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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-07-2013, 02:30 AM
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Posted By BrewinBigD
Plastic 1/6 bbl pub kegs- anyone tried em?

I'm thinking about switching my kegging setup over to these plastic pub kegs with the sankey D type setup. Has anyone tried them? Can you disassemble the valve to clean them? Also wanna know if the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-17-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,157
Posted By BrewinBigD
my guess is its not fully carbed. the first pour,...

my guess is its not fully carbed. the first pour, mostly sediment had a great head on it that coated the glass nicely. second pour had a little less head.

would storing my gas utside the fridge...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-17-2012, 07:17 PM
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Posted By BrewinBigD
that 30 pis number is for carbing kegs at...

that 30 pis number is for carbing kegs at fermentation temps, no serving temps correct? just tried the set and forget method with an IPA, set for12 psi at 39Deg F and after a week and 3 days its...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-13-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By BrewinBigD
and my set up is not hard wired to the home. it...

and my set up is not hard wired to the home. it will plug into the dryer outlet while brewing, and will be disconnected all other times.
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-13-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By BrewinBigD
What prevents this is having the GFI breaker...

What prevents this is having the GFI breaker wires as part of the brewery control panel, and since im the only one who brews im not too worried about it.
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-13-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By BrewinBigD
So I'm going to wire this right next to my...

So I'm going to wire this right next to my controller eliminating my internal power on/off switch, and just using the "test" button as an Estop. It works. the same as wiring in a remote switch so...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-11-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By BrewinBigD
PJ, I never thought of this my current setup...

PJ,
I never thought of this my current setup isn't GFI protected, but for
he new setup I think its a wise idea. And it will also give me an opportunity to wire a normally open EStop. I plan on...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2012, 09:46 PM
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Views: 2,030
Posted By BrewinBigD
Repairing or reworking a bourbon barrel with loose hoops

I have a really nice freshly dumped Jim Beam barrel watitng for 53 gallons of beer to be racked in this coming weekend. the two enter hoops have crept outward a bit as the barrel has sat in my...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-11-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By BrewinBigD
I see no issue with just tying the N and G...

I see no issue with just tying the N and G together inside the controller. No code violation there as it is considered an appliance. Rewiring the whole circuit in the basement would be a PITA due...
Forum: Electric Brewing 11-10-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,309
Posted By BrewinBigD
switcing from 4 conductor supply to 3 conductor supply

now i should know this, but wanna make sure im corect in my thinking.

I built my E brewery to match my garages wiring and the circut im on is wired for 2 hot 1 N and 1 g, so inside the controller...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-10-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By BrewinBigD
thanks for the info. ive recieved a bunch of...

thanks for the info. ive recieved a bunch of different advice, some of wich maes no sense.
so serving pressure has to be the same as carb pressure correct? otherwise the gas will no remain...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-10-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 377
Posted By BrewinBigD
strange LBHS picnic lines.. any clue what pressure to use?

bought a picninc tap for one of my kegs expecting a 5 foot piece of 1/4 line but instead i recieved a 9 foot, 3/16 dia line. dont really know much about what diameters/lengths require what serving...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-10-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By BrewinBigD
if it runs anything like a laser engraver, you...

if it runs anything like a laser engraver, you should be able to import basic clipart or .GIF images and then select the outlines whee you want the cut (not sure what NC control software you use) or...
Forum: New Hampshire HomeBrew Forum 11-02-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By BrewinBigD
November 3, Learn to Homebrew Day- Seacoast Homebrew Club

I guess if youre here you already get the jist of homebrewing, but for those of you who are interested in seeing a group brew or learning some of the hobby this is for you!!
Saturday, November 3,...
Forum: HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 10-24-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,631
Posted By BrewinBigD
I've recently become very interested in barrel...

I've recently become very interested in barrel amd cask aging beers and know little about the subject. i think a forum on these topics would benefit many of us who are skeptical about trying these...
Forum: Cooking & Pairing 10-22-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,120
Posted By BrewinBigD
I tend to stay away from Hoppy beers while...

I tend to stay away from Hoppy beers while smoking cigars. the hop bitterness definately brings out the tobacco biterness.
Forum: New Hampshire HomeBrew Forum 10-22-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By BrewinBigD
Any New Englanders up for some bartering??

I have a log of smutty pumkin which is about 3/4 full siting in my kegerator. bought it for a party and served off a jockey box but cant fit it in my fridge tapped. anyone wanna trade soda kegs for...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-11-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,514
Posted By BrewinBigD
Is there an average SG for raw cider??

This might be a stretch but i Live in new England and was wondering if any cider heads around here knew what this seasons avg SG might be. im sure alot depends on the seasons precipitation, fruit...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 10-05-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By BrewinBigD
Barrel aging: i have a barrel, but no stand!!

So Tomorrow a freshly dumped barrel from Allagash will be arriving on my doorstep. How long can i keep the barrel empty before it will leak, and does anyone have cheap and easy plans to build a...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-22-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,505
Posted By BrewinBigD
id say let it ride a few months and see what...

id say let it ride a few months and see what comes of it!! i had a whaet beer go lacto on me and it was the best berliner ive ever had. alll that from a little carelesness!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-22-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 340
Posted By BrewinBigD
Wy1056>single step starter for a 1.085 IIPA??

smacked a pack of 1056 yeasterday and let it grow all day for my imperial black rye IPA (OG 1.085) according to Wyeast, the smakc pack of 200 bil is good for about 1.060. so am i right in thinking...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-11-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By BrewinBigD
culturing Smuttynose Homunculus....

anyone try harvesting yeast from this beer??
Forum: New Hampshire HomeBrew Forum 08-16-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,645
Posted By BrewinBigD
guys should check em out!! ive been going to...

guys should check em out!! ive been going to meetings for almost a year its a ton of fun, bring a bomber of your brew or a fave commercial beer and geek out with us!!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 08-13-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By BrewinBigD
first keeged beer, should i have primed?

im tryingto figure out which method will give me the most consistent results for my kegged beer. i like to brew, ferment, biottle and rink.. i like the flavor the bottle condtioning gives the beer. i...
Forum: Massachusetts HomeBrew Forum 06-04-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,947
Posted By BrewinBigD
hows this project going?

hows this project going?
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