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Forum: General Techniques 07-09-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By PLOVE
Would work fine. I was actually looking into the...

Would work fine. I was actually looking into the possibility to digging a hole and burying a rain barrel or large poly tank 6 ft under. "Groundwater" temps would be much lower than water sitting...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 06-06-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 11,346
Posted By PLOVE
Understatement of the week. The video is awful....

Understatement of the week. The video is awful. Are they trying to sell a shamwow or sour beer brewing book?

Sorry Mike - I'm guessing (hoping) you didn't have a hand in that mess. Hope it sells...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-06-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 435
Posted By PLOVE
Was it infected or was it a case of not letting...

Was it infected or was it a case of not letting complete primary fermentation before bottling?

Infected gyser bottles can be kinda fun, but I wouldn't want to save the yeast ; )
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-06-2014, 06:57 PM
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Posted By PLOVE
in in in . . . sweet setup!

in in in . . . sweet setup!
Forum: Mead Forum 06-01-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By PLOVE
My understanding is that the puree is just whole...

My understanding is that the puree is just whole fruit that has been heat pasturized and canned. I mention this since the source of vintners harvest is in the town (actually unincorporated) of...
Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 06-01-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,157
Posted By PLOVE
I use a samsung tab all the time with my BCS....

I use a samsung tab all the time with my BCS. It's opens the same website I use on my computer without an issue. I'm sure it will work fine with an itab. Doesn't everything?

Let us know how it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-27-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By PLOVE
+1 I once made a barley wine and accidentally...

+1 I once made a barley wine and accidentally added a hefe yeast. SOB - actually tasted like a hef. Blew my mind.
Forum: Electric Brewing 05-23-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 558
Posted By PLOVE
sexy. Amazing the amount of electronics for a few...

sexy. Amazing the amount of electronics for a few simple functions. . . Nice work.
Question - did you get them back together? Do they still work? Conclusions?
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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-15-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By PLOVE
What was in it? What was it used for? Some...

What was in it? What was it used for? Some institutions require those stickers on everything, just in case you happen to put a little vial containing DNA or simple chemical in the fridge. My gas was...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 05-14-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By PLOVE
I would think you should be able to kill off any...

I would think you should be able to kill off any acetobacter with camden. Boiling seems like overkill.

Barrel's probably a goner. You could definitely try camden, or strong meta with citric acid...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 05-14-2014, 03:46 AM
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Posted By PLOVE
In it to win it. . . serious - though - thanks to...

In it to win it. . . serious - though - thanks to JaDeD Brewing! :rockin:
Forum: Hops Growing 05-14-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By PLOVE
The10mmKid is spot on. Nice looking hops and some...

The10mmKid is spot on. Nice looking hops and some sort of weird rogue weed in between. Almost looks like a lambs ear, but can't tell. Leave it or pull it, won't out compete a hop bine that grows up...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-14-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By PLOVE
Neat trick. Use your keg as a "secondary" but...

Neat trick. Use your keg as a "secondary" but after evacuating O2, put 50psi of CO2 on the head. Bulk age at cellar temps for as long as you like and then move to your serving fridge. Once the beer...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-11-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 194
Posted By PLOVE
Congrats! Something you'll learn with time - you...

Congrats! Something you'll learn with time - you only need to sanitize equipment that will contact the wort post-boil. I recall that as a newbie I was sanitizing everything, only to realize that...
Forum: Brewing Software 05-11-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 304
Posted By PLOVE
You certainly can place recipes on the "cloud"...

You certainly can place recipes on the "cloud" and then open them on your phone, edit them, and resave them, but as for directly sending? Not sure that's an option. I think the only real limitation...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-10-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By PLOVE
Simple answer is yes. The evaporation coils on...

Simple answer is yes. The evaporation coils on the outside are intentionally placed on the outside to remove heat. However, the cooling coils actually run inside the freezer (and sometimes fridge if...
Forum: Brewing Software 05-08-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By PLOVE
I think the designation of "hop" additions is...

I think the designation of "hop" additions is really more for your notes, than how BS calculates bitterness. In other words, it helps you to keep track of hops you're using to bitter vs flavor vs...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-07-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By PLOVE
or just wing-it like the day you actually lost...

or just wing-it like the day you actually lost your virginity :ban:

But seriously, all good suggestions, but realize that your system doesn't exist unless we have pics!

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Forum: Automated Brewing Forum 05-07-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,713
Posted By PLOVE
Dig it. . . but wonder what happens when it gets...

Dig it. . . but wonder what happens when it gets wet. If your brewday is anything like mine - something will get wet, boil over, leak, or otherwise make a sticky mess.

Also, any concerns about...
Forum: General Techniques 05-06-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Posted By PLOVE
You'll be fine. You actually would have been fine...

You'll be fine. You actually would have been fine if you've just let things coast for the last 20 min or so. Kind of like hop bursting. Supposedly you get a softer bitterness when you utilize hops at...
Forum: Brewing Software 05-06-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By PLOVE
Haven't heard about anything like this, but...

Haven't heard about anything like this, but beersmith does allow you maintain an inventory of items on-hand. This inventory can be updated as you brew/consume, or after resupply.

I'm really not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-05-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By PLOVE
Yeah - weird. Pretty rare for something to go...

Yeah - weird. Pretty rare for something to go from getting good to tasting like laundry detergent - unless of course laundry detergent is involved. Assuming you have multiple lines you could also...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,148
Posted By PLOVE
+1 for cammys. . . . reliable, easy to clean....

+1 for cammys. . . . reliable, easy to clean. Also +1 for Bobby's. Along with camlock fittings, he sells a 90° elbow with the threads lathed smooth. Specifically tailored for 1/2" silicone tubing and...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-03-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By PLOVE
Over carb'd. brrrman's suggestions should do the...

Over carb'd. brrrman's suggestions should do the trick, but I would recommend that you lengthen your lines to 10ft. That will help as well.
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Forum: General Techniques 05-02-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,764
Posted By PLOVE
Did the same thing shortly before my son was...

Did the same thing shortly before my son was conceived. Barleywine - 60IBU - 11.5% ABV. It's been cellaring on its side in a wine-rack since 2005. Even addressed it to the "little one" since he...
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