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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-26-2008, 07:45 PM
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Posted By TWilson
I think those are the ones I was looking for. ...

I think those are the ones I was looking for. Thanks for the quick responses.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-26-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By TWilson
Reusable plug-in dehumidifiers??

There was a post a while back about dealing with condensation in keezers/kegerators with the typical Damprid/silica gel suggestions. Someone posted a link to a source for plug-in, reusable...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-26-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,702
Posted By TWilson
If you are looking for one that is good to go...

If you are looking for one that is good to go right out of the box, then choose a Barley Crusher or a JP. I just purchased a Monster Mill MM-3 with stainless rollers and 1/2" driveshaft. Fred from...
Forum: Introductions 11-12-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 120
Posted By TWilson
Welcome to the board and to homebrewing. I used...

Welcome to the board and to homebrewing. I used to vacation in Daytona every year. I hadn't been there for several years, but I was shocked at all of the development down towards the Inlet when we...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-07-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By TWilson
This batch is for the wife, her idea on the...

This batch is for the wife, her idea on the spices. I told her that it would probably be way too much, but she said that she loves cloves. I suggested less, and adding more later to taste if...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-07-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 433
Posted By TWilson
Finally have something fermenting again!!

I started a 1 gallon batch of spiced cider last night. I used 1 gallon of White House All-Natural Apple Cider, and added 5 oz. dextrose, 2 cinnamon sticks and 15 whole cloves. I am fermenting it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-06-2008, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By TWilson
The clerk sounds like a winemaker. It is common...

The clerk sounds like a winemaker. It is common practice to top off wines with water after racking to eliminate headspace. I would never do that with beer. There will be enough CO2 coming out of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-03-2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By TWilson
I have done this same thing before. What I did...

I have done this same thing before. What I did was to remove some of the water from the carboy and replace it with hot water to above the ring. Mix it up a bit and let it soak for a while. Make...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-30-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By TWilson
Send Todd at Keg Connection an email or call him....

Send Todd at Keg Connection an email or call him. I just bought a 3-way secondary from him. It wasn't listed on his site, but he got me one. Based on what I paid, I would guess that the price on a...
Forum: DIY Projects 10-28-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,533
Posted By TWilson
Post as much detail as you can, just do it in...

Post as much detail as you can, just do it in terms that people without much electronics experience can understand. I am sure there would be interest, as some of the links in other build threads are...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-17-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By TWilson
Thanks for the quick response. I have...

Thanks for the quick response.

I have another question. Is Star San okay to use for winemaking, or should I stick with sodium metabisulfite like the directions say?
Forum: Wine Making Forum 10-17-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By TWilson
How much head space for primary??

I just bought a Stags Leap Merlot wine kit to make for my wife. I was wanting to find out if I would be okay using a 6.5 gallon carboy for a primary. I have never made wine before, so I don't know...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-12-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By TWilson
The Lab Depot stirplates??

Stirrer : Best Value Stirrer (http://www.labdepotinc.com/Product_Details~id~101~pid~13358.aspx)


Anyone have any experience with this company or these stirplates? I happened upon their site...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-11-2008, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,133
Posted By TWilson
Keg o-rings - silicone vs Buna-N

Is silicone that much better than Buna-N that it makes it worth the price? I noticed that the silicone is listed as FDA compliant and the Buna-N isn't. I am hoping to get my kegerator finished this...
Forum: Brewing Software 10-08-2008, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,920
Posted By TWilson
http://www.websitetoolbox.com/tool/post/promash/vp...

http://www.websitetoolbox.com/tool/post/promash/vpost?id=2265455


I have been checking out the different brewing apps available. Promash seems to get rave reviews, but hasn't been updated in a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-29-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By TWilson
I have a Danby Chill N Tap that will hold a...

I have a Danby Chill N Tap that will hold a single 1/2 bbl keg. It will hold 3 cornies in the same space as the 1/2 bbl.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-12-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,525
Posted By TWilson
Thanks for the info Ed.

Thanks for the info Ed.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-10-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,525
Posted By TWilson
Hey Ed, Where did you get your 3-tap tower,...

Hey Ed,

Where did you get your 3-tap tower, and is it stainless or plated? Thanks



Also, to the OP, the Danby Chill N Tap will hold 3 cornies. The Danby model # is DKC645BLS. I have one...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-10-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,368
Posted By TWilson
He is asking $400 for it, but I think I can talk...

He is asking $400 for it, but I think I can talk him down even more. It is brand new, in the box and never opened. It is the one that my local Sam's carries, it was bought there for him as a gift. ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-10-2008, 01:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,368
Posted By TWilson
Danby Chill 'n Tap??

Does anyone have any experience with this kegerator? I can get my hands on one for a pretty good price, and was wondering about modding it for use with homebrew. Here is a link to the one I am...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-12-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 261,683
Posted By TWilson
There is a dirty joke in here somewhere, but I...

There is a dirty joke in here somewhere, but I won't say anything about your handjob.

On a serious note, I wonder if the heat/flame will scorch or discolor the wax on the kegs? Have you used the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-11-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,263
Posted By TWilson
I have gotten that white cloudiness in my...

I have gotten that white cloudiness in my transfer tubing before when soaked for too long in OxyClean Free. I tried rinsing them with hot and cold water but it didn't work. I then tried soaking...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-11-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By TWilson
Here is a reply I gave when someone asked about...

Here is a reply I gave when someone asked about PBW. There is a lot of info to be learned about Star San in this broadcast also.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-07-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,265
Posted By TWilson
Here is a link for the Sunday Session on the...

Here is a link for the Sunday Session on the Brewing Network. The 3/19/06 show had Charlie Talley from 5 Star. This might give you some more info on PBW.


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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-04-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,225
Posted By TWilson
If you are making a 5 gallon batch with one...

If you are making a 5 gallon batch with one 2.75lbs can and adding sugar, you aren't going to get a lot of flavor or body in your beer. Adding sugar to the fermentation increases ABV and lightens...
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