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Posted in thread: CHAOS HARVEST FESTIVAL - Oct 20 on 10-12-2012 at 08:22 PM
Come join CHAOS in celebration of this harvest's favorite creations - Cider and seasonal home
brewed ale. This is our second annual autumn festival. Last years event was a huge success;
lets make this...
Posted in thread: 2 for 1 Brew Magazine Subscription on 10-02-2012 at 02:12 PM
I have a 2 for 1 card to split - PM me if interested.And......It's gone.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2012 Big Giveaway on 02-23-2012 at 12:31 AM
Count me in.
Posted in thread: Who's my Chicago homebrewers? on 02-02-2012 at 03:36 AM
Lincoln park here. I usually hit Brew & Grow or Brew Camp, the first having a larger selection
than the later. But I must mention Chaos brew club does a fair amount of group bulk malt
orders. Check th...
Posted in thread: bubbles in keg output line on 01-25-2012 at 06:49 AM
It's a seal somewhere between keg and faucet, check the keg o ring too.
Posted in thread: Looky what I found on 01-24-2012 at 01:34 AM
I used baking soda on some kegs, worked great. They were well maintained and stored under
pressure so the syrup wouldn't crystallize.
Posted in thread: beer gas or straight nitro on 01-24-2012 at 12:22 AM
Is beer gas (75% nitro, 25% CO2) necessary if I force-carb ahead of time with 100% CO2? The
reason I ask is:[*]I can get refills with 100% nitro much cheaper than a beer-gas mix[*]I am
wondering if I ...
Posted in thread: WTB Co2 tank in Chicago. on 01-23-2012 at 06:03 AM
Think about calling NFC gas in Chicago, they do hydro tests, fill and sell tanks. Also, make
sure you have a good wrench for the regulator to tank connection or it will leak.
Posted in thread: Awesome Brewery Tour on 01-01-2012 at 02:38 PM
I went down with the girlfriend to the Bud plant in St. Louis, and it was nuts not only how big
it was, but how set up for tourists it is. They have a whole tour holding building where tours
Posted in thread: desperately seeking a REAL milkshake stout on 01-01-2012 at 01:45 AM
I usually use maltodextrine and lactose to have residual sweetness, might be cheating, but it
makes for a great chocolate stout.