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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2014, 03:48 AM
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Posted By PetVet
I have to agree with that. It would make a good...

I have to agree with that. It would make a good fermenter. The only concern I would have would be the head space for the krausen. You could definitely use a blow off tube in the bung if need be,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-12-2014, 02:53 AM
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Views: 405,811
Posted By PetVet
I used the TAD system for quite some time. It...

I used the TAD system for quite some time. It worked fine and I was happy with the results however, I found a few quirks I had to iron out: If you get the system, replace the caps with the poly seal...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-06-2014, 09:40 PM
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Posted By PetVet
I, too, am a 1 gallon batcher and really enjoy...

I, too, am a 1 gallon batcher and really enjoy reading this thread. I've brewed since 1991 and enjoyed every minute of it. About 4 years ago, I got a little tired of 5 gallon "experimental" batches...
Forum: For Sale 01-19-2013, 02:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By PetVet
Great. Thanks for considering my request. If it...

Great. Thanks for considering my request. If it is agreeable to you, drop me a line if you can't sell'em by the end of your ad. The postage doesn't concern me. It may be $50-$100 or so. It is what it...
Forum: For Sale 01-18-2013, 12:35 AM
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Views: 1,209
Posted By PetVet
Ok, thanks. Thought I'd check. I'm in Nebraska....

Ok, thanks. Thought I'd check. I'm in Nebraska. Drop me a line if you can't sell them. I would still be interested if I don't get any in the mean time.


Thanks,
Joe
Forum: For Sale 01-17-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By PetVet
Are these still for sale? Is this only for local...

Are these still for sale? Is this only for local pick up or will you send?

Thanks,
Joe
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-12-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By PetVet
I agree with all of the above. I, too, had used...

I agree with all of the above. I, too, had used the pin on parital mashes when I was going to all-grain with crappy efficiency until I had the HBS do it. Now, I have a Barley Crusher and its great. I...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-01-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By PetVet
I use the tape-it-in-place method as well and it...

I use the tape-it-in-place method as well and it seems to work fine. Just yesterday, though, I transferred two beers to the secondary carboys. I tried a little different method and let the bungs...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-31-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,063
Posted By PetVet
I have recently begun brewing 1 gallon batches...

I have recently begun brewing 1 gallon batches myself. I use BeerSmith to scale down my recipes. You will use much less hops with these batches. The thing to get is a gram/ounce scale. Some...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-02-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By PetVet
This is great information. I'm glad to see...

This is great information. I'm glad to see you've had the same idea as well. I may try the 2 gallon bucket but, has anyone seen 2 gallon growlers? I also might try a shop called "Ideal Pure...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-01-2011, 05:51 PM
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Views: 628
Posted By PetVet
Advice for 1 gallon batches

Hi to all,
I would like to start brewing one gallon batches due to the fact I like to experiment a lot with different grains, hops, yeasts and additives. Some have been great 5 gallon batches...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-26-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,536
Posted By PetVet
Well, after reading all the posts, I think the...

Well, after reading all the posts, I think the general consensus is I used too flimsy of a hose even though it's rated for high temps. I ordered the 3/8" Thermoplastic tube and when it got here, I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-20-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,536
Posted By PetVet
Thank you to all. I didn't know they made 1/2" SS...

Thank you to all. I didn't know they made 1/2" SS braids(putting that thread in favorites). I think I'm going back to "the braid" just because I haven't ever had a problem with it. I am going to...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 03-20-2011, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,536
Posted By PetVet
Two tries with a new false bottom, two stuck sparges!!!!WTF??????????

Ok, so, I had been using a SS mesh hose wrap for a "false bottom" for my 10 gallon rubermaid round cooler and NEVER had a stuck sparge. However, my efficiency bit the big sack when fly sparging but...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-18-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 46,177
Posted By PetVet
I bought a fermenter from John and this guy is...

I bought a fermenter from John and this guy is the best to work with. I had trouble with my fermenter and he made it right. I was so impressed with his product, I am buying another one from him...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-08-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By PetVet
I do believe I will batch sparge the next beer I...

I do believe I will batch sparge the next beer I brew. I really had no idea how simple and efficient it was. If I can raise the efficiency that much I could cut down my grain bill. Because it...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-01-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By PetVet
Yeah, I have to agree with you. I have no idea...

Yeah, I have to agree with you. I have no idea how I got 1.040 from 1.010. Its gotta be a measurement error. I was pondering just putting the tube from the HLT on the surface of the mash (I've...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-29-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By PetVet
Thank you for the batch sparging method. I think...

Thank you for the batch sparging method. I think I'm going ot try it on my next batch and see what I get. It's gotta be better than what I'm getting now. I really appreciate all the help.

Thank...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-21-2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By PetVet
Thank you to everyone who weighed in on my...

Thank you to everyone who weighed in on my problem. After reading through this thread I've found some great points and tips. First off, I have Midwest, Northern Brewer or the LHBS crush my grains...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-20-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,009
Posted By PetVet
Why do I miss the %#*&ing OG every freakin' time?

So, I started brewing all-grain almost a year ago. I never really worried about efficiency, pH, OG target, etc until recently. For the last few batches of beer (about 5), I have added pH adjuster,...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-25-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By PetVet
Oops, forgot to add 1# of crystal malt 56 Lov. to...

Oops, forgot to add 1# of crystal malt 56 Lov. to the recipe here as well.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-25-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By PetVet
Orangeblossom Honey Stout

:tank:Hi, I was just perusing the forums and came across your thread. I have made a chocolate and orange blossom honey stout for a few years now and it is great. I just brewed another batch that I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-17-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,769
Posted By PetVet
I run 6 feet of 3/16 inch line in my fridge...

I run 6 feet of 3/16 inch line in my fridge kegerator. I haven't had a problem with it but, I always want that extra foot incase I need to cut it down. More line may flatten your brew but, this may...
Forum: Introductions 09-17-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By PetVet
Welcome HBT.

Welcome HBT.
Forum: Introductions 09-17-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By PetVet
Welcome from Omaha, Ne. Enjoy the site. It's a...

Welcome from Omaha, Ne. Enjoy the site. It's a wealth of info and a lot of good people.
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