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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-31-2011, 11:38 PM
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Posted By archiefl98
I guess if it sounds too good to be true...

I guess if it sounds too good to be true...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-31-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By archiefl98
Cheap thermapen or scam?

Found the website www.electronics-emporium.com where they listened thermapens in blue for 33 dollars. No contact info for the business. Free shipping offered. Wondering if anyone tried to buy...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-27-2011, 12:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,577
Posted By archiefl98
Here's another way to do it, cheaply. Although...

Here's another way to do it, cheaply. Although it's on Angelfire, so that's a detractor in my book.

http://www.angelfire.com/cantina/carbonation/
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-28-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By archiefl98
Beersmith actually has some pretty decent...

Beersmith actually has some pretty decent descriptions of each of the ingredients housed therein. I find myself referring to it for many things including what types of ingredients to add to certain...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-28-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,390
Posted By archiefl98
Check out other options in the labeling forum for...

Check out other options in the labeling forum for attaching labels beyond using the Avery ones. I hate getting those things off of bottles. Turns out that just using plain old printer paper works...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-26-2011, 06:31 PM
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Posted By archiefl98
Heating up the strike for a 10-gallon Honey Wheat...

Heating up the strike for a 10-gallon Honey Wheat ale. And drinking a Cream Ale to get in the spirit!

8# wheat malt
7# pale malt
1# honey malt
1.5# honey
4 oz Cascade (if I have them left......
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-24-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By archiefl98
Mike: Try this method. ...

Mike: Try this method.

http://www.youtube.com/v/uL1ovAYtKuQ&rel=1
Forum: General Techniques 06-20-2011, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,499
Posted By archiefl98
General statements I would make would be as...

General statements I would make would be as follows:

1. A way to get more head is to carbonate to higher volumes. If priming, add a bit more sugar than usual. If kegging, add a bit more gas...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By archiefl98
NZ doesn't mean "New Zyork"? Damn.

NZ doesn't mean "New Zyork"? Damn.
Forum: General Techniques 06-12-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By archiefl98
Easy Answer, it doesn't dissolve, it's a fining. ...

Easy Answer, it doesn't dissolve, it's a fining.

See Here (http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/quick-irish-moss-question-62775/#post640766)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,404
Posted By archiefl98
You don't want to boil the grains, you just want...

You don't want to boil the grains, you just want to steep them then remove them from the water. This will impart color and flavor. Steep the grains in a grain bag for 30 minutes in your brewing...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-12-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,112
Posted By archiefl98
Cooler: $40 Keg1: $30 Keg2: $30 False...

Cooler: $40
Keg1: $30
Keg2: $30
False bottom: $50-$100?
Ball valves, fittings, dip tubes, etc: $50-$100?

At $75 it's a steal.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-11-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,138
Posted By archiefl98
Oxyclean gets rid of the mold cakes for me. ...

Oxyclean gets rid of the mold cakes for me. After a few days of sitting in a Homer bucket full of Oxyclean water you start to see all the gunk floating on the top. Plus it's a nice easy way to get...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-11-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,241
Posted By archiefl98
When I first get my bottles I soak them in...

When I first get my bottles I soak them in warm-to-hot water and Oxyclean Free...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-09-2011, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By archiefl98
I use Cascade for a lot of my beers just because...

I use Cascade for a lot of my beers just because I can buy them cheap in bulk and I like their flavor. My latest cream ale I made with all Hallertauer because I had a stockpile of them that I had to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By archiefl98
It's odd but I've never had a clog. I can see...

It's odd but I've never had a clog. I can see why it would happen though, so if I ever do encounter that issue then I'll know why! Thanks!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By archiefl98
A possible issue I see is you grabbed the end of...

A possible issue I see is you grabbed the end of the hose that goes into the corny keg and will eventually be sitting in your finished beer in your second keg. If you get an extra quick disconnect...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-08-2011, 03:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,450
Posted By archiefl98
I wholeheartedly believe this. My MLT cooler has...

I wholeheartedly believe this. My MLT cooler has pits and whatnot in the plastic inside due to mashing. I would think that they would make excellent bacteria homes and would never want to bottle...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By archiefl98
Beer Damage: 12% (using a formula I just made up...

Beer Damage: 12% (using a formula I just made up right now)

Okay, in all honesty you've made beer and it'll probably taste excellent. See if you taste a wet cardboard flavor once you bottle it to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-08-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,380
Posted By archiefl98
I initially read the title of this as "Why does...

I initially read the title of this as "Why does Honey Brown suck so bad?" thinking it was a reference to Dundee's Honey Brown Lager.

I was going to tell you "Because it's brewed with the...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-08-2011, 02:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,296
Posted By archiefl98
The lid is the important factor I would look at. ...

The lid is the important factor I would look at. I wish I'd cut mine further away from the lip to be able to put my turkey fryer pot lid on top. It'd help ramp up temps in the HLT and BK quicker. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-06-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,296
Posted By archiefl98
Bobby's Keggle Jig video Like a boss.

Bobby's Keggle Jig video

Like a boss.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-06-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By archiefl98
Wherever you put it, only use it when the carboy...

Wherever you put it, only use it when the carboy is empty. If you want a good way to transport a full carboy, use a milk crate or a brewhauler. There's even a writeup on here how to make your own...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-06-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,293
Posted By archiefl98
My water costs $4.05 per every thousand gallons. ...

My water costs $4.05 per every thousand gallons. I would think a hundred gallons per chill would be a nice high estimate. That's 40.5 cents worth of water. Even if I double it I still haven't...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-06-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By archiefl98
Sorry, dyslexia is kicking in early this morning....

Sorry, dyslexia is kicking in early this morning.

5 Gallons 1.078 OG @ 87F = 5 Gallons 1.082 OG @ 60F

Preboil would have been 6.1 Gallons (as you said) of 1.067 @ 60F

With these numbers I...
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