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Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-07-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,207
Posted By Craig5_12
I've only got two under my belt this year but...

I've only got two under my belt this year but doing a 3rd (Oatmeal Stout) this weekend. 9 gallon batches :)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-04-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,292
Posted By Craig5_12
+1 for ebay Just got to use mine on a Brown Ale...

+1 for ebay
Just got to use mine on a Brown Ale this weekend and it works great! I even pulled samples and checked with the hydrometer just to make sure they were both going to agree!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-25-2008, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
Posted By Craig5_12
Palmer ( www.howtobrew.com ) reccomends sparging...

Palmer ( www.howtobrew.com ) reccomends sparging with 1.5 times as much mash water, but this can be quite a challenge sometimes, especially when you are building big beers or don't have lots of room...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-25-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,321
Posted By Craig5_12
I think what everyone is trying to say is that;...

I think what everyone is trying to say is that; yes, your idea would definitely work! However, if you're going to be buying copper tubing, then you might as well build a regular immersion chiller or...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-25-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Craig5_12
Welcome to the forums Billy and congratulations...

Welcome to the forums Billy and congratulations on your first brew! Sounds like your first brew went a lot smoother than my first and lots of others as well! Patience is key at this point, but I'd...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-23-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Craig5_12
Thanks for the responses guys. This all started...

Thanks for the responses guys. This all started because I was planning on brewing the same day as the original posting, but was dependent on finding some gypsum. The only gypsum I found was the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-21-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Craig5_12
Okay, I corrected to reflect CaSO4, I was just...

Okay, I corrected to reflect CaSO4, I was just being lazy the first time.
I called the phone number on the bag (imagine that) and the guy I spoke with said I probably shouldn't use it and...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-21-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Craig5_12
Landscape Gypsum - Any Chemists out there?

Long story short - I need to add Gypsum to my mash water.

The only gypsum I can find in this town is Sof'n-Soil. Data sheet here:...
Forum: General Techniques 01-14-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 865
Posted By Craig5_12
I think if you want to try cold conditioning, go...

I think if you want to try cold conditioning, go for it, homebrewing is all about experiments! I don't think anyone will promise that you'll notice a difference, but hey, at least you tried...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 01-11-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,857
Posted By Craig5_12
SuperiorBrew, sounds like we have almost the...

SuperiorBrew, sounds like we have almost the exact same method. I've been away from the comp for awhile, so I wasn't able to chime in. I have a 2 tier setup with converted kegs, check it out here...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-18-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 956
Posted By Craig5_12
To expand a little...this will prevent boil-overs...

To expand a little...this will prevent boil-overs and more importantly prevent DMS. You can read about DMS here: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/wiki/index.php/DMS
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-13-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Craig5_12
...I was just going to say this sounded like a...

...I was just going to say this sounded like a personal problem...

It's not the size of the bottle though right, it's whats in it that counts...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-13-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,264
Posted By Craig5_12
:off: BierMuncher...what the heck is that next...

:off: BierMuncher...what the heck is that next to your Kegerator?
Forum: General Techniques 09-12-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By Craig5_12
I just moved as well and although the water isn't...

I just moved as well and although the water isn't brown and stinky where I'm at it sure does have a ton of minerals and is cloudy out of the tap. I went and got myself a Culligan as well. It's not...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-06-2007, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By Craig5_12
I started kegging not long ago and the way I carb...

I started kegging not long ago and the way I carb depends on how long I want to wait to drink or if I want to drink not quite fully carbed beer. I'll put it at 30psi or so and shake the crap out of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-06-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,391
Posted By Craig5_12
Oh DUH, I remember thinking about that before...

Oh DUH, I remember thinking about that before hand, thanks Bobby! I don't have any pics of my setup, but my FB goes to the edges of the keg...although I'm going to trim the edges before I brew next...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-06-2007, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,391
Posted By Craig5_12
Thanks for the idea Sparky! I think my problem is...

Thanks for the idea Sparky! I think my problem is two fold... One, I don't have the false bottom "secured" to the bottom of the tun (or BK as I have one in there too). Two, I recirculate my mash so...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-05-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,702
Posted By Craig5_12
You done a lot of thinking. I don't like having...

You done a lot of thinking. I don't like having thermos in my mash, so I can stir when needed. I've got a similar setup and I've not done it yet, but I plan on putting a thermo on the intake and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-05-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,391
Posted By Craig5_12
Wow, what a sad excuse for a brewer...I made the...

Wow, what a sad excuse for a brewer...I made the above post back in June and just now finished my false bottoms...I guess it's a good thing I brewed a Belgian Wit last weekend! Still though, thats...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 08-30-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 115,391
Posted By Craig5_12
Nice work Steve, your rig came out...

Nice work Steve, your rig came out beautiful...when is the test run? I bet you're dying to get a batch done on her!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-27-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,540
Posted By Craig5_12
Nice setup...I'd love to have a big'ol space...

Nice setup...I'd love to have a big'ol space fully dedicated to brewing! You mentioned you'll be fermenting down there and I'm just curious about how much heat will be generated when you're brewing....
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-27-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,131
Posted By Craig5_12
Gratz man, sounds like you got a good thing going!

Gratz man, sounds like you got a good thing going!
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-27-2007, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,840
Posted By Craig5_12
I say go for it and fill that lid with foam. In...

I say go for it and fill that lid with foam. In the world of brewing, temperature is King! If the Mash Tun only loses one degree (or better yet 0 degrees) throughout the mash, more power too you. ...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-24-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,964
Posted By Craig5_12
Really Dudes, Why Hassle A Homebrew Begginer?

Really Dudes, Why Hassle A Homebrew Begginer?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-23-2007, 05:12 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,964
Posted By Craig5_12
Reefer Definitely Will Help A Huge Bong

Reefer Definitely Will Help A Huge Bong
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