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Posted in thread: New Brew Kettle Help on 10-09-2013 at 06:45 PM
It isn't very difficult or expensive to add a weldless fitting and a thermometer in the future.
I've bought a good deal of the parts for my keggles from bargainfittings.com, with whom I have
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-09-2013 at 02:13 PM
Posted in thread: Any good beers with honey on 08-13-2013 at 05:05 PM
It all depends on the honey and the yeast strain. I added 2.75 lbs to a saison that was
fantastic, it did not dry it out too much, but it also didn't attenuate as expected. That was
added at flame out...
Posted in thread: Vanilla bean.... on 08-07-2013 at 08:33 PM
I soaked 2 vanilla beans in vodka for about 2 months, then poured the vodka in after 2 weeks of
fermenting a porter. It worked out perfectly.
Posted in thread: Brewer's Hardware 15 Gallon Stainless Steel Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 07-31-2013 at 05:13 PM
Posted in thread: DC Metro area group buy #2 on 05-01-2013 at 05:16 PM
Please put me down for 4 bags of Rahr 2-row, if you're still up for meeting near Afton at some
Posted in thread: Does higher mash temp create darker color beer? on 04-11-2013 at 01:18 PM
I brewed a 10 gallon batch of red ale with 8 oz of debittered black barley (SRM 550) and it
also came out brown. Mash was good at 152 degrees, I'm confident that I didn't scorch my wort,
either. It ca...
Posted in thread: checking temp before pitching on 04-10-2013 at 05:48 PM
I got a metal "poke" type thermometer at the not-so-LHBS that's about 8 inches long. It goes
from 50* to 230* F. I used to use it in my boils as well as checking my cooled wort. Since
going electric I...
Posted in thread: Sparging help. on 04-10-2013 at 05:34 PM
Grain crush, mash time and mash temp are critical. Grain should be crushed to .035 mm, don't
misread the feeler gauge. Mash for 1 hour before you start your sparge. Your target temp should
be between ...
Posted in thread: What do you put your ekettles on? on 04-09-2013 at 06:00 PM
I put my e-keggle on cinder blocks until I get around to building a slightly less ghetto brew
stand. I built it to have a drain right at the bottom to get as much beer out as possible.