_D. McMillan's posts

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Carboy & Icemaker

  By: _D. McMillan on Nov. 5, 2017, 11:10 a.m.

Hey Brewsters, I'm looking to buy a glass carboy, let me know if you have one that you are willing to part with. Also, we've got a tabletop ice maker that we'd sell for $50. Thanks, Dennis.

Pedal Bar Event Survey:

  By: _D. McMillan on Sept. 21, 2017, 9:40 a.m.

Greetings Buzzards. This is a Survey.


The Pedal Bar runs daily. Start times are the odd hours from 9am to 9 pm. Weekend (F/S/S) rates are higher than weekday rates. These are BYO events and so fit our M.O. very well. The routes s…

Re: Assisstance

  By: _D. McMillan on Jan. 29, 2017, 10:46 p.m.

O' Tim, Thanks. Didn't think of using Champagne Yeast. I think I've figured a way to force carbonation. If not then will go the champagne route. Will let you know how it goes. Dennis.


  By: _D. McMillan on Jan. 27, 2017, 12:08 a.m.

I've got ~2 gallons of ice beer that I want to carbonate. Priming won't do it 'cause the Windsor yeasties are not happy about being frozen & now swimming in ~10% abv. Can anyone help me carbonate & bottle this experiment. I've got th…

Re: January Meeting and Happy Hour

  By: _D. McMillan on Dec. 23, 2016, 11:41 p.m.

Let's keep it @ Scotties. Dennis.

What the???

  By: _D. McMillan on Oct. 29, 2016, 2:25 p.m.

Brewed an amber ale on Thursday. OG ~ 1.059 using Windsor yeast hoping for a final gravity of ~1.020. Fermentation never started. Usually starts in several hours & is going crazy the next morning. Instead have white fuzzy stuff all over the …

Re: Mash Tun and Temp Regulator

  By: _D. McMillan on Oct. 23, 2016, 10:28 p.m.

Interested in the Temp controller. What kind of power will it handle? Thanks, Dennis.

Re: Bench capper

  By: _D. McMillan on May 26, 2016, 6:36 p.m.

Jackson, I've got one you are welcome to use. I'll be at Triptyc on Saturday morning to help with logging in Beers. If you cannot stop by I can drop it by your place. Dennis.

Re: Volunteers needed

  By: _D. McMillan on May 17, 2016, 8:33 p.m.

Hey Lyle, If you did not get my last post. I'll be there throughout. Dennis.

Re: May Meeting Notes

  By: _D. McMillan on May 12, 2016, 1:34 p.m.

Lyle, count me in for any & all, Dennis.

6 row

  By: _D. McMillan on Jan. 28, 2016, 8:03 p.m.

Greetings all. I'm looking for some 6-row malt (~10#) for an historical beer (Kentucky Common). Does anyone know of local sources?



Re: BUZZ Big Brew @ Triptych BC Jan. '16

  By: _D. McMillan on Dec. 31, 2015, 6:29 p.m.

p.s. I have not been getting notifications of posts on the board. Has this changed" Dennis.

Re: BUZZ Big Brew @ Triptych BC Jan. '16

  By: _D. McMillan on Dec. 31, 2015, 6:27 p.m.

Greg, I'd be interested in a second running. Also I can bring my burner & brew pot. I'm assuming that the 2nd runnings will be via subsequent rinsing of the mash. I guess I should also have some Hops handy. What would you recommend for a sm…

Re: BUZZ Big Brew @ Triptych BC Jan. '16

  By: _D. McMillan on Dec. 7, 2015, 12:50 p.m.

I also plan on attending. Dennis.

Re: Borrow a bench capper

  By: _D. McMillan on Oct. 27, 2015, 4:13 p.m.


I've got one. It's pretty old but works good for me. I'm out here in Mahomet but get in to town several times a week.