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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-22-2011, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Boondoggie
I soak with oxyclean... if there's anything in...

I soak with oxyclean... if there's anything in there that needs scrubing, I just shove a washcloth into the carboy with a little water, and shake it to swish it around...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-21-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,701
Posted By Boondoggie
I imagine a lot of the folks here not getting...

I imagine a lot of the folks here not getting much out of their tanks are swapping them rather than having them filled.... I believe blue rhino says right on their label that it's only 14lbs in...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-12-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,692
Posted By Boondoggie
I'd rather have european style beer crates... the...

I'd rather have european style beer crates... the kind that are like milk crates kinda, but made for beer bottles. Anyone know a source?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-08-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By Boondoggie
I've done it, just by boiling half a gallon with...

I've done it, just by boiling half a gallon with my priming sugar...

I extract brew, so ingredients for 5g always go in... if there's only 4g in the fermenter, it ain't gonna make it "watery" to...
Forum: Extract Brewing 02-02-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Boondoggie
My aluminum kettle keeps 5gal steady for 30min at...

My aluminum kettle keeps 5gal steady for 30min at steeping temps outside with the burner off...

So well that it kinda makes me wonder why all grain brewers bother with a cooler to mash in....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-30-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,128
Posted By Boondoggie
$50/batch is acceptable to me. It's cheaper...

$50/batch is acceptable to me. It's cheaper than Sam Adams (figure $50/batch is $12.50/12pk) at that point, and that's what I'd be buying otherwise as a daily swill....

If you're talking...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-08-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By Boondoggie
Northern Brewer ships their LME in plastic milk...

Northern Brewer ships their LME in plastic milk jugs.... I think a half gallon is 6lbs?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-09-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,981
Posted By Boondoggie
the sediment on the bottom of my carboy always...

the sediment on the bottom of my carboy always looks like a LOT the first day a couple hours after pitching.... then the yeast storm happens, then when it all settles out for good, it's MUCH...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,845
Posted By Boondoggie
I take the road less travelled. I top up that...

I take the road less travelled. I top up that last bottle with tapwater. (I mark it and set it aside tho...)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-31-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,624
Posted By Boondoggie
I had a free retail glass-door fridge... I got...

I had a free retail glass-door fridge... I got rid of it because it cost me like $25/mo to run it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-25-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By Boondoggie
Not counting equipment, even extract brewing is...

Not counting equipment, even extract brewing is cheaper than buying beer, for me anyway.

Figure one batch, I usually spend about $40-50 or so at my LHBS... that gets me around 2 cases of beer.
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Forum: General Chit Chat 05-21-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,008
Posted By Boondoggie
Seasons 2 and first part of 3 sucked because they...

Seasons 2 and first part of 3 sucked because they didn't know how long they would have to make the series last, and started to write fluff episodes (diamond smugglers?) and have other people write...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-21-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,165
Posted By Boondoggie
Yes it does, and is accurate enough for these...

Yes it does, and is accurate enough for these purposes.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-19-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,963
Posted By Boondoggie
I stir using my IC, chill is noticably faster.

I stir using my IC, chill is noticably faster.
Forum: Extract Brewing 05-13-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,225
Posted By Boondoggie
The only hopped extract I've ever used was a...

The only hopped extract I've ever used was a hopped DME.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-11-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,278
Posted By Boondoggie
Why? Landlord can tell you not to do...

Why?

Landlord can tell you not to do otherwise legal things with your apartment, like smoking and owning pets... how is this any different?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-09-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 466
Posted By Boondoggie
not more chilling time, just more time @ 70... ...

not more chilling time, just more time @ 70...

3 weeks @ 70 is an "at least" measure... try one at 3 weeks, dont just throw them in the fridge.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-04-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By Boondoggie
+1 on brewhauler. takes the wet/slippery out of...

+1 on brewhauler. takes the wet/slippery out of the equation.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-01-2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,489
Posted By Boondoggie
Ingredients: NB Patersbier & a Triplel ...

Ingredients: NB Patersbier & a Triplel

Fermenting: NB Patersbier

Carbing: ESB & Blonde

Drinking: Stout and Amber

But I tend to lay off for the summer because the temp control is too...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2010, 02:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,338
Posted By Boondoggie
Thicker head? Smaller head bubbles? how to?

My beers tend to have larger head bubbles, and not the thick, creamy, even lumpy head I associate with my favorite bought beers... The head lasts long enough, and there's nice lacing as I drink, but...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-30-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 958
Posted By Boondoggie
Wow, this could be a whole thread... what is the...

Wow, this could be a whole thread... what is the best recipe you've aver made?

and was it the recipe? or just that you nailed it and made it wonderful?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-30-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,149
Posted By Boondoggie
I've made plenty of mostly liquid extract brews...

I've made plenty of mostly liquid extract brews that have come out as light and clear as biermunchers's pic... One I make fairly often is NB's Patersbier (or LHBS supplied ripoff thereof)...

LME...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-30-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,109
Posted By Boondoggie
3 weeks @ 70* get antsy before then? brew...

3 weeks @ 70*

get antsy before then? brew another batch. it's easier to wait when you have other tasty stuff to drink.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-27-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,548
Posted By Boondoggie
You're boiling all the oxygen out of the water...

You're boiling all the oxygen out of the water either way, aren't you?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-21-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By Boondoggie
This is the joy of "pitching rate calculators"......

This is the joy of "pitching rate calculators"... the concentation and non-yeast % of your slurry are sliders you just move around until you get the answer you like.
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