Last Activity:07-10-2006 7:53 PM
Posted in thread: garage brewing on 07-10-2006 at 11:18 PM
Along this same line of questioning has anyone ever installed an air conditioner in their
garage or used a portable air conditioner in their garage? I have a single car garage that I
use to brew in bu...
Posted in thread: Good Grain Mills on 07-10-2006 at 11:12 PM
I am looking into purchasing a grain mill. I am sure folks have some opinions on which one they
like, etc. I appologize if this has been covered already. If it has, please point me in the
Posted in thread: Lager Temps on 07-10-2006 at 11:08 PM
Exactly!!!! I brewed 10 gallons of Octoberfest in March and kegged in late June. Now I will
have to wait until October to enjoy them, but it will be WELL worth the wait.As far as bringing
back to "roo...
Posted in thread: Star-San vs. Iodophor - FIGHT! on 07-10-2006 at 11:03 PM
I use Star San. The foaming kinda sucks, but I have racked many beers and wine into a carboy
loaded with the foam and have noticed no off flavors. Evidently there is Saniclean Sanitizer
that has simil...
Posted in thread: Getting the most out of the grains. on 07-10-2006 at 10:55 PM
I would have to agree with David 42. I have used bags for steeping since I started some 5 years
ago. I have never had an issue with using them as long as there is enough space for the grains
to move a...
Posted in thread: Kegerator Brands on 05-29-2006 at 02:14 PM
I use a CO2 distributor that also has a 3/8" OD fitting. Then off of that, are 1/4" fittings
that I then run to my kegs. This allows me to shut off CO2 (if I desire) to each of my kegs,
while just usi...
Posted in thread: An apprasal of doing AG without large equipment on 05-29-2006 at 01:59 PM
I am contemplating AG as well, but don't have the nifty platforms and such and only one burner
to do all of this with. I have tried AG before without much luck, cause I was not very
experienced. I fee...
Posted in thread: Kegging Intro on 05-29-2006 at 12:57 PM
Kegging is awesome! I too got tired washing bottles and trying to find a place to put them all.
I keep a couple of bottles around now for competitions and a counter-flow bottle filler. Here
are a coup...
Posted in thread: Bottling/Kegging FAQs on 05-29-2006 at 12:46 PM
I clean the insides and the lids of my kegs in PBW (Powdered Brewers Wash) after every beer. I
have yet to replace or disassemble any of the posts, but I am getting ready to do that. I also
use Keg Lu...
Posted in thread: Greetings All! on 05-29-2006 at 12:26 PM
I just ran across this board while doing Google searches on brewing sculptures. I have been
brewing for about 6 years now, mostly extract, and recently delved back into partial mash. I
have been conte...