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  • Posted in thread: Brew stand build. Couple of questions and advice needed on 12-03-2016 at 02:39 PM
    Can't say I know anything about a tippy dump, but as far as the steel for a stand goes, I went
    with 2" mild steel - 14ga. That's to brew 10 gals on. A local trailer retailer/fabricator
    welded it all u...

  • Posted in thread: Increasing Efficiency on 12-03-2016 at 01:51 PM
    If you have implemented all of the above, and still have low conversion efficiency, then
    experimenting with decoction to see if it improves your conversion efficiency may be worth a
    try. This is parti...

  • Posted in thread: Baseball tap handles on 09-27-2016 at 07:41 AM
    And you didn't stop in and see me??? Nice handles.We actually stayed in Soldotna for a few
    days. :-) The Kenai River was really crowded though. Combat fishing isn't all its made out to
    be. Not sure if...

  • Posted in thread: Baseball tap handles on 09-21-2016 at 02:45 AM
    So my son and I went to Alaska this summer and on the way, the Alaska Airlines Lounge in
    Seattle had a Pyramid beer on tap with a sweet tap handle - if you love baseball like we do.
    Using the inserts ...

  • Posted in thread: Can anyone tell me if this is oxidation? on 09-20-2016 at 05:32 PM
    Sounds like this was a kit? If its darker and hoppier than what you would expect from a kolsch,
    then sounds like you may have gotten an Amber Ale recipe kit.Have you contacted NB? They might
    be willin...

  • Posted in thread: Brewpi question's on 09-08-2016 at 05:12 PM
    You could also just use a regular indoor/outdoor thermometer. On of the probes going to the
    cask and the other hanging in the room. Unless you want to log temperatures, no need for the
    complexity of t...

  • Posted in thread: Clean crisp beer on 08-30-2016 at 07:29 PM
    The waiting sure is tough. I have a few beers in the pipeline so im good with making more beer
    right now! I have about 7.5 gallons bottled right now, and 5 gal fermenting (A blonde &
    blueberry blond I...

  • Posted in thread: Switching to All-Grain on 08-28-2016 at 05:54 PM
    All-grain can certainly get as expensive as you want it to be. The mashtun and HLT are a big
    chuck of costs, but there are a lot of little things too - fittings, hoses, etc that sneak up
    on you.If you...

  • Posted in thread: New equipment flub - mash temp too high on 08-23-2016 at 10:35 PM
    Keep brewing and you'll figure it out over time. I went through 2 or 3 batches when I built a
    new HERMS system before I had it down.

  • Posted in thread: Trub Going Into Carboy - Bad or OK? on 08-23-2016 at 10:32 PM
    I whirlpool but generally don't worry too much except for volume to make sure I get my 10
    gallons. Unless you let it sit on trub too long, my experience is you don't get enough off
    flavors to notice, ...

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