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  • Brewing since 1972. Working on a new brew sculpture with automated control. I want to make it easier and less hands on. I also want to do less lifting.
  • Beer,machining,welding,computers,electronics
  • Retired
  • Bill C
  • Brewing since 1972, all grain since 1980.
  • 12 gallons of Amber ale 45+ IBU.
  • I do not use secondary's for ales just lager's.
  • none.
  • Black Beer, Pale Ale, Pale Lager, Northern English Brown Ale.
  • Male
  • Married
  • La Puente, CA
  • California


  • Posted in thread: I am a fetus amongst old know it all brewers (CA) on 11-21-2010 at 06:31 PM
    You like hoppy ale like me. :mug: I have made hundreds of 12 gallon batches and my neighbors
    love me. I have to say that not one of them will brew any beer though. It's much better and
    cheaper to go a...

  • Posted in thread: What books should I get? on 10-26-2009 at 08:51 PM

  • Posted in thread: Batch and Fly sparging. Whats the difference? on 07-22-2009 at 03:01 PM
    Read here if the OP has not done so.

  • Posted in thread: double decoct smells sweet malty. delicious out of fermenter on 07-22-2009 at 02:56 PM
    I use digital temperature sensors. I do not let glass near my beer either. I ferment in Sanky
    kegs now. It is much better for safety.

  • Posted in thread: What should I do? Lager temps. on 05-22-2009 at 06:34 PM
    Your first lager has gone through the critical time and raising up to 55F would not hurt it
    now. I would brew the second lager and when you get done with primary and a week of secondary
    you can lower ...

  • Posted in thread: Odd Fermenting Question on 05-22-2009 at 06:28 PM
    This indicates that you pay too much attention to your airlock. It does not matter.

  • Posted in thread: Thread pitch/count for ball-lock Corny keg gas post? on 05-14-2009 at 02:13 AM
    It looks like some are 9/16 -18 tpi and others are 5/8 -18 tpi.

  • Posted in thread: Off flavor has returned! on 05-12-2009 at 06:26 PM
    I use Iodophor and am pretty tough on sanitation... sanitize before storing an empty fermentor,
    sanitize before refilling. The keg I used was just emptied with the prior beer, which was also
    a Haus Pa...

  • Posted in thread: Is it possible to mash for too long? on 05-12-2009 at 04:54 PM
    Why is the oven a poor way to mash?Because ovens are too small to make a reasonable size mash
    and some do not regulate heat well at 150F. I brew 12 gallons at a time and because you are
    doing all the ...

  • Added a new Photo on 05/12/2009

Cheers, WBC Fermentor 1: Bill's House Ale II, Fermentor 2: German Helles, Fermentor 3: Bill's Schworzbier (Black Bier) Tap 1: Bill's House Ale II, Tap 2: German Hefewizen, Tap 3: Nut Brown Ale Future Brews: Stone IPA Clone, Blonde Ale, Budvar Clone, Newcastle Clone New toy: Blichmann 27 gallon fermentor “If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging” “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment”
December 12, 2008  •  09:22 AM
any word on the agar experiment?