Last Activity:10-08-2015 3:22 PM
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Posted in thread: I'm Gushing! on 08-08-2015 at 01:16 AM
My guess is because you bottle hopped. Was that the only gusher out of the six?
Posted in thread: Torn between buying a house.. 2 opposite choices on 08-01-2015 at 02:05 AM
Ignore brewing. When you wake up everyday would you rather the big yard or the convenience of
the city? I just moved from downtown Boston to the suburbs for the schools and backyard with
woods. I real...
Posted in thread: Beersmith Boil-Off Rate 2.3 gal per hour? on 07-28-2015 at 03:04 AM
I had a similar issues - I brewed a few months apart and got a wildly different boil off. Turns
out the intensity of my boil was the issue and have since gone for low intensity that is easy
Posted in thread: New England June 2015 Grain Buy on 07-03-2015 at 02:27 AM
Depending on pickup date I may be in for a bag or two
Posted in thread: Mouthfeel question on 06-26-2015 at 02:09 AM
The first question is what temperature are you mashing at? Second if you could post an example
recipe that would help narrow down recipe vs mash temp
Posted in thread: Vintage Chest Freezer Build on 06-25-2015 at 01:04 AM
The weight of the thing really worries me. It is a real straight shot into my basement, not
sure about where it is coming out of yet. If this thing is really upwards of 450 lbs it may
very well stay w...
Posted in thread: Vintage Chest Freezer Build on 06-23-2015 at 11:34 PM
It's not that much work to mount a collar on. I'd go for it and if it breaks, whatever... a
couple 2x4s down the drain. Although a ferm chamber that size would be sweet.My main concern is
the effort t...
Posted in thread: Vintage Chest Freezer Build on 06-23-2015 at 11:18 PM
As the "voice of experience" with pre-1970's refrigerators and freezers...if it is working now,
it will likely work virtually forever. There are no moving parts but the compressor and the
Posted in thread: Vintage Chest Freezer Build on 06-23-2015 at 06:02 PM
Has anyone here built a keezer out of a vintage chest freezer? My wife recently found an old
1950's Ben Hur chest freezer for $25. I did not pick it up yet and I am not committed to buying
it yet but ...
Posted in thread: Mash out on 06-14-2015 at 12:57 AM
You can also overheat your sparge water, add for mashout, then add addition water to temper
down to sparge temp.Edit...app froze and double posted