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Posted in thread: Can I use a Corny Keg as a Primary Fermenter? on 01-16-2013 at 04:48 PM
I used 5 gallon cornies for about 40 batches, and at this point would recommend against it. I
would put about 4.5 gallons (including the yeast starter) into each. Removing the dip tube and
Posted in thread: Recommended motor for Barley Crusher? on 01-16-2013 at 04:04 PM
It looks like the "Beefy Bodine" motors that were highly recommended in the past are nowhere to
be found anymore. Does anyone have an updated list of acceptable gearmotors for motorizing a
mill? I'd r...
Posted in thread: Small room cooling - Is this feasible? on 05-20-2012 at 01:41 AM
The shelf is a good idea, and could free up some floor space, which is already at a premium. I
don't imagine that the humidity generated would be more than gets sucked up during a shower
Posted in thread: Small room cooling - Is this feasible? on 05-20-2012 at 12:26 AM
I've been using the spare bathroom in my apartment as my fermentation/everything brew related
room for the last few years now, but the summer temps always put a damper on things. It's
fairly small, 7....
Posted in thread: Syracuse, ny - round 7 group grain buy on 02-28-2012 at 03:00 PM
Posted in thread: Syracuse, ny - round 6 group grain buy on 11-17-2011 at 02:23 PM
I'm in no rush. I'd love to see this close in the spring, or at least when it starts to get a
bit warmer (brewin' outside).Winter brewing is no big deal, just stand closer to the burner!
Posted in thread: Syracuse, ny - round 5 group grain buy on 11-05-2011 at 09:04 PM
New o-rings are no big deal and to be expected, but of the last 3 I bought (the only ones I've
ever bought that weren't pressurized from the start), no amount of new o-rings, lids, posts,
poppets or s...
Posted in thread: Syracuse, ny - round 5 group grain buy on 11-05-2011 at 08:30 PM
I might be in for a few kegs too, but I want someone to confirm that they're in good shape and
hold pressure, I'm still a bit leary from the last time.
Posted in thread: Syracuse, ny - round 5 group grain buy on 10-04-2011 at 08:51 PM
I'll take the following:CM-2ROW x 2BD-MOPA x 1And if anyone in the group is interested, I have
about 35 green grolsch bottles just taking up space, I'll trade for some other bottles or
something, let ...
Posted in thread: Splitting a batch of beer. on 08-30-2011 at 01:38 PM
You could do the mash with your base malts, split it into 2 kettles, then steep the specialty
grains for the in the kettle of the porter, like with an extract brew. Specialty grains don't
need to be m...