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Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 06-18-2014 at 02:42 PM
When you've been kegging exclusively for a year, but refuse to get rid of 120 of your
de-labelled bottles "just in case" you need to bottle a couple batches.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 06-17-2014 at 03:17 PM
I went all grain a while ago, biggest "cost savings" I've noticed so far, also buying mlat in
bulk through group buys; although the buy-in can be a bit much, it's worth it... I put "cost
savings" in q...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 06-17-2014 at 12:29 PM
For once the wife and I are "taking it easy" this weekend; that means I get to bottle a batch
of wine, make a batch of cider, and finish the keezer.
Posted in thread: To Beard or not Beard a HBT facial hair analysis poll on 06-17-2014 at 12:21 PM
I've been rocking a beard since February, although I am shaving it for my wife on her birthday
in August ;) whether I decide to grow another or not depends on how lazy I am - if I don't
shave for four...
Posted in thread: Upgrade Recommendations? on 06-16-2014 at 01:06 PM
Thanks for the run down. It's a valid point to look a few steps ahead to make sure I'm not
buying myself into a wall that'll just cost more to get past in the future (ie. buying one
setup that can't b...
Posted in thread: Ordering Bulk Grains on 06-16-2014 at 12:47 PM
in order of cheapness (from my experience, prices include shipping)local group buys, by far the
cheapest - I recently paid $0.80/lb for base malt and $0.94/lb for specialty maltLHBS - I once
bought a ...
Posted in thread: New to Kegging and dunno where to start. on 06-13-2014 at 04:32 PM
May be a dumb question, very new to kegging, but if using a mini fridge can you keep the co2
tank in the fridge with the keg? or do lines need to be ran out of it somewhere?CO2 tank can
stay in the fr...
Posted in thread: What size stock pot would i need for 5-6 gallon all grain on 06-11-2014 at 02:50 PM
well i got the 40quart should do the job right?should do the job - most people use a 2x
multiplier when determining boil vessel size (ie. 5gal finished = 10gal pot, 10gal finished =
20gal pot) but i...
Posted in thread: Upgrade Recommendations? on 06-11-2014 at 01:11 PM
bigger pot so you can do AG.Let me start by explaining where I started...Stage 1: partial mash
& partial boil on stove top5 gal SS pot ($20 at Amazon)immersion chiller6.5 gal primary
bucket6.5 gal bot...
Posted in thread: What are ball locks selling for thee days? on 06-11-2014 at 12:00 PM
Prices vary significantly... I'm in CT, I just scored a ball lock with my preferred PRV style
(the lever not the pull ring) for $40 off of CL. Somebody else has a bunch for sale, but he is