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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-01-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By gpogo
No worries about light exposure? I doubt it has...

No worries about light exposure? I doubt it has all that much UV though.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 11-01-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,464
Posted By gpogo
Fermentation Freezer + heater

I have an upright freezer that I use to ferment in with a digital temperature controller. It worked great in the summer. Now with winter the garage gets quite cold.

I'm considering switching to...
Forum: DIY Projects 08-23-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,360
Posted By gpogo
I was thinking about this too. Then I found: ...

I was thinking about this too. Then I found:
http://www.plumbersurplus.com/Prod/Little-Giant-3-MD-MT-HC-1-25-HP-500-GPH-@-1-Magnetic-Drive-Pump-6-power-cord-(578603)/57399/Cat/1006?RefID=CJ which...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 04-29-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,784
Posted By gpogo
Every post I've read in this thread just suggests...

Every post I've read in this thread just suggests to wait(essentially).

What do you do if you still have no carbonation?

I asked this question months ago and got the above responses. It's...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-04-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,452
Posted By gpogo
How about stevia? I've been interested in...

How about stevia? I've been interested in checking it out as an alternative to lactose sweetening.

It's non fermentable, and from what I can tell vegan friendly.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-03-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,769
Posted By gpogo
If you are up in St. Louis much, check out...

If you are up in St. Louis much, check out Randall's Wine and Spirits. It's right off of 44 at Jefferson. Randall's has pretty much anything that is distributed in Missouri. It's a rather large...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-26-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,199
Posted By gpogo
I'd be wary. The economy is bad and alcohol...

I'd be wary. The economy is bad and alcohol isn't exactly an inferior good.

Are you looking to make lots of money? I hear even as a master brewer it's definitely not a job for money.

Also...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-17-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 356
Posted By gpogo
Things to remember

It's great to clean out your liquid posts and lines.

Before you reconnect them, remember to screw the liquid post all the way back together and to close the tap.

What a mess.

Also if you are...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-17-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By gpogo
I have a double regulator, with one out port...

I have a double regulator, with one out port connected to a 4-way manifold. The other port on the regulator is what I was planning to use for belgians.

Thanks for the advice on that calculator,...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-17-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By gpogo
The lid of the keg just might not have seated...

The lid of the keg just might not have seated right to give it a good seal.

I usually hit my kegs with a bit of gas after filling them to make sure the lid seals. You might also use keg lube.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-16-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By gpogo
Force carbing a belgian

Most of the beers I've made and have force carbed I just set at 11psi and forget about them leaving them at 11psi through serving them.

I just finished a Belgian, AHS Dutch Magic Castle and I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-15-2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By gpogo
Maybe if he lives in the USA. For all we know he...

Maybe if he lives in the USA. For all we know he is a kiwi.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-14-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,068
Posted By gpogo
Those are quite some hostile posts. This is...

Those are quite some hostile posts.

This is as close to the original article as I can find: Sybeeritic: Homebrewed "Superjuice" in Canada...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-10-2009, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,032
Posted By gpogo
Cash-cooling- send me some cash and your brew and...

Cash-cooling- send me some cash and your brew and I will cool it for you.

(some or all of your brew may be consumed before it is returned to you though!)
Forum: General Techniques 12-30-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By gpogo
I just keep mine ziplocked. I figure they should...

I just keep mine ziplocked. I figure they should be fine as long as I use them in the next few months.

It may help with longer term storage, however I don't have the money.

If you want a...
Forum: Brewing Software 12-30-2008, 06:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,074
Posted By gpogo
Is qbrew even updated anymore? I've slowly...

Is qbrew even updated anymore?

I've slowly been working on making my own recipe formulation software. I'm hoping to have something to show for it in February. GPL and running on Linux, OS X,...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2008, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By gpogo
I had a fruit fly get through an airlock into a...

I had a fruit fly get through an airlock into a starter I was making for a cider. I didn't notice any ill effects.

If the starter starts smelling bad then I wouldn't use it.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-10-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 392
Posted By gpogo
Sounds like a very helpful guy to me. I'd...

Sounds like a very helpful guy to me.

I'd keep going there. Perhaps in the future you could get a barley crusher and crush your own if you keep having trouble?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-09-2008, 05:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 80,938
Posted By gpogo
Shouldn't there be a sticky about this somewhere?...

Shouldn't there be a sticky about this somewhere? It's asked nearly every month.

That being said, I'm always interested in good replies.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-28-2008, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,915
Posted By gpogo
No, I've used it on meads before. I've added it...

No, I've used it on meads before. I've added it both when warming and mixing honey and adding yeast nutrient at points during the fermentation and giving it a stir.

Generally with beer I add it...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-26-2008, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,188
Posted By gpogo
I always thought under the Americanized term they...

I always thought under the Americanized term they were similar products.

Apple cider being unfiltered Apple Juice

-or-

Apple cider being unfiltered Apple Juice with some spices(cinnamon,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-20-2008, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By gpogo
How do you correctly store non-crushed grain? ...

How do you correctly store non-crushed grain?

I empty 50lb sacks into 18 gallon rubbermaid containers.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-20-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By gpogo
When this happened to me I considered shooting...

When this happened to me I considered shooting pictures, but I was too grossed out. Not to mention at the time I was similarly freaked out that my kegs were bad as well!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-19-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,573
Posted By gpogo
I did this exact thing on my keezer that I just...

I did this exact thing on my keezer that I just finished. Vinyl foam weatherstripping and clear caulk(not white or black, to avoid innuendo!) on the edges where the inner collar boards meet.


I...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-17-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,916
Posted By gpogo
Apple Ephemere Clone Attempt

This is my first attempt at formulating a recipe, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

I figure Ephemere is essentially a Wit with Apple flavors.

Extract + Steeping grains
6.00 lb Wheat...
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