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Posted in thread: better bottles on 02-24-2013 at 06:24 PM
I started with Better Bottles and have now moved to glass. I had two BBs develop hairline
cracks in the bottom after only a few uses. I contacted the manufacturer and was told that
caustic cleaning ag...
Posted in thread: Flavoring with woodchips on 12-31-2012 at 03:41 PM
You guys really only use 1oz of wood? Ive only done one wood aged beer and definitely used more
than 1oz of wood. Its been in the bottle 2-3 months now and has balanced out quite nicely.Yes,
but only ...
Posted in thread: Flavoring with woodchips on 12-31-2012 at 02:22 PM
I like the whiskey soaking idea. I make a bourbon oak red ale, but I just add 5 shots of Jim
Beam to the keg before I rack into it.I also soak in whiskey. I put my 1oz of cubes in a large
Posted in thread: Hopback newbie on 12-31-2012 at 02:13 PM
I use a Blichmann Hop Rocket as a hopback and have had great success with it. I set it up
between my pump and plate chiller. 1.)Whatever the final addition is, I use that hop variety in
Posted in thread: Northern's Black IPA kit... on 12-29-2012 at 03:32 PM
Brewed it and was disappointed. Tossed 1/4 of the batch down the drain because I got bored with
it. Just not hoppy enough for my liking. I am enjoying their Dead Ringer kit, I've almost
kicked my 5gal...
Posted in thread: Beer Crazy on 12-22-2012 at 03:02 PM
Agreed, great shop. I live about 2 miles from BC and visit regularly. I've switched to buying
all of my grain, hops and yeast there. I have noticed that some of their items are over priced
but not too...
Posted in thread: When cleaning botlles... on 12-06-2012 at 07:57 PM
I soak in PBW for a couple days to get labels off and then dry them until I'm ready to use. I
pull out all the bottles I'm going to need to use and throw them all in the dishwasher with no
soap but se...
Posted in thread: How do you organize your gear? on 11-26-2012 at 12:17 AM
I've recently dedicated a room in my basement to my new electric brewery. I have two Gladiator
Garageworks mobile storage "GearBoxes" (66"H x 36"W x 18"D) that I keep most of my gear in. I'm
Posted in thread: Blichmann in stock? on 11-25-2012 at 01:09 AM
Sounds like a sweet build.Thanks. Here's a pic. I went with their full EBC III / HERMS set-up.
The brewery is up and running (3 batches so far) but the room isn't finished yet. had all 3
kettles in s...
Posted in thread: Blichmann in stock? on 11-24-2012 at 04:30 PM
Ordered all 3 of my 15 gallon boilermakers along with all of my electric brewery items from
High Gravity ( and I had it all within a week.