Last Activity:11-03-2007 11:49 AM
Posted in thread: Proper Use of Irish Moss for Extract on 10-26-2007 at 08:41 PM
Does Irish Moss go bad? I've had a big bag of it for years now. Should I dump it and get more,
or just keep using it? I vote for keeping on using it, but figured I'd ask anyway.
Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp for Safale-05 on 10-25-2007 at 09:04 PM
What is the accepted fermentation-temperature range for this dry yeast?
Posted in thread: Braided Hose on 05-09-2007 at 07:58 PM
You'll never pull it out. Once you pull, it will tighten up. You have the right idea about the
folds. You will be 'inch worming' it the whole way off.So, my original thought that this was a
10 minute ...
Posted in thread: Braided Hose on 05-09-2007 at 06:59 PM
I'll give that a shot tonight.So I start at one frayed end and push the braid toward the other
end of the braid. THis will probably make a little "fold", then I push from that fold, and so
on until I ...
Posted in thread: Braided Hose on 05-09-2007 at 06:28 PM
So, I have a 3/4-inch stainless steel braided hose for a water heater. I cut off both ends with
a hacksaw and inside is a thick walled white plastic tubing.It does not come out or move for
Posted in thread: crushed grains on 05-02-2007 at 01:31 AM
I'e had 10lbs of crushed grains in my 58 to 60 degree basement for about two months now. They
are in the original sealed bag from austin homebrew, not vacuum sealed but sealed.are they
still good? I r...
Posted in thread: Brass or Stainless on 02-24-2007 at 12:49 PM
Ok, Ok, Ok,got the point :)I figured so, but it makes me feel better once several people tell
me to RDWHAHB.Brass it is. Cost conservation is a key concern right now, otherwise I would go
Posted in thread: Brass or Stainless on 02-23-2007 at 09:45 PM
Somewhere i remember reading not to use brass fittings in a mash/lauter tun. Does this really
matter whether I use a brass ball valve instead of a stainless steel ball valve in my
mash/lauter tun?I am...
Posted in thread: Brewing in the morning? on 01-23-2007 at 09:44 PM
I start my brews on sunday mornings about 8AM. This just works out to be the easiest time and
day of the week due to work schedules for my wife and I and the kids.I usually have one to two
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast Pitching Question. What Temp? on 01-23-2007 at 07:20 PM
I am doing my first brew with San Fransisco Lager Yeast and plan to ferment at 58 degrees in my
basement. I will bottle condition. Should I leave the bottles in the basement or should I
condition at r...