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  1. mysteryberto

    Super immersion chiller

    A homemade wort chiller with lots of copper. Has a pan with hole cut in top for inserting the wort chiller. Spacers keep it spaced perfectly off the bottom of the keggle. Quick disconnects for ease of connection and moving the chiller. Modified mortar mixer for agitation of wort.
  2. mysteryberto

    New Cloud Brewing Application Release

    Shortly after visiting this site my computer became infected with XP security 2011. Has anyone else had this problem?
  3. mysteryberto

    Ultimate RIMS box

    Don't have a brew stand yet.
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    Ultimate RIMS box

    Pictures continued
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    Ultimate RIMS box

    The last few weekends my dad and I have been building the ultimate RIMS toolbox. The first picture is the front of the toolbox. The Auber instruments controller is currently reading 150 degrees and working at getting to 155 degrees. There is a fan in front as well as the switch for...
  6. mysteryberto

    My 6kW RIMS tube

    How do you drain the RIMS tube when you are done sparging? Is half a gallon left in the tube?
  7. mysteryberto

    RIMS for Dummies

    The picture in the first post calls for a SYL-4342 which is a relay contactor. I see on the Auber product page that SYL-4352 is SSR control. Which one do I need to purchase? Does anyone use the ramp / soak model...
  8. mysteryberto

    Why are Rogue bombers such a rip off??

    I've been to the Rogue Brewery in Newport and in the gift shop bombers were $4.75 if I remember correctly. Rogue and Stone six packs are around $10 here. I live in Oregon and most somewhat local beers Bridgeport,Widmer,Deschutes, Sierra Nevada are around $6.48 to $8 a six pack. Almost all the...
  9. mysteryberto

    Boiler Sight Glass

    Used both pellet and leaf hops. Never a problem with a clog.
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    anyone use a "bazooka screen" in your brew kettle?

    I use a bazooka screen and it's nice. Don't think it's going to make your beer a lot clearer though. Biggest thing to improve that is cold crashing in a fermentation chamber. I use mainly leaf hops but if you're using pellet hops you can just scrape on the screen with a sanitized spoon while...
  11. mysteryberto

    Willamette hop recipe

    Good in a fat tire clone.
  12. mysteryberto

    Mash Paddle Giveaway

    Talking bout those mash paddles
  13. mysteryberto

    Another vanilla bourbon porter question

    I've only used vanilla beans in this recipe but in my experience the vanilla faded instead of becoming stronger.
  14. mysteryberto

    Hop Ice Cream

    Freshops sells a hop extract that isn't really bitter but has a lot of hop aroma and flavor. That or I would make a hop tea and use it. Have you thought about using malt extract in your ice cream to lend a more beer flavor?
  15. mysteryberto

    The stupidest comment on your beer

    Since it's kind of a maibock maybe he associated the taste with bock beers from Germany? I'm fairly certain Isinglass has no taste.
  16. mysteryberto

    Rusted banjo burner

    My burner sat outside for a couple months and when I went to use it the flames were really weak. After running for about 20 minutes it was back to normal.
  17. mysteryberto

    Are you offended when others pour your beer out?

    If I figure someone isn't going to like a beer I ask them to try a small sample first. Generally I encourage people to try everything I have on tap. That way they get a drink they will actually like and finish. I don't expect everyone to like IIPA or smoked porter. But if someone dumped a whole...
  18. mysteryberto

    How ghetto is Minhas brewery?

    Extreme Rock Head. I wish I could get a 40 of that and have it set out too funny.
  19. mysteryberto

    Help! I added to much raspberries.

    I wouldn't recommend mashing and adding. Blend it with another beer to add a more malty flavor. All the raspberry beers I've had are not sweet since the yeast eat the sugars in the berries as well.
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    Freshops 2009 harvest is available. And they have citra!

    I'm so excited to try Citra hops but I don't have space in my freezer for whole hops. Anyone got any recipe ideas for Citra? I was thinking a simcoe/citra IPA or pale ale.