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Posted in thread: Pump - Is it really worthwhile? on 03-22-2014 at 12:34 AM
I would probably add a 10 gal Igloo cooler for a HLT first, then a pump. Certainly not a
must-have, but I'm very happy with how the pump has made the brew day go a little faster, and
safer. Then down ...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 12-31-2013 at 11:49 PM
I'll be brewing a similar porter in a few days and was curious as to why the maltodextrin is
added instead of just mashing higher in this recipe. If the mash temp is increased to 154-156,
Posted in thread: PSI reading drop after connecting the line on 12-28-2013 at 12:53 PM
I think this is normal. If it holds pressure after you adjust the regulator, you should be OK.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 11-03-2013 at 12:01 AM
Brewed this outdoors today (a magnificent Fall day in Pennsylvania) and hit OG of 1.062.
Looking forward to sharing some at Christmas.
Posted in thread: Threads you are tired of seeing on 08-26-2013 at 01:16 AM
jesus, you guys know what he meant!i HATE anything with "swmbo" in the titleShould we be using
the term "swmbo" at all? Kind of perpetuates a stereotype, doesn't it?
Posted in thread: Proud owner of a Chugger pump, but I don't know what the hell to do with it! on 01-23-2013 at 11:53 PM
Basically my add-a-pump kit would look like this:(1) Inline SS head Chugger pump ($140)(1) Type
A camlock male on pump input ($4)(1) 2pc SS ball valve for "out" port of the pump to control
flow speed ...
Posted in thread: Dishwaser and sanitizer on 01-13-2013 at 01:26 AM
Some dishwashers have a sanitation cycle, and so the temp gets high enough to sanitize. You
don't want to put sanitizer in a dishwasher, however.
Posted in thread: What are alternatives from using O2 pump to aerate high gravity worts? on 01-12-2013 at 01:31 PM
I would highly recommend the oxygen wand and disposable O2 bottles. The initial investment is a
little higher, but it gets the job done quickly and efficiently.
Posted in thread: Howdy from Texas on 01-12-2013 at 12:50 PM
A local homebrew shop is a great place to start. You may pay a little more for ingredients and
supplies than you would online, but the advice and knowledge is worth it.You can also read John
Posted in thread: Hello from way down south in the land of cotton on 01-12-2013 at 12:43 PM
...old times here won't be forgotten (sorry I couldn't resist).Welcome to the forum!