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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-10-2013, 09:32 PM
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Posted By bmckee56
Had mine over 2 years now. I even purchased a...

Had mine over 2 years now. I even purchased a spare in case I broke on. Mine is not glass either and I believe it is worth it to have it available on my HLT. A ten gallon HLT (electric) is used...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-10-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,253
Posted By bmckee56
I use a 3 tier system and have my filter housing...

I use a 3 tier system and have my filter housing attached to the unit and I use a charcoal activated cartridge so I can fill my 10 gallon HLT the night before a brew session and add in my campden...
Forum: Brew Science 06-10-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By bmckee56
Thanks for the info. I also found I can adjust...

Thanks for the info. I also found I can adjust my water profile in BeerSmith2. I just upgraded from an earlier version and look forward to tinkering with modified water profiles.

Thanks again.
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Forum: Brew Science 06-07-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By bmckee56
This my Water Report.... Suggestions please!

This is the most up to date information available regarding my local water supply. I have never attempted to adjust my water other than using a home filtering unit with a 5 micron charcoal filter...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-23-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 804
Posted By bmckee56
All Cascade (Home Grown) Ale

So I have been away from brewing for a bit due to a back injury and today is my first attempt at a 100% Cascade Pale Ale using my home grown hops. I have never attempted a single hop brew before let...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-23-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,193
Posted By bmckee56
I have used the 5 gallon and 1 gallon strainer...

I have used the 5 gallon and 1 gallon strainer (paint bags) for a while now. Always with pellet hops and have had no issues. Today I am using my home grown Cascade, so it will be the first time...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-20-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,092
Posted By bmckee56
I am having a similar problem. Two kegs, same...

I am having a similar problem. Two kegs, same regulator, same temperature, same beer line length, same faucets. One was pre-carbed using beer/gas (75%nitro - 25%co2) as I was originally going to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-20-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By bmckee56
Are you monitoring the temperature swings at...

Are you monitoring the temperature swings at counter top level or is your primary sitting on the floor where the temperature may actually be a few degrees cooler? If you are at counter top level,...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-30-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By bmckee56
How do you carb a Scotch Ale with beer gas for use with a stout tap.

Is it necessary to first carb my Scotch Ale using straight CO2 and then switch over to Beer/Gas to dispense or I should I just use the Beer/Gas from the start?

Will the B/G provide sufficient...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-29-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By bmckee56
I like the Pale, IPA and the Phinn & Matts. Some...

I like the Pale, IPA and the Phinn & Matts. Some like ST some do not.

Salute! :mug:
Forum: Cider Forum 10-29-2010, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,332
Posted By bmckee56
MLF activity is less noticable compared to...

MLF activity is less noticable compared to regular fermentation. If you are using a carboy, look for tiny little bubbles rising from within. You may not see any or very little airlock activity...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By bmckee56
Yeah..... Simcoe is great for that citrus burst....

Yeah..... Simcoe is great for that citrus burst. I used simcoe for my last DFH60 clone and loved it. I need to adjust the bittering hops for the ST Pale to keep it from getting to the IPA level.
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Forum: Mead Forum 10-24-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By bmckee56
Yooper, at 1.12 the wine will be far from dry. I...

Yooper, at 1.12 the wine will be far from dry. I think you mean 1.012 don't you? Using EC-1118 is good and you can inhibit fermentation when the wine approaches your target FG by crash cooling and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-24-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 633
Posted By bmckee56
I have done 2 Sparkling Wines using the counter...

I have done 2 Sparkling Wines using the counter pressure bottling unit from MidWest and it is difficult at best to get it right without experience. I set my wine up in the keg, chilled it to 35...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-16-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By bmckee56
Best if used by: Dec. 2009 - Should I try?

I have a White Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale Yeast in the refrigerator which has been kept at 38 degrees and the expiration or "Use by Date" is December of 2009. What's the likelyhood of it actually...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-16-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By bmckee56
I checked out the site listed in the OP and am...

I checked out the site listed in the OP and am interested in this inexpensive controller. What type of input are you using? Do you intend to do any control using the PWM feature and if so, what...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-15-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By bmckee56
http://www.wolfautomation.com/ProductList.aspx?que...

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I use the SSR shown above to control the voltage output of my electric heating...
Forum: Electric Brewing 10-10-2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,444
Posted By bmckee56
Make up a weak solution of CLR and water, spray...

Make up a weak solution of CLR and water, spray the element after each use and wipe it clean. Rinse well afterward to ensure it is safe to use in the next batch. Calcium, Lime and Rust build up is...
Forum: General Techniques 10-07-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,447
Posted By bmckee56
I was using a 5 gallon paint strainer to hold my...

I was using a 5 gallon paint strainer to hold my hops in during the boil, but I still had a good deal of trub in the brew pot when I began to transfer, so I changed it up a bit. Last night was the...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-04-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,296
Posted By bmckee56
:drunk: Salute! :mug:

:drunk:

Salute! :mug:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-03-2010, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By bmckee56
Great to hear you are returning safely. Thank...

Great to hear you are returning safely. Thank you for your service to us all.

Good luck with your brewing adventures when you return.

Salute! :mug:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-03-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,317
Posted By bmckee56
Yooper - The recipe I used was your DFH 60 Clone...

Yooper - The recipe I used was your DFH 60 Clone which I have made several times and modified a tad each time. I think it is a great start for better IPA's. Thanks.

Amarillo was used in the...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-03-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,647
Posted By bmckee56
OK so maybe I am a dummy! :cross: Anyway...

OK so maybe I am a dummy! :cross:

Anyway thanks to all for the info provided. I am certain I will be purchasing a pump in the near future, so I will calculate the loses and add it into my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-03-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,317
Posted By bmckee56
Citra Hops - Do you use them? My DFH60 is WOW!

I just tapped a DFH60 Clone that was dry hopped using Citra Hop Pellets (1oz) and it is very good........ Very Good indeed! My LHBS had them in stock so I picked up an ounce of them to use in my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-03-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,637
Posted By bmckee56
I put a keg of DFH 60 Clone into my refrigerator...

I put a keg of DFH 60 Clone into my refrigerator at 39F and set it to 25 PSI for 2 1/2 days, shut off the gas, released the pressure in the keg, then set my regulator at 7 - 8 PSI. It is pouring...
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