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03-23-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • Senior Office Drone
  • Zachary
  • Started home brewing about two years ago (2/5/2010) with a friend. It turned out all the friend wanted for me to buy everything an invest no time so he could tell people he brewed beer. So I stopped brewing for a while. Did a couple batches here and there. Moved into all grain about a year after my first brew and have been enjoying it more since then. Mostly use the biab method as I live in an apartment.

    Just got my first kegs and my roommate into brewing about the same time. A little worried the apartment may run out of room soon due to brewing stuff. haha.
  • The Innkeeper
  • 1st: N/A
    2nd:
  • White Wheat Experiment
  • 1st: Midnight in Mordor
    2nd: Nut Brown Ale
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: using a 6.5 g bucket for secondary on 04-03-2012 at 01:30 PM
    This sounds like if you just cover the top of the bucket it would still trap air pocket between
    the brew and plastic.unless the bucket was completely full. My problem is the air inbetween the
    lid and ...

  • Posted in thread: using a 6.5 g bucket for secondary on 04-02-2012 at 10:04 PM
    What ever floats your boat. :fro: I am not going to talk you guys our of secondary, but this
    idea seems a little too much for me.The description may just sound weird or a little complex.
    But I assure ...

  • Posted in thread: using a 6.5 g bucket for secondary on 04-02-2012 at 07:21 PM
    I did something like this with a smaller 2 gallon bucket on an experimental beer I made a few
    weeks ago. I put plastic wrap over the top and took a longer bit to use kind of like a rope
    around to hold...

  • Posted in thread: Solara for Beer on 04-02-2012 at 07:06 PM
    Why? Whats the advantage of doing a solera with sacc beers?A solera really seems to come into
    it's own if you do Lambic or Flanders style beers (wild brews). It is a long-term investment
    where you tak...

  • Posted in thread: Solara for Beer on 03-28-2012 at 07:11 PM
    @motobrewer - I hope we get to see that up here. It would be nice to try a beer like this
    before giving it a try.@Ramitt - If you do it, you should let us know. Hearing stuff like this
    might encourge ...

  • Posted in thread: Solara for Beer on 03-28-2012 at 03:51 PM
    Sorry, this might not have been the right place to post this. :(

  • Posted in thread: Solara for Beer on 03-28-2012 at 03:49 PM
    I was wondering if anyone has done/tried doing a solara for beer type thing before or if anyone
    had any thoughts on this that hasn't done it.Me and my roommate were talking last night about
    this and d...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting Temperature Swing on 03-26-2012 at 07:01 PM
    From what I've read about things like this happening, the yeast could be a little stressed or
    slowed down in converting sugars. If you are going to bottle condition you may want to add a
    little more o...

  • Posted in thread: acetate caused by sugar? on 03-26-2012 at 01:44 PM
    The room temp was at about 60-65. Me and my roommate have no issues with the cold so no heat is
    on durning the winter.The wyeast pack was manufatured that month (brewed in late February). But
    I will c...

  • Posted in thread: Hello All on 03-23-2012 at 10:05 PM
    Thank you ncbrewer.

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