Last Activity:07-27-2015 11:18 AM
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Posted in thread: Gusher Infection - Which bugs and where? on 07-21-2015 at 03:24 PM
Greetings all.It finally happened I think. After years of homebrewing I think I have an
infection issue.I brewed a session IPA back in March, a double batch I split with a friend. It
was no chill. His...
Posted in thread: Mash pH question on 07-14-2015 at 01:37 PM
I've been thinking about this a lot lately. Our water (south bend, IN) is up at 300 ppm CaCO3.
So in a 10 gallon batch I'm using 7.5g mash water (for this example). To get to 5.3 ph I need
10 ml of 88...
Posted in thread: Blissfully Child-Free on 05-23-2015 at 12:40 AM
oh come now, that's not ALL that is in Indiana. Best pork Tendeloin Sandwiches anywhere. On
another note, next time I'm visiting Indy, I can probably bring you some cheese.Sound like a
deal, I'll go b...
Posted in thread: Blissfully Child-Free on 05-22-2015 at 02:10 PM
Landana 1000 day is one of my favorites... it's $19.99/lb but so worth it.I was born and raised
in WI, and I sure miss it. Especially the cheese. Hooke's 10 yr cheddar is mind blowing. Now
and then I ...
Posted in thread: Blissfully Child-Free on 05-21-2015 at 03:24 PM
My wife (age 28) and I (age 32) are on the fence. Fence isn't a great place to be, on such a
large irreversible decision. If there was some sort of way to be sure kids would turn out like
her it would...
Posted in thread: Quick attenuation? on 05-20-2015 at 12:16 PM
My experience with wit yeast is that it goes crazy for a while then starts to floc early. I
need to swirl gently now and then to make sure it finishes ok
Posted in thread: good universal fermentation time for ales on 05-20-2015 at 12:14 PM
I also do 3 weeks usually. When I bottled I could do less, as the beer would 'secondary' in the
bottle. Now that I keg though, if I keg sooner than 3 weeks the beer tastes green for a LONG
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber on 05-17-2015 at 06:08 PM
That's a neat idea, nice work
Posted in thread: Outside of homebrewing, what do you guys do? on 05-15-2015 at 12:24 AM
I've learned that other people's hobbies are way cooler than mine.
Posted in thread: Is my CO2 system Ruining My Beer? on 05-12-2015 at 02:41 PM
How about just filling a keg with water and carbing it up for a while, see if the off taste is