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  • recently discovered home brewing, enjoying it so far
  • Home brewing beer,cider,wines,SCUBA diving,shooting,motorcycling.
  • Paramedic / Firefighter
  • Adam
  • country, pop, rock - pretty much everything except classical and rap.
  • top gun, blue streak, RED
  • received a Mr.Beer kit as a gift, did that and thought it has to be better than this. Went to the local brew store and got a kit and recently brewed my first amber. have a 5 gallon fermentation and bottling bucket. very simple set up for now
  • would like to try other brew recipes, hopefully at some point getting away from the HME kits and mashing myself. Would like to go towards Kegging rather than bottling.
  • currently empty
  • 1st attempt at a moscoto
  • American amber ale, 1st home cider
  • Male
  • Engaged
  • Woolwich
  • Maine


  • Posted in thread: SS Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 10-05-2014 at 11:50 AM
    Thank you for this giveaway! I'm in!

  • Posted in thread: White wine clearing? on 02-11-2014 at 12:33 AM
    It certainly is young. I will have to draw off a sample. And seeThere is (to the naked eye) a
    color stratification at the very top, about 2 inches in the neck of the carboy look perfectly
    clear and th...

  • Posted in thread: White wine clearing? on 02-10-2014 at 03:37 PM
    Some of you may recall a few weeks ago I dropped a carboy full of wine... at the advice of a
    few I ended up topping the carboy off with a similar wine to what I am making. Its been just
    about three we...

  • Posted in thread: Help save my wine! on 01-27-2014 at 02:46 AM
    Yes, fermentation has ended, I added the preservatives, f-pack, and clearing agent nothing else
    to add now, just wait and bottle and wait.... I followed the instructions that came with the
    kit, but it...

  • Posted in thread: Help save my wine! on 01-27-2014 at 01:53 AM
    Thank you! Any idea on the degassing?? It seems awfully excessive to me... Sent from my DROID
    RAZR HD using Home Brew mobile app

  • Posted in thread: Help save my wine! on 01-27-2014 at 01:48 AM
    Even though it hasn't cleared yet? Sent from my DROID RAZR HD using Home Brew mobile app

  • Posted in thread: Help save my wine! on 01-27-2014 at 01:39 AM
    so today I discovered that those plastic handles that are used to carry carboys are JUNK!!!! I
    was moving my wine (now in the fining and clearing stage) back into the fermentor when the
    plastic handle...

  • Posted in thread: Degassing on 01-16-2014 at 05:49 PM
    Most kits are racked only once or twice. I don't filter my wine or beer, but I someday will get
    a pump for racking just to save my poor aching back. :DYou can use buckets for primary, but
    after that (...

  • Posted in thread: stc-1000 questions on 01-15-2014 at 09:57 PM
    If that's what's on the label, then it can't be a UL approved device. They would never allow
    that. W/V=A, in this case 750/120=6.25 amps. There'e more to this heater. Are you sure it's not
    750/1500 wa...

  • Posted in thread: Degassing on 01-15-2014 at 09:54 PM
    You might be interested in the All in one wine pump, it is a vacuum pump that degasses while it
    racks (how cool is that), you can not only rack (saves your back from lifting carboys), degass,
    bottle a...