Last Activity:10-06-2015 9:00 PM
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Posted in thread: Adventures in new fatherhood on 10-06-2015 at 01:58 PM
I became a late night brewer until my daughter turned 4. It was easier not having an
enthusiastic toddler involved.
Posted in thread: 5 & 6 Gallon Glass Carboys on 10-06-2015 at 12:14 AM
I have two 5 gallon and two 6 gallon glass carboys that I need to sell.Anyone interested?I
think i have a couple brew haulers too that I can add if you want a pair of carboys.
Posted in thread: Assume for a moment that you live on an island on 10-05-2015 at 09:41 PM
San Juan Islands, WA? Beernik's description sounds a lot like getting to/from Friday Harbor or
Eastsound from/to Anacortes. My guess is probably wrong, but I do know that if I had an
opportunity to mo...
Posted in thread: Your worst home brewing mishap? on 10-04-2015 at 04:31 PM
1. I was doing an step-infusion mash by pouring boiling water into the mash tun to raise the
temperature. Part of the PVC manifold separated and floated to the top.So I reassembled the
pieces and stuc...
Posted in thread: Yeast flavor, how long to condition? on 10-03-2015 at 07:31 PM
There are two kinds of yeasty flavored I can think of:1. A greasy, dusty flavor I usually
associate with low flocculating yeast. Kolsch yeast, for instance, can take a really long time
Posted in thread: Moving to Salt Lake City on 10-03-2015 at 05:53 PM
Oh, and there is this video:[ame]https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Aa4TFZWQTpQ[/ame]
Posted in thread: Moving to Salt Lake City on 10-03-2015 at 05:43 PM
It's not as bad as it's made out to be. Just assume that you are being treated like a petulant
child. Which means there is almost always a way to get around any of the strange
rules.Restaurants: you h...
Posted in thread: If you had infinite patience...how long to "condition" your beers? on 10-03-2015 at 05:27 PM
My opinion, any ales under 1.060 do not need to condition unless you are oaking, smoking,
souring, fruiting, or do doing some other funky thing to it. If your medium or low gravity ales
Posted in thread: Sam Calagione and skunky homebrew? on 10-03-2015 at 03:10 AM
Three words: made for tv. A clear carboy sitting one a table in the bright sunshine makes a
pretty picture.Also, I think there to too much fear of skunkiness. I sat a clear bottle in the
summer sun fo...
Posted in thread: Why does my LHBS make me feel like a noob? on 10-02-2015 at 03:15 AM
2 weeks, 3 week... Doesn't matter. What matters is when it's done fermenting. That could easily
be 3 days to 4 weeks depending on health of yeast, OG of wort, pitch rate, aeration, and