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Forum: DIY Projects 06-22-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 68,824
Posted By PhlyanPan
PEX is awesome stuff. Put one in, and blow the...

PEX is awesome stuff. Put one in, and blow the line out with a compressor before winter. Even if you forget or don't get the water out there's a chance the PEX won't burst.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-22-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,959
Posted By PhlyanPan
At our last homebrew club meeting, one of the...

At our last homebrew club meeting, one of the judges found the tip to a beer gun in his sample.

The beer didn't win the monthly contest.
Forum: Brew Science 06-19-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By PhlyanPan
I live in the country and have a well for water. ...

I live in the country and have a well for water. So I have no idea what's in it really. We have a pretty elaborate water system that includes addition of HCL, chlorination, carbon filtration, and...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-19-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By PhlyanPan
I have one of those Escali scales in silver. My...

I have one of those Escali scales in silver. My only complaint is when I'm measuring out grain, the bowl extends out over the readout and makes it hard to read. I don't know what the solution would...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,152
Posted By PhlyanPan
Why the hell would you put salt in your beer? ...

Why the hell would you put salt in your beer? I've never heard of that.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-18-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,405
Posted By PhlyanPan
Do you bring in tree trimmings and feed them into...

Do you bring in tree trimmings and feed them into your garbage disposal too?

Seriously....it's not a damn wood chipper. Why would you shove pounds and pounds of grain down your drain? That's...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-16-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,259
Posted By PhlyanPan
You could do that if you relieved the (negative)...

You could do that if you relieved the (negative) pressure in the keg, but now you're in the realm of a picnic tap....ie adding oxygen to finished beer. If you're going to finish it in one sitting...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-16-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,259
Posted By PhlyanPan
You can also get regulators that are adapted for...

You can also get regulators that are adapted for use with paintball tanks. A paintball CO2 tank is a bit more portable than a full sized CO2 cylinder. But like AJ said, you'll probably want both...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-16-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,888
Posted By PhlyanPan
Has anyone had any luck with non-contact infrared...

Has anyone had any luck with non-contact infrared thermometers?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-16-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 78,285
Posted By PhlyanPan
12,530 + 5 more gallons of cream ale. ...

12,530 + 5 more gallons of cream ale.

12,535
Forum: Extract Brewing 06-14-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,069
Posted By PhlyanPan
Unless you have a way to get the kolsch beers...

Unless you have a way to get the kolsch beers fresh from Cologne, I'm not sure that the beers you're comparing it to are super representative of kolsch beers. I was talking about German beers with...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-10-2009, 03:14 AM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 78,285
Posted By PhlyanPan
11,941 + 5 gallons of heffeweizen= 11,946

11,941 + 5 gallons of heffeweizen= 11,946
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-05-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,090
Posted By PhlyanPan
Yes, the answer is it depends on the temperature....

Yes, the answer is it depends on the temperature. PSI on the gauge has very little to do with how much liquid is actually in the tank.
Forum: Label Display & Discussion 06-04-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By PhlyanPan
Got a color printer at work? I print mine off in...

Got a color printer at work? I print mine off in sheets of 8 and cut them up then stick them on with milk. They actually look really good. We have a pretty decent photo quality color laser printer...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-04-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,790
Posted By PhlyanPan
You could hook the 1A output to a relay. I don't...

You could hook the 1A output to a relay. I don't know if those are expensive or not though.
Forum: Hops Growing 06-04-2009, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By PhlyanPan
Were you expecting a yield? Sounds like the lawn...

Were you expecting a yield? Sounds like the lawn service needs to buy you some hops to replace the ones you won't be able to use now. Those are valuable plants. They should pay for them.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-03-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By PhlyanPan
The place that hosts meetings for our brew club...

The place that hosts meetings for our brew club is a contract brewery. The brewer there tends to use blonde ales as the base for his fruit flavored beers. At least, the ones that I'm aware of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-02-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,790
Posted By PhlyanPan
That seems like a "we don't want to tell you" or...

That seems like a "we don't want to tell you" or a "we're too lazy to look into it" answer. Get yourself a kill-a-watt if you're really curious. It plugs in between your fridge and outlet and shows...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-01-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By PhlyanPan
Unless you NEED to be carbonated within a couple...

Unless you NEED to be carbonated within a couple of days...I think it's better to just set it at serving pressure and leave it alone. Yeah it'll take a week or more to fully carbonate, but then...
Forum: General Techniques 05-29-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By PhlyanPan
Mine just has a blank stare until I stop talking....

Mine just has a blank stare until I stop talking. That or she just keeps watching tv or reading her book...whatever she was doing before I started talking.
Forum: Commercial Brew Discussion 05-29-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 13,683
Posted By PhlyanPan
Rogue Mom Heff. I was expecting a heff with...

Rogue Mom Heff. I was expecting a heff with banana and clove. It tasted like a belgian white to me.

Plus...barleywine! ugh...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-29-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By PhlyanPan
Lower temps makes the beer absorb more volumes of...

Lower temps makes the beer absorb more volumes of CO2. This can also be achieved by adding pressure. But...if you go too high, it will foam like crazy which is obviously bad.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-29-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,021
Posted By PhlyanPan
Think of the length of line like resistance. The...

Think of the length of line like resistance. The longer the line, the more resistance there is.
This means the longer the line...the slower the beer will come out because it has to overcome that...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-29-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,240
Posted By PhlyanPan
Just because the regulator is brand new doesn't...

Just because the regulator is brand new doesn't mean the gauge is accurate. I used to work for a manufacturer of pneumatic products and we'd get a case of gauges in and have anywhere from 5-20% of...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-26-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,279
Posted By PhlyanPan
Like others....I don't think I've made it. But I...

Like others....I don't think I've made it. But I have had 2 instances that made me realize that I'm ok at this.

#1 was at a small gathering (not quite a party) and handed out a 12 pack of my...
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