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  • Recent transplant from San Diego, CA to Severn MD. 6 years brewing experience. In the process of transitioning from a single burner propane AG to a single tier eHERMS setup.
  • Engineer
  • Kevin D
  • Alton Brown's "Good Eats" did a show on home brewing. My roommate and I went out, got our first kit, and did a damn decent job creating a recipe that I'm still brewing today.
  • Working on an Electric HERMS setup
  • Blarmody's Winter Spice Ale
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  • Posted in thread: List of PJ Electrical Diagrams on 09-01-2015 at 12:30 PM
    What would be the advantage of this over 120v 1500 watt, and how would it change the diagram I
    linked in my original post?Advantage - Already have the element if you opt to go 240v in the
    future. Much...

  • Posted in thread: Keg Force Carb Question - Weird Schedule on 07-29-2015 at 02:26 PM
    I'm a big fan of leaving it at the serving pressure, but laying it on its side and rocking it
    for a minute or two and repeating every hour or so, with the CO2 attached, for a couple
    iterations. You ca...

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 02:43 PM
    I could definitely use a new kettle!

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-19-2015 at 08:01 PM
    I'd love to win!

  • Posted in thread: [Version 2 Release] RaspberryPints - Digital Taplist Solution on 07-19-2015 at 07:59 PM
    Site is down for me, too.My R Pints is still shutting down on me randomly during the month.
    Upgraded the power supply but that didn't fix it. Thinking a new SD card may be in order? I
    already did a cl...

  • Posted in thread: Raspberry Pi - Screen still goes Blank (Help) on 07-08-2015 at 05:36 PM
    I reinstalled everything from scratch and couldn't get it to work with the newest version of
    NOOBS (the one you're using). I used an older version and it worked fine, so I think there's
    something funk...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-23-2015 at 07:20 PM
    I would like to make some more beer!

  • Posted in thread: Does beer become inhomogeneous in keg? on 06-18-2015 at 07:13 PM
    Also, when you freeze, you're finding that the various components of the beer are freezing at
    different temperatures and separating. Ice Beers rely on this principal for their very

  • Posted in thread: Making my own system need help on 06-18-2015 at 07:12 PM
    Regarding probe length - I have a fixed depth thermowell that runs the full height of the
    carboy, and the temperature probe fits relatively tightly inside but allows me to move it up or
    down as I see ...

  • Posted in thread: Making my own system need help on 06-18-2015 at 12:25 PM
    Rather than threading the keg, look into soldering on a fitting. Bobby does it all the time
    with good results and has a video to show you how to do it.If I ever found a spare keg I'd turn
    it into a fe...

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