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  • Posted in thread: Problems with my propane burner. on 05-01-2016 at 04:25 AM
    First brew of the season? Check the venturi tube for spider webs, mouse beds, or anything else
    plugging it up. Orange flame and smoke means not enough oxygen.+1, had wasp nest in mine.

  • Posted in thread: My beer wont carbonate on 04-24-2016 at 09:14 PM
    I had a few beers that didn't carb at first. I believe the reason in all was unfinished
    fermination. I know, fermentation should increase carbonation but do yourself a favour and take
    an gravity readi...

  • Posted in thread: Prince Beer on 04-23-2016 at 06:01 PM
    I live in South Africa... Wednesday on my local radio station 2 American soldiers was hosted,
    they are attending an international shooting competition here. Great interveiw, a new insight
    into America...

  • Posted in thread: Short Mash Success! on 04-08-2016 at 07:20 PM
    Both 30 min vs 60 min mash times make very similar beers. The longer mash will add some
    complexity, especially with more complicated grain bills. I once did a well stirred 30 min to
    test and it came o...

  • Posted in thread: What are you doing for National Beer Day 2016? on 04-06-2016 at 08:38 PM
    I'm sending out an email to a few of my local peeps inviting them to my basement taproom
    tomorrow evening in honor of the day. I'll also be celebrating the tapping of a Red Rye Pale
    Ale (a fast carb s...

  • Posted in thread: Barley Crusher dead! Need replacement. on 04-03-2016 at 05:58 PM
    I have a crankenstein 2s, about 2 years at >10kg a month. When I have issues with grain not
    pulling through it is always to much spead.

  • Posted in thread: My beer has no alcohol... why? on 04-03-2016 at 05:53 PM
    You say on bottling day you tested avb and it came out at about 2%. Did you take a gravity
    reading and compute the avb? It does not work like that.... You have to subtract the final
    gravity from the o...

  • Posted in thread: Maybe a dumb ques- new to all grain, can hot liquor and boil be same pot? on 04-01-2016 at 06:44 PM
    I have a 80l hlt that does duty as mash tun my bk is 60l. I do full volume mashes (70l plus
    grains) on lower gravity beers up to 1.045 bigger beers I draw 25l of the strike water into a
    bucket to use ...

  • Posted in thread: Gilded Goat Brewing Co. - Building a Brewery on 03-31-2016 at 04:25 PM
    There is a thread here titled, "I don't want to open a brewery (maybe you shouldn't either)".
    Boy you sure proof them wrong. Good luck.

  • Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 03-30-2016 at 09:29 PM
    I did not read all so sorry if it is covered. Do you like beer at all? Do you enjoy other home
    brewers beers? Have you tried their recipes?