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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation Today, 01:56 AM
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Posted By Beer-lord
I just ordered a GE 7 cu ft for $229 and need to...

I just ordered a GE 7 cu ft for $229 and need to order a thermo controller but this is badly needed for me. I don't lager much but temperature control has been problematic so this should help, will...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation Today, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By Beer-lord
Buckets are cheap. Why not get another one. You...

Buckets are cheap. Why not get another one. You can still use the bucket to hold things in such as grain or other supplies if you don't feel like chucking it.
Not saying the cleaning won't work,...
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-25-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 8,431
Posted By Beer-lord
She's not what I thought she'd look like. But she...

She's not what I thought she'd look like. But she is giving you that British grin. :)
Forum: General Techniques 08-21-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By Beer-lord
Accidental double post

Accidental double post
Forum: General Techniques 08-21-2014, 06:24 PM
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Views: 353
Posted By Beer-lord
I often find my higher hopped and dry hopped...

I often find my higher hopped and dry hopped beers need about 2 weeks in the keg before they really shine. Once everything drops out, it should be good.
Another note is that rye can sometimes give...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-20-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Beer-lord
I do this all the time. I normally wait until my...

I do this all the time. I normally wait until my keg is chilled and then add the hops eitherin a hop back or stainless basket with some plain dental floss. I just carb as normal. I use the set it...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-19-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By Beer-lord
I take my tanks to the local Uhaul to refill and...

I take my tanks to the local Uhaul to refill and get 2 extra boils out of them compared to trading them in at Blue Rhino.
I've been told they only fill maybe 75% due to transportation laws in many...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-18-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,175
Posted By Beer-lord
That is freaking cool. Great job. Now come on...

That is freaking cool. Great job. Now come on over to my house and get mine started. :)
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 220
Posted By Beer-lord
Stressed yeast

I have used a yeast I got from a local brewery last year (their 007 a few gens old) and I've used it a number of times making larger starters and keeping a pint to use on other beers. The batch I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-17-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Beer-lord
I keep 001, 007 and 1007 on hand as well as some...

I keep 001, 007 and 1007 on hand as well as some dry yeasts. Can't have too much as far as I am concerned.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-16-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By Beer-lord
I love Cascade......good citrusy hop that makes a...

I love Cascade......good citrusy hop that makes a great APA or IPA.
And I have been also using 007 a lot lately and really like how it lets the hops shine.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-16-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,202
Posted By Beer-lord
The great LHBS is 13 miles away but believe it or...

The great LHBS is 13 miles away but believe it or not, there's a mini garden center owned by a homebrewer that also sells some brewing supplies. Expensive and not well stocked but closer if I need an...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-15-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,453
Posted By Beer-lord
Hang on to everything and you might be surprised...

Hang on to everything and you might be surprised that things can change quickly. Before you know it, you'll be brewing again.
Great news on the new arrival. Nothing beats being a parent.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-15-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Beer-lord
I've noticed a 3-4 point difference when my boil...

I've noticed a 3-4 point difference when my boil is over between the OG with my refractomer and my hydrometer and both have been calibrated numerous times and are right on. One is wrong but since...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-14-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By Beer-lord
I hope you guys are right. I did an all Mosaic...

I hope you guys are right. I did an all Mosaic IPA and it's carbing now but what I got at kegging time wasn't as awesome as I expected so I'm hoping a few weeks on gas will make it shine.
I've used...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-14-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By Beer-lord
I used WLP002 once and finished in 12 days and...

I used WLP002 once and finished in 12 days and went right to keg and 3 days later, I was drinking it. It wasn't a very big beer at 1.049 so that helped. US-04 is pretty fast too but I rarely use it....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Beer-lord
I learned alot from that book and think my beers...

I learned alot from that book and think my beers are a bit better because of my changes in yeast starters. Actually, I can't brew enough to use all the yeast I have gotten from starters.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Beer-lord
I didn't taste it, just some of what I put in the...

I didn't taste it, just some of what I put in the test jar for a reading. 3 days ago I took a reading and not much of it was there and I did taste some coconut but yesterday, it was covered and the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-13-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Beer-lord
What is this on top?

Brewed up a Coconut IPA which I've done before though this time I used the same hops Ryan did. I went to do my dry hop after 16 days in the primary and there was what looked like hop residue on top...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-12-2014, 01:25 PM
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Views: 14,485
Posted By Beer-lord
Please add me to the list.

Please add me to the list.
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-12-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,068
Posted By Beer-lord
What a sad waste of a life. I've been a fan for...

What a sad waste of a life. I've been a fan for a long time. Great talent and a damn shame he couldn't get his sh$t together.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-11-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By Beer-lord
I have the guest fitting on the keg side but I...

I have the guest fitting on the keg side but I wasn't aware that they made anything to fit the tap/tower side.
I'm glad my troubles are over......at least I hope they are as things are still good 24...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By Beer-lord
Many hours later, it's done! By far, this was...

Many hours later, it's done! By far, this was the hardest thing I've done in homebrewing by a longshot. Fitting the pieces from 3 taps into a small tower with big hands and little patience was a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-09-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By Beer-lord
I saw that on some much older, 2012-13 beer...

I saw that on some much older, 2012-13 beer forums.
I really think I should be good with 15 feet. I'm going for broke.

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-09-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,253
Posted By Beer-lord
Are you guys using the same length of Accuflex as...

Are you guys using the same length of Accuflex as you were using with the standard tubing? I've seen a number of posts that say that I should double my 5 feet and use 10 ft of the Accuflex.
With 3...
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