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  • NW Ohio
  • Started brewing after getting out of the Army in 87
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  • Posted in thread: Old hops on 12-11-2014 at 04:55 PM
    If you look around the net you can find hop age calculators, but for no more than they cost Id
    toss them. Even packaged correctly they loose their bittering over time. And if you add more to
    make up f...

  • Posted in thread: Force carbonation calculator on 11-22-2014 at 03:38 PM
    Why don't you just prime the keg with corn sugar and stick it in the cellar. That would be the
    easiest. If you don't like corn sugar and prefer gas then buy an extra C02 setup for the your
    kegs in the...

  • Posted in thread: FedEx Woes on 11-19-2014 at 03:58 PM
    I ship mine through the Post Office and tell them it's BBQ sauce for a comp if they ask.

  • Posted in thread: Lids for my new used kegs on 11-19-2014 at 03:53 PM
    Not to be negative, but I bought a keg without a lid once and will never do that again.I put a
    lot of time and energy and $$ into never finding the correct lid. The keg I had was pretty
    old.Good Luck

  • Posted in thread: Drilling a brew kettle on 11-20-2013 at 03:12 PM
    The step drills I have from Harbor Freight, have drilled many a holes, and some into stainless
    steel pots.

  • Posted in thread: Ironton 115V Transfer Pump Model# NTPP360 on 11-20-2013 at 05:31 AM
    ever come across this pump? Looks like it would work and it's only $50.Says it not for
    potable water but with a cast aluminum body and stainless steel shaft I don't why it wouldn't
    be.I thought abou...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter - not sure if it's OK on 11-17-2010 at 05:22 AM
    Last year I tried freezing yeast for the first time and so far everything has gone OK.So this
    week I thawed out a WLP -800 white labs strain that I have.I pitched it into a 1 cup starter
    and after 24 ...

  • Posted in thread: Safale S-04 (Y007) on 11-16-2010 at 05:51 PM
    What was the temp of your wort when you pitched your yeast?I've had sluggish starts with S04
    when the wort was chilled to much.So unless you did something really wrong I would say your
    probable OK and...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-24-2009 at 05:10 PM
    I said UNCLE!

  • Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-24-2009 at 04:53 AM
    OK so there’s one live cell left in the pouch and from that you can brew beer. I scream
    UNCLE.And before anyone says it, it's not something I did because quite frankly it's not rocket
    science keeping ...