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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-13-2014, 05:38 AM
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Posted By dandw12786
Yyyuuuuup, there it is. I feel dumb. ...

Yyyuuuuup, there it is. I feel dumb.

Thanks!!!!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-13-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By dandw12786
BeerSmith Batch Sparging Calculations

So I tried searching this, but everyone asking seems to get further than me. I've been using about 3 different programs/calculators for my brew day, and would like to just consolidate down to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By dandw12786
Get one of these: ...

Get one of these:
http://www.midwestsupplies.com/hydrometer-test-jar-10-plastic.html

Doesn't have to be from Midwest, any brewing store will sell them. Get a turkey baster at the grocery store...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By dandw12786
Get one of these: ...

Get one of these:
http://www.midwestsupplies.com/hydrometer-test-jar-10-plastic.html

Doesn't have to be from Midwest, any brewing store will sell them. Get a turkey baster at the grocery store...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-21-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By dandw12786
Well, I acknowledge that the advice from all of...

Well, I acknowledge that the advice from all of you was "no". Looked around the house, and this was my best option, so I went with it. We'll see what happens! If it tastes like crap, I'll let my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-21-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By dandw12786
Sock for grain bag?

Hey all,

I apparently threw away all of my grain bags last week when I was organizing all of my brewing equipment. I switched to all grain a couple of years ago, and hadn't used them since. I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-17-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By dandw12786
The low profile couplers start at around $55,...

The low profile couplers start at around $55, where the regular ones are $25-$30. The MFL thread fittings for standard couplers are around $5 bucks each, putting the total at $35-$40, cheaper than...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-14-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 886
Posted By dandw12786
Sankey Coupler Clearance Question

Hi all,

I've got a kegerator that I typically have two cornies and a 5# CO2 tank in, and am looking to get a little setup going to be able to get a 1/6bbl keg of commercial beer when i'm out of...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-08-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By dandw12786
Whoops, kegged WAY early...

Well, I made a whoops. Not due to lack of patience, but stupidity... and I was a bit hurried.

Thursday night after work, I planned on kegging a blonde ale I had finished dry-hopping, hopefully in...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-14-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By dandw12786
They seem to line up fine, they slide and lock...

They seem to line up fine, they slide and lock ont the shank fine, they just don't go down far enough, looks like I need new shanks!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-13-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By dandw12786
Yes, but doesn't seem to push back as far as the...

Yes, but doesn't seem to push back as far as the previous faucet... But I can tell that it's seated well, as the faucet won't move if I try to twist it.

I tried my other shank (it's a two faucet...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-13-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By dandw12786
The nut ring doesn't reach the threads on the...

The nut ring doesn't reach the threads on the faucet.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-13-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,565
Posted By dandw12786
Perlick Doesn't Fit on my Shanks!!!

Why does it seem like every time I buy something for this hobby, I spend another $50 getting said item to work???

I just bought two new Perlick 525s, and tried to put them on my tower. I can't...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-31-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By dandw12786
Sooo... basically I should get something that's...

Sooo... basically I should get something that's not made of plastic? :p
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-31-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By dandw12786
Yeah, I wouldn't use more than 2 oz of the...

Yeah, I wouldn't use more than 2 oz of the chocolate... heck, if you left it out completely, you'd still get a nice red color, but a little of the stuff goes a long way.

As for the hops, I'd do...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-31-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 405
Posted By dandw12786
New drill can't stand up to the corona mill...

Well, I got a new plug-in drill for Christmas. I asked for it under the guise of "need to do home improvement projects and the battery one I have runs out blahblahblah..."

We all know I was tired...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-19-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,097
Posted By dandw12786
+1 My tun is a coleman extreme... I love it....

+1

My tun is a coleman extreme... I love it. Check where the ports are when looking for a cooler, too. There is so much info on this site for converting a cooler to a tun, you shouldn't have an...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-19-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,097
Posted By dandw12786
I started all grain a few months ago... and i had...

I started all grain a few months ago... and i had a 24 qt pot. I got a 40 qt aluminum pot on ebay for $40.00... works great, just make sure you boil as much water as you can in it for about an hour...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 02-14-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 35,349
Posted By dandw12786
FYI for those that may be checking this out every...

FYI for those that may be checking this out every so often, I used Wyeast's Kolsch yeast on this beer, and it was fantastic!
Forum: Stout 02-14-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 201,151
Posted By dandw12786
Going on about 5 weeks in the bottle after a 1...

Going on about 5 weeks in the bottle after a 1 month primary, and this stuff is great. I've had people tell me that this is a beer they would buy. Mine turned out a bit thin, but I'll try mashing a...
Forum: Stout 11-11-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,045
Views: 201,151
Posted By dandw12786
I'm brewing this up this weekend, and just got...

I'm brewing this up this weekend, and just got everything from my LHBS. They didn't have Denny's yeast, so I'm looking for a good substitute. I have British ale, American ale, and midwests headwaters...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By dandw12786
Well... At least I have a name for the brew......

Well... At least I have a name for the brew... Chloramarillo IPA!! Note to self: Dont schedule a brew day and then drink till 5am the night before!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-05-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By dandw12786
Chloramines in my mash, help quick!

Hey all,

I'm 55 min into my mash, and just realized I forgot to throw a campden tablet in my mash water to get rid of chloramine. I remembered while heating up my sparge water, so that's treated....
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-04-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By dandw12786
I would go with the Taprite. Not because I freak...

I would go with the Taprite. Not because I freak out over quality (I have the brewlogic one from Midwest Supplies, they're cheap, but usually anything cheap is good enough), but because it looks...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-02-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By dandw12786
Just as an update for those who may be searching...

Just as an update for those who may be searching with the same problem. I contacted Midwest, and they sent me a method to clear an obstruction, and it worked like a charm.

1. Turn off gas.
2....
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