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12-27-2010

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09-18-2014 10:04 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Beer & cigars
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Gerard
  • Walking Dead, The Amerikans, Weeds, Modern Family
  • James River Homebrewers
  • Running the oldest operating garage brewery on my cul-de-sac
  • Smoked Belgian Dark Strong AlernMosaic IPArnRosemary Saison
  • More Fun Belgian Blonde
  • Prohibition PilsnerrnRoctoberfest
  • Two-Hearted Ale Clone; 3Crops 3Hops Cream Ale; Saison du Noel black saison; Hops.I.Am (Hopslam clone); Black Forest Stout
  • Male
  • Married
  • Midlothian
  • VA

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my stir plate on 09-18-2014 at 11:43 PM
    The capacitor is also reading ~5V (analog multimeter.) The regulator is an LM317T. Fortunately,
    I do have a few Radio Shacks in my area, so I think what I will do is replace both the
    regulator and tha...

  • Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my stir plate on 09-18-2014 at 03:27 AM
    The transformer, board and potentiometer create a simple voltage rectifier/regulator. If you
    had a multimeter, a check of the voltage output to the motor would shed some light on whether
    it's the moto...

  • Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my stir plate on 09-17-2014 at 09:43 PM
    I've had this224495for a couple years, this weekend it quit spinning. Power light comes on,
    nobody's home. I am not that electronically inclined, so I'm not sure where to start diagnosing
    a fix: motor...

  • Posted in thread: High attenuation with WLP001? on 09-17-2014 at 09:19 PM
    ^78% was what he expected, but his FG was 1.004.OP, was this a PM or AG? What was your mash
    temp? I assume you're measuring with the same hydrometer?

  • Posted in thread: Fruit Flies... Oh MY! on 09-12-2014 at 10:14 AM
    They are super resilient, recently Russia sent a colony to space and the power failed plunging
    them into freezing darkness, when they got back they had bred and multiplied and were buzzing
    around happ...

  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-10-2014 at 10:26 AM
    Randomize me! Thanks for the contest

  • Posted in thread: Heading to Germany tomorrow on 09-02-2014 at 10:27 PM
    OK, so as a previous poster predicted, with my hop loving nature, the beers I have had over
    here haven't really been that "exciting". Like when I was in England, they have been "ok". I
    tried the Helle...

  • Posted in thread: Visiting Denver, Best Breweries? on 09-01-2014 at 11:57 PM
    Great Divide.That is all.

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Acorn? on 09-01-2014 at 12:38 AM
    Not with pumpkin, but I've brewed a brown ale with acorns. They are a bit difficult to work
    with and require a great deal of preparation to extract all of the bitter tannins. I boiled
    them in salted w...

  • Posted in thread: Starter Issue on 08-31-2014 at 05:00 PM
    What's the production date of the yeast? If you have a stir plate, you could conceivably double
    the viable yeast count using one of the vials in a 600ml starter (2oz DME would give you 1.035
    wort.) As...

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