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Posted in thread: Show Me Your Wood Brew Sculpture/Rig on 02-12-2014 at 09:16 PM
I would put the casters under the 4 x 4s and leave the short end hanging. When you get it in
operating position, slide a stabilizing bar under the loose end to support the weight. (You're
Posted in thread: Marking your brewpot for volume! How do you do it? on 12-29-2011 at 07:27 PM
What did you use to mark it..and does it wear off in time? Does it wear off in your wort, or
mostly just from washing w/ PBW/oxy? first off, i weighed weigh a half gallon of water at a
time, added it ...
Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 12-08-2011 at 09:23 PM
i've cut back on the honey and had good results.(with the original joe recipe. i think i used
about 15 lbs instead of 17 on a 5 gallon batch) i've also replaced the oranges with red
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 06-20-2011 at 06:08 PM
Is there an easy way to add a fan that would run all the time? I'd like to add it to the basic
hot cold wiring diagram.yes, but if that is beyond your abilities, you would be better off
getting some h...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-13-2011 at 06:41 PM
You haven't said how big your batches are. More than one probably won't hurt. I do suggest
prehydrating in warm water first, though.
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-13-2011 at 05:36 PM
I'd like to think that homebrewers at least give each other the benefit of the doubt - you
don't think I actually just dropped the entire Flesichman packaging into the mead, do you? I
don't know what...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-13-2011 at 01:53 PM
what do you mean, "Fleischman packets"? you're supposed to open them and pour the yeast in. the
fruit will never all sink to the bottom. some will always remain at the top. clarity in the
middle is th...
Posted in thread: Joe's Ancient Orange Mead on 04-09-2011 at 01:11 PM
it probably won't hurt to try, but i think those are more useful for haze and other suspended
particulates. your problem is that baking yeast was not bred for brewing and does not floculate
as well. t...
Posted in thread: dark lager on 03-25-2011 at 03:34 PM
We're going to a private beer competition/party tomorrow. Most of the people there are not very
beer savvy. The theme is lagers. Personally, I think of most lagers as relatively
boring(ducks). Can any...
Posted in thread: Malkore's (not so) Ancient Orange Mead on 03-07-2011 at 03:25 PM
You can choose a yeast for it's flavor properties, then after it reaches its tolerance level
and dies, you can pitch with a higher level one like EC 1118 that has more neutral flavors but
can go to a ...