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Posted in thread: Self closing faucet vs Perlick on 06-19-2014 at 06:43 PM
I thought that the Perlick 425's were great (still have a couple on my jockey box). They had
the same basic design as the Vent-Matics which I think was the reason they were discontinued -
there was a ...
Posted in thread: Self closing faucet vs Perlick on 06-19-2014 at 03:21 PM
Around 2004 - 2005, Perlick had competition in the forward sealing faucet market from
Vent-Matic. Vent-Matic then had some devastating manufacturing problems (the Tsunami of late
2004) and legal issue...
Posted in thread: Promash Still in business? on 06-19-2014 at 02:57 PM
ProMash is great. I have used it religiously for over 10 years. But just like anything else,
what have you done for me lately? No updates, no mobile app, no Mac compatibility (except for a
Posted in thread: Keggle Welding Question on 03-14-2014 at 08:46 PM
I have a couple of Sabco converted kegs that I have been using for over 10 years where they
just welded the exterior. Until they went to only making kettles with tri-clamp connections,
this was how th...
Posted in thread: Convoluted Counterflow Stainless Steel 99$ on 03-11-2014 at 08:13 PM
I can understand the allure of stainless steel, but it really makes a lousy heat exchanger. I
suppose as long as your chill water is cold enough it will get your wort down to temp, but it's
going to t...
Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Erlenmeyer Flask? on 02-20-2014 at 12:24 AM
While making my starter this evening in my 3 liter glass flask, I let my mind wander a bit and
wondered if there was such a thing as a stainless steel Erlenmeyer flask. It would be basically
Posted in thread: Starting to build a kegerator; I have a few basic questions about what I need on 01-03-2014 at 03:36 PM
I wrote a primer on kegging that might be of interest to you. you plan to brew those styles
you mentioned, I don't think multiple pressures are worth the effort. Splitting the gas flow
will be much e...
Posted in thread: Carboy neck full of hops on 08-30-2013 at 04:30 PM
Yes, right as the head starts to crash, but while there is still some fermentation going on.
The article goes into some detail on this.
Posted in thread: New Judging Scoresheets? on 08-30-2013 at 01:19 PM
This thread is for all you competition entrants out there. We have all seen the traditional
BJCP scoresheets. These are the "essay" type ones where all the feedback is handwritten and a
Posted in thread: Potential centennial hop schedule on 08-30-2013 at 12:58 PM
If they have been vacuum sealed, I'll bet they are fine. I actually do an all Centennial IPA
with no hop additions until the 30 minute mark. In some circles, this is called "hop bursting".
I just do a...