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Forum: General Beer Discussion Yesterday, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Newsman
Michael, definitely pick up a 4CF mini-fridge....

Michael, definitely pick up a 4CF mini-fridge. Most of them are fairly easy to turn into kegerators. That being said, there are many threads here on building a kegerator. You also need to know that 4...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-10-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Newsman
You can, but that somewhat defeats the purpose of...

You can, but that somewhat defeats the purpose of kegging, in my opinion. Why not just purge the O2, seal it up and leave it at 10 - 12 PSI for the time you're gone? You can plug up your chest...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 181
Posted By Newsman
I'd say fore carb and let it sit. It won't be a...

I'd say fore carb and let it sit. It won't be a problem. If you just put enough CO2 in to seal it, it won't stay sealed as the CO2 will go into solution. I'd pump it up to 30-35 PSI to seal it, then...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-10-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,977
Views: 147,352
Posted By Newsman
Oh, dear GOD! Miller lite. I bought a pack of the...

Oh, dear GOD! Miller lite. I bought a pack of the aluminum "bottles" because I just wanted the bottles. That stuff is NASTY!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 388
Posted By Newsman
However, not as effective as a cheap O2 cylinder...

However, not as effective as a cheap O2 cylinder and a stone.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 39,695
Posted By Newsman
Scotty... I just posted a link to your latest...

Scotty... I just posted a link to your latest list in another thread for a guy up in Canada who's looking to get into kegging. I didn't stop to think about whether you'd ship to Canada...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-10-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 224
Posted By Newsman
There's a guy on here who sells CO2 tanks with...

There's a guy on here who sells CO2 tanks with recent hydro dates. His email is sscotty2@hotmail.com. Here's a link to the post with his latest list of what he's got. Takes money order or cashiers...
Forum: Cider Forum 07-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 278,818
Posted By Newsman
Are you using cinnamon powder or what? Cinnamon...

Are you using cinnamon powder or what? Cinnamon extract is really the way to go. 'Course I tend to overload it with cinnamon extract. I think the recipe with extract it supposed to be like a 1/2...
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 07-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,888
Posted By Newsman
Went for it. Hopefully I can figure out where to...

Went for it. Hopefully I can figure out where to put it. :)
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Newsman
Cisco Brewers Reserve RIS -- Can you clone it?

Anyone have a clone recipe for the Cisco Brewer's Reserve RIS? I had a big bottle of that last night and it was GOOD! Sweet, and rich, and chocolatey, with a little bit of alcohol heat (hey, it IS...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-08-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 39,231
Posted By Newsman
Might want to wear your welding gauntlets as well.

Might want to wear your welding gauntlets as well.
Forum: DIY Projects 07-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 92,180
Posted By Newsman
If your router is handing out random IP addresses...

If your router is handing out random IP addresses in the 192.168.1.x range, you need to keep your fixed IP in the 192.168.1.x range. You can't change the number in the third set for your fixed IP. It...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-07-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Newsman
Well, it seems like the comon advice around here...

Well, it seems like the comon advice around here is to use at least 10' of hose. What's your pressure? May need to reduce your pressure since you have 3' less hose than most seem to think is...
Forum: DIY Projects 07-07-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By Newsman
Joeg13 -- what size and length liquid lines do...

Joeg13 -- what size and length liquid lines do you have?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-07-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By Newsman
Well, if you cut off the Sanke connector, you...

Well, if you cut off the Sanke connector, you probably void the warranty. OTOH, adding an adapter adds to the complexity and provides another opportunity for leaking and something else to clean.
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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-07-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By Newsman
I think these generally come with Sanke taps, so...

I think these generally come with Sanke taps, so you'll either need to buy an adapter or cut off the Sanke coupler and replace it with a liquid coupler.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-03-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,452
Views: 15,055
Posted By Newsman
I'm in. :)

I'm in. :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By Newsman
Or you can get a small chest freezer and a...

Or you can get a small chest freezer and a temperature controller and just ferment in that with the temp set to upper 50's to 60 degrees. As Unionrdr pointed out, it's the fermenter temps that are...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-02-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 39,695
Posted By Newsman
Scotty... can you post an updated list of what...

Scotty... can you post an updated list of what you have available and what your prices are (minus shipping, because that varies, of course.) I have a buddy getting into home brewing and I'd hate to...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 07-02-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 15,086
Posted By Newsman
I'm in.

I'm in.
Forum: DIY Projects 06-30-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Newsman
I'm working on making it a kegerator. Sorry. :)

I'm working on making it a kegerator. Sorry. :)
Forum: DIY Projects 06-27-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Newsman
Yeah, I just picked one up off Craigs List the...

Yeah, I just picked one up off Craigs List the other day for $70. Didn't have to do any surgery (so far.) Just unscrewed the bottom hinge on the freezer compartment door and pulled out the freezer...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-26-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Newsman
Yeah... I hear ya. I have a Nissan Versa and I...

Yeah... I hear ya. I have a Nissan Versa and I had to return the first one I bought from WalMart because it was damaged in transit. :(
Forum: DIY Projects 06-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Newsman
I agree. Looks like the built-in storage in the...

I agree. Looks like the built-in storage in the door MIGHT be a problem. I'd go with the 4.4, if it were me.
Forum: Sake Forum 06-25-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4,279
Views: 475,895
Posted By Newsman
RYR is UN-cooked, otherwise you lose what you...

RYR is UN-cooked, otherwise you lose what you were wanting from it.
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