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Posted in thread: New Midwest Homebrewer of the Year Site on 04-14-2013 at 01:16 AM
For anyone interested in the Midwest Homebrewer of the Year competition, there is a new site at
that now provides historical standings for previous years and a "Brewer Scorecard" for every
Posted in thread: Complete 10-gallon Brewing System for Sale on 02-28-2012 at 02:53 AM
SYSTEM IS SOLD! Thanks to everyone that replied.Complete 10-Gallon Brewing System for Sale
$900Local pick-up preferred. Will deliver within a 1 hour drive of Janesville, WI for
Posted in thread: Mysterious acetaldehyde problem in high-gravity lagers on 09-29-2011 at 03:10 AM
I've brewed a about 35 batches, everything from Belgian Dark Strongs to American Lagers to
Scottish Ales, and have had success with every style except high-gravity lagers. Of the 5
Posted in thread: Predicting attenuation? on 07-20-2011 at 01:02 PM
Guys, sorry I was somewhat unclear by referencing attenuation instead of fermentability. What
the original poster and I were interested in is how to influence the conditions of your mash
such that you...
Posted in thread: Predicting attenuation? on 07-20-2011 at 03:36 AM
I know this is an old thread, but BackAlleyBrewingCo asked precisely the question that has been
on my mind. Using the Brewing Classic Styles recipes, I created a spreadsheet that correlated
the mash t...
Posted in thread: Are these force carbonating instructions B.S.? on 08-06-2010 at 03:29 AM
I attached vinyl tubing to extend the dip tube to the bottom. I suppose the stone could be
floating up a bit, but given the excess tubing I used, I doubt that it could float any higher
than then middl...
Posted in thread: Foam but no carbonation on 08-03-2010 at 11:07 PM
I know this question has been asked before, but none of the threads I have found have actually
explained the phenomenon that is occurring. Essentially, when I dispense the beer from my keg,
it pours c...
Posted in thread: Orval Starter Culture on 06-18-2010 at 03:20 AM
I'm planning an Orval clone and have had different recommendations on the best way to add the
Brett. In his "Brewing Classic Styles" book, Jamil's recipe for an Orval clone calls for adding
Posted in thread: What is going on with this plate chiller? on 11-14-2009 at 01:48 AM
I just bought an older plate chiller from another homebrewer, and am trying to figure out how
to use it. It should be simple, but apparently I am missing something obvious. Here is the
picture of it i...
Posted in thread: Where can I buy a stand for a Hurricane burner? on 09-23-2009 at 03:01 AM
Does anyone know where I could buy a stand for a hurricane burner? This is a 10" burner, and I
believe that either the stand pictured below, or the KAB4 stand would fit the burner. But I
can't seem to...