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  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-28-2016 at 10:57 PM
    I want that kettle!

  • Posted in thread: a question to those of you using jet style burners on your brew stand on 03-06-2011 at 05:02 PM
    i was wondering how far below your kettles you have your burners mounted :confused:thanks in
    advanceMy burner is around 4" from kettle bottom

  • Posted in thread: So I Suggested To My Friend, Why Not Build A Bar In Your Backyard on 03-06-2011 at 04:39 PM
    He will be serving my all grain home brew:rockin:Of course I helped some along the way. We have
    yet to do a proper photo shoot of the entire job. I am glad I was allowed input on this great

  • Posted in thread: At Wit's end... Burnt wheat. on 08-22-2010 at 01:05 AM
    Direct firing of the mash, is something I rarely do. Your much better off getting that temp up
    on the hlt, and leave the mash to itself.

  • Posted in thread: 220v HLT Conversion? Well Almost on 08-21-2010 at 04:35 AM
    Got the 220v outlet, got my hlt with welded collar and element installed. That is where I
    stopped several years ago. Now I want to go forward and do the in between. I want to get the
    220 juice to the ...

  • Posted in thread: What do you do with your spent grains? on 08-15-2010 at 05:48 PM
    They go in the canal behind my house. The fish and ducks devour the stuff

  • Posted in thread: Crazy Stuff Found In Ingredients While Brewing on 08-09-2010 at 01:15 AM
    Not that kind of a nail, a steel nail about the size of a roofing nail. Imagine biting down on
    that sucker

  • Posted in thread: Crazy Stuff Found In Ingredients While Brewing on 08-09-2010 at 12:58 AM
    While making a strong Belgian Ale, I was melting down some blocks of raw sugar, and found a
    large nail in one of the blocks! It was a block made by Goya.I have also had another rather
    large shipment o...

  • Posted in thread: Local Ale House Sells Sierra Nevada For $5.45 on 08-05-2010 at 10:57 AM
    $5.45? Hah! That's cheap for a beer in a restaurant or bar around here. Consider yourself lucky
    and stop complaining!You should move, or drink only home brew. They pull it from the local
    distributor, ...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons is this keg on 07-31-2010 at 01:22 AM