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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-17-2009, 03:03 AM
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Laminated poster board applied over the foam via...

Laminated poster board applied over the foam via adhesive compound would also work well. You could also write on it with dry-erase! Might be more expensive and less permanent, but a heck of a lot...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-15-2009, 12:42 AM
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Exactly. The only reason to do this is for the...

Exactly. The only reason to do this is for the professional look. Otherwise, it would be more practical to just do boredatwork's duct-tape mod as described a couple posts up.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2009, 09:57 PM
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Posted By amercuric
1 gallon experimental batch 23,758 + 1 =...

1 gallon experimental batch

23,758 + 1 = 23,759
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-23-2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,838
Posted By amercuric
bought a digital thermometer with a timer,...

bought a digital thermometer with a timer, equipped with a stainless steel probe and never looked back. i prefer coffee when i brew anyways.
Forum: Extract Brewing 11-21-2009, 12:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,385
Posted By amercuric
lol Slapchop. I didn't have a rolling pin so I...

lol Slapchop. I didn't have a rolling pin so I put the grain inside a cookie tray I used a 32 oz bottle as one.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-20-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,070
Posted By amercuric
I look at it the same way.

I look at it the same way.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-19-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 144
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Posted By amercuric
How thick is your board? This is what I did: ...

How thick is your board? This is what I did:

1. I purchased whiteboard from Home Depot, it was at least 1/8" thick. The panel was something like 8'x4' and I had Home Depot cut it to size.
2. Mark...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-19-2009, 12:20 AM
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Views: 57,272
Posted By amercuric
These links might yield some more info for you. ...

These links might yield some more info for you.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f35/gearing-sanyo-4912-kegerator-conversion-126460/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XV8Pb7d5nZI
Forum: For Sale 11-17-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,387
Posted By amercuric
Grats on the slant collection!

Grats on the slant collection!
Forum: For Sale 11-17-2009, 05:36 AM
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Posted By amercuric
Very cool. ...

Very cool.

http://images.craigslist.org/3k83od3l85Ob5Te5Pe9ba75800d556897155a.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/3n23k03ld5Q45Pc5Re9bca2080e38b2771719.jpg
Forum: DIY Projects 11-17-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,681
Posted By amercuric
Kegerator (mini fridge) if you want space and...

Kegerator (mini fridge) if you want space and portability. It's a more discreet rig for if you want to put it in the house or apartment. Keezer if you're serious business and brew all the time and...
Forum: General Techniques 11-17-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By amercuric
Yeah it's a fat recipe. It's the way I've been...

Yeah it's a fat recipe. It's the way I've been doing it for a while. I've gotten compliments from the people to whom I served 10 gallons of my Fat Tire clone at a party once. They mentioned it was...
Forum: Brew Science 11-17-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,929
Posted By amercuric
Yes. One musn't deal in absolutes. Especially...

Yes. One musn't deal in absolutes. Especially when discussing biology. I value your input and thank you.




My organismic biology professor mentioned the same thing when discussing evolution...
Forum: Brew Science 11-16-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,929
Posted By amercuric
So you're implying that yeast that have undergone...

So you're implying that yeast that have undergone high gravity fermentation mutate and create off flavors. Am I getting this right?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-16-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,953
Posted By amercuric
I just might try brewing up a clone, even though...

I just might try brewing up a clone, even though Budwieser is the antithesis to everything homebrewing and craft brewing. I think I'll pick up the ingredients at Wal-Mart while I'm at it.
Forum: General Techniques 11-16-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By amercuric
Correct. 11 pounds of pilsner will yield a 1.059...

Correct. 11 pounds of pilsner will yield a 1.059 gravity wort. However, 8 pounds of 2-row will give you 1.043 gravity wort. This is a good starting point for an all-grain ale in general because the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-16-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,953
Posted By amercuric
I haven't made it and don't plan on making it....

I haven't made it and don't plan on making it. Ever.
Forum: General Techniques 11-16-2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By amercuric
Around 7 or 8 pounds of 2-row is a good start....

Around 7 or 8 pounds of 2-row is a good start. Check out some of the recipes and get a good feel for grain ratios. Better yet, I find this utility to be very helpful:...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-16-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By amercuric
You can comfortably mash at least 25 pounds of...

You can comfortably mash at least 25 pounds of grain. It could be more but I know it's at least 25 pounds.

-edit: sticky says 24 pounds of grain, but my last batch was 23 pounds and I had room to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-16-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,549
Posted By amercuric
Have you thought about kegging?

Have you thought about kegging?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-16-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,549
Posted By amercuric
Are you sure it's the sediment that is causing...

Are you sure it's the sediment that is causing the off flavors?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2009, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By amercuric
Agreed. I also made a thread about it here:...

Agreed. I also made a thread about it here: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f128/viability-harvesting-yeast-has-fermented-high-gravity-worts-147117/
Forum: Brew Science 11-16-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,929
Posted By amercuric
That implies that a yeast permanently alters its...

That implies that a yeast permanently alters its metabolism after being subjected to a high gravity ferment. I'm not trying to prove I'm right or anything, but I'm quite skeptical of these claims...
Forum: Brew Science 11-16-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,929
Posted By amercuric
Viability of Harvesting Yeast that Has Fermented High Gravity Worts

There has been some talk that one shouldn't harvest yeast that has fermented any wort above 1.060. What changes between yeast cultures that have fermented normally and cultures that have femented...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-16-2009, 02:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By amercuric
What changes between yeast cultures that have...

What changes between yeast cultures that have fermented normally and cultures that have femented higher gravity worts? You still have live and genetically identical yeast.
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