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Forum: DIY Projects 06-04-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,935
Posted By Nostrildamus
I've been rocking a direct fire for years. The...

I've been rocking a direct fire for years. The trick is heating the mash water in it and then adding in the grain with the fire off. Turn 'er back on to heat back to temp and then leave off and only...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-04-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,935
Posted By Nostrildamus
Modular Brew Structure

Has anyone come up with a modular brew structure which breaks down into separate components?

I was thinking about how traditional brew structures need to be either really tall or really long or...
Forum: Hops Growing 03-15-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Nostrildamus
Yeah, for me too. My cascades are over a foot...

Yeah, for me too. My cascades are over a foot high already.
Forum: Hops Growing 03-09-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Nostrildamus
Yeah, I'll be keeping a close eye on the temps up...

Yeah, I'll be keeping a close eye on the temps up here as I wouldn't doubt that a frost might hit in the next week now that it has gotten a little more chilly. Nonetheless, this is impressive.

I...
Forum: Hops Growing 03-09-2010, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Nostrildamus
Yeah, damn things continue to grow and more bines...

Yeah, damn things continue to grow and more bines have broken through on the same plant and on my Nuggets which are in the sunniest spot in the backyard.
Forum: Hops Growing 02-22-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By Nostrildamus
Hops are already up...

Er... dunno how many of you have been watching the Olympics and have noticed the spring-like weather we've been having up here in Vancouver but my hops certainly have. I potted some transplanted...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-28-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 224,420
Posted By Nostrildamus
Yeah, I built a hopper on top and a four sided...

Yeah, I built a hopper on top and a four sided little box that sits under the mill and directs the crushed grain into the bucket. I usually find some uncrushed stuff stuck in the bottom portion of my...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-26-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 224,420
Posted By Nostrildamus
Lard's tunderin' jaysis, bye. A Newfoundlander...

Lard's tunderin' jaysis, bye. A Newfoundlander taking up my invention! My pasta roller mill invention has made it to the ROCK!

I am truly honoured.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-23-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
Ahhh screw it. He can get his own set up. I only...

Ahhh screw it. He can get his own set up. I only pay $30 for a 12 gallon batch as is. How friggin' cheap can I get?

But nonetheless, should I accomodate, it is a win/win.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-21-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
OH! As much as I was tired of people continuing...

OH! As much as I was tired of people continuing to comment on this thread, Arkador has made about the best suggestion I have ever heard. Bob is going to pay for the entire batch next time and I'll...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-20-2010, 05:00 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
This is too good. I can't believe I've said three...

This is too good. I can't believe I've said three times that I've already decided what I was going to do yet people just keep posting. Let's go for 10 pages!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-18-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
Well, one of the huge problems with him getting...

Well, one of the huge problems with him getting his own equipment is that he doesn't want to use a cooler, a bucket and a small kettle. He wants something like my keggles or better/bigger. I've...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-17-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
Like I posted earlier, I'll tell him straight out...

Like I posted earlier, I'll tell him straight out next time he asks or brings it up. I figure the best way to motivate him to buy his own gear is to cut off his beer supply. He's a decent chap and he...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-17-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
Yeah Montanaandy, I was thinking of just saying...

Yeah Montanaandy, I was thinking of just saying that I just don't have the time and energy to put into brewing beer which I won't later be drinking. I'm thinking he sort of realized what he had in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-16-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
I guess I should ask in addition, where one can...

I guess I should ask in addition, where one can buy the cheapest stainless brew pots, false bottoms/MLTs for 5 or 10 gallon batches?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-16-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,266
Posted By Nostrildamus
Brew Friend Problem.

I'm sure this has happened to many of you so I come to you in the hopes that you can give me some practical advice on how to handle this problem I have with a friend.

My friend, we'll call him...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-07-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 224,420
Posted By Nostrildamus
I would third the roughing idea as that is...

I would third the roughing idea as that is precisely what I experienced until I really roughed the living hell out of my rollers. I now use a gap of 5 and then tighten it to a gap of three for a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-30-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 224,420
Posted By Nostrildamus
Hit a new high with my pasta roller mill today....

Hit a new high with my pasta roller mill today. 83% and I was still taking it easy on the crush. I think I can press the high 80s with this thing without any problems at all.
Forum: Hops Growing 12-09-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 62,746
Posted By Nostrildamus
2 days to dry hops with a fan on high? That seems...

2 days to dry hops with a fan on high? That seems really inefficient to me as I simply left mine on a screen for 3 days in August and they dried out fine.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-13-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,419
Posted By Nostrildamus
I would not only suggest fermenting your mini...

I would not only suggest fermenting your mini batch separately and simultaneously but also adding a small amount of EKG or Fuggle to the ESB secondary to get a little more hoppiness and distinction...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-11-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,515
Posted By Nostrildamus
Alright, I think I can add something to this...

Alright, I think I can add something to this conversation and it may... MAY help you understand what this dingbat is saying about your beer.

I had a buddy who always said of both of our homebrews...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 10-18-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,733
Posted By Nostrildamus
I always follow an old brew buddy's saying in...

I always follow an old brew buddy's saying in times like these:

"Short of taking a dump in the wort, nothing can make this undrinkable."

Thus far it has worked out.
Forum: Hops Growing 09-13-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Nostrildamus
I find that there's a one to two week window in...

I find that there's a one to two week window in which the harvest is optimal. The cones will brown at the tips and the lupulin turns golden NOT yellow. By the sounds of it, your cones are probably...
Forum: Hops Growing 08-12-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 132,189
Posted By Nostrildamus
Sumthin' Brewtiful

This is the view from my balcony down to where the hops were planted 20 feet below:

http://i173.photobucket.com/albums/w52/Nostrildamus69/IMG_8317.jpg

Some of the Nugget cones developing...
Forum: Hops Growing 07-23-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,545
Posted By Nostrildamus
We have our own espresso maching at home and...

We have our own espresso maching at home and output a quarter cup of grounds a day. Our compost must be around 1/8 coffee grounds. When I dig out some processed compost and pop it on my hops they go...
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