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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-14-2006, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 434
Posted By KA6GZJ
While I'm not exactly close, if your ever around...

While I'm not exactly close, if your ever around the Modesto area I'd be glad to show you my RIM's setup and answer your questions.

Jim
Forum: General Techniques 09-07-2006, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By KA6GZJ
I may be confused, but the last i knew a Pilsner...

I may be confused, but the last i knew a Pilsner was a Lager. What am i missing?
Forum: General Techniques 09-05-2006, 04:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By KA6GZJ
I must be the odd guy, my tun is set up to fill...

I must be the odd guy, my tun is set up to fill from the bottom. I mill the grain into the tun then open the valve on the HLT to add the water. (The tun does have a false bottom.) Usually by the time...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-30-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,009
Posted By KA6GZJ
Steve, On my RIMS I use a little thing that...

Steve,
On my RIMS I use a little thing that looks like a small upside down funnel to spread the returned wort over the grain bed. It attaches to the end of the return line. (ss tube)

I would not...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-14-2006, 06:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,229
Posted By KA6GZJ
Lorena, I checked the fermenter this morning...

Lorena,

I checked the fermenter this morning and the activiety seems to be picking up. I will be going to the LHBS this week so i'll pickup something to stop the fermentation when the time is...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-14-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,229
Posted By KA6GZJ
Lorena, The boat trip sounds great, I've had...

Lorena,

The boat trip sounds great, I've had a boat in the family from the time i was born. And i can be happy in any kind of boat, the joy (for me anyway) is to be on the water.:)

I didn't...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-12-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,229
Posted By KA6GZJ
Lorena, Well my biggest fear didn't come to...

Lorena,

Well my biggest fear didn't come to pass, this stuff is "way sour", big time. And the gravity is a 9.

I was wondering, is it too late to mix up some more sugar and water and add that to...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-11-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,229
Posted By KA6GZJ
Lorena, Thanks for the advise, I'll take a...

Lorena,

Thanks for the advise, I'll take a sample tonight, my biggest fear is it will be good and i'll end up doing the same thing you did, drink half before it's finished.:tank:
I'll let you...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-11-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 16,229
Posted By KA6GZJ
I too made some of this lemonade, but my proublem...

I too made some of this lemonade, but my proublem was not the same as yours.
Mine started within two hours of pitiching, I just want to know, will it ever finish?
It has been fermenting now two and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-08-2006, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,510
Posted By KA6GZJ
16 ea. 5gal, 2ea. 10gal, and 1ea. 3gal. or, ...

16 ea. 5gal, 2ea. 10gal, and 1ea. 3gal. or, 103gallons of storage:mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-01-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,244
Posted By KA6GZJ
Ouch!! $135.00 for a regulator is bad enough,...

Ouch!! $135.00 for a regulator is bad enough, but, then you have add another $.95 to $1.90 a gallon just to get the beer out of the keg.:tank: think i'd opt for a long straw.:)

Jim
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-01-2006, 03:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,244
Posted By KA6GZJ
"KA6GZJ, great find with that article. The one...

"KA6GZJ, great find with that article. The one thing that concerns me is the quality of the co2. It is my experience that co2 is a dirty gas. I had always wondered if there was a standard grade and a...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-31-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,244
Posted By KA6GZJ
Take a look at this: ...

Take a look at this:
http://www.schwedhelm.net/brew/biggasser.html :mug:
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-27-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,783
Posted By KA6GZJ
Thanks Guys, I think i can save it now.:mug: ...

Thanks Guys, I think i can save it now.:mug:

Jim
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-27-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,783
Posted By KA6GZJ
nutrient and energizer help!

I am doing a recipe that calls for yeast nurient and energizer but i don't know when to add it.
Do i put it in when i boil the DME for the starter? When i add the yeast to the DME to make the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-19-2006, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By KA6GZJ
I use a 3ft. piece of brass bead chain with a...

I use a 3ft. piece of brass bead chain with a piece of a green scrubbie tied to it with string. The chain will slide through anything wet or dry.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-10-2006, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By KA6GZJ
If I put 5gal in a carboy to dry hop, say with...

If I put 5gal in a carboy to dry hop, say with whole cascades how much would you suggest?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-10-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By KA6GZJ
Sorry, I guess i left out the important stuff, ...

Sorry, I guess i left out the important stuff, it was a 15gal batch.
The gravity before the boil was 52-54ish. But after the boil it was about 50. Seems backwards to me. (maybe too much home brew)...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-10-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By KA6GZJ
Anemic Ale?

A while back i was made a gift of a 50# bag of unmilled 2row malt. The bag had never been opened and had been stored in a plastic bag inside a plastic garbage can under the house, (ready for this),...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-08-2006, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By KA6GZJ
Eventually I will drill a hole in the side and...

Eventually I will drill a hole in the side and move the 20lb bottle and regulator outside the fridge.


Before you drill a hole in the side make sure the condenser coils are not atached to the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-08-2006, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By KA6GZJ
I rinse mine out with water then fill with...

I rinse mine out with water then fill with ioudphor (sp?) and store. When I'm ready to use it again I rinse with hot water (left over sparge water) let it drain and it's good to go.

One word of...
Forum: General Techniques 06-08-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,824
Posted By KA6GZJ
I must be the odd man out, I do 15gal...

I must be the odd man out, I do 15gal batches.:mug:
Forum: General Techniques 05-26-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By KA6GZJ
"enough home brew can make even Chelsea Clinton...

"enough home brew can make even Chelsea Clinton look Hot!."


That would take more beer than I could ever drink!:D
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-24-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,704
Posted By KA6GZJ
I can't post pictures (yet) so i'll do my best to...

I can't post pictures (yet) so i'll do my best to discribe:

I took a 10gal rubbermaid cooler,installed a shank close to the top. I set a 3gal keg inside connected with a short hose. set in a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-20-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,501
Posted By KA6GZJ
I used a heavy duty dimmer switch to control the...

I used a heavy duty dimmer switch to control the speed for my rims pump, works great.

jim
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