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    Best Keezer Builds of this Decade (or so)

    I have been reading, learning and drooling over keezer threads on hombrewtalk since 2010. I finally have the space to make one of my own now and I started revisiting some of my favorite topics. I love reading through each thread and learning the process, but I also sometimes just want to see...
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    Another Keezer Build

    I don't mean to ask a stupid question, but I have 0 carpentry experience and I'm going to try to make a keezer much like this one in the next few weeks. Just bought my freezer today! The question I wanted to ask is, earlier when you showed the 'exploded view' of the frame and the other...
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    Pumking Clone not fermenting

    just grab some mroe yeast and throw it in.
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    Am I Racking My Pumkin Beer Too Early?

    alright. I'll let her sit. So hard to do...
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    Am I Racking My Pumkin Beer Too Early?

    "Do you have real pumpkin in the boil/fermenter? If so you will need a secondary or even a tertiary...It is one of the few things I use a secondary for. I tried to do my usualy long primary once, and it was a mess. It clogged the bottling wand to no end." I mashed with it so it is all filtered...
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    Am I Racking My Pumkin Beer Too Early?

    Been in the primary for a day over a week now and I was going to transfer it to a secondary, but is it rreally all that necessary? What do you guys think? Should I just Keg/Bottle it now or let it sit in a secondary for another week?
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    want to open a small brewery...any input/experience???

    yeah I think I'll pursue the contract brewing. That sounds pretty sweet. That's also how the microbrewery in my town got started. Although all the replies about making no money seem slightly unbelievable to me. I think microbreweries are pretty lucrative...
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    want to open a small brewery...any input/experience???

    I'm seriously considering investing money earned in college into my own operation after college. I guess what I'm unsure of is how much should I realistically expect to have to invest to get things started? I'll probably start with a 40 Gallon fermenter just to see how things go. That's the...
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    ebay aquarium temp controller build

    I'd really like to do this... what is the deal with the fermentation chambers though? How much $$ would you need to put into a chamber and how would I go about constructing one? Cheapest options that I could double with this nifty little gadget? Good work!
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    Making Mash Tun out of Pumpkin?????

    well, I'm not clear how they bypassed an infection fermenting like that? Would I soak the pumpkin in sanitizer?
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    Making Mash Tun out of Pumpkin?????

    I'm making 2 pumpkin ales this week. 1 is on the stove as we speak, but the other, well I want it to be an experiment. I know most people mash with the pumpkin in the mash tun. I am curious as to what you experienced folk think about making a mash tun out of the pumpkin. For all intensive...
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    Brooklyn Local 1 clone recipe????

    can anyone help?
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    Brooklyn Local 1 clone recipe????

    anyone have it?
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    How About this Recipe????

    partial boil
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    How About this Recipe????

    technically a California COmmon or Steam Beer, but without the conventional Northern Brewer Hops. Quick and simple: 4 Lbs pale malt extract 3 Lbs dry light extract .5lb Carapils .5lb Victory .5lb Crystal 20L 1 oz Chinook (60 Min) 1 oz. Amarillo (25 Minute) 1 oz. Cascade (5 Minute) 1...
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