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Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-07-2014, 02:53 AM
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Posted By sonex
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: Pennsylvania HomeBrew Forum 06-29-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By sonex
Dillsburg here

Dillsburg here
Forum: General Techniques 06-10-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,132
Posted By sonex
as long as you have complete conversion the 90...

as long as you have complete conversion the 90 min is excessive. with the modern modified malts 60 min. is plenty. To be honest you probably could get away with a 30 min. mash with today's malts, but...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2014, 02:32 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,480
Posted By sonex
56, now pull up your pants!

56, now pull up your pants!
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 04-02-2014, 02:59 AM
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Views: 104
Posted By sonex
straub IPL

Straub is a old small regional brewery that's been around since the 1870's located in St Marys Pa that has brewed the same style of American lagers. While I was at my local beer distributer they were...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-17-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,109
Posted By sonex
:rockin:

:rockin:
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-17-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,109
Posted By sonex
:rockin:

:rockin:
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-10-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By sonex
Are those pumps self priming?

Are those pumps self priming?
Forum: DIY Projects 02-21-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,799
Posted By sonex
I'm a plumber and just use the clear PVC cleaner...

I'm a plumber and just use the clear PVC cleaner to remove the sticky residue. You'll need to do a good cleaning after to remove the PVC cleaner remains.
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-21-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By sonex
Then no, the GFI would trip.

Then no, the GFI would trip.
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By sonex
If your asking if its ok to use a 15A plug in a...

If your asking if its ok to use a 15A plug in a 20A GFI then yes, As long as your wire from the plug is 12 gauge.
Forum: Electric Brewing 01-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,151
Posted By sonex
electricity will almost always be cheaper just...

electricity will almost always be cheaper just because of how much more efficient the elements are being in direct contact with the wort. Burns are very inefficient just because a very large...
Forum: Electric Brewing 04-03-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,689
Posted By sonex
buy the element measure the dia. then buy the...

buy the element measure the dia. then buy the correct punch or holesaw.
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-30-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,733
Posted By sonex
the highest watt element for 120v would be the...

the highest watt element for 120v would be the camco 2000w model 02203 on amazon.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-22-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,046
Posted By sonex
you could always turn it back into a beverage...

you could always turn it back into a beverage cooler.
Forum: DIY Projects 12-12-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,678
Posted By sonex
your creativity and workmanship is top notch....

your creativity and workmanship is top notch. Being a private pilot I understand how aviation can filter down into your other interests. I have been trying to find some old steam gauges to mount as...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-20-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,963
Posted By sonex
maybe you could run 240v wire up to the dryer...

maybe you could run 240v wire up to the dryer outlet with the correct 240 plug. Then you could unplug the dryer and plug in for the brew elements. kind of a pain but simple.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-18-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,853
Posted By sonex
as long as you don't crush into powder double...

as long as you don't crush into powder double crushing is ok.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-18-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,853
Posted By sonex
The efficiancy number I am concerned about is...

The efficiancy number I am concerned about is brew house. this is the number I need for formulating recipes in my recipe calculator. most of us usually will be in the 75-80% brew house efficiency...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-18-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,871
Posted By sonex
+1 that was my point too. If you don't want to...

+1 that was my point too. If you don't want to use a pump, gravity can do all your transfering, you just need to set up your system to let gravity be your pump.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-17-2012, 11:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,853
Posted By sonex
if I was setting up a new system I would go with...

if I was setting up a new system I would go with what is typicaly used as the defalt settings on most recipe calculators of 75% and then adjust after aquired data.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-17-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,853
Posted By sonex
It depends on the gravity of the beer. smaller...

It depends on the gravity of the beer. smaller beers I get 80-85%. on big grain bills efficiency drops to high 60's to high 70's. Thats why hydro checks are important, so after brewing a recipe for...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-16-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,871
Posted By sonex
I built my system to avoid the PITA pumps. I work...

I built my system to avoid the PITA pumps. I work with pumps for a living and having to prime and clean them does not make them easier or efficient. You can build your system to not use one. I have a...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-16-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,433
Posted By sonex
magnum it can be used to bitter almost any style....

magnum it can be used to bitter almost any style. smooth alpha acids with high IBU, I use more than a pound of the stuff for bittering a year, it just seems to go with anything. Very under...
Forum: European Amber Lager 11-16-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 48,496
Posted By sonex
good you agree, I sure will report back.

good you agree, I sure will report back.
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