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  • Homebrewing,computer systems repair
  • Network intergration Tech
  • Alvin L. Dixon
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  • QUAFF (Quality Ale Fermentation Fraternity)San Diego
  • It was a cold wintery day in November 2009 I was watching the news and they were reporting on how to save money making your own beer. Well that caught my attention because I like beer and also saving money. So after the newscast I went to their website for more info and came across the LHBS that was having a brewout the very next weekend called teach a friend how to homebrew. So I decided to drive down to the place and see what this was all about so I got there and it was packed so I commensed to picking everyones brains ie.. all the secret, brewing methods, hangouts etc.. so before I left I bought a modified extract kit just enough to make one gallon. 2 weeks later went back and decided to do a 5 gallon batch since the one gallon was a success perfect again!!! 3rd time decided to do a partial mash I can't believe this Perfect AGAIN wow at that point it was time for the monthly Homebrewers Society meeting the guys could not believe how fast I picked things up so fast and from that po
  • Brown Sugar Lager, American IPA, Belgian Triple, English Barleywine
  • Oatmeal White Stout
  • Old School English Barley Wine, IIPA, White Grape Melomel, Honey Brown Ale,Holiday Ale, Pumpkin Ale,Dusseldorf Altbier,Amber Ale, Mild Ale, Oatmeal Stout
  • Amber Ale, Canadian Ale, White Stout,
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  • Posted in thread: Oxygen tank on 02-05-2016 at 12:06 AM
    Get yourself a regulator like this too. A number of places sell a unit like this. bought this
    one instead

  • Posted in thread: Oxygen tank on 02-02-2016 at 06:06 AM
    I got an O2 tank that was used for welding is this ok to use for aerating my wort

  • Posted in thread: Overcarbonation/bottle foaming intensly on 01-31-2016 at 12:41 AM
    I had the same overcarbonation problem and could not understand why my beer was allways
    overcarbonated until i read this: Green beer, i.e. beer that has finished fermenting and is
    ready for bottling, ...

  • Posted in thread: Pineapple Juice in IPA? on 01-30-2016 at 07:12 AM
    What you don't want is the Potassium Sorbate in the ingredients. Any organic juice from the
    "healthy" section should not have this. Absorbic Acid is just added for Vitamin C and doesn't
    cause issues.I...

  • Posted in thread: Water building? - - - -Yooper Stout on 12-12-2015 at 09:52 AM
    Here's another source you could use normally just add 1/4 tsp Gypsum and 1 tsp of Calcium
    Chloride to the mash and the same for the sparge. The main thing is to get you Ph down to
    atleast 5.3 maybe ...

  • Posted in thread: Another Chill Haze Question... on 11-20-2015 at 03:40 PM
    I think its just hazy. This one is a pale ale i made using S04. Primaried for 2 weeks then
    straight to keg for carbing at 32F for nearly 2 weeks already.My last batch using S04 + wort
    cooling down to ...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck Sparge on 11-20-2015 at 03:25 PM
    I use a kettle screen wrapped with a panit strainer bag in my Coleman xl. Never any issue
    here.Do you change out the bag after every batch or just clean it?

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Nutrient on 11-20-2015 at 02:51 PM
    I was stating the minimum he would need according to mrmalty.com

  • Posted in thread: Need advice! on 11-07-2015 at 09:19 AM
    Here's the brew shops in your area: it's 26 miles from Manhatten Homebrews and Handgranades
    2378 Grand Ave. Baldwin, NY 11510

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Nutrient on 11-07-2015 at 07:10 AM
    You would have needed at least 350 billion cells. 3L starter with 2 vials of yeast

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