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Posted in thread: interested in all grain... trying to do the math on 07-17-2014 at 02:44 PM
Thank you all for the input. I appreciate the information.I understand the idea of spending the
extra loot, up front, for the extra volume, instead of replacing everything down the road. I,
Posted in thread: interested in all grain... trying to do the math on 07-16-2014 at 07:58 PM
I'm a BIAB brewer who is looking to move up to all grain brewing. my current "set up" is a
patio/turkey fryer burner and a 10 gal NB tallboy kettle with a mesh bag and digital probe
thermometer. This ...
Posted in thread: need help with my temp controller on 10-21-2013 at 10:44 AM
problem seems to have righted itself. I was getting off readings when the probe was lying
against the side or bottom of the freezer. after putting the carboy in and attaching the probe
to it, instead ...
Posted in thread: need help with my temp controller on 10-20-2013 at 09:02 PM
I have a Johnson Control A419 hooked to a chest freezer.I've done trial runs at different
temperatures and it has worked great. Now, today, when I finally try to put it to use for
brewing, it is not c...
Posted in thread: Hello From Harrisburg on 09-10-2013 at 12:33 PM
@running weird - how's it going, State Line? Waynesboro, here.Welcome, Caleb!
Posted in thread: berries in the kettle... big mistake? on 07-26-2013 at 03:38 PM
I've been freezing a few here and there, little by little throughout the growing season, until
I had a pound. we probably pick close to a quart a day, when they're at their peak but I'm
usually lucky ...
Posted in thread: berries in the kettle... big mistake? on 07-26-2013 at 02:00 PM
yeah, the gravity came in higher than I'd expected. I am guessing somewhere around 8%, when
it's all said and done. Is there such a thing as "Imperial Saison"? haha...I'm still fairly new
to brewing b...
Posted in thread: Sierra Nevada Hoptimum... how good is it? on 07-26-2013 at 12:57 PM
I think my thing with Summerfest is that I've been so focused on IPAs over the last few years,
and Imperial Stouts, in the late fall/winter, that I've gotten used to very assertive flavors
in beer and...
Posted in thread: berries in the kettle... big mistake? on 07-26-2013 at 12:46 PM
Thank you very much for the input. Ideally, I would rack onto the raspberries in the secondary
and then transfer to a tertiary... but, I only have one 3 gal carboy and it's a little hard for
me to jus...
Posted in thread: Sierra Nevada Hoptimum... how good is it? on 07-24-2013 at 04:40 PM
I'm not a big "seasonal" guy, but I'm a big fan of SN's seasonals. Summerfest is good but I
wouldn't go out of my way to get it. Tumbler, Celebration, and Ruthless Rye, however, are
outstanding. I'm l...