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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-18-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By lwcm
I like the idea of the otter with the munich,...

I like the idea of the otter with the munich, sounds like a nice mix. I'll go looking to see which of the suggested hops is cheapest in bulk.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 04-16-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By lwcm
Pondering a new stout

Hey all,

Thinking about trying out a new stout recipe, like an oatmeal stout on steriods but not to 'imperial' strength. Like 1.060+ but less than 1.080

6 lbs 2 row
6 lbs Munich
0.5 lb...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-16-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By lwcm
For specialty grains I was thinking carapils for...

For specialty grains I was thinking carapils for some body and head retention. I'm looking for easy this time around so I'm looking at honey and DME and hops. Not looking for a lot of hop presence...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-13-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By lwcm
You are correct; I was thinking 2 oz at 60 min...

You are correct; I was thinking 2 oz at 60 min and that would be it. Don't these tend to take 6 months or more to age? I thought aging that long would likely allow any hop aroma to fade?

I'll...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-12-2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By lwcm
I have two ounces of Styrian (3.8% alpha)...

I have two ounces of Styrian (3.8% alpha) Goldings in the fridge that I was thinking about using. Beer Smith puts that at 28.8 IBU if I use 10lbs honey and 3 lbs of extra light DME. Was thinking...
Forum: Mead Forum 04-10-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 597
Posted By lwcm
Hopping a Braggot and honey vs malt proportion

Aloha,

Planning on doing a Belgian Braggot with Wyeast 3787 and I'm looking for some basic braggot info:

When using hops what would be the target IBU?

What is a good ratio for honey vs....
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-03-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By lwcm
"Please define your H-H-G circuit. What is it...

"Please define your H-H-G circuit. What is it used for and how is it wired? What is the circuit breaker size? Also the wire type used for the power delivered? When was it installed? (date wiring...
Forum: Group Buys 04-03-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 6,401
Posted By lwcm
....I had no idea that you could successfully...

....I had no idea that you could successfully grow hops in Nebraska. I don't have any room at my house but my family does have a 125 acre farm by Waverly..... Hmm. Are hop plants forgiving of...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-02-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By lwcm
I would love more info P-J. I'm an electrical...

I would love more info P-J. I'm an electrical moron so every little bit helps. So I'd still be looking at: 3 hole dryer outlet ->GFCI Spa panel->PID and pump control box?

To attempt to cut down...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-02-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By lwcm
Crudbuckets.....dang old wiring. Well there is a...

Crudbuckets.....dang old wiring. Well there is a 120v outlet about 5 feet or so away from the 240v outlet and they are on different circuits. So I guess for simplicity's (kind of) sake I'll just...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-02-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By lwcm
That definitely looks pretty close to what I...

That definitely looks pretty close to what I need. Thanks!
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-02-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By lwcm
Looking for a wiring diagram/parts list

After about an hour of scrolling and searching I'm throwing the question to the hive mind. I am looking for a diagram that allows me to plug into an existing 3 wire 240v 35A outlet (and use a gcfi...
Forum: Want to Buy 04-01-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 0
WTB WTB Pump
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Posted By lwcm
WTB Pump

I've been looking at this: http://www.brewershardware.com/Chugger-Polysulfone-Inline-Pump-CHUGGER-PL.html

I was wondering if anyone had a used one that they didn't need anymore. Or something...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-28-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By lwcm
Recirculating pump cleaning thingy?

I was reading through this: http://www.homebrewfinds.com/2012/02/recirculating-draft-line-cleaning-build.html

And I was pondering if you could use a similar pump to make a DIY version of Mark's...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-27-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By lwcm
Cool, I'm a fan of confirmation. Thanks for the...

Cool, I'm a fan of confirmation. Thanks for the info.

Now onto the bigger issue. SWMBO has vetoed upgrading the panel at this time (and possibly forever unless we start having problems). I do...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-26-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By lwcm
Okay I finally pulled the main. There are two...

Okay I finally pulled the main. There are two 100a cylindrical fuses. So would that mean 100a service with redundancy or 200a service?

"it is probably best to get an electrician involved." Yup,...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-26-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 559
Posted By lwcm
Homebrewfinds.com recerc draft line cleaner build

I was reading through this: http://www.homebrewfinds.com/2012/02/recirculating-draft-line-cleaning-build.html

And I was pondering if you could use a similar pump to make a DIY version of Mark's...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-20-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By lwcm
Drat, can't see it without pulling it. I'll find...

Drat, can't see it without pulling it. I'll find a time when I can shut off the whole house and pull it.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-19-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By lwcm
I closed the access door and saw that it read...

I closed the access door and saw that it read "100 amp panel" would that indicate 100a service? There are two big fuse holders that have two 35a tube fuses each; so the biggest service looks to be...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-19-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 758
Posted By lwcm
How can I tell what my main panel is?

Hoping to upgrade to an e-brew setup this year. We have a fuse box instead of a breaker panel and the swmbo has vetoed the idea of upgrading the panel just for me to brew with. So, I'm trying to...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-19-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By lwcm
Can you stick a 2000w element on a 15a circuit? ...

Can you stick a 2000w element on a 15a circuit? I checked the fuse box and I have one 20a and one 15a circuit to my workshop. I have a pre-existing oven surround with a ballsy vent fan which is...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-18-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By lwcm
What would the minimum wattage required be to...

What would the minimum wattage required be to boil 5-7 gallons of wort? I have a 20a 110v outlet and I think another 15-20A 110v outlet in separate portions of my workshop.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-16-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By lwcm
A possible hiccup? I don't have a modern breaker...

A possible hiccup? I don't have a modern breaker box in our current home; just a screw in fuse box. This might be REALLY dumb but is it possible to install 50A service in a fuse box?
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-15-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By lwcm
Awesome. Putting in a single 50A outlet...

Awesome. Putting in a single 50A outlet shouldn't break the bank when the main panel for the house is less than 2 feet away. I hope.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-15-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 516
Posted By lwcm
........I'm a moron :). So with two pumps,...

........I'm a moron :).

So with two pumps, two elements and the BCS would I need to have an outlet for each component or something less?
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