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Forum: Missouri HomeBrew Forum 03-01-2012, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
Well, it looks like we have found a couple places...

Well, it looks like we have found a couple places that will serve the homebrew so I am super excited!
A lot wouldn't, or would only allow it as favors, but being able to serve seems pretty cool. So...
Forum: Missouri HomeBrew Forum 02-23-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,656
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
Getting Married, Good excuse to brew beer, but (where) can I serve it? (MO)

Hi all!

It'sbeen a while since I've been around, but I have a great excuse to brew lots of beer!

The problem is can I serve it? I know lots of people serve homebrew at the reception, but how...
Forum: For Sale 06-24-2011, 12:07 AM
Replies: 958
Views: 79,253
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
40-75 assorted bottles, lots of green ones, brown...

40-75 assorted bottles, lots of green ones, brown shorties.

Aurora, IL

Send PM if interested before 6/27/2011 or they end up in recycle
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-01-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
mmm, looks like oatmeal

mmm, looks like oatmeal
Forum: DIY Projects 01-29-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,212
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
i suppose that's what i get for only watching 2...

i suppose that's what i get for only watching 2 minutes of the video...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-29-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,212
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
could you not define your path in an axial...

could you not define your path in an axial direction? I made a mini wind turbine once and used a pattern with my cuts basically tangent to the blades. it seems like in an application like this you...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-27-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
my star san ends up cloudy as well, even when...

my star san ends up cloudy as well, even when first mixed. My water is stupid hard though.

but yeah, I would expect hard water to remain clear of it is an acid...

sorry no solution...
or is it?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-27-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
you could attach a probe to the outside of your...

you could attach a probe to the outside of your bucket/carboy and cover it in a big mass of water tight insulation. the idea in doing this would be that the insulation around the probe has a...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-18-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
you could use it tr trip a SPDT relay or something

you could use it tr trip a SPDT relay or something
Forum: DIY Projects 01-12-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
careful with rigging it to stay on all the time....

careful with rigging it to stay on all the time. They will ice up as mentioned and often need to cycle off to run the defrost coil, at least that's what assume after examining the guts of a old...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-12-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
This IS how people should think. most people...

This IS how people should think. most people don't seem to understand conservation of energy.

Good for you
Forum: DIY Projects 01-12-2011, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
depends on where you live. Where I am in...

depends on where you live. Where I am in Illinois, no, it wont work in the summer with 95% humidity, but in say Arizona or Nevada even though its like 80 out, in the low humidity it wold be possible...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-12-2011, 01:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
sort of, its kind of an inductive thing, like the...

sort of, its kind of an inductive thing, like the dyson air blade
Forum: DIY Projects 01-12-2011, 12:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
The wire is cut flat and located about 1/4" away...

The wire is cut flat and located about 1/4" away from the hole. The piece of ducting helps to move a lot of air. Originally I was going to use a fan blowing against the spray but using it in the...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-11-2011, 11:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
Another shot of it in use. Turned 4 gallons of 70...

Another shot of it in use. Turned 4 gallons of 70 degree water to slush in 10 minutes. It was 6 out so that...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-11-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
Sure do. I'll get them up later today.

Sure do. I'll get them up later today.
Forum: DIY Projects 01-11-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
I think that this may go well with my closed loop...

I think that this may go well with my closed loop evaporative wort chiller (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/closed-loop-evaporative-wort-chiller-217094/)
Forum: DIY Projects 01-11-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
I suppose that I should also mention that it was...

I suppose that I should also mention that it was able too cool my beer with 4 gallons of water and most likely would have used much much less if not for the massive leak in one of my hoses
Forum: DIY Projects 01-11-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,682
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
Closed loop evaporative wort chiller

Reading the forums, I noticed that a lot of people were feeling somewhat guilty about all the water that they go through chilling their beer. As a good engineer interested in thermodynamics, I...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-10-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,718
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
having built a few cables in my day, I would...

having built a few cables in my day, I would advise against it. They do seem of decent quality and often do have a rubber seal, however, I do not believe that isolates all openings of the connector,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-08-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
that's what I have left after the first batch

that's what I have left after the first batch
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-07-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
Going to brew Ed's Kolsch however...

My friend and I purchased ingredients to make a double batch, but we only have a large enough pot to do a 5-6 gallon batch (I left the 15 gallon pot at school)

So now my question is what should we...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-06-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,707
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
I wish my advisers were that cool! Instead...

I wish my advisers were that cool!

Instead I'm working on a multimedia project... for my MECHANICAL ENGINEERING design project.

Best of luck to you!
Forum: General Techniques 01-05-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
what sort of chiller is this, counter-flow or...

what sort of chiller is this, counter-flow or immersion?

slowing down the coolant flow will never ever help. at least from a heat transfer rate standpoint. sure, you would get more efficient heat...
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-05-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Posted By Mista_Sparkle
sounds like an afternoon with an arduino ...

sounds like an afternoon with an arduino

good times

I'm curious as to how you would measure the SG, would it be like a traditional hydrometer with some sort of encoder that could be calibrated...
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