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Posted in thread: Portable igloo cooler kegerator on 08-12-2014 at 12:46 AM
I bought the tap handle on eBay, but it was just a long metal tube/bolt with a mini helmet
glued on. I then took a piece of wood and drilled a 5/8" hole through it. I slid the tap handle
into to wood....
Posted in thread: Portable igloo cooler kegerator on 08-12-2014 at 12:34 AM
Here's mine.... Ready for football season! And with the way the Cowboys have played the last
few years, the beer will come in handy.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 05-23-2014 at 01:44 AM
Just cracked one open and I must say this is one better beers I've made. I stuck to the recipe
100% except that I added 0.25 oz. coriander the last 15 minutes of the boil. The beer just
plain tastes g...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale and no rice hulls - will I get a stuck sparge? on 10-09-2013 at 06:45 PM
I used two large cans of Libby, I think 4 lbs total. It was a 5 gallon recipe, don't remember
the volume of the strike water, but I used the same bags full of pumpkin for my spathe water
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale and no rice hulls - will I get a stuck sparge? on 10-09-2013 at 06:31 PM
I used canned pumpkin, but instead of adding it to the mash tun I put it in a mesh bag and then
steeped it in my HLT while heating my strike water. This still imparted a nice orange color and
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 09-17-2013 at 01:56 AM
I made this recipe about 6 weeks ago and just sampled my first bottle tonight. I made one
slight change in that I split the base malt into half 2-Row and half Maris Otter. I can
honestly say that this...
Posted in thread: Perlick faucet replacement question on 09-02-2013 at 01:33 PM
I'm ready to buy some Perlick 525's to replace my cheap-o faucets that came with my dual tap
tower that I bought from Beverage Factory. My question is, do I need to buy Perlicks WITH the
shank or will...
Posted in thread: Where to start with water? on 08-24-2013 at 09:45 PM
Thanks to all of you for your help. The fog over my brain is starting to lift a little.
Posted in thread: Where to start with water? on 08-24-2013 at 11:45 AM
Well, you don't really have to do much to appreciably affect brewing with that water. I suggest
just starting out with acidifying the water to neutralize the excess alkalinity. That will make
Posted in thread: Where to start with water? on 08-24-2013 at 02:48 AM
I know you guys must be beaten down with water newbs asking for advice, but I'm going to go
ahead and swallow my pride and ask anyway.....I got my water report back from Wards and started