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  • Beekeeping,Birdwatching,anything outdoors
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  • "Treasure of the Sierra Madre", "Twelve Angry Men"
  • "House", "Mad Men"
  • American Homebrewers Association, Brandon Bootleggers Homebrew Club
  • Typical garage all-grain brewer. 10 gallon Igloo, banjo burner, 10 gallon kettle, 50' immersion chiller, buckets and Better Bottles, 7.2 chest freezer with Johnson analog controller for fermentation. I don't keg, partially because I enjoy having lots of different beers available at any time.
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  • Posted in thread: Brewing Competition Ethics on 07-11-2014 at 01:41 PM
    It's a winning strategy, usually.

  • Posted in thread: Grain crush? on 07-08-2014 at 04:32 PM
    So are Corona mills only good for BIAB where a fine crush doesn't matter as much? Or is it
    possible to get a good crush for sparging?I was considering this route for the price, but I'm
    not BIAB.My Cor...

  • Posted in thread: Grain crush? on 07-08-2014 at 01:38 PM
    I'm using a Cereal Killer mill now, and love it, but I used a Corona for over a year (hand
    cranked) and I was able to get a very good, consistent crush. If I were doing BIAB today I'd
    have no reluctan...

  • Posted in thread: Grain crush? on 07-07-2014 at 07:55 PM
    The husks are more shredded than I'd like but I suspect you'll be fine.

  • Posted in thread: Hefeweizen FG? on 07-07-2014 at 06:11 PM
    No need to guess. Check again in three days and you'll know much better than any of us. No need
    to rely upon "expectations" today when the reality will present itself to you tomorrow, I'd

  • Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 07-07-2014 at 01:42 PM
    I pitched this yeast yesterday into five gallons of a ten gallon batch of a very tasty Witbier
    that had fermented from 1.058 to 1.016. We'll see how much lower the Belle takes it, and what
    character i...

  • Posted in thread: Beer competition? on 07-04-2014 at 03:17 AM

  • Posted in thread: Kombucha gave me LSD-like symptoms on 07-04-2014 at 03:07 AM
    This thread is a front-runner for the "Lots of Heat, Little Light" award.

  • Posted in thread: Compost tea? on 07-01-2014 at 02:58 PM
    Don't fear the tea. What specific result are you hoping for from using it?

  • Posted in thread: Banjo burner on 06-27-2014 at 02:01 PM
    I've used both extensively. I get a full, rolling boil of 13 gallons of wort with this one, and
    I don't have it anywhere near wide open. I just literally gave my big banjo hog away.