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Forum: For Sale 01-16-2014, 04:09 PM
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Posted By millsware
No takers?

No takers?
Forum: For Sale 01-12-2014, 07:21 PM
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Posted By millsware
Three rolls of 1/2"x50' copper tubing $50 each

I bought these thinking I would make some wort chillers. We just had a baby and I don't have time.

Same as this...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-09-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By millsware
Is a 50' immersion chiller overkill for 5 gallon batches?

I have a roll of 1/2" x 50' copper tubing. I typically brew 5 gallon batches, so I'm wondering if it would be overkill to make it into one 50' chiller, or make 2 25' chillers and give one to a...
Forum: For Sale 11-15-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By millsware
Deal pending.

Deal pending.
Forum: For Sale 11-13-2013, 12:27 PM
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Views: 1,686
Posted By millsware
Price drop!

Dropping these to $15 per case. Buy both cases and I'll throw in the champagne-style bottles.
Forum: For Sale 11-10-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By millsware
Only one. Also, if you buy both cases, I'll...

Only one. Also, if you buy both cases, I'll throw in 7 champagne-style bottles.
Forum: For Sale 10-15-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By millsware
Sorry, no beer included. I might be...

Sorry, no beer included.

I might be willing to ship if you cover the cost of shipping. I don't know how much it would cost though.
Forum: For Sale 10-12-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,686
Posted By millsware
3 cases of Dogfishhead 750 mL bottles $20 each

I have 3 cases of cleaned, delabelled bottles of 750 mL bottles available for $20 each.

I can meet in the North Hills of Pittsburgh or Oakland.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-01-2013, 01:42 PM
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Posted By millsware
I had this same thought yesterday.

I had this same thought yesterday.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-18-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By millsware
Thanks. I just moved up from "shake it when you...

Thanks. I just moved up from "shake it when you walk by" starters. I think the fastest I had seen before that was 6-8 hours.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-17-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By millsware
Can fermentation start too fast?

I brewed two batches today via parti-gyle. Last Sunday I prepared a 1 qt. starter for WLP 500 w/ stir plate. I let it run 48 hrs, then put it in fridge until this morning. Started WLP 565...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-17-2013, 11:02 PM
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Posted By millsware
Thanks a lot for the tutorial. I made this a few...

Thanks a lot for the tutorial. I made this a few weeks ago. Did 1 qt. starters this week of WLP 500 and 565. Brewed today and both batches (5 gal each) were going in <4 hours.
Forum: DIY Projects 03-17-2013, 09:21 PM
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Posted By millsware
I built one of these a year or two ago according...

I built one of these a year or two ago according to FlyGuy's instructions, so thanks.

However, I was having a problem with stuck sparges, so I bought a kettlescreen...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-16-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,007
Posted By millsware
It is still yeast that is fermenting. The...

It is still yeast that is fermenting. The chewing and saliva provide the enzymes necessary to break down the starches into simple sugars that the yeast can digest.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-15-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By millsware
Probably like everything else, take the base...

Probably like everything else, take the base style, increase the alcohol and add a bunch of cascade hops.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-12-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,367
Posted By millsware
Just do what I'm doing, and build in pieces. ...

Just do what I'm doing, and build in pieces. Really, if you have a big enough pot, the only piece of equipment you need to move to all-grain is a mash tun. If you can find a cheap used cooler on...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-11-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 22,772
Posted By millsware
This is true, however the issue with endocrine...

This is true, however the issue with endocrine disrupting compounds are that:
A) They are biologically active at very low amounts. 35 micrograms (0.000035 grams) of ethinyl estradiol prevents...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-11-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 22,772
Posted By millsware
This is true, however in my house, like most...

This is true, however in my house, like most others in Pittsburgh, that first coat of paint was put on about 80 years ago. I have several spots that are flaking right now and have already done one...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-11-2013, 01:49 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 22,772
Posted By millsware
I've considered sending some of my homebrew...

I've considered sending some of my homebrew samples to our collaborators to test for estrogenicity, but would feel bad because of the cost and effort involved. I will do some literature review to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-11-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 22,772
Posted By millsware
Good question, in our specific case the compound...

Good question, in our specific case the compound we were studying was ethinyl estradiol which is a chemically modified version of estrogen used in birth control. It has very low solubility in water,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-10-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 22,772
Posted By millsware
I've been wondering about this myself. I've done...

I've been wondering about this myself. I've done a significant amount of study in the field of endocrine disruption.

1) Endocrine disruption is a real thing. However, like carcinogens, it is...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-10-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 20,787
Posted By millsware
What size element do you use in this setup?

What size element do you use in this setup?
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-09-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By millsware
Sounds a little too good to be true. For...

Sounds a little too good to be true.

For the GFCI, can you just upgrade the outlet, or do you have to go all the way back to the circuit breaker?
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-08-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By millsware
Thanks for your input everyone. So what I'm...

Thanks for your input everyone. So what I'm looking for is a dial that I can set to a percentage, and the element will only output that much wattage. So a 5500W element set at 50% will "act like" a...
Forum: Electric Brewing 03-08-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,876
Posted By millsware
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