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Posted in thread: I believe I found fairly cheap hops on ebay - 1 Pound Cascade $13 (only 3 left) on 06-10-2010 at 09:44 PM
i hate that inflated shipping garbage. cheaphops with their deals just about filled up my hops
cubby in the keezer, so i'm out anyway. but eff fake shipping charges. trying to get your
auction listed ...
Posted in thread: What is a good response to blackmail? on 06-10-2010 at 06:27 PM
i work at a bicycle company and i get "gimme's" all the time. including people who get a flat
tire and tell us they demand free stuff "or else _"you thank them for their business and
explain to them "...
Posted in thread: Mistake Pond Pale Ale on 06-03-2010 at 02:20 AM
"unintentional step mash"! i did the same thing last weekend. i ended up doing an unintentional
decoction mash for the heck of it! maybe i'm too firm of a believer in the fact that it will
Posted in thread: Hit pre-boil SG right on, but real low on SG before adding yeast? on 06-03-2010 at 02:16 AM
and make sure you're correcting the temp for your hydrometer! but more than likely it's not
Posted in thread: looking to upgrade to full grain on 06-03-2010 at 02:14 AM
+1 on the cooler MLT conversion. super simple once you ready through and break it down and it
makes it a lot less stressful as you mash, because you don't need worry about the temp as much.
and you ca...
Posted in thread: Any problem with this? on 06-03-2010 at 02:11 AM
do the yeast washing that is in the FAQ and you should be able to separate it. just build up
your yeast a little bit as you bring it to life.
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Problems on 06-02-2010 at 04:24 AM
i always have an extra few gallons of hot water around, too. during the mash in case i
calculated wrong and it's too thin or my temp drops. then i turn the heat on again to get it
close to the sparge ...
Posted in thread: Batch OR Fly? Whats a sparger to do?? on 06-02-2010 at 04:13 AM
one of the differences that big brewers face that we don't is loss of money over consistency.
if stone gets a slight off flavor from something like HSA, it ruins a gigantic batch of beer
that they nee...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Bulkheads 1/2" NPT internal threads on 06-02-2010 at 04:01 AM
got my bulkheads. they are great quality and they arrived well packaged in a timely manner. buy
Posted in thread: Extermely low efficiency/gravity on 05-30-2010 at 09:46 PM
I'm thinking the problem is in your sparge technique. If I'm reading you right, you're saying
you sparge with a vinyl tube and move the tube around over the grain bed by hand. I can't see
how this wou...