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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-24-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By darkstar79
I love my barley crusher- it works great

I love my barley crusher- it works great
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 07-09-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,445
Posted By darkstar79
what is the difference between the personalized...

what is the difference between the personalized pint glass and the rastal superior personalized pint?
Forum: Hops Growing 05-02-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,419
Posted By darkstar79
As long as there are no city ordinances against...

As long as there are no city ordinances against height of poles you have nothing to worry about. Its your property as long as it doesn't create such an eyesore that it brings down the value of their...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-05-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By darkstar79
go to perfect brewing supply in Libertyville, not...

go to perfect brewing supply in Libertyville, not too far from where you are at.
Forum: General Techniques 12-18-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By darkstar79
I have used the Fermcap before and it worked...

I have used the Fermcap before and it worked GREAT. Then I stopped because I started to get worried about putting the silicone is something I was drinking. Now just as it starts to get close to the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-17-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 422
Posted By darkstar79
since I purchased my plate chiller I have used...

since I purchased my plate chiller I have used hop sacks. Before that i would just throw them in the boil. So far, i have not noticed any difference as far as the utilization of the hops, but i also...
Forum: For Sale 12-17-2010, 01:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,840
Posted By darkstar79
did anyone get these yet? I ordered the first...

did anyone get these yet? I ordered the first week of December and still have not received them
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-16-2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By darkstar79
Factory Setting Crush

How does this crush look? Ive only used this Barley crusher twice now and I want to make sure the crush is good. ...
Forum: For Sale 12-14-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,078
Posted By darkstar79
what did you use to sanitize it? the campden...

what did you use to sanitize it? the campden tablets?
Forum: For Sale 12-02-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,840
Posted By darkstar79
thanks for posting! I accidentally just broke...

thanks for posting! I accidentally just broke mine last week so this worked out well. The old ones were super thin so hopefully they did improve that a little on these
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-20-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,575
Posted By darkstar79
Yeast on stir plate- How long?

I have a 1300ml starter in a 2000ml flask fro a dunkelweizen Im brewing today. My question is since this is the first time I have used a stir plate vs just making a starter is how long can I keep it...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-29-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,377
Posted By darkstar79
when I made my fresh hop ale there had to be some...

when I made my fresh hop ale there had to be some critters in there from pulling them right off the vine- they're fine they add protein lol
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-15-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,248
Posted By darkstar79
Tubing for hot wort transfer

I picked up some clear vinyl braided tubing at home depot to go from the hot wort to the wort chiller. Will this type of tubing be sufficient for the transfer? Both local homebrew shops did not have...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-12-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By darkstar79
can anyone give me a suggestion on what to buy at...

can anyone give me a suggestion on what to buy at bargainfittings? I couldn't find any garden hose fitting at their website, unless its just a regular 1/2 nut. for the fittings and hoses i put...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-11-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By darkstar79
Which fittings/hoses do I need?

I decided to spring on the 30 plate wort chiller from keg cowboy, but I could really use some help on figuring out which fitting I need and was thinking of ordering them from bargainfittings. The...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-07-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 864
Posted By darkstar79
burns hurt more the next day! LOL Mine was...

burns hurt more the next day! LOL Mine was always: dont forget what youre doing again Im sick of cleaning up boilovers
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-07-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By darkstar79
Yeah, usually my boil is jumping pretty good lol....

Yeah, usually my boil is jumping pretty good lol. I figured that would get better hop utilization. Ill turn it down a bit. Also, I have been using more whole leaf hops lately so I'm sure I lose a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-07-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By darkstar79
Boil off rate seems high

I collect about 6.75 gallons of runnings in the kettle and lately I am only getting about 4-4.5 gallons after the boil into my carboy. Does this seem high? Maybe I have the burner turned up too hot?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-02-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,925
Posted By darkstar79
I brewed the same today as well! Made some...

I brewed the same today as well! Made some changes to the hops to use my homegrown Nugget and Cascade though.
Forum: Sponsor Showcase 10-02-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,959
Posted By darkstar79
Ed, do you have a discount code for October yet?...

Ed, do you have a discount code for October yet? I went to place an order tonight and could not find one, I tried to use the September code and that did not work. As soon as you make the new code...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-28-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,581
Posted By darkstar79
throw them in 5x what you normally would. I...

throw them in 5x what you normally would. I brewed a fresh hop ipa at the beginning of September and it tastes great!
Forum: For Sale 09-27-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,980
Posted By darkstar79
How would you fill/clean this? Im interested,...

How would you fill/clean this? Im interested, but would like to see if I have the means to do this or not
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-27-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By darkstar79
I brewed my house IPA yesterday and that one is...

I brewed my house IPA yesterday and that one is going to be aged in a bourbon barrel
Forum: Home Brewing Photo Forum 09-25-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 65,530
Posted By darkstar79
This was given to me by the brewmaster at Rock...

This was given to me by the brewmaster at Rock Bottom, pretty cool logo for a beer they brewed up for Halloweenhttp://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/data/1/medium/photo_6_2.JPG
Forum: General Techniques 09-07-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 365
Posted By darkstar79
Wet hop ale dry hop question

I made my first wet hop ale this year, I used 10 oz wet Nugget for bittering and 8.5 oz wet Cascade for aroma. My question is can I dry hop with wet hops to give it further aroma/flavor? I'm...
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