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10-08-2010

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    ABOUT ME

  • Been brewing for 2 years and always looking to step it up
  • Running,cycling,rock climbing
  • Navy
  • Mike
  • Just about everything
  • Actually learned about it on a soccer forum and now I'm hooked.
  • The first kits I ordered are Coopers Lager and English Bitter. Moved on to AHS and now making my own recipes
  • Chocolate stout
  • I don't use one
  • House best bitter
  • Golden warrior IPA
  • Male
  • Married
  • Fairfax
  • Virginia

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  • Posted in thread: Putting together a beer sampler for a non-craft beer drinker on 12-09-2011 at 03:41 PM
    I think a mild or ESB would round out your list nicely.

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-06-2011 at 09:20 PM
    If you're going to Norther Brewer you could just get a 3.3 # jug of LME and add that to the
    can.

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-06-2011 at 09:19 PM
    3# is 3 pounds. You can use LME or DME, whichever you prefer. The conversion is 1 pound of DME
    for 1.25 pounds of LME. DME/LME are fermentable like dextrose but provide better flavor/body
    for your bee...

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-06-2011 at 08:55 PM
    Use the can, add 3# light DME instead of Brew Enhancer, fill to 5.5 gallons (or 21 litres if
    using a Cooper fermentor) and you'll be good to go.

  • Posted in thread: Help! Question about Extract on 12-06-2011 at 08:49 PM
    You can use the Brew Enhancer but the Cooper kit I did came out better with DME. The Brew
    Enhancer is mostly corn sugar, the DME will give it more body and flavor.

  • Posted in thread: Picnic tap issue, new to kegging on 12-05-2011 at 07:15 PM
    If it still leaks after tightening the cap, try this:- disconnect the hose- remove the thumb
    lever by pushing down and sliding it off- unscrew cap - take off rubber piece- make sure the
    plastic piece ...

  • Posted in thread: BB kits vs AHS on 12-01-2011 at 07:25 PM
    AHS kits are fantastic. Plus their customer service is amazing. They are a little more
    expensive than NB but after ordering from both, I think their kits are better. The directions
    are easy to follow ...

  • Posted in thread: Military brewers? on 10-23-2011 at 01:55 AM
    Navy Master Chief, 20 years, San Diego - hopefully heading back east next year

  • Posted in thread: The myth of the <$50 corny keg on 10-18-2011 at 08:54 PM
    Beverage Factory has ball locks for $47.95 - I think they are right by Miramar. A 4 pack is
    $180. Also check keg connection - $7.95 shipping and pin locks & 'converted' ball locks for
    $39.

  • Posted in thread: Who wants a free Fermenatorô? on 06-01-2011 at 01:15 AM
    Hell Yeah - HAND UP!!!

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