Last Activity:12-11-2013 4:46 PM
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Posted in thread: cooling wort with car cabin heater radiator on 12-11-2013 at 09:44 PM
Don't mean to hijack this thread, but I do need to ask this since it is relevant: Obviously
lead is a bad thing, but I've seen more than one build here that uses lead soldered copper
tubing for either...
Posted in thread: Uh oh, first batch, something wrong? on 12-11-2013 at 07:40 PM
I don't think there's any benefit from it being anywhere over 75. Now that it's "alive" there's
plenty of exothermic fermentation taking place as well, so it will do a bit better keeping
itself warm. ...
Posted in thread: Water Report Fun on 12-11-2013 at 08:48 AM
I'm in Everett as well and scanned through the whole water report (this was a little over a
year ago) until I hit the "Parameters for home brewing" part. Not even brewing. Home Brewing. I
don't know i...
Posted in thread: Bitter american pale!! on 12-11-2013 at 07:49 AM
Spot on! If your initial reading was 1.050, that's about 12.4 Brix.Since you thought your
current gravity was 1.025, that's ~6.4 BrixOriginal Brix 12.4 Current Brix 6.4 = Current
gravity 1.010OG 1.050...
Posted in thread: time to cold crash temperature? on 12-11-2013 at 04:51 AM
I would say that's pretty normal. When I cold crash in the winter in my sub-40F basement it
usually takes at least a day to get that cold. I usually cold crash 3-7 days, maybe a little
longer if I'm u...
Posted in thread: Keezer Construction on 12-11-2013 at 04:45 AM
Very nice build! Clean and beautiful.Love the Duckmeister Brewing too!
Posted in thread: silly newbie question about an airlock that fell off on 12-11-2013 at 04:41 AM
I wouldn't worry about it a bit. Just a little ABV boost is all :)It is at slight risk (in
general I mean, not from your airlock replacement) for infection but now, post-fermentation,
the alcohol will...
Posted in thread: What to brew.....kinda pot luck on 12-11-2013 at 04:12 AM
Well I'd say youre on the hook for at least a mishmash! :p paint strainers here you come
Posted in thread: How do I bottle condition a semi sweet cider? on 12-11-2013 at 01:45 AM
This is a common issue with ciders. To paraphrase another user, making a carbed cider is easy
and making a sweet cider is easy, but making a sweet/carbed cider is difficult.The easiest ways
Posted in thread: Kegging in a vacuum on 12-11-2013 at 01:40 AM
I have a vacuum pump that I use on big commercial rooftop units pulling a vacuum down to 800 to
a thousand microns, it will suck a 30 pound jug of liquid refrigerant in a heartbeat into the