Last Activity:08-17-2006 8:58 PM
Posted in thread: Oxy/Acetylene regulators for homebrew on 08-17-2006 at 07:41 PM
I weld and torch quite a bit here on the ranch/farm and frequently go to the local welding shop
to exchange bottles. My torch regulator can be set for both oxygen and acetylene anywhere from
1 psi up ...
Posted in thread: Tap/coupler style for Corny kegs? on 08-17-2006 at 10:57 AM
I'm all ready to order my kegs, but there are SO many types of taps.......American style, type
S, type M, type Z, Q and the rest.What's the difference or is there any that works better for
Posted in thread: Keg newbie...what kind to get? on 08-16-2006 at 09:51 PM
I want to order about 4 kegs from Ebay, but am confused about the merits and so forth of the
various kinds. What can anyone tell me about Cornelius (Cornies), Pepsi style, Coke style, pin
lock, non pi...
Posted in thread: Plastic bottles and other confessions... on 07-21-2006 at 06:50 PM
Man, this site is great. Quick responses from people who KNOW a lot about beer.I know this is
sacrilege, but I use 20 packs of plastic water bottles from Wal-Mart. The case only costs me
$4, it holds ...
Posted in thread: using hydro peroxide, rubbing alcohol on 07-21-2006 at 06:43 PM
Pistolero........I don't really know the difference, I guess. I thought they were the same
(?)Translation : I use it to clean up my fermenters between batches, clean my tubing, clean
glass bottles pri...
Posted in thread: First Brew on 07-21-2006 at 06:40 PM
I have been told NEVER to use cane-based sugars or beet-based sugars. Use only brewer's sugar
which is made from corn. Some simply call it corn sugar. It is usually about a buck per pound.
It looks ju...
Posted in thread: using hydro peroxide, rubbing alcohol on 07-21-2006 at 06:30 PM
I am impressed by all the good responses I have received just this morning. Thanks to all of
you with your answers about wort chilling and my FG problems. Looks like I picked the right
site for beer q...
Posted in thread: do I really need a wort chiller? on 07-21-2006 at 06:09 PM
I have made about 20 batches of beer and do not have wort chiller. I am too impatient to just
wait for the boiled stuff to cool down on its own and even adding tap water (mine is 60 to 70)
does not ge...
Posted in thread: Can't get FG under 1.018...... on 07-21-2006 at 06:01 PM
Yes, it does taste pretty sweet. But I want the alcohol content to be at least 5 percent by
volume if I am going to even bother with homebrewing. I will try the Nottinghams and see what
that does.I wa...
Posted in thread: Can't get FG under 1.018...... on 07-21-2006 at 03:12 PM
OK, I am a relative newbie. I have made about 20 batches of 6 gallons each. Only about 4 times
have I gotten the FG under 1.010. It doesn't matter if I am making a stout or a
pilsner.......OG of 1.030...