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Posted in thread: How do you insulate your kettle? on 03-03-2015 at 09:33 PM
That is a seriously disturbing image, especially with the burner visible below.Believe me the
fire is out and the metal is cool before the coat ever gets near the pot. Good point about
Posted in thread: How do you insulate your kettle? on 03-03-2015 at 02:40 PM
I use a down filled winter coat. It is too ugly to wear unless it is extremely cold so I use it
to wrap my kettle. I put a couple tie straps on it. It usually keeps the temp within 3 degrees
/ hour wh...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 02-26-2015 at 12:04 AM
4900 + 5 Gal Classic American Pilsner= 4905
Posted in thread: AHA Members- It's time to vote! on 02-23-2015 at 11:07 PM
Done. Good luck!
Posted in thread: Reusing fruit? on 02-21-2015 at 10:24 PM
I always wondered the same question but the fruit coming from secondary used for back
sweetening. I did an apricot mead and backsweetned with a bunch of apricot halves. I can't tell
you how much I wan...
Posted in thread: Adding sugar to Island mist kits on 02-17-2015 at 02:49 AM
I have made several of these kits (6) and added sugar. Personally I have not boiled with water
but added the sugar straight to the bucket with the juice before pitching yeast. So far I have
not had an...
Posted in thread: Sunday Morning on 02-15-2015 at 04:12 PM
We are sitting at about 5 degrees & windy (-11 wind chill). For MD that is fairly cold. Doing
the work thing again. Of course to make things worse the cafeteria cook called out so nothing
decent for b...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-04-2015 at 10:02 PM
Posted in thread: Island Mist - When and How Much Additional Sugar on 02-01-2015 at 12:34 AM
I have done the green apple kit several times and it takes about 5 pounds of corn sugar to get
to 1.090 when I start. The kits ferment dry (0.992) which gets to the 12 - 13% range before the
F pack. I...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 01-28-2015 at 07:50 PM
2465 + 5 Gal Belgian Blonde2470