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07-17-2012

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07-06-2015 9:34 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing Beer,Computers,Playing Piano
  • Slitter operator at global packaging
  • Gil Plocher
  • DiscWorld Series, Gunslinger Series, Game of Thrones Series, Sword of Truth Series
  • Started homebrewing in January 2012. SWMBO got me a mr.beer kit for Christmas and been heavily addicted since. Went from extract to Extract/specialty grains, to partial mash, tried BIAB and currently doing all grain 5gallon batches. rnRecently started kegging(2 batches) and already upto 3 5gallon cornies. Only 1 tap in kegerator so far. But there is always another piece of equipment needing upgrading :)
  • Heavy stout
  • 5 gallon Dark American Lagerrnrn1 Gallon Small Beer
  • 5 gallon Spiced Holiday Ale
  • a few 12oz vanilla cream ale. A 12 pack of Dark Munich Lager
  • Hard Rootbeer, Chocolate Cherry Bock, Hefeweizen
  • Male
  • Married
  • Eagleville
  • Pennsylvania

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  • Posted in thread: Emergency: Is gas dip tube needed to store beer in corny? on 07-06-2015 at 09:32 PM
    If it doesn't seal with thread tape, you could try boring the hole out to a larger diameter to
    accommodate the wider dip tube. Just another option.

  • Posted in thread: Hard Root Beer recipe on 07-03-2015 at 06:58 PM
    The small plastic one has tightened up and so I was going to open it tonight to see how carbed
    it is.This will save me from having to open a 12 oz bottle.For 1 cup of sugar for 1 gallon I am
    fearing b...

  • Posted in thread: Hard Root Beer recipe on 07-03-2015 at 06:17 PM
    If you are keeping them cold it will not matter. If you are storing them warm you shouldn't
    have the plastic one in the fridge. Otherwise it won't be representative to what your bottling.

  • Posted in thread: Hard Root Beer recipe on 07-03-2015 at 04:44 PM
    You just want it to rest in the bottles until it reaches the carb level you want then
    pasteurize it to stop it from over carbing. Then you can let it condition as long as you wish
    it too. I kegged min...

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 07-03-2015 at 04:39 PM
    Why would you ferment if you could just distill anyway hahaa! SMH...Ummm.....not sure if your
    joking or not. But why would you distill if it wasn't fermented??

  • Posted in thread: I'm nervous on 07-03-2015 at 04:36 PM
    Awesome. Glad it worked out. Welcome to the addiction!!! Cheers.

  • Posted in thread: Help With Foaming Beer Faucet on 06-25-2015 at 01:06 PM
    Gas in the serving line is usually due to the o-ring on the diptube leaking gas between the
    flange and body of the keg,into the post and subsequently into the serving line. Try replacing
    the o-ring an...

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 Build Advice on 06-23-2015 at 06:14 AM
    I donated most of my old PC stuff to a place called Free Geek in Portland, OR before my wife
    and I moved to Corvallis. I had a couple of power supplies I could have broken down to get a
    male receptacl...

  • Posted in thread: yeast in the carboy is filling up quick on 06-23-2015 at 05:36 AM
    Welcome to the club. This is a pretty addictive hobby. One of the coolest out there.fixed that
    for ya.

  • Posted in thread: I'm new at this. on 06-23-2015 at 04:59 AM
    It should tell you how many gravity points per gallon somewhere on it.Does it look like this?
    The product info says this" Specific Gravity applies to a mixture of 1 lb of extract with 1
    gal of water...

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