Last Activity:12-02-2012 5:57 AM
Posted in thread: How long will cracked grains stay good? on 04-01-2012 at 10:57 PM
I hadn't thought about flour.. I was thinking that milling the grains too soon might dry them
out and reduce the enzymatic action during the mash.It also gives them an opportunity to pick
up stray fla...
Posted in thread: How long will cracked grains stay good? on 03-31-2012 at 09:33 PM
Yesterday, I intended on brewing this weekend and I bought my grain and had it cracked. Stuff
came up and I may not be able to brew untill next weekend.The grains (10 lb of pilsner, 1 ln of
Posted in thread: 2 line beer chill plates on 03-13-2012 at 03:40 AM
Dear friends,My internet search skills must be woefully limited. I am trying to build a 2 tap
jockey box and would like to use a chill plate instead of coiling copper tubing. I have
searched ebay and ...
Posted in thread: raisins as yeast nutrient on 03-04-2012 at 05:00 PM
Forgot to buy yeast nutrient. I've heard you can use raisins...Do I just chop them up and dump
them into the primary? or do I mash them in a small amount of water ?
Posted in thread: Welch's Grape Juice Wine on 03-03-2012 at 04:47 AM
Ok. I've read enough posts.. I just had to try this.2.5 lbs sugar3 11.5 cans of welches white
grape juice2 11.5 cans of welches white grape with peach2 tsp acid blend2 tsp pectic enzyme2
Posted in thread: Wine making and frozen concentrates on 03-02-2012 at 03:59 PM
The welches I bought has Vitamin C... Does that count as a preservative?
Posted in thread: Designing a Plate Chiller on 03-01-2012 at 06:41 PM
Is this a wort chiller to cool the wort after boiling or a beer chiller for a jockey box?From
some of the earlier posts I've read on this site, it is my understanding that using copper on
Posted in thread: Ice water bath resistent labels on 02-28-2012 at 09:32 PM
When I go party, if I don't bring a keg, I bring a cooler full of ice and bottles.I'd like to
label my St. Pati's day brew, but short of buying the avery wine labels (what a pain to remove)
what are m...
Posted in thread: ebay temp controller SS probe Sensor? on 02-28-2012 at 06:15 PM
I've been thinking of taking a stainless steel tube and mounting the sensor from the
ST-1000.That way I could stick the SS Tube through the rubber stopper like a probe thermometer
and get the temp fro...
Posted in thread: ebay aquarium temp controller build on 02-22-2012 at 04:04 PM
I'm re-purposing an old full size fridge into a temp chamber for fermenting/ lagering and I'd
like to get another 4 feet worth of sensor cable. Has anyone tried extending the sensor wire?