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Forum: DIY Projects 08-28-2014, 09:53 PM
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No unless each side or top / bottom has its own...

No unless each side or top / bottom has its own compressor. They have a fan and baffle to pull air from the freezer side to cool the fridge side.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-28-2014, 09:44 PM
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Posted By BargainFittings
carboy brush straightened out should work.

carboy brush straightened out should work.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-26-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By BargainFittings
Bar keepers friend. In the cleaning aisle...

Bar keepers friend.

In the cleaning aisle next to the comet. Home depot, lowes, walmart, most grocery stores
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-21-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By BargainFittings
Generally wheat beers are best consumed fresh. A...

Generally wheat beers are best consumed fresh. A few weeks at their peak.

Refrigerate the bottles at least overnight. 10 hours should be plenty.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By BargainFittings
Take a gravity reading 3 days running. If it...

Take a gravity reading 3 days running. If it stay stable it has finished and the bubbling is just off gassing.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By BargainFittings
How long do your refrigerate them before opening?...

How long do your refrigerate them before opening? You need to cool them overnight at least to let the c02 dissolve from the headspace into the beer.

I have had some luck "burping" bottles in the...
Forum: Extract Brewing 08-20-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By BargainFittings
For a 5 gallon batch that would be a balanced hop...

For a 5 gallon batch that would be a balanced hop / malt profile. You would need to back off on the malt to get it to be hop forward or increase your hops some.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 294
Posted By BargainFittings
If you don't see moving it much, you could use...

If you don't see moving it much, you could use furniture slides instead of wheels.

Edit. See you are going inside to out. Slides probably won't work.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 08-20-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By BargainFittings
Are you using sodium metabisulfite? What...

Are you using sodium metabisulfite?

What sort of water are you using to make the kit? Perhaps your water has high sodium levels to begin with.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-19-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By BargainFittings
They work fine for fermenting. You just have...

They work fine for fermenting.

You just have to adjust your recipe to allow some head space for krausen.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By BargainFittings
Generally any of the many reactions can be done...

Generally any of the many reactions can be done in a different way but the easiest way is to boil the wort.

You reduce your liquid content and strengthen the wort, bitter and flavor the wort,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,018
Posted By BargainFittings
Both will make beer. Flat bottom kettles are...

Both will make beer.

Flat bottom kettles are easier to handle, clean up easy, easy to dent if you drop them.

Kegs are generally very heavy but will handle abuse better.
$50.00 is a great deal...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-31-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By BargainFittings
Both will make beer. Flat bottom kettles are...

Both will make beer.

Flat bottom kettles are easier to handle, clean up easy, easy to dent if you drop them.

Kegs are generally very heavy but will handle abuse better.
$50.00 is a great deal...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-31-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By BargainFittings
If water will get through then the solder will...

If water will get through then the solder will whick into the hole just fine.

clean really well as advised and once you get the solder applied you can wipe away the excess with a wet rag (wear...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-31-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By BargainFittings
You can block the exaust from the burner by...

You can block the exaust from the burner by filling the hole in the skirt with a ball of aluminum foil for a quick and dirty fix.

Depending on the keg's skirt and the position of the hole you...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By BargainFittings
You will not be able to tighten it down with 1.5"...

You will not be able to tighten it down with 1.5" Long pipe nipple.

You need a close nipple for a keg or kettle kit.

You should contact them as it sounds like you got the wrong nipple. Pretty...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-08-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By BargainFittings
The threaded females are a little harder to...

The threaded females are a little harder to stretch the tubing on than the special large flow barbed females

http://69.164.194.179/image/data/camhosecompare.jpg...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-26-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By BargainFittings
Dutch light extract would be two row pale malt...

Dutch light extract would be two row pale malt per the byo article linked to earlier:


I would sub in domestic or british two row depending on the style.

Found this:...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-24-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By BargainFittings
https://byo.com/stories/issue/item/1497-the-scienc...

https://byo.com/stories/issue/item/1497-the-science-of-step-mashing

Skip down to the acid rest section.

Last line says 15 minutes
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-24-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By BargainFittings
The calculation is accounting for the fact that...

The calculation is accounting for the fact that hop utilization changes based on the gravity. Lower gravity (full boil) will use less hops compared to a higher OG partial volume boil using the same...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By BargainFittings
BYO chart http://byo.com/resources/grains ...

BYO chart
http://byo.com/resources/grains

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/Malts_Chart
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-24-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By BargainFittings
I don't think you will find a dry yeast strain...

I don't think you will find a dry yeast strain specifically that mimics those two.

Maybe do a blend of S-33 and T-58.

Ferment at 70-75 to get some phenols.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-24-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By BargainFittings
Yes they can. They will run fine using the...

Yes they can. They will run fine using the controller.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By BargainFittings
A good post here that should help: ...

A good post here that should help:

https://byo.com/stories/item/616-extract-to-all-grain-and-back
Forum: Cider Forum 06-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By BargainFittings
Any water added at all?

Any water added at all?
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