Brewing logistics

Steve Killen steven.f.killen at
Thu Apr 12 12:19:12 EDT 2012

I am for it! I will happily assist in other tasks as needed once I
decapitate the keg. I estimate it a 2-hr job including edge polishing, so
I'll come over and get started first thing. Is 11am ok for loud/high-pitch
grinding noises?

Steve Killen
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On Apr 12, 2012 12:09 PM, "Clinton Ebadi" <clinton at> wrote:

> Steve Killen <steven.f.killen at> writes:
> > Greetings,
> >
> > So I was unsuccessful in getting the keg cut open this past weekend.
> However, I
> > do own a dremel, and from what I've read it's quite feasible to do. The
> other
> > step is the mash tun. Do any of you want to try a redux of last weekend
> but in
> > actual daylight hours (i.e., before 11am? Friday is not feasible for me,
> as I'm
> > doing observations up north,  but Saturday or Sunday will be fine.
> >
> > This weekend will be my last one where I am able to do anything until
> after
> > finals (i.e., May 8th). So if we're going to brew and you need my help,
> let's
> > do it this weekend. We have a couple of bottling tasks that need to
> happen, but
> > in my experience that can actually happen with just two people. (And I've
> > gotten pretty good at single-handedly doing it lately. :)
> According the calendar, all of the things fermenting could be bottled
> this weekend. Rachel won't be around so ... bpt and Sebastian: both of
> you get to bottle this weekend if you're up for it.
> I should have the port of the mash tun basically done today -- in a bit
> I'm heading over to home despot to grab a pipe cutter and the last
> o-ring we need (hopefully). I might even manage to get the mash tun
> manifold build (except for slotting the drain pipes) as long as we
> really don't need to solder anything.
> I'm not sure we can get the mash tun and kettle into shape enough to
> actually
> brew a ten gallon batch this weekend... but we're also down to 3
> weekends before it's too late to make solstice beer. I propose that, if
> we get everything working, we do a batch of JWHEATZ (chamomile won't be
> here in time I suspect...).
> But I'm thinking that we won't, and a better idea would be to knock out
> some Nowruz. If Sebastian and Luke can both attend and Bpt offer
> assistance we could ... bottle (bpt + Sebastian primarily), brew (me),
> and grind out the kettle (Steve), with Luke as our go-to lackey for each
> task ;)
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