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Forum: Connecticut HomeBrew Forum 12-26-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,701
Posted By bkloos
Brewing in Weston

Hey All,

Just moved the family from MA back to Weston, CT. I've been an all grain brewer for several years but kiddos and the relocation have slowed the progress as of late. I hope to clean up...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-15-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By bkloos
Newer version with more coriander and less...

Newer version with more coriander and less orange.
I will use 1 lb of rice hulls for the 14 gallon batch.

Bryan's Winter White

A ProMash Recipe Report

BJCP Style and Style Guidelines...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-15-2011, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By bkloos
Thanks for the suggestions... I may cut back a...

Thanks for the suggestions... I may cut back a bit on the orange peel.

With respect to the diastatic, how do I determine if the grain bill will support full conversion? This is new to me.
...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 11-14-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By bkloos
Belgian White, How's this looking?

Hey Guys,

Any thoughts on the following recipe? Its for the ski house....

Bryan's Winter White

A ProMash Recipe Report

Recipe Specifics
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Forum: DIY Projects 10-29-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Hey Guys, I wanted to give you all an...

Hey Guys,

I wanted to give you all an update. I had to rework the brewery manifold, and the solenoids were not up to the task. I replace all the existing valves with motorized ball valves. The...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-12-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Hey Guys, Anabel is here, and will be...

Hey Guys,

Anabel is here, and will be turning the key to fire up the new rig for its first formal brew session. While a little small (7lb 11oz) to help with the brewing, she was more than happy...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-24-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Thanks Fellas, I'm very confident that Sarah...

Thanks Fellas,

I'm very confident that Sarah will do just fine, and that Anabel will be warmly welcomed into the world. I will tilt back a brew on the day with a GREAT BIG SMILE on my face.

I...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-24-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Done, done, check, and DONE! All systems go!...

Done, done, check, and DONE!

All systems go!

I finsihed all my "to do" items on the brewery today, gave everything a scrubbin' with BKF, and then ran some one-step through the works to...
Forum: DIY Projects 04-07-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By bkloos
21-Tip Burner, Distance below Kettle

Hey Guys,

I'm just about finished with my rig, and I've been testing. My temps seem a little slow to rise. I have a fair amount of heat blowing up aroung the kettles (20 gal), and I think my...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-29-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
valarious - There are a few threads here on the...

valarious - There are a few threads here on the DIY forum that will help you through wiring. It all depends on what your goals are, and how complex you want to make things....

WRT the filter...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-25-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
I'd have to check my notes from home, but off the...

I'd have to check my notes from home, but off the top of my head, It was sourced online, possible ebay...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-22-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By bkloos
I use a Hanna pH/TDS/EC meter for both my...

I use a Hanna pH/TDS/EC meter for both my hydroponic and brewing hobbies.
While not super cheap, the thing in GREAT! It will tell you how clean your water is (TDS), the pH, and EC. It is very easy...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-16-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Thanks Guys, Here are some photos of the...

Thanks Guys,

Here are some photos of the brewery as it stands now.... Getting there...


Slideshow...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-16-2011, 01:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Good News... I found some time to clean out...

Good News...

I found some time to clean out the garage, move some stuff around, and reclaim my working space now that the majority of winter is behind us and the wife can keep her car outside.
...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-14-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 204,485
Posted By bkloos
The pump, are you testing it dry? One of my...

The pump, are you testing it dry? One of my pumps screams when run dry, while another sounds fine (NEVER RUN THEM DRY!). Try circulating some fluid through it and see if the high pitched noise...
Forum: DIY Projects 03-14-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By bkloos
Sounds like a short with your wiring... Is...

Sounds like a short with your wiring...

Is it correct to say that your valves were working before the addition of the love switches?
Forum: DIY Projects 03-07-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
Not as of yet, at least to my knowledge. I...

Not as of yet, at least to my knowledge.
I should be starting to brew in another month or so, once things warm up a bit.

Is anyone interested in organizing a group buy? I would offer, but the...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-14-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
HA, sounds like a plan. I'm all about the...

HA, sounds like a plan. I'm all about the schwinn-o-mill...

I'm using a Miller Maxstar 150 STL. It was all I could afford used at the time, but seems to do a decent enough job for my needs. ...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-08-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
Still waiting for snow to melt, and lines to...

Still waiting for snow to melt, and lines to thaw... some progress over the past two days, but I still have 8 foot banks in the driveway and up on the house.

Once I get my rig up and running I...
Forum: DIY Projects 02-03-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
I'm thirsty... Anyone have a homebrew they want...

I'm thirsty... Anyone have a homebrew they want to send my way while I wait for all this snow to melt???
Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
I'm in the final stages of testing the rig. I...

I'm in the final stages of testing the rig. I should be up and running this spring (if not sooner) for regular brew sessions. Still a few kinks to iron out.

I'm most certainly in for a group...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-17-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By bkloos
Promash Recipes?

Hey Guys,

My old PC died the painful death and took a LOT of my previous brewing stuff with it to the grave.

I am trying to find the Promash recipe files. I recall having found a site with...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-17-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
Very nice. I'm in Reading. I've ben brewing...

Very nice.

I'm in Reading. I've ben brewing for a while now, but have been on hold for about a year as I've been finishing up my new brew system. I'm looking forward to the warming weather and...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-12-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,010
Posted By bkloos
Boston DIY Brewers?

Hey Guys,

Are any of you in the Boston or north Shore area? I'm looking for like-minded DIY beer brewers in the area to compare notes....

Thanks,

Bryan
Forum: DIY Projects 01-09-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,811
Posted By bkloos
Thanks Klaude, I adjusted the gas flow and...

Thanks Klaude,

I adjusted the gas flow and tweaked the height of the ignitor and she is working as expected.

If my garden hose is not frozen solid, I will try to do a complete mock run with...
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