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  • Football,baseball,hockey
  • ETL Developer
  • Face melting rock with massive guitar solos.
  • San Antonio Toastmasters, TDWI, AITP, Bexar County Republican party
  • I've always loved beer and just decided to try to brew my own. I'm still at my initial stage and still learning all I can about the overall process. So far, I have completed two beers(full extract/partial) and a mead.
  • Dunkelweizen(with my own cultivated yeasts), Dopplebock(to dedicate to my father)rnrnIn the end, I want to learn how to make a Trappist Ale because it is the only style my wife will drink.
  • Nothing...cultivating yeasts now for my Dunkel
  • I rarely use secondary.
  • Cranberry Spice Melometh, Belgian Tripel Ale
  • I have an old Coke keg that I plan on using once I repair it, but I have not yet kegged a batch.
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  • TX


  • Posted in thread: Starter with maple syrup on 12-14-2015 at 07:26 PM
    Hmm...what if I add some yeast nutrient to it? Was planning on brewing tomorrow night so I
    still have some time.

  • Posted in thread: Starter with maple syrup on 12-14-2015 at 03:14 PM
    I figured, "why the hell not, right?" Making a dunkel tomorrow and since I have about a half of
    a bag of light DME and a quarter bag of a dark DME(not really enough to make an effective
    starter out of...

  • Posted in thread: How can I improve my brewing technique? on 12-14-2015 at 03:08 PM
    How can I improve my brewing technique?3. Take of the kettle from the heatsource, leave it for
    60 minutes.That kettle will cool down. It needs to be kept warm, at or close to your mash
    temperature. Pa...

  • Posted in thread: simple starter gravity WAY off!! on 12-11-2015 at 06:17 PM
    Even if your making a starter with water from your toilet bowl, this sanitizes the starter.
    Hmmm...this sounds like a challenge...:tank:

  • Posted in thread: First Time Making Hard Cider (Advice Needed On Finishing) on 12-11-2015 at 06:14 PM
    I just use commercial apple juice. Skip all the expensive crap. Go buy some Motts. That stuff
    has TONS of sugar.

  • Posted in thread: Washing yeast with Wort on 12-11-2015 at 06:03 PM
    Has anyone done this instead of using water? I have an idea but I need to use something from
    two different batches. I want to use the yeast cake from an American Ale and the 2nd runnings
    from a Dunkel...

  • Posted in thread: What is cold crashing on 12-11-2015 at 05:54 PM
    That doesn't happen unless you mechanically filter out the yeast. Think of lagers that are held
    at 34F for a month or more, and they still have enough yeast in them to carbonate the
    bottles.Ok, thanks...

  • Posted in thread: What is cold crashing on 12-11-2015 at 05:33 PM
    BC requires leftover yeast with added sugars to can you ensure this if you're
    freezing out the yeast?Do you need to re-introduce a yeast if you dont keg?

  • Posted in thread: Winter Warmer Help on 08-21-2015 at 04:29 PM
    How long in advance should I start brewing? Im aiming for having one around late Dec/Jan
    timeframe. Do I need to start now and what does the lagering sched look like? What do you use?

  • Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 01:42 AM