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Posted in thread: My Ugly Junk- Corona Mill Station... on 06-10-2014 at 10:18 AM
Looks good! (aka UGLY). I use the bucket-in-bucket setup myself, and it can't be beat. My old
Craftsman 1/2" drill goes through a grain bill in about 5 minutes, and when I mash, I hit my
Posted in thread: average age of a home brewer on 06-10-2014 at 02:33 AM
70, brewing 6 years in November.Sent from my Star Fleet hyperspace communicator
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanatize carboy!!! on 06-08-2014 at 12:36 PM
As a friend of mine is in the habit of saying "Don't do that."As a recurring theme in this
thread seems to be drinking before or during brewing, my invariable rule is: no beer drunk
until the lid's on...
Posted in thread: Oxygenation system??? on 05-29-2014 at 01:08 AM
I don't know about the prospects of using the O2 bottle shown, but I can highly recommend the
wand / stone from William's Brewing. It is a stainless steel wand with an SS stone on the end.
All that's ...
Posted in thread: Tyranny of the "craft" beer on 05-28-2014 at 04:18 PM
I reject "all beers are the same" arguments, which at bottom are like those stated by "brrman,"
no matter how they're dressed up. Until I was in my 50's, I drank the same lagers 90+ percent
Posted in thread: Tyranny of the "craft" beer on 05-28-2014 at 12:23 PM
I'm not completely sure I'm clear on the OP. While some craft beer has become stratospheric in
price, I simply don't buy it. Problem solved. Resenting the brewers or the price the beer is
sold for boo...
Posted in thread: Anheuser busch new home tap on 05-24-2014 at 09:43 AM
That article is over three years old. I would expect to have seen this system locally* by now,
but I haven't.*Central IL, and we have Schnuck's locally, which is / was evidently an outlet.
Posted in thread: Growing pains, bigger kettles... Anyone do this? on 05-23-2014 at 02:39 PM
You bumped the thread 4 months later for a "so there"? His post was in response to the post
directly before his.Regardless, on the actual topic, I went from partial boils in the pot that
came with my ...
Posted in thread: Growing pains, bigger kettles... Anyone do this? on 05-23-2014 at 02:27 PM
Malric, sorry if I 'flamed' on someone or if you felt slighted. It could be that I was just
letting someone know that a post about first wort hopping with no input regarding the subject
matter in the ...
Posted in thread: Growing pains, bigger kettles... Anyone do this? on 05-23-2014 at 12:00 PM
I bought a 30 qt. pot when I started brewing, brewed extract batches in it for 18 months, then
switched to AG. I have no problems doing a full 6.5 gal. boil in a 7.5 gal. pot. The secret is