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Forum: DIY Projects 12-30-2013, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Holgar
Any updates? This is a great build.

Any updates? This is a great build.
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 11-21-2013, 03:44 PM
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Posted By Holgar
Yes please

Yes please
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-21-2013, 01:27 AM
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Views: 1,133
Posted By Holgar
Would love to see how this turned out. Thinking...

Would love to see how this turned out. Thinking of starting with a BIAB system that can be expanded over time as well...
Forum: DIY Projects 11-20-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
Posted By Holgar
Any update on this? I'm in the total dream stage...

Any update on this? I'm in the total dream stage of something very much like yours... mapping it all out, etc. I'm sure I'll be living thru folks like you for some time!
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-01-2013, 01:33 PM
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Posted By Holgar
Yes please!

Yes please!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-22-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Holgar
I use 1/2 liter pellegrino bottles exclusively...

I use 1/2 liter pellegrino bottles exclusively (they serve them in the cafeteria at work so infinite supply). Regular crown caps fit on them perfectly and very easy to clean (no sugar, just sparkling...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-13-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,755
Posted By Holgar
Just a warning from doing several of these...

Just a warning from doing several of these tables. The first one i did was a 2266 beer cap bar. Caps float if they are not held down, so pour a small amount/let it set. This keeps the caps from...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 03-11-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,058
Posted By Holgar
Favorite day time drink in college was BF and...

Favorite day time drink in college was BF and Grain... Oh how I don't miss blacking out at 2pm
Forum: Mead Forum 02-28-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 685
Posted By Holgar
I'm planning on doing the same thing with a small...

I'm planning on doing the same thing with a small twist. I transferred the mead to secondary and didn't have the honey on hand (bad planning). I figure I'm going to rack this a couple of times in the...
Forum: Introductions 02-13-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 66
Posted By Holgar
Congrats on the first batch! I recently took the...

Congrats on the first batch! I recently took the dive as well. Where are you located in NJ? Im in JC and buying most things online, was curious if you found a local club or good home brew store...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-05-2013, 05:28 AM
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Views: 168,153
Posted By Holgar
Yes please!

Yes please!
Forum: Mead Forum 01-30-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
Using the newly built chamber to get the temp up...

Using the newly built chamber to get the temp up to 65/66 degrees and fermentation took off like a bat out of hell!

Ill let it go for about two weeks and rack to secondary. Since I started...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-28-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
The yeast is 71b-1122. I rehydrated in the...

The yeast is 71b-1122. I rehydrated in the original pitch. Second time I just sprinkled it on top but the temp was already too low. I have the stc-1000 on the way and a reptile rope heater for heat...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-27-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
So the fermentation never took off, repitched and...

So the fermentation never took off, repitched and still nothing. Took more temp readings and realized it dropped to 57. Think I can save it by raising the temp?

I built an insulated fermentation...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-25-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By Holgar
Honeywell / Computer Cord Mod

Hey everyone,
Being an industrial engineer and not a EE... I need some help. I have a Honeywell RTH110B thermostat and an old computer cable. I would like to combine the two in order to power a...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-21-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
Decided to go with a dry show mead. 12lbs clover...

Decided to go with a dry show mead. 12lbs clover honey, 71b-1122 yeast. Rack in 2weeks. Temp where the mead is will stay in the 64 degree range.

After about 30 hours, no bubbles yet. I'm afraid...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-16-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
I'm thinking of sticking to the dry side with the...

I'm thinking of sticking to the dry side with the mead (we prefer dry). The big thing here is the tradition of having a celebratory drink every year - so the most reliable recipe to accomplish that...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-16-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
Thanks for the feedback. This will be my...

Thanks for the feedback.

This will be my third 5gal batch of mead (I have a couple 1gal batches under my belt as well). I've so far made the mistake of fermenting too hot and thus getting...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-16-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
You are correct. I'm looking to age this mead,...

You are correct. I'm looking to age this mead, having a bottle a year for the next 30 (however many bottles I get out of 5 gal) years.

So things I need to nail down:
-recipe (with yeast type)...
Forum: Mead Forum 01-16-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By Holgar
Wedding Mead

Hi All,
I'm getting married this summer and was looking to make a 5 gallon batch of mead for the occasion... with a twist. I want to bottle it and age it for years to come having a bottle on our...
Forum: Mead Forum 02-29-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Holgar
Do you know the grade? It's not listed on the...

Do you know the grade? It's not listed on the eBay post.
Forum: Mead Forum 02-29-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,479
Posted By Holgar
Has anyone used the eBay bulk pails for mead and...

Has anyone used the eBay bulk pails for mead and have any idea of the grade? It doesn't say on the auction.
Forum: Mead Forum 02-29-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Holgar
Online Honey Resource for Mead

Does anyone have recomendations for honey vendors online? Amazon has some cheaper 32oz three packs and there are 60# pails on eBay (but no grading is shown). Just starting out in the mead world and...
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