Last Activity:05-31-2012 4:11 PM
Posted in thread: Thermometer Addition to a Igloo MLT on 05-24-2012 at 04:02 PM
I was thinking about adding a thermometer to my MLT (10 gal igloo round) to better monitor mash
temps. After doing a bit of reading people seem to recommend using a solid stopper (hole
Posted in thread: Sigh...another first AG brew sob story on 05-23-2012 at 06:09 PM
Once you rack off the primary (either to secondary, bottling bucket, or keg) take what's left
and slosh it around a bit, then gently pour off about a pint or so into a sanitized jar, seal,
Posted in thread: Sigh...another first AG brew sob story on 05-23-2012 at 03:48 PM
I made Yooper's Anchor Steam clone and it was touted by some as my best beer yet.
Primaried-only at about 55* in a cool part of basement for 3 weeks, cold crashed for 48 hours
(could have been longer)...
Posted in thread: Sigh...another first AG brew sob story on 05-23-2012 at 03:38 PM
I did my first AG yesterday (Red Ale) and had a slightly similar experience. Strike water was
around 150 by the time it settled in the MLT. I tried to bring it up with hot water to no
avail, but I thi...
Posted in thread: The No-Leak MLT bulkhead design on 05-19-2012 at 12:33 PM
I was hoping somebody here could offer some advice. After fiddling with this design for a few
hours I am pretty frustrated. The point of weakness for me in building this design appears to
be between t...
Posted in thread: Pond Pump for Water Recirculation - Garden Hose Attachment? on 05-18-2012 at 06:55 PM
cheap 1/2" garden hose, cut off what ever length you need with the end that you need.Here is a
10' one, just cut off the end you don't need and connect to the pond pump with a hose clamp.
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Choices on 05-18-2012 at 06:31 PM
I just built my first cooler mash tun.....very reasonable and easy project (I have almost no
mechanical skills sadly). Total Cost was right around $75.1) Igloo Cooler via Amazon - $402)
Posted in thread: Pond Pump for Water Recirculation - Garden Hose Attachment? on 05-18-2012 at 05:48 PM
Thanks for the info. I think I am just going to look for a pump with a garden hose attachment.
One less Home Depot trip I gotta take. Thanks for the info.
Posted in thread: Pond Pump for Water Recirculation - Garden Hose Attachment? on 05-18-2012 at 04:57 PM
Let me apologize in advance if this is a silly question or has been answered before but....I am
new to all grain brewing and am starting to move on to 10 gal batches. In an effort not to
waste water I...
Posted in thread: No Weld Pot to Kettle Conversion on 04-15-2012 at 11:19 PM
Thanks Jprice. So theoretically if I drill a hole using a 1/4 bit and gradually make it bigger
each time with my traditional bits I could be okay?I'm not the most handy guy but don't mind
trying to le...