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http://imgur.com/a/ze86S


this might work
setup looks suspect to me

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In season five of popular showtime drama main character "Frank" decides to start brewing super gravity beer. if your only allowed one beer a day why cant it be 65 abv. How accurate would say the prop department is on his 3 tier into pot still? looks bassackwards to me. What do you more experienced guys think?

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Pimp My System / Re: Pimp My System
« on: July 21, 2016, 12:44:32 PM »
I've made a dual tap out of a gum ball machine. Still dispenses treats along with the sweet sweet nectars.

http://imgur.com/a/tAg9N

Too cool man! Never seen that one before.

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Beer Recipes / Re: Rye IPA grist
« on: January 05, 2015, 02:41:45 PM »
Ahh thank you, no sugar, upped the rye to 20% of grist. Planning on brewing it this Saturday and luckily I have one corny left from the last attempt for inspiration.

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Beer Recipes / Re: Rye IPA grist
« on: January 05, 2015, 02:29:43 PM »
I've done this recipe before without the sugar, haven't tried it with sugar yet. My thinking was it would dry it out a bit more while boosting abv. Add a little more two row and nix sugar? Why would the rye and cane sugar be at odds?

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Beer Recipes / Rye IPA grist
« on: January 05, 2015, 12:31:16 PM »
Here's where I'm at so far
10 lbs two row
2 lbs rye
1 lb crystal 60
1 lb cane sugar
This puts me about 7.2 abv with the Sonoma ale yeast I plan to try this go round.
As far as hopping I'm planning on single hopping with cascade with a small bittering addition at 60 and large additions around 5 min and  flameout.
Any ideas, tweaks, or tricks appreciated.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: How Long do You Dry Hop in a Keg?
« on: December 18, 2014, 02:10:23 PM »
I'm with Denny, dry hop in keg until it kicks. Usually use pantyhose and tie that to dip tube at the top so that it hangs a couple inches off the keg bottom to prevent clogs. Haven't had a problem yet.

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Beautiful work, that said I'd be worried about someone breaking that aquarium glass after one too many.

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Extract/Partial Mash Brewing / Re: pumpkin beer
« on: November 18, 2014, 10:50:54 AM »
I don't use any pumpkin in my recipe at all. Just the spices in "pumpkin spice". Libby's is what I used most recently. 10 gram at flame out/ whirlpool. 5 gram in my keg after fermentation. Going to try a vodka and spice mix in a jar then filter spice out of vodka next to eliminate the spice in the keg.
The fresher the spices the better the flavor/ aroma. Grind your own cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger. Add allspice. Never tried actually pumpkin in a recipe, but with this method it's pretty easy to turn any base beer into a "pumpkin beer".

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Pimp My System / Re: 3D Printed Tap Handles
« on: November 14, 2014, 11:44:36 AM »
I would print a lower receiver, thread that and use it for my "freedom ale" tap handle.

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Pimp My System / Re: Upright Keezer build
« on: November 10, 2014, 10:17:19 AM »
Very nice!

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Equipment and Software / Re: Weldless valve for kettle
« on: November 10, 2014, 09:48:00 AM »
My only problem with the gasket on the outside of a weldless bulkhead was trying to get a jump on heating my strike water up by lighting burner while getting the hose ready to fill the keggle  With no water and a full tilt bayou burner the smell and smoke had me dropping the hose to kill the gas. Never did replace that little guy, looks a little crispy on the outside. Still no leaks.

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Started almost two years ago with a lme pre hopped kit and a packet of "yeast". It ended up terribly as it had sat in a customers basement for over 5 years. This was not enough to stop me from many trips to the lhbs. Now running a 3 tier gravity capable of 15 gal batches. Still no beer I would call amazing, but some of them are getting pretty good.

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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Airlock blow out
« on: November 04, 2014, 08:47:17 AM »
If you think it might be a volcanic bomb get a plastic tote and put your carbon in that. Worst case you are cleaning plastic not carpet

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