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  • Posted in thread: Cooling the wort? on 02-25-2007 at 04:38 PM
    I use two stage homemade chiller. It cools 5g boil to 78F in seven minutes. I bought 50ft
    copper tube (3/8" OD) from HomeDepot, split in half and rolled over a bucket and a scuba tank
    to obtain two di...

  • Posted in thread: Dry yeast vs. liquid yeast on 02-13-2007 at 11:27 PM
    Me thinks dish washer soap soaked steel pieces would work better.

  • Posted in thread: Bragging rights earned on 10-25-2006 at 01:11 AM
    Hopefully soemone will correct me if I am wrong; when the bottle is less then "full", it won't
    explode because there is enough room for CO2 to compress without too much pressure on the cap.
    In my half...

  • Posted in thread: Bragging rights earned on 10-25-2006 at 12:02 AM
    I have opened a half full 22oz bottle of Dunkel (see sig below) tonight. Cap came up with a
    nice hiss but when I poured it looked flat. It was a half bottle because I couldn't discard it
    at the end of...

  • Posted in thread: locking out my tap ?..any ideas on 10-21-2006 at 12:08 AM
    Ok here's the deal some of you may have misunderstood.i was wanting to know if any of you knew
    of a way i could make a tap lock a little cheaper than ordering far iv'e recieved a lot
    of answer...

  • Posted in thread: locking out my tap ?..any ideas on 10-19-2006 at 01:32 PM
    The only thing locks might may help with is to save your bacon when you need to explain what
    have you tried to prevent your beer is not readily accessible. Hope you never have to.

  • Posted in thread: BREW Your Own Subscription on 10-16-2006 at 04:38 PM
    Most likely this is not the right category to post here but just quickly wnated to share my
    subscription problem to Brew Your Own magazine and how they chose to handle to resolve it.I
    have subscribed ...

  • Posted in thread: Trappist Ale Tasting on 09-24-2006 at 11:10 PM
    After being patient for seven weeks since I've bottled the Noble Trappist Ale, cracked one open
    today after finishing the bottling of the Dark Dunkel Weizen. Trappist turned out awesome, one
    22oz bott...

  • Posted in thread: What do you keep refrigerated? on 09-03-2006 at 02:55 PM
    Not that I know why but just because, I put the extract kits into the fridge as I receive them.
    Grain goes into a ziploc bag. I order liquid yeast with ice pack and insulating envelope so
    that goes in...

  • Posted in thread: 8.5% Iipa on 08-27-2006 at 12:43 AM
    I've substituted dry yeast comes with the kit by default with Wyeast American Ale (#1056). The
    recipe calls for grains to be steeped 10-30 minutes at 155F and let sit another 10 minutes off
    the stove....

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