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  • Posted in thread: What to get next? on 01-02-2017 at 02:40 AM
    I have a 15G Bayou sitting in retirement after I bought a 10G Spike. 10G is perfect for 5G
    BIAB! I got the 15 for those 10G batches but I've only brewed 1 in the last year and for beers
    with a large g...

  • Posted in thread: What to get next? on 01-02-2017 at 12:50 AM
    .............2. Spike Brewing 10-gallon kettle w/ valve and thermometer, horizontal couplings.
    My previous kettle, a Northern Brewer Megapot 1.2 8-gallon w/ valve and thermometer, has been
    sold.The Sp...

  • Posted in thread: Thrifty RIMS canister from Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 12-17-2016 at 05:29 PM
    Did you do any testing using a 240V source? I'd like to see how much faster the water temp got
    to 160. 2.5hrs to 160F from 60F seems a bit much for me.The system looks good Jay. Great job!

  • Posted in thread: Help me name my beer on 12-17-2016 at 05:17 PM
    Since you're a Star Wars fan, how about Imperial Shadow Trooper Ale??

  • Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 12-17-2016 at 05:09 PM
    ^^^ Great job!Mine is a split top too, but the left half is hinged on the left instead of the
    back to keep my tower from banging the wall.

  • Posted in thread: Propane burner in garage - how much ventilation? on 12-10-2016 at 11:00 PM
    Garage door wide open anytime the burners are running. During the winter, as soon as I hit
    strike temp, off goes the burner. After I dough in and stir, the garage door comes down to keep
    the mash and ...

  • Posted in thread: mini keg vs. pressurized growler? on 12-05-2016 at 07:34 PM
    I like the mini keg as you could also use it for experimental batches when it's not being used
    to carry homebrew to gatherings. You could use cartridges for the mini keg as well as one of
    those faucet...

  • Posted in thread: Thrifty RIMS canister from Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 12-04-2016 at 07:19 PM
    Would that enclosure, the More Beer element, and the Auber temp controller be all that's needed
    to go to a RIMS system? That's under $150!Are you looking to maybe sell a RIMS system based on
    the enclo...

  • Posted in thread: Mashing 1qt/lb of grain - will this be OK? on 11-26-2016 at 05:22 PM
    Could you partial mash? Just mash the Maris Otter and 2 row, then after collecting the wort,
    steep the other grains like you would an extract kit. The MO and 2 row is 24 lbs total, so that
    may still p...

  • Posted in thread: Intertap beer faucets on 11-24-2016 at 01:14 AM
    I am looking into them as well. Seem to be very similar to the Perlicks I have. I am not
    pleased with having to spend $55 on the gold colored faucets, but it's either that or have
    mismatched faucets o...

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