: Crush it yourself = +15% efficiency on 05-15-2011 at 08:13 PM
    We had the LHBS crush one of the batches so we had a "reference" point so to speak. Then we
    just dialed the mill in untill we visually started crushing a little finer. We ran everything
    throught the m...