Last Activity:03-05-2014 7:44 PM
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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-17-2014 at 01:39 AM
Count me in!
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1099 question on 02-16-2014 at 04:43 PM
Reelman,I always use a starter because I usually use washed yeast from another batch. But when
I use a new smack pack even with a starter, I take it out of the fridge 8 to 10 hours before I
brew or ma...
Posted in thread: Patio Kegerator on 02-12-2014 at 11:37 PM
Looks good!Not sure how hot it gets there, but the hotter it gets outside, it may have problems
cooling, especially in 100+ degree weather!We have a few days over 90 degrees in the summer but
Posted in thread: Amber Ale with honey on 02-06-2014 at 02:04 AM
I have used honey and honey malt. In my opinion, the honey malt produces more honey flavor.
Posted in thread: Label Remover.... on 02-05-2014 at 01:39 AM
I use homemade pbw. 2/3 scent-free Oxiclean and 1/3 Red Devil TSP 90. I have only had to throw
away a couple of bottles since using this cleaner. I have a large container fill with the
solution (one s...
Posted in thread: Sparging... Did it wrong but was wondering what the result will be on 02-05-2014 at 01:18 AM
I drained straight through my mash into my boil pot.. Should that still be ok?You should add
water slowly until you have a couple of inches above the bed. That way there should be no
Posted in thread: Patio Kegerator on 01-28-2014 at 11:43 PM
Looks good. Do you have it vented near the compressor though? My new apartment is small, I'll
probably have to do my next ferm chamber on the patio.No, it is not vented near the compressor
but it is a...
Posted in thread: Patio Kegerator on 01-28-2014 at 09:50 PM
This was a fast and easy build. I purchased a $300 fridge from HD, a two tap system from
Kegconnections, and a CO2 tank locally. It is outside on my patio.
Posted in thread: Easiest way to get into kegging on 01-28-2014 at 09:38 PM
My first kegerator was an old fridge. I bought a two tap system to mount through the door but
decided to mount a 2 by 4 inside the fridge to mount the taps. You could use picnic taps. I now
have a fiv...
Posted in thread: Sparging... Did it wrong but was wondering what the result will be on 01-28-2014 at 02:18 AM
I have brewed between 20 and 25 all grain batches. Until the last three I had always drained
the mash tun completely then started the sparge. I added water until there was 2 in above the
grain bed, th...