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Posted in thread: Solid Strut Brewstand build on 03-04-2014 at 05:28 PM
Check to see if the bolt and the nut are the same thread size. If the nut is a fine thread and
you're trying to torque it down on a normal thread bolt you'll have issues.
Posted in thread: Switching from BIAB to AG on 01-08-2014 at 07:48 PM
Just make sure to drain off a few quarts of wort, and then add it back to the top of the MT, to
set the grain bed prior to draining your first runnings. I've noticed that the slower I drain
the first ...
Posted in thread: soaking oak chips in bourbon, discard bourbon or add all? on 10-18-2013 at 07:55 AM
And by discarding you mean draining over ice and adding a splash of coke right?
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 09-25-2013 at 02:00 PM
Awesome idea to split the runnings! I honestly went down to the basement to grab a bottle of
beer and had the breakfast stout in my hand but wasn't decided against the 10% beer and went
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 09-11-2013 at 12:12 AM
I bottled mine and the first month is coffee forward, still a good beer. After 6-8 weeks the
chocolate comes forward and the coffee dissipates revealing a different beer. Another guy in my
club asked ...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 08-30-2013 at 12:16 AM
I tossed in 2 oz of coarse ground espresso at flame out and then for the 2nd addition I
sanitized my French press and then cold brewed 2 oz of Sumatra in 2 cups of water for 24 hours
and then added it...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-30-2013 at 12:08 AM
On vacation so going to make it a double batch brew night, Belgian dubbel so start things off
and then a pumpkin ale along with a slab of ribs on the smoker and a cigar. Cheers!
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-20-2013 at 12:40 AM
Shut the front door! I'm about as far north as you can go in Michigan and its beautiful and 82
out right now.
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-08-2013 at 09:30 PM
So I've found out that if I buy brewing equipment gradually over time instead of all at once my
SWMBO asks a lot less questions. That being said, I ran down to AIH today and picked up a 10b
CO2 tank a...
Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 08-07-2013 at 07:16 PM
When I brewed mine, I just cut up the 2 oz of bakers chocolate as small as I could and dropped
it at the 15 min mark. With a decent heavy chefs knife you can almost shave the chocolate into