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    ABOUT ME

  • Tahoe
  • Retired Engineer
  • Since 1982. Am building an all Electric Brewery.
  • Bennington Wedding AlernSDIPArnWest Coast IIPA
  • None
  • Only on big beers...
  • Wedding Pale AlernTwo Time Award Winning IPA
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: My Ugly Junk- Corona Mill Station... on 09-12-2014 at 12:12 AM
    sounds like you should save time and money and stick with corona and batch sparge.Naw, I
    actually built a full on HERMS automated electric system. No longer moving pots of water around
    for batch sparg...

  • Posted in thread: My Ugly Junk- Corona Mill Station... on 09-11-2014 at 11:53 PM
    Me too! Mine is wobbly, but after getting the spacing right, the grain just centers the shaft
    while grinding.That said, i just got a cereal killer mill, so i can get more consistent crush
    for fly spar...

  • Posted in thread: Bennington Wedding Ale - A crowd pleaser on 09-11-2014 at 11:39 PM
    223407Just kegged another batch of this - tried a different yeast (Mangrove jack) and it
    finished at a higher F.G. than usual. Beersmith says I was under 5%. Not fully carbed yet, but
    it sure tastes g...

  • Posted in thread: Bennington Wedding Ale - A crowd pleaser on 09-06-2014 at 02:03 PM
    This sounds awesome, going to make a batch ASAP. What does your abv usually come out at?[edit]
    and congrats on winning some brew comps with it! that's awesome!I'll have to check when I'm
    back to my co...

  • Posted in thread: Will a mash-out step improve beer flavor? on 09-02-2014 at 10:27 PM
    I've always let my mash drainings cool while collected. Does anyone think bumping up for alpha
    rest or doing a mash out step will make a noticeable difference in the finished beer that
    couldn't be rep...

  • Posted in thread: Cause of astringency? on 08-26-2014 at 08:49 PM
    It was "drinking water" from Walmart or target I believe. The kind that comes in gallon jugs.
    I'm pretty sure that water is run through an RO filter it says.Drinking water and RO are
    different. You wa...

  • Posted in thread: Cause of astringency? on 08-26-2014 at 08:02 PM
    I know you meant high pH, but for clarification for others I wanted to make sure that others
    knew that it's a too-high pH that we're talking about it, and not low pH, as a too-low pH at
    the end of spa...

  • Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-26-2014 at 05:53 PM
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  • Posted in thread: Cause of astringency? on 08-26-2014 at 05:25 PM
    Although high ph at the end of sparging can be a cause of astringency, I certainly have
    introduced astringency by getting grain particles in the boil, and that was with a bazooka
    style screen even. Wi...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-04-2014 at 10:37 PM
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