Last Activity:01-18-2013 1:55 PM
Posted in thread: Extremely High Boil-Off % on 01-18-2013 at 06:35 PM
My boiloff rate in my 10 gallon Sams club stock pot (~18" wide) is around 2 gallons an hour as
well with a ~75k btu burner.-Steve
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 01-18-2013 at 02:18 PM
I brewed my umpteenth batch of this the other day using Amarillo hops, 8 oz of lactose to
backsweeten, and a starter of Belgian Abbey yeast to try and throw some estery/fruity flavors
into the mix. Ev...
Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 01-18-2013 at 02:14 PM
Brewed this a couple weeks ago using all Fuggles and S04, it's going to sit a while longer and
then its going straight into the kegerator. :D
Posted in thread: Another is this a infection thread :( on 05-23-2012 at 02:02 PM
Just looks like yeast settled out on that ring/ridge in the better bottle. Go ahead and rack it
into a keg. Once you cold crash it, everything will drop to the bottom. The first pint or two
might be a...
Posted in thread: Is this grain crush ok? on 05-22-2012 at 05:30 PM
That doesn't look crushed hardly at all IMO. I set my barley crusher as tight as it will go,
grain condition, and it is nothing but flour and whole smashed husks. I use plenty of rice
hulls in every b...
Posted in thread: Bell's Two Hearted Ale Clone (close as they come) on 05-18-2012 at 02:24 PM
I've made several batches of this and it is very close to the real Two Hearted. I love how
simple it is! I can't manage to keep a keg of this around very long, my friends always demolish
it! :rockin: ...
Posted in thread: Powder Coating Stand Questions... on 05-04-2012 at 02:54 PM
Powder coat will burn off if you get it too hot. (i.e. hitting it with a burner flame and the
nearby areas). If you want to keep it coated you might consider a ceramic coat from Techline
for exhaust c...
Posted in thread: ALL NEW Rebel Mill Grain Crusher now Available at Rebel Brewer on 03-30-2012 at 08:50 PM
My corded Milwaukee drill (with t-handle) has gobs of torque, so right at start up when there
is some grain between the rollers I have to be real careful and hold the base down. I've
flipped it a coup...
Posted in thread: I was scolded at LHBS today when I told em I don't usually use a secondary on 03-30-2012 at 08:26 PM
I've gotten increasingly lazy brewing. I used to secondary everything, but eventually I just
got annoyed trying to fish the siphon around through that tiny hole and not manage to suck up
Posted in thread: Anyone tried using forced hot water funance as heat source to HLT? on 03-30-2012 at 08:12 PM
In daydreams of scale-up for my brewing, I was thinking it would be awesome to just utilize a
60 gallon hot water heater as a HLT with a huge heat exchanger coil in it. -Steve