CO2 EXCHANGE PROGRAM | CLASSES | HELPFUL RESOURCES | DISCOUNTS
Co2 EXCHANGE PROGRAM
CO2 Exchange Program
$30 New Member Fee (1x fee)
*Must have an up to date tank for exchange out of date re-testing fee $50
5# Co2 – $30
5# Co2/Nitro – $35
20# Co2 – $45
*If no tank exchange – full tank must be purchased
5# – Co2 = $125.95
5# – Co2/Nitro Mix = $145
20# – Co2 = $199.95
Tank purchase puts you into the exchange program & waves $30 member fee
WE’VE GOT DISCOUNTS!
10% Discount on all purchases:
- Veterans & Military
- Policeman & Fireman
- BOSS Member
- Brew Club Members
- Medical Card Holders
- Free Wi-Fi
- Complimentary coffee, tea and water
- $10 for every $100 spent for Reward Members
- After-hour networking events
WE’VE GOT CLASSES!
STEP-BY-STEP BREWING INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1 - CLEANING
- Brew cleaning products: One-Step or Straight A
- One of the most important steps before beginning is to clean ALL equipment. Including buckets, tubing, kettle, spatula, syphon tube, thermometer.
- Never EVER use dish soap, even when done brewing. Your future brews will taste like soap and ruin your equipment.
- Be sure to air dry after cleaning.
STEP 2 - STEEPING THE GRAINS
20-25 minutes between 152 & 160 degrees.
Do not exceed 170 degrees.
STEP 3 - BOILING THE WATER
Bring water to boil and Slowly add 2oz. hops. Keep at gentle rolling boil for approximately 60 minutes, constantly stirring bottom and sides of pot.
STEP 4 - SANITIZING
- Sanitizing Chemicals: IO-Star or Star San
- This procedure must be done every time after the boil.
- This will disinfect your equipment once you have finished with your brew process.
STEP 5 - CHILLING THE BREW
Place pot in ice bath and cool to approximately 70 degrees.
Using thermometer to measure temperature
10 IMPORTANT BREWING TIPS
- Use a larger kettle than batch calls for to prevent boil-over.
- A wort chiller would help in chill down process.
- Use a large siphon for 5 gallons or more.
- Make a yeast starter for bolder brews.
- Oxygenate the wort.
- Carboy handles are important for lifting.
- Use a larger fermenting bucket to provide more air space.
- Get blow off tubing.
- Use foil around burners to prevent messes from possible boil over.
- Always important to have an extra pack of yeast for backup.
Distant Sniff – Smelling the beer from a few inches below your nose.
Short Sniff – Small, short sniffs, like how a dog sniffs at the ground.
Long Sniff – One long, full nasal inhalation.
Covered Sniff – Cover the glass, swirl the beer for a few seconds, then uncover and sniff.
MORE GREAT RESOURCES
Hydroponic Glossary of Terms: CLICK HERE
Environmental Control System: TrolMaster CLICK HERE
Fans | Carbon Filters: AC Infinity CLICK HERE
Nutrients | Supplements:
- Advanced Nutrients Feeding Charts CLICK HERE
- Emerald Harvest Feeding Charts CLICK HERE
- FoxFarm Soil & Nutrient Feeding Schedules CLICK HERE
- General Hydroponics Grow Charts CLICK HERE
Lighting: Nextlight LED CLICK HERE
14730 S Cicero Ave
Midlothian, IL 60445
Hours (May 1-May 31):
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.