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  1. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Jockey box

    I should have a 2 tap jockeybox available is someone wants to use it at the anni party. I might even an awkward looking single tap available as well. If you’re interested. Let me know. You’ll just need a gas setup
  2. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Stuck Hex Nut on Beer Line

    Soak it in warm/hot water for a little. I replace couplers all the time for work. I soak them for a bit and then attach them to a keg (disengaged of course) as a solid base….aka I second @John Pursglove stated in the last comment.
  3. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Third thirsty Thursday (5/20)

    Heading to third state brewing on 5/20 during normal business hours. let’s get some BL love thrown their way!
  4. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Bulk honey/maple syrup buy

    Is there any interest in a bulk honey buy? Orrrrr maple syrup... We haven’t don’t one in a few years. Looks like they have some more options as well. Dutch gold
  5. Frank Hiller Jr.

    What’s everyone brewing

    I’ve got a plan to make a spin on a old school recipe. Planning a peppermint mocha coffee “white stout” for the winter. Used to do it as a stout. We shall see.
  6. Frank Hiller Jr.

    What’s everyone brewing

    Good ol safale-04
  7. Frank Hiller Jr.

    What’s everyone brewing

    Brewed an Old Ale on Saturday. Fermentation went strong and fast.
  8. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Split batch extract issue

    On BBD we decided to use a big tug of liquid extract and brew a DIPA to split batch and experiment with different yeast. 2 beers were at 20 brix (1.083) and the other at 17.5 brix (1.072) Pitched omega hothead, mainiacal (one of their kveik yeasts), and an imperial organic joystick. kveiks...
  9. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Reusing Unwashed Yeast

    I’d be interested in flavors you are getting from each batch. ive read you can use the same yeast for similar style and to go to bigger beers. A big idea my pops does is makes a Scottish light and then we make a wee heavy we pitch on that cake. Same style, bigger beer. I’d be interested in if...
  10. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Kilkenny clone

    Sweet! I love Kilkenny. Let me know how it is. General idea for nitro then is to only partially carb it, then hit it with the nitrogen and shake the hell out of it. In my experience, it takes a bit more work to get the nitrogen into the beer. And when you tap it and start pouring make sure your...
  11. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Kilkenny clone

    The question is can you can serve it on nitro? If not, don’t worry about trying to mix in the blend, you’d just have a less carbonated beer. The blend tanks are for serving beer, mainly if you want to put pressure above 15 pounds to push beer out and not over carbonate it.
  12. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Who's brewing on Saturday for the virtual Big Brew Day?

    We are. Planning still in the works. Think we are doing an all grain wee heavy and also doing a monster extract batch to split for experimenting
  13. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Call for donations: Spin-Co

    We have a request for kegs and bottles from a non-profit in philly. Non-profit: Spin-co The Philadelphia Spin Coalition (SpinCo) works to bring movement arts to people of all ages and backgrounds. Event date: December 14th, 2019 Would anyone be willing to donate to their event? Even better...
  14. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Cucamonga at dogfish Head

    Awesomeness! Glad you enjoyed it!
  15. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Mead Day

    Happy Mead Day everyone! So your mead responsibly today.
  16. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Extreme Homebrew Challenge

    Monday June 3rd Big Poppa Pump and I will be pouring at the extreme Homebrew challenge. It’s at Jose Pistolas and it goes from 7-10. We had a lot of fun at it last year. Definitely a lot of cool and crazy beers on tap. We’d love and appreciate some BL support at the event. There are prizes for...
  17. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Philly Homebrew Cup

    The Hillers earned 3 medals at PHC this weekend. A 1st for the wee heavy in the British stouts and strong ales category and a second and third place in meads. It helped earn Us a silver in club representation, which we missed gold by .0002 points.
  18. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Philly grain and malt symposium

    Oh hell yea. I definitely want to attend!
  19. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Philly grain and malt symposium

    It looks like we could get a booth for it. Maybe we can talk to some peeps at the symposium and next year a few brewers can make some recipes with their malts and share at the event. Either way, I’m hella interested in attending
  20. Frank Hiller Jr.

    Philly grain and malt symposium

    https://deercreekmalt.com/symposium/ This looks pretty awesome!
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