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02-11-2013

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05-13-2013 4:27 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Former Chicagion, now a SoCal Desert Rat...
  • Motorcycling,Brewing,Racing,RC Aircraft
  • Aerospace Eng
  • Benjamin
  • The broad genre of Rock, but I've got leaning towards pop, jazz, country, and classical. I'll all over the place...
  • Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, Blues Brothers, Hitchiker's Guide...
  • Dr Who, Futurama
  • Hitchhiker's guide, the Alex Rider Series, Redwall...
  • AIAA, ASME
  • Started Extract brewing about 3.5 years ago with a college / high-school buddy. I moved to All-Grian about 18 months ago.
  • START LAGERIN!
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  • Hunguarian Oaked Brown Ale
  • American Honey Porter
  • Male
  • Single
  • Ridgecrest
  • ca

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 03-01-2013 at 02:30 AM
    UPDATE:Brew'd 2-18 OG: 1.060 (a bit high)Pitched (@50f) 2-19Krausen Rises 2-20First Sample
    Puller on 2/25 (krausen starting to fall) G: 1.034Second Sample Pulled on 2/28 @ 1800 G:
    1.025Guess I'll pull...

  • Posted in thread: Checking a hydrometer on 02-26-2013 at 01:51 PM
    G'morning-Anyone noticed a difference in hydrometer readings between StarSan and water? After I
    pull a sample and get a Gravity, I just fill the test cylinder with StarSan and plunk the
    hydrometer bac...

  • Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-26-2013 at 01:46 PM
    I used a hydrometer for this reading and checked it in water after. The sample tasted right on,
    obviously sweet though. No buttery notes that I could taste thru the sweet. I will admit, that
    I was dri...

  • Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-26-2013 at 01:41 AM
    Brew'd 2-18 OG: 1.060 (a bit high)Pitched (@50f) 2-19Krausen Rises 2-20First Sample Puller on
    2/25 (krausen starting to fall) G: 10.34Obviously I won't be resting yet...Does this seem slow
    to anyone e...

  • Posted in thread: Shorten Dip tube for Lagering? on 02-25-2013 at 09:46 PM
    I'm got a munich helles that I'm prepping for lagering. I'm considiering 'natural fermentation'
    in a pin-lock keg whilst aging at ~37 degrees. Any of you guys shortened a dip tube to allow
    you to 'rac...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starters and a mess on SWMBO's stove... on 02-13-2013 at 01:25 AM
    Alright there ladies and gents, yet again during my boil for a starter I made a huge mess of
    the stove top do to a boil over or four... You guys have any tips or tricks? Even if I'm
    watching the start...

  • Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-11-2013 at 10:42 PM
    I'm brewing a Helles Style (well, trying at least):drunk:Here's my understanding and goals...
    (I'm trying to think of an ideal timeline here, that's the B + / - dates)1) Starter (B-2 days)
    : 3 L and 2...

  • Posted in thread: Silicone waterless air locks? on 02-11-2013 at 09:37 PM
    I've heard that S-Shaped Airlocks can gurgle both forwards and backwards (in and out)I just
    picked some up to try...I had a recent Pale ale pull in about a pint of Sanitizer out of my
    blow-off durin...

  • Posted in thread: What can be used to stop infection at bottling? on 02-11-2013 at 06:51 PM
    ditto clean and sanitize...Recently, I noticed a small about of 'nasty' inside my bottle
    filler. No amount of scrubbing nor a 48 hr soak in star-san would dislodge it. So, I picked up
    a new one...Alwa...

  • Posted in thread: First Lager Questions... on 02-11-2013 at 05:44 PM
    Long-time lurker, first-time poster hereÖIíve been brewing for about 3.5 years, all grain for
    about 2. I figure Iíd take another step and try a Lager. Iíve got a 7 ft^3 freezer with a temp
    controller ...

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Primary: Munich Helles (Diacetyl Rest) Secondary: Air Kegged: Honey Porter Bottles: Nada (somebody drank 'em all) On Deck: Malty Brown, Apfelwien, Pale Ale
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