Last Activity:03-28-2011 6:59 PM
Posted in thread: Plastic Carboys. Good or Bad? on 03-28-2011 at 05:10 PM
you will get all sorts of answers here. My suggestion, try it and make your own opinion. The
batch I just bottled, sat in a culligan "off limits according to some" store bought water
bottle for 3 mont...
Posted in thread: Who should I buy brewing equipment/recipes/grain/etc. from online and why? on 02-07-2011 at 11:50 PM
Austin Home Brew supply. Stand behind there products, have helped numerous customers out on
here, including me. Forrest always seems to go above and beyond. And, cant beat the free
shipping on orders ...
Posted in thread: Taps are flowing (with only minutes to spare) on 02-06-2011 at 09:41 PM
dmfa is good advise, even though I have personally never broke a guide bit while using a hole
saw. The key to using a hole saw is to let the drill/hole saw do the work. Dont force it, and
Posted in thread: Lemon in Hefeweizen on 02-04-2011 at 12:51 PM
Im a big fan of a slice of lemon in my Hefe. Some say it ruins it, I think it compliments it
Posted in thread: Water bottles for sours on 02-03-2011 at 10:54 PM
what they are saying Nowuries, is that the plastic water bottles are oxygen permiable, IE: they
actually let oxygen THROUGH the plastic. Do I buy all that jazz?? no. Do they let oxygen in?
Sure, im su...
Posted in thread: Mr.beer fermenting question on 02-03-2011 at 10:41 PM
honestly, the carb'ed feeling could still be active fermentation. When a beer ferments, CO2 is
released up through the beer. So, if its still actively fermenting, then you will have CO2
actually in th...
Posted in thread: Smwbo on 02-01-2011 at 09:55 PM
she who must bend over
Posted in thread: fixing my aluminum HLT with a soldering gun on 02-01-2011 at 12:00 AM
PJ, what is the temperature of the surrounding aluminum when trying to heat it with a soldering
iron?? Wont get hot enough to actually accept solder. It might melt the solder and glob on the
Posted in thread: fixing my aluminum HLT with a soldering gun on 01-31-2011 at 11:34 PM
you will have to use a torch to get it hot enough to actually accept solder. Then, whats the
melting point? With the burner blazing on it, im not so sure it would hold.
Posted in thread: Is Guinness Draught the most "sessionable" session beer? on 01-31-2011 at 05:12 PM
I love guinness. Its just a very very smooth beer. I could drink it all night with no problems
at all. Hell, when we go to a restaurant that serves it, I usually have atleast 3 of them
during our time...