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Posted in thread: ghetto fermentation temperature control on 02-23-2009 at 04:19 AM
Combine the two,Get a cooler to fit your fermenter in then wrap your fermenter in PEX tubing
that sticks out the top of the cooler. Pump cold water (or something) through the PEX until you
Posted in thread: Oats in Pale Beer? on 02-22-2009 at 07:30 PM
I did toast the oats myself, just stuck them in the oven at 375 for 45 minutes. I am going to
bottle it next weekend. Giving an extra week in the secondary since I hear honey is slow to
Posted in thread: Oats in Pale Beer? on 02-21-2009 at 05:24 PM
I have an Extract Kit American Cream ale that I PM'ed a half pound of toasted flaked oats in.
Mostly because I was dying to mash something! When I racked to the secondary, I was blown away
by the colo...
Posted in thread: Does anyone know a clone for Three Floyds Alpha King Pale Ale? on 01-19-2009 at 06:05 PM
Three Floyds Alpha King! I remember my first one of those quite dramatically. That was the beer
that taught me what "hoppy" was. Kicked me in the teeth.I think I had 4 that night.Best of
luck, let us ...
Posted in thread: Just thought of a name on 01-16-2009 at 07:19 PM
You will definately need an old toilet seat cut in half hanging somewhere in your brew-fort.All
those old signs come to mind. "I am not slow I am not fast. . .I am half-fast." To the flea
Posted in thread: I fear.. I may be a monster.... on 01-16-2009 at 07:04 PM
The only problem here is that you aren't my neighbor. :mug:I am home with the boys and it is -5
out. If it was even a little bit warmer, I would load up the kids and head to the brew store so
I could ...
Posted in thread: Brewing with the Kids? on 01-16-2009 at 04:36 PM
Well ranted IowaHarry! I am sure we could all come up with some anecdote to give credence to
that. Which is why that one solitary Con on my list of "why NOT to brew with your kids" has the
Posted in thread: Brewing with the Kids? on 01-16-2009 at 03:53 PM
You are all hitting on my pro's. The only real cons to it are Societal ones, which can all be
easily deflected. The presence of boiling wort and flames is a con as well, but learning safety
Posted in thread: Brewing with the Kids? on 01-16-2009 at 03:28 PM
Hey all!Just finished up my second batch yesterday, (having an empty primary didn't make much
sense to me). It was a snow day, so I and my 5 year old had the day off. As I was brewing he
was there the...
Posted in thread: Better Bottle carrying handle question on 01-13-2009 at 11:08 PM
I went to the LHBS last night and bought one of the 6 gal better bottles. I was debating for
about 10 minutes whether or not to get one of those handles, I put the handle on, carried it
around and dec...