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Forum: DIY Projects 06-06-2014, 06:53 AM
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Posted By donshizzles
This is awesome bro! I wish you all the luck. ...

This is awesome bro! I wish you all the luck. I've told my wife for years that a joint serving onsite smoked BBQ and onsite craft brews, if done right, is a cash cow. Exactly what I am planning...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-06-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By donshizzles
Ranco temp probe

I am wondering what is the best placement inside my keezer of my Ranco digital temp probe to get an accurate overall reading? I have installed a small 12vDC fan in the lid of my keezer to help keep...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By donshizzles
MiniBrew conical fermenter

I'm getting ready to fire up my next 5gal batch with my new MiniBrew conical and realize the plastic top on this thing is just a flimsy piece of rubber that seems like it wouldn't be ideal for a...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By donshizzles
Thanks!!! :mug:

Thanks!!! :mug:
Forum: DIY Projects 06-01-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By donshizzles
A tap to shank screwing

So when screwing taps to their respective shanks, does one use any sort of Teflon tape or is metal on metal ok in this case?
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,761
Posted By donshizzles
Yea that tends to happen when you play catch up...

Yea that tends to happen when you play catch up after spending a LOOONG time in the sand box. Sorry fellas! :(
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,761
Posted By donshizzles
Pardon my ignorance but why are AC fans not safe...

Pardon my ignorance but why are AC fans not safe in damp to wet environments? I plan to mount a dehumidifier inside as well. I'm just worried my small DC fan won't be strong enough to circulate the...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-30-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,761
Posted By donshizzles
So you guys are using a 120V AC fan instead of a...

So you guys are using a 120V AC fan instead of a DC fan, correct? I was told in another thread that using an AC fan in a moist environment isn't such a great idea and that a DC fan is a much safer...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-30-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By donshizzles
Thank you guys. What size tubing do I need for...

Thank you guys. What size tubing do I need for gas?
Forum: DIY Projects 05-29-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By donshizzles
Keezer aesthetics

So I need some design help with the outside look of my keezer. I have wood crown molding around the outside of the lid that sticks up about 3-4 inches above the top of the lid. My 2 issues are I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-29-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By donshizzles
Gas/liquid tubing

Forgive me if this question has been asked ad nausea......but what type of tubing is best for CO2 gas from tank to manifold, manifold to corny and beer from corny to tap?
Also, what are the proper...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-10-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By donshizzles
Man you guys rock! :rockin: I never even...

Man you guys rock! :rockin: I never even THOUGHT about the hazard of an AC fan in a wet enviro.

Ok so I DO have an old desktop fan I can use (DC) and a few old wall warts to pilfer. The fan...
Forum: DIY Projects 01-10-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By donshizzles
Keezer fan power cord

I recently purchased an 120mm A/C muffin fan to install on my keezer off Amazon. The fan just arrived sans power cord. It has two small prongs where you attach the actual AC cord but it did not...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-23-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,216
Posted By donshizzles
Okay.......not sure what your point is but was...

Okay.......not sure what your point is but was just throwing it out there that despite me being paranoid about oxidation from too much headspace in the secondary, I just bottled it right away and it...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-23-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,216
Posted By donshizzles
So after racking to secondary and having all this...

So after racking to secondary and having all this headspace I was paranoid about, I decided the next day to just bottle and hope for the best.

Today was exactly 2 weeks to the day that I bottled...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-15-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,693
Posted By donshizzles
I just got my MiniBrew yesterday and can't wait...

I just got my MiniBrew yesterday and can't wait to give it a go. My only concern is the yellow "lid" isn't a screw on lid, its a flimsy piece of flexible plastic that fits over the opening. I'm...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-09-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,693
Posted By donshizzles
My biggest concern with these is temperature...

My biggest concern with these is temperature regulation. So obviously these are mounted permanently on a wall......if you don't have an area with relatively constant temps (lets say for ale...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11-08-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,693
Posted By donshizzles
So nobody has answered the question yet......how...

So nobody has answered the question yet......how much wort would be lost when trying to dump the trub due to channeling? Or is the angle of these things enough that the heavier trub will slide out...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,216
Posted By donshizzles
Its already in the carboy, so how long am I good...

Its already in the carboy, so how long am I good leaving it in there before bottling? 1 week? 2 weeks?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,216
Posted By donshizzles
Not sure I agree with the CO2 blanket theory...

Not sure I agree with the CO2 blanket theory being a myth. There seems to be plenty of argument that CO2, if there is still a bit of fermentation taking place, will supply a CO2 barrier FOR AN...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-06-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,216
Posted By donshizzles
Secondary headspace and oxidation

I just racked my stout from the primary (2 weeks fermentation) to a 6.5 glass carboy to free up the primary bucket. I ended up with a fair amount of headspace in the secondary (about a gallon worth)...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-01-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By donshizzles
Grain bill...........5.75 gallon batch 7lbs....

Grain bill...........5.75 gallon batch

7lbs. 8oz. Maris Otter
1lb Crystal 60L
1lb Munich Malt 10L
1lb Roasted Barley
1lb Chocolate Malt
8oz Flaked Barley
8oz Flaked Oats
1lb Lactose
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-01-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By donshizzles
Stuck fermentation or just done?

My measured OG on a milk stout I brewed was 1.069. I used US-05 and pitched right at 70 degrees 1 week ago today. Temp dipped to 66 degrees that same day and I had signs of fermentation about 13...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-27-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 241,260
Posted By donshizzles
I sprayed approximately 3.6oz of water over the...

I sprayed approximately 3.6oz of water over the grains while continually mixing them about 10-15 mins before crushing.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-26-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 241,260
Posted By donshizzles
Brewed up a big stout the other day and ended up...

Brewed up a big stout the other day and ended up with 90% brewhouse efficiency. I've never had anything over 85% in the past but this time I decided to condition my grain about 10 mins before...
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