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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 05-12-2012, 12:18 PM
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Posted By jpietraski
I've decided to dry hop with 1.5 oz of Nugget.

I've decided to dry hop with 1.5 oz of Nugget.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-29-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By jpietraski
AHA - Big Brew Recipe Modification

So, a group from us from our homebrew club are getting together to brew a batch for the AHA Big Brew for National Homebrew Day on May 5.
...
Forum: General Chit Chat 04-29-2012, 01:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,165
Posted By jpietraski
Cayuga...well? What happened?

Cayuga...well? What happened?
Forum: Hops Growing 03-16-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By jpietraski
The landscape fabric came from a local nursery. ...

The landscape fabric came from a local nursery. It's pretty hefty stuff.
Not the garbage they sell at Lowes or Home Depot.
Forum: Introductions 03-16-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 29
Posted By jpietraski
Welcome aboard!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Hops Growing 03-15-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By jpietraski
Looking good. When were they planted?

Looking good. When were they planted?
Forum: Hops Growing 03-15-2012, 02:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By jpietraski
don't pay attention to the man behind the curtain

Here's what a found when I pulled back the landscape fabric around my hops. These were planted in spring of 2009.
I think its time to give the crowns a trim.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-04-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,321
Posted By jpietraski
I'm in Williamsport PA. I have the KAB4 burner....

I'm in Williamsport PA.
I have the KAB4 burner. I can control the flame with the shut-off valve, and can get most of the orange out at ~1/2open. That will also keep the flames from running up the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-03-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,321
Posted By jpietraski
I also made the conversion to NG. But I can't...

I also made the conversion to NG. But I can't seem to adjust my flame...yellow/orange flame. Did you have to modify the burner to allow the flame to breath better?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By jpietraski
Encourage them to get the keg...then convert it...

Encourage them to get the keg...then convert it to a keggle.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-13-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 815
Posted By jpietraski
The goal is to achieve your pitching temperature...

The goal is to achieve your pitching temperature as fast as possible.
This is done faster by cooling the hot wort, then adding the additional water/ice; Rather than adding the water/ice, then...
Forum: Pennsylvania HomeBrew Forum 02-11-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By jpietraski
Is that the place just off 15? We usually go...

Is that the place just off 15? We usually go camping at Hills Creek State Park, 10 min from that exit. Unfortunately, after a few days of camping, we're usually a little too 'stinky' to actually go...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-11-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,273
Posted By jpietraski
Harbor Freight has a "General Purpose Hoist" that...

Harbor Freight has a "General Purpose Hoist" that I use to lift a full, hot keggle.
Under $10, rated for 500lb. Sounds kinda shady, but hey, it works.
...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-31-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,029
Posted By jpietraski
I use a dehumidifer with a computer fan to blow...

I use a dehumidifer with a computer fan to blow air over it.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-25-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By jpietraski
Awesome. I'd be interested in the slides and...

Awesome. I'd be interested in the slides and exam. I'd be fun to do a pop quiz during the next happy hour.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-24-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 787
Posted By jpietraski
Done. Good luck. +11 on sharing the completed...

Done. Good luck.
+11 on sharing the completed business plan.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-18-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By jpietraski
I'm sure you can add dried fruit. Raisins are...

I'm sure you can add dried fruit. Raisins are not uncommon.
Most dried fruits are very flavorable, however, it may not taste like its fresh version.
ie raisins vs grapes
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,566
Posted By jpietraski
In 'Big Trouble in Little China', Jack Burton...

In 'Big Trouble in Little China', Jack Burton (Kurt Russel's character), can cut a bottle in half with one swing of a knife.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-08-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,733
Posted By jpietraski
I'm up in Williamsport. My local beer...

I'm up in Williamsport.
My local beer distributor refills a 5#beer tank for $6.
Or, the local welding supply will do an exchange for $10
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-05-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,707
Posted By jpietraski
My faucets used to stick too. My solution is to...

My faucets used to stick too. My solution is to make sure I drink a beer everyday. Thats easier than cleaning out the faucets.
Forum: General Chit Chat 01-05-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By jpietraski
Go Mountaineers!

Go Mountaineers!
Forum: DIY Projects 12-28-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By jpietraski
Here are some updated photos... Front view...

Here are some updated photos...
Front view showing a bottle opener and a magnet to catch the caps.
A Buddy Christ tap handle.
A view of the inside. Showing four kegs, CO2 tank, Distributor, and a...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-28-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By jpietraski
Here's a view from the front. I've added a...

Here's a view from the front. I've added a bottle opener with a magnet to catch the caps.
And a Buddy Christ tap handle.
Forum: DIY Projects 12-28-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By jpietraski
Here are some shots of the seal... It's just...

Here are some shots of the seal...
It's just weather stripping, that I doubled up and made a herring bone type pattern at the corner.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-28-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,653
Posted By jpietraski
+1 on Life & Limb. Drank one bottle that I...

+1 on Life & Limb.
Drank one bottle that I bought for Christmas. Plus I received a bottle as a gift. Now I have a bottle for New Years.:rockin:
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