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    ABOUT ME

  • Software Design
  • Metallica
  • FBI - Fredericksburg Brewing Insiders
  • Started brewing with my brother back in 2008. After the first couple of batches, moved up to all grain and have not looked back.
  • Male
  • Married
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  • VA

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  • Posted in thread: Carared in a pale ale? on 08-19-2015 at 11:10 PM
    Carared will give you a candy like sweetness in the beer.

  • Posted in thread: Beer Bug on 08-04-2015 at 06:58 PM
    Do not add oxygen. Your best bet to get fermentation going again is to add new yeast to .5-1
    liter of 1.040 wort then add it to your beer at high krausen.

  • Posted in thread: which american hops goes well with fuggles? on 08-04-2015 at 06:51 PM
    Chinook

  • Posted in thread: DMS? Rotting Smell on initial pour only... on 08-03-2015 at 04:15 PM
    Even if you let it warm up, the yeast will not get rid of DMS. Yeast can drive off some DMS
    during active fermentation (off-gassing), but not once the beer is fermented.If you are getting
    veggie smell...

  • Posted in thread: Beer in CO2 lines on 07-31-2015 at 04:55 PM
    You need check valves on your gas lines to keep beer from backing up into them.

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-17-2015 at 05:00 PM
    I'm in

  • Posted in thread: What Happened to my Hefe? on 07-13-2015 at 04:44 PM
    Cold crashing and time has settled the yeast. For a hefe, the yeast provides the banana/clove
    flavors and, once that yeast is removed, most of those flavors go away. Some commercial wheat
    beer produce...

  • Posted in thread: Higher efficiency=more beer? on 07-13-2015 at 04:37 PM
    You're good. I prefer to add water after the ferment, so i can adjust to taste instead of
    pre-planned numbers. But yes, it's alright to add some extra water.Better still would be to do
    a pour over or ...

  • Posted in thread: Can I use these for beer bottling? on 07-13-2015 at 04:24 PM
    These bottles held water previously, and may not be rated for carbonation. Green glass will
    also lead to skunking of your beer. I would not use these for carbonating beer.

  • Posted in thread: Kegged and Let Down... on 06-19-2015 at 04:21 PM
    Do you know that the pressure release valve screws out of the lid? You probably have some junk
    stuck under the value and it is not sealing correctly. Unscrew it, clean, put some keg lube on,
    and screw...

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