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Forum: DIY Projects 09-28-2011, 10:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,016
Posted By Bitterbrush
DerfBrew I'm in La Pine and in Bend a few times a...

DerfBrew I'm in La Pine and in Bend a few times a week if you guys want to sell.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-27-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By Bitterbrush
I use a reptile heater pad in my 8.8cuft Kenmore....

I use a reptile heater pad in my 8.8cuft Kenmore. It's a 16 watt model and with my utility room at 40 degrees the heater keeps my temperature up to 68 with no problem. Best yet it only uses 16...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-12-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,269
Posted By Bitterbrush
I use a tally sheet that is on a clip board by me...

I use a tally sheet that is on a clip board by me keezer. When someone pulls a pint we make a mark. With the glasses I have usually I get about 40 or a little more pours and it kicks. This method...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-23-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,977
Posted By Bitterbrush
I put 3 or 4 yellow micro fiber towels from...

I put 3 or 4 yellow micro fiber towels from Costco in the lower corners of mine. Every time I change out something I take out the towels to dry and add fresh ones. I also use these in my keezer...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-23-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 65,035
Posted By Bitterbrush
My Fermenteezer

I like my keezer so much that I built this setup for fermenting. I did the same double hinge setup as my keezer, so the lid or entire collar can be lifted separately. With the collar I can get a...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-23-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,807
Posted By Bitterbrush
I did the pipe deal on mine for awhile, used 2"...

I did the pipe deal on mine for awhile, used 2" black iron pipe over the legs. It's really scary watching 10 gallons of boiling liquid move around without anyone touching the keggle. Just could...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-22-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,807
Posted By Bitterbrush
Bayou Classic SQ14 lift kit

Decided to lift up my SQ14 burner, so I welded some legs to it. Turned out so good I might try selling this setup someday. I used 3/16 x 2 angle, probably could go with lighter steel next time but...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-18-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,019
Posted By Bitterbrush
Nice job on the chalkboard MW66. I made one up...

Nice job on the chalkboard MW66. I made one up myself awhile back. Put a oak frame around mine and used a piece of birch plywood I had laying around with chalkboard paint. While I was drinking...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-07-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By Bitterbrush
My drill works pretty hard to turn my MM-3, no...

My drill works pretty hard to turn my MM-3, no way I would want to crank it. You can get a Harbor Freight 1/2" slow speed drill for less than $40.
Forum: American Ale 06-01-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 871,440
Posted By Bitterbrush
I have my 3rd batch cooking right now and I'm...

I have my 3rd batch cooking right now and I'm having a pint of my second.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-19kfe5FurwM/Tea4lJlgXKI/AAAAAAAABe0/6qF7U6pjS_g/s640/2011-06-01%25252015.05.34.jpg
Forum: American Ale 05-30-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4,167
Views: 871,440
Posted By Bitterbrush
Well I'm drinking my second batch of Centennial...

Well I'm drinking my second batch of Centennial Blonde. Followed original recipe for the first batch and changed it up a little on the second.

Second batch I used 20L Crystal Malt to get a better...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-27-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Bitterbrush
I get good results with my method of washing...

I get good results with my method of washing wyeast 1968 (same as wlp002). I experimented awhile and came up with these instructions that I copied over from my Beersmith notes. You need to get the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-25-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,468
Posted By Bitterbrush
I use 1272 all the time and it is always showing...

I use 1272 all the time and it is always showing life after 12 hrs, lots of krausen and finished up on the stir plate before 24hrs. My last starter was made with 3 month old washed yeast and a...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-24-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,251
Posted By Bitterbrush
Go with a manifold, here is mine.. ...

Go with a manifold, here is mine..

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/copper-manifold-10-gal-rubbermaid-cooler-228061/
Forum: DIY Projects 05-24-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,874
Posted By Bitterbrush
I suppose if you never open your keezer and the...

I suppose if you never open your keezer and the air is dry inside you would get no condensation. But in my world I have to open up the keezer to change a keg, adjust pressures, clean beer lines,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-23-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,297
Posted By Bitterbrush
I used a Love TS3 for my Keezer and it's working...

I used a Love TS3 for my Keezer and it's working great. It's $50 at Dwyer without the probe, which is a great price compared to some of the other Love controllers that are used for a keezer.
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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-22-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,767
Posted By Bitterbrush
Less than a pint was left. Its probably more...

Less than a pint was left. Its probably more like a cup, I never did pour it out and measure it.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-21-2011, 04:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 29,620
Posted By Bitterbrush
My son in law and I bottled up a case and a half...

My son in law and I bottled up a case and a half the other day using the Bowie Bottler. I have 10' beer lines and then used about a 2' line from my tap. Here is the secret to keeping beer off the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-20-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By Bitterbrush
I'm not smearing, just asking if anyone else is...

I'm not smearing, just asking if anyone else is having this trouble with them. Maybe someone knows how to deal with them in a more productive way?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-20-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,824
Posted By Bitterbrush
CHI Company problems

Anyone else have trouble with the CHI Company? I had to call 3 times to get my order correct and still they haven't shipped one of my items. 3 shipments later they still have missed one item in my...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-20-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,767
Posted By Bitterbrush
The tubing is tight on the barbs, never had it...

The tubing is tight on the barbs, never had it come off. It can't move because the manifold can't pull away as it fits tight in the bottom of the cooler.
Forum: Brewing Software 05-16-2011, 04:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,295
Posted By Bitterbrush
I just made a test profile with one event and the...

I just made a test profile with one event and the alarms worked perfectly. I don't know?? I appreciate all your work on this Adam, just not sure if I can trust it.. I want to use it but man I was...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-15-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,390
Posted By Bitterbrush
I have been using a Thermoworks RT301WA for...

I have been using a Thermoworks RT301WA for awhile now. It works so good that my wife made me buy her one for the kitchen. Super fast and a GREAT price. Testing them in ice water shows them right...
Forum: Brewing Software 05-15-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,295
Posted By Bitterbrush
All my events were timing down and ending OK but...

All my events were timing down and ending OK but I was not getting any alarms. There was only one icon in my notification window and that was for the brew timer. When the event ended it did not add...
Forum: Brewing Software 05-14-2011, 11:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,295
Posted By Bitterbrush
Had to stop using this timer and go back to my...

Had to stop using this timer and go back to my laptop and Brewery Timer.

Had a mash timing with a step time for my flame on to get my sparge water up to temp. I didn't get an alarm at the step...
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