Last Activity:03-11-2014 1:38 PM
Posted in thread: How much wort remains in your kettle after draining? on 03-03-2014 at 03:18 AM
I'm currently playing around with my kettle pickup tube, trying to minimize losses in the
kettle (wort that is left behind after draining the kettle from the bulkhead). I have a 10 gal
flat bottom pot...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 04:51 PM
Posted in thread: Hunter's Basement E-Brewery Build on 12-13-2013 at 04:56 AM
Looking great so far, can't wait to watch it progress.
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 02:40 PM
Nice looking conical!
Posted in thread: Southern Tier Pumking Clone?? on 10-20-2013 at 04:15 PM
I had a couple bottles of this last weekend and enjoyed it. I would say the dominant spice is
nutmeg, whereas most pumpkin ales have cinnamon as the dominant spice flavour. I did not get
much of a but...
Posted in thread: Need a good idea for the lid of my Keezer Build! on 10-18-2013 at 11:18 PM
You really don't need to use the stock lid. Use some wood, stone, granite, etc, just insulate
it and use weatherstripping on top of the collar.Looks great, BTW!
Posted in thread: Five tap keezer build - comments welcome on 10-11-2013 at 02:18 PM
I believe the Johnson controller is a single stage (only heats or cools, not both). It's not a
great choice for a fermentation chamber controller, since you'll want both cooling and
heating.I use an A...
Posted in thread: Rust forming on my elements on 08-28-2013 at 01:00 PM
The anode I linked to has 1/2" male threads, so I drilled a hole in my aluminum kettle, and
used a high temp silicon gasket and SS nut to secure it.I'm not sure why this doesn't work for
some, maybe w...
Posted in thread: Rust forming on my elements on 08-28-2013 at 01:47 AM
Posted in thread: What is needed to make sure a used keg is okay to use on 07-30-2013 at 04:11 PM
Like grathan says, a pressure test is absolutely critical. If the keg can't hold CO2 under
pressure, it's useless. If it leaks intially under pressure, try to locate the leak. If it's
around the lid s...