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    Streamlined Brewing Procedure - Seven Steps

    Soak all equipment in a 1:1 solution of undiluted ammonia and bleach. DO NOT RINSE. Combine 6.6lb of malt extract with 2 gallons of water. Simmer gently for no more than 10 minutes. Add ¾ cup Irish moss and finishing hops during the last minute. Meanwhile, bring 3 gallons of tap water to a boil...

    3/4 cup bleach per gallon. Are you insane?

    I saw a commercial, and the Clorox website confirms it. To disinfect, they recommend this ratio and a 5 minute soak, which is about 60 times more bleach per gallon than you and I have been using. Am I missing something? What does this ratio kill that 1TSP per 5 gallons does not kill? Merely...

    MOSFET's Duct Tape Ale

    A few words on the name would be appropriate. In experimenting with my pasta roller to crush grain, one iteration involved increasing roller friction by applying duct tape. Worked pretty well. I got a little overzealous and tightened the roller spacing, resulting in some shredded duct tape bits...

    Dedicated Corny Pressure Gauges

    Forgive me if this has been discussed before, but I found two ways to answer these questions: 1. Does my keg have a slow leak? 2. How much does the pressure drop when I chill it? Option 1, connect a 0-15psi gauge, dirt cheap on ebay, to a tube and corny connector with two hose clamps like...