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Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-04-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,638
Posted By o0weno
I have a 15 gal. Blichmann that is weldless and...

I have a 15 gal. Blichmann that is weldless and there hasn't been a single leak. Don't sweat it. We've made a good choice.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-04-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,638
Posted By o0weno
I just pulled the trigger on the 30 gallon. I'm...

I just pulled the trigger on the 30 gallon. I'm going to make it my mission to post some pictures so folks can make a more educated purchase than I did.

Northern Brewer no longer flat rate ships...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-01-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,638
Posted By o0weno
Sigh. I was so excited for the 30 gallon pot, but...

Sigh. I was so excited for the 30 gallon pot, but I'm not $400 excited for weldless fittings.

Guess I'll have to resort to my welding buddy to see what he can do.

Waffle time!
If I purchased...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-01-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 19,638
Posted By o0weno
Are the ball valve and therm ports welded or just...

Are the ball valve and therm ports welded or just drilled?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-04-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,516
Posted By o0weno
The all in one GFI unit is nice, but consider...

The all in one GFI unit is nice, but consider this:

http://www.amazon.com/SVAT-WRC101-Wireless-Control-Outdoor/dp/B000HAVVKG

It gives remote control of your pump from anywhere. Prior to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-05-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By o0weno
1. Search is your buddy. 2. Anyone willing...

1. Search is your buddy.

2. Anyone willing to sell you a keg kit has a "how to" on their site. I bought my first set up from keg connection and was pleased with the results.

3. It's just like...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-04-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,058
Posted By o0weno
Don't worry about the whole Alzheimer's thing....

Don't worry about the whole Alzheimer's thing. The guy who did that study was later debunked, or something along those lines. The amount of aluminum you would ingest from using it as a sparge pot...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-30-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15,025
Views: 507,249
Posted By o0weno
Five gallons of Raspberry Wheat Ale. Girlfriends...

Five gallons of Raspberry Wheat Ale. Girlfriends beer of choice, and I'm looking forward to kegging it this time instead of bottles.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-29-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By o0weno
When I started brewing I used The Joy of...

When I started brewing I used The Joy of Homebrewing and then started trying to develop my own recipes and or using the recipes on this site. Xmas last year I was given Brewing Classic Styles and I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-29-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By o0weno
When I was bottling I would fill and my...

When I was bottling I would fill and my girlfriend would cap. Not a single leak. Be careful about pushing too hard. Some of the guys on here have stories about breaking bottles while capping.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-28-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By o0weno
Raspberry Wheat + High Mash Temp = Sweeter Fruit Flavor?

I searched and searched and could not find any info on this. :drunk:

My thinking is that if I use a higher mash temp (156?) on a wheat/rye beer there will be more unfermentable sugars that will...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-28-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By o0weno
It was one of the first things I told him but...

It was one of the first things I told him but strangely enough he hangs out here. It also turns out that he tasted a 1.063 porter on day 10 of fermentation. No wonder he thought he had a loser!
...
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-27-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,413
Posted By o0weno
Just to bump this and to keep it updated: I...

Just to bump this and to keep it updated:

I swear by this book! I have made 10 recipes from it and am quite pleased with the results. I went from bottling HBT recipes to kegging Brewing Classic...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-27-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By o0weno
Always Bottle!

I "failed" a new brewer, and I didn't even have a chance to help. A friend of a friend on Facebook remarked that he was sad that his porter was too bitter. I shot him an email telling him to stash...
Forum: General Techniques 07-26-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,932
Posted By o0weno
Pumpkin in the mash is not only advised but also...

Pumpkin in the mash is not only advised but also fun! A lot of people seem to think that brewing is supposed to be an easy hobby. Of course, those with huge amounts of work/family responsibilities...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-24-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By o0weno
Ever blown up a carboy?

I bet you didn't feel as bad as these guys!

B.C. Brewery Fermentation Tank Explodes:
http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20100723/bc_beer_bomb_100723/20100723?hub=BritishColumbiaHome
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-21-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,424
Posted By o0weno
Oh yeah! My fiance makes bread with some of the...

Oh yeah! My fiance makes bread with some of the grain. I grab a small tupperware containers worth after brew day and throw it in the fridge. It makes some amazing bread!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-20-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,424
Posted By o0weno
While brewing at my old apartment I had no space...

While brewing at my old apartment I had no space for a compost bin so I just tossed the grains under a ceder tree behind the building with the idea that the tree could use the nutrients.

There...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-20-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By o0weno
The answer that is the most homebrew is RDWHAHB!...

The answer that is the most homebrew is RDWHAHB! Throw it in a corny and get back to us with the results.

I don't know about you guys, but when I was in college and a party didn't kill a keg we...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-20-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,680
Posted By o0weno
I read this and for a few seconds I was pondering...

I read this and for a few seconds I was pondering how lame this whole debate was if all the beer was made of was a dyed pale. Then I got cranky about you lying because the beers taste different.

...
Forum: General Techniques 07-20-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,963
Posted By o0weno
LOL! You owe me one keyboard if I can't get all...

LOL! You owe me one keyboard if I can't get all of the beer out of my current one.

:mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-20-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By o0weno
You're on a budget, forget the drip pan! Of...

You're on a budget, forget the drip pan!

Of course if you want things to be pretty then by all means go for it.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-20-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 872
Posted By o0weno
Look up the Sanyo conversion threads and you've...

Look up the Sanyo conversion threads and you've got what you are looking for. I bought the Sanyo and just used it to chill my kegs and served by opening the door and using the included party taps.
...
Forum: General Techniques 07-19-2010, 11:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,963
Posted By o0weno
In reading this post I realized that once I went...

In reading this post I realized that once I went all grain I have been using whirl-floc/Irish Moss in every batch without thinking about it's effects.

My beers seem clear?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-19-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,680
Posted By o0weno
Despite my somewhat confrontational attitude on...

Despite my somewhat confrontational attitude on this issue I am super curious about recipes and or thoughts on how to darken a pale. Please post links!

/I'm lazy.
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