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Posted in thread: The 72 bottle Keezer build on 06-28-2012 at 10:59 AM
Possible idea...bottles filled with water and re-capped may provide an additional thermal
barrier for the keezer due to thermal mass. Hopefully this would reduced the amount of cooling
needed in the k...
Posted in thread: Brewpubs and such in NYC on 03-21-2012 at 02:21 AM
No NYC expert having only been there twice on day trips but I did stumble across the Gingerman
in Manhattan and was glad I did... will try to make it back the next time I end up in the Big
Posted in thread: Poll: How do people aerate their wort? on 03-04-2012 at 10:25 PM
Shake rock vigorously for a couple minutes immediately before pitching. -not a lot of back
strain violently rocking on a padded surface (usually in a bucket).I've seen this study before
and there's an...
Posted in thread: Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA on 02-29-2012 at 11:28 AM
10.502 Row1.50Munich0.50Carafoam0.50Crystal 20L (Calls for Carastan
Posted in thread: Exploding bottles on 02-29-2012 at 11:24 AM
Possible infection bugs eating the sugars brewers yeast cannot eat.
Posted in thread: Priming with unpitched wort on 02-29-2012 at 11:01 AM
Depends on the gravity of the wort and the desired carbonation. 4oz of sugar would have about
10 pts (40ppg*1/4lb), into a 5 gallon batch, that would increase the gravity by about 2pts.
Figure out how...
Posted in thread: First brew mistake? on 02-28-2012 at 10:51 AM
Posted in thread: First brew mistake? on 02-28-2012 at 10:47 AM
Buy an auto-siphon. And buy the 1/2" one, at that. The smaller regular siphons that come with
most kits will work, but are too slow. (although, I have time to drink some brew while
siphoning :D) If yo...
Posted in thread: Condensation in Keezer on 02-25-2012 at 07:44 PM
Damp rid helps but I still get condensation (Florida). I try to limit opening as best I can,
make sure you seal well around the collar and any holes to limit the moisture getting in. I
also keep bar t...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 02-25-2012 at 10:45 AM
I ended up trying a second batch with a bath temp of 170º after testing open bottles at 175
which heated the contents to over 150º and had only one cap fail out of eight bottles. I like
the idea, and ...