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  • Southwest Iowa
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  • Northern brown ale
  • Nothing!
  • Kolsch, Bavarian wheat, altbier
  • Don't bottle.
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  • Posted in thread: Propane 'splitters' on 12-05-2014 at 04:09 AM
    hi all! Bringing this back out of the dead, I went with the valves4parts solenoids and now I'm
    wondering what you guys did for pilot lights? Thanks for your help!I have not yet installed any

  • Posted in thread: 3 wire 240 outlet to spa panel wiring question on 11-29-2014 at 05:17 AM
    Probably a silly question but my dryer outlet has one of the blade inlets at 90 degrees. I
    have to use a plug with a 90 degree blade or can I use one with all angled straight blades like
    this: L sh...

  • Posted in thread: nobody said it had to be pretty on 11-04-2014 at 05:41 AM
    Jeez! I built one much like that and was proud of it!

  • Posted in thread: Any painters out there? on 11-04-2014 at 05:38 AM
    Are you that sure of your layout that you want to paint them in position? Most brew rigs seem
    to get re-configured from time to time. The paint will also sort of lock them into place. If
    you do move t...

  • Posted in thread: Show me your HEAT STICK! on 10-31-2014 at 04:38 AM
    Those look great, Bobby! How long is the drop tube? Are you offering any hanger hardware? My
    current heatsticks made with drain pipe are ugly, but the hook on the top is handy for hanging
    them on the ...

  • Posted in thread: How many BTUs should I get? on 10-15-2014 at 05:08 AM
    Heat applied to the bottom of the kettle is transmitted to the wort inside, not retained in the
    metal. Stainless steel is not as good a conductor of heat as copper, but is a sufficiently good

  • Posted in thread: How many BTUs should I get? on 10-10-2014 at 04:18 AM
    No body else has done it, so I will enter the obligatory "rise of the zombie thread" comment.
    .You mentioned something about "melting" the kettle??? I didn't even realize that was a
    possibility. This ...

  • Posted in thread: Tips for Oxygenating beer? on 10-09-2014 at 06:12 AM
    Where do you live? Craigslist often has used medical oxygen tanks and regulators, often pretty
    cheap. Getting them refilled may take a little creativity, as it may require a prescription.
    There are wo...

  • Posted in thread: Options for a Great Big Yeast Starter for 11 Gallons of Dopplebock on 10-09-2014 at 05:49 AM
    Is the problem that your fermentation temp control chamber is unavailable for making starters?
    I'm sure I've searched this site before and the consensus was that it's ok to make lager
    starters at room...

  • Posted in thread: Is this a usable heat stick? on 10-08-2014 at 02:32 AM
    Yup - I'm sticking to single infusion mashes. My beer turns out pretty damn good and I get 80%
    efficiency, so what am I really worried about doing a step mash for.??To each his own. This is
    a hobby. W...


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