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Forum: DIY Projects 04-18-2012, 04:22 PM
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Posted By fatman
I built the exact same thing and it costed me...

I built the exact same thing and it costed me roughly 200 - 250 bucks. I also bargain hunted the taps and freezer. The loves controller and shanks had to by new.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-12-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,257
Posted By fatman
I just moved to Woodstock and I am also looking...

I just moved to Woodstock and I am also looking for fellow brewers. Planning on firing up my system next weekend.
Forum: India Pale Ale 07-01-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
Just wanted to say that after waiting impatiently...

Just wanted to say that after waiting impatiently this beer was amazing. This is the best beer in Hawaii right now! 5 Gallons gone in 10 hours, next time I am doing 10 gallons of this. Thanks for...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-23-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 762
Views: 312,797
Posted By fatman
After reading a bunch of this thread I am more...

After reading a bunch of this thread I am more confused before I started. This seems like the dummy instructions on how to do this. I am a kegging noob and I want to do a sideby side comparison to...
Forum: Porter 06-23-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 800
Views: 225,932
Posted By fatman
My LHBS does not carry Nottingham, what else...

My LHBS does not carry Nottingham, what else could you use on this? I want to brew this Saturday?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-22-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By fatman
Yeah I just found this moments after I posted, it...

Yeah I just found this moments after I posted, it was a great step by step and seems simple. I will give this a whirls when ready. thanks all that replied, you will make my teacher, my dad, very...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-22-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By fatman
Keg to Bottle

Hey all,

I just transferred my first batch (dogfish 60 clone) and so far it tastes really good. Cant wait for it to carbonate and get to temp. this batch I am force carbonating because I want...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-10-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By fatman
That makes sense. Thanks. Would that apply to a...

That makes sense. Thanks. Would that apply to a stainless steel cap probe? Also, lets say I brew this weekend and I insulate the probe on that pail, the the next weekend I do another batch. Would...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-10-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By fatman
Fermentation control

I coverted a stand up freezer with a loves controller for a fermentation chamber. My first batch I may have goofed due to inaccurate temp control. As of right now I have the probe submerged in a...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-08-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
I was paranoid at the lag of the yeast too in the...

I was paranoid at the lag of the yeast too in the beginning because I pitched it cold like a doof, plus my LHBS guy said the temp needed to be higher than I was at. So I followed his advise and rose...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-08-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
To control the temps I do have a stand up freezer...

To control the temps I do have a stand up freezer fermenter with a loves controller. The thermistor is in a tall glass of water so my water temp is at 66-69 degrees at all times. So I can control...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-08-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
I am learning the ways, So next time I will stick...

I am learning the ways, So next time I will stick to the recipe and stay with the temps you called for. I am using an ale pale for the primary and I drew the sample from the spigot on the bottom. I...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-08-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
What is the proper temp for fermentation? ...

What is the proper temp for fermentation? Beersmith said 63, was that correct? I also used WL0001 for yeast, the temp range for that yeast was 68-73. I stayed in the bottem end of the range. My...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-08-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
For the sake of being an all grain noob, the beer...

For the sake of being an all grain noob, the beer has been in the primary for a week and went through a strong fermentation. So I figured I would take a density reading and its at a healthy 1.016. ...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-05-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
For all that have brewed this. How long did it...

For all that have brewed this. How long did it stay in primary? Secondary? then how long did you condition it in the keg? I am confused because the recipe in beer smith has 12, 11, 14. Then it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-03-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By fatman
Yeah, I got paranoid for nothing, the yeasties...

Yeah, I got paranoid for nothing, the yeasties are in the middle of a smorgasbord right now and I am so proud of them :)
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-01-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
I think my SWMBO will ground my brewery plans if...

I think my SWMBO will ground my brewery plans if I ended up mopping the ceiling...lol. I did through the liquid yeast in cold. Will check later and see if any "magic" is occurring in the pail. I...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-01-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By fatman
I read postings on some people growing more in a...

I read postings on some people growing more in a tube, or keeping it out in room temp longer. My dumbass just took it out, shook, and poured.

Thnaks for all the postings. I will monitor over...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-01-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By fatman
Love the quote shooter! The recipe says to...

Love the quote shooter! The recipe says to ferment at 63, I am between 63-66, depending when the compressor kicks on. Its in a converted chest freezer.

Thanks all, I feel much better now, and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-01-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By fatman
I just checked this morning and I did not see any...

I just checked this morning and I did not see any "bubbling" on air lock and that was at the 12 hour mark. It was clumpy when I poured it in. I feel so noobie, even though I am, but everything was...
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-01-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
Thanks! After doing some more reading I think I...

Thanks! After doing some more reading I think I goofed and I am too emabarrased to admit my mistake, but I want to save my brew so here goes. I took the liquid yeast from fridge to wort. It may...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-01-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 634
Posted By fatman
I think I just made a NOOB error and need help!!

Made my first all grain batch yesterday and hit all the marks dead on with the recipe. Cooled wort down to 72ish and added yeast. I did not realize I needed to do anything to the yeast before hand....
Forum: India Pale Ale 06-01-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 526,085
Posted By fatman
For my first all grain batch, this recipe was to...

For my first all grain batch, this recipe was to delicious to pass up. I feel like I hit all my marks. OG gravity was at 1.071. I really hope I did a great job, guess I will see in a few weeks. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-26-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,145
Posted By fatman
Both of these layouts are simply amazing. I...

Both of these layouts are simply amazing. I would love to give em a go but I dont think I have the time for it right now. I am surfing CG looking for a fridge right now. Slim pickin though. I...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-25-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 52,073
Posted By fatman
BK, what was the CF of this fridge? How is she...

BK, what was the CF of this fridge? How is she holding up for you? I am looking for something like this for Hawaii.
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