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Posted in thread: First batch, first brew disaster. Need a suggestion on 06-02-2015 at 05:17 PM
I've been using a second hand turkey fryer for several years. Cost about $25. Try craigslist.
Posted in thread: if you could only have one hop ... on 05-31-2015 at 07:32 PM
Posted in thread: my super simple recipe ... on 05-29-2015 at 02:50 PM
+1 on brewersfriend. it's pretty handy for checking facts and comparing styles.Your recipe
looks a lot like what I brew for my house ale. I prefer a Pilsen DME because the darker
extracts seem to comp...
Posted in thread: Need ideas for making an extract kit more interesting on 05-17-2015 at 09:41 PM
Last time I made a wheat beer, I thought a touch of lemon zest might be nice. I haven't tried
Posted in thread: Homemade Brewing Spread Sheet on 05-04-2015 at 05:12 AM
Well Done!I can appreciate the satisfaction you get from building a tool (in this case a
spreadsheet), to help make a job easier.Over the past couple of weeks, I built my own
spreadsheet to help with ...
Posted in thread: Bottling with short neck bottles on 04-26-2015 at 10:10 PM
I hope you are using a bottling wand. It makes things easy. That said, long or short neck
bottles, you will have the correct head space. Fill to the very brim. When you pull the wand
out, the space th...
Posted in thread: Trying to Work On My 'Process' Regarding Timing, and Could Use a Hand on 04-20-2015 at 03:47 AM
I'm afraid I don't have first-hand knowledge of your particular situation. I do extracts,
bottles and didn't get a fridge until after about 90 batches.However, somewhere, I read that
temp control is m...
Posted in thread: Cinnamon in a sasion on 04-13-2015 at 05:30 PM
I experimented once by adding 1/2teaspoon of cinnamon to a 5 gallon batch. The cinnamon flavor
was so strong that it ruined the beer. We drank it but didn't enjoy it at all.
Posted in thread: How often do you guys brew? on 04-11-2015 at 11:12 PM
A five gallon batch about every other week. Not enough to share but it keeps the pipeline full.
Posted in thread: First brew day; 2 Catastrophes - Both w/ Wort Chiller on 04-04-2015 at 09:14 PM
Every time I borrow something from a fiend, something goes awry.Maybe you meant "friend" :)You
are right either way. I try to only borrow ideas, then I can make or buy my own stuff.