« on: December 12, 2011, 09:47:24 AM »
Right in the kitchen where it belongs! Same with the DBF and the chest freezer for fermentation.
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but there's no need to add magnesium beyond what's contributed by the malt. Unless you're brewing with a large proportion of adjuncts, the wort will already contain >100 ppm Mg.
so no need to add Epsom? if so, good.
Although I think he was joking. But still!That would so cool on my mantle.Aw, come on now, that's not cool!
+ about a billionty....
Man...we don't get chicks in metal bands...*sad face*Enough been, and most any chick'll look good.
You've apparently never played in a rock n roll band. I've seen that theory disproven a number of times.
welp, I may be brewing again this weekend since the amber ale I made last weekend may have something wrong with it and become lawn beer.What do you think happened to it? Seems weird it'd ferment that low.
too bad - aside from the pH being low (5.0) initially for about 15min before I corrected it to 5.3, this was an otherwise perfect brew session.
Gravity has fallen from 1.055 to 1.010 yesterday and its still going strong- if it gets to <1.007 its a dumper... but the bright side is I get to brew again!
Daaaaamn dude. I have 3 kegs and space for 2 kegs in my keg fridge. And one 20lb tank that I filled over a year and a half ago. It's still showing just below the green area on the regulator. Kinda wondering when it's gonna run out...Fine. You know what? FINE!
I guess we're just 2 guys with full bottles of beer and an extra $100 in our pockets.
One could argue that a kegging set up is not required. But they are nice, but not necessary (full disclaimer - I have 3 tanks and regualtors, and 23 kegs).
Man, it ain't that big of a deal. You have all those things laying around the house, most likely. It's not worth a hundred.One handed bottle filling is worth it to me Beersk's method, while it may be effective, calls for two different wands and a keg of CO2 for flushing the bottles. You can bottle a lot faster with a beergun, and my time is worth something.This is exactly the point - yes, both get you to your destination, but I'll bet the Ferrari makes for a more pleasurable ride.
I suppose if bottling "pleasure" is what you desire, than the money spent on a beer gun is worth it to you.
That said, I keg exclusively and when I take beer places it is generally out of the tap and into a PET bottle with a carb cap. I won my beergun and only use it to bottle for comps, and I haven't entered in a couple of years. But as easy as it is to use and as well as it works, I would recommend it to anyone. It's not required, but it's a great product.