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  • 15+ years brewing. Can't believe I have been doing this that long.

    I have a very basic brewing system but I do have a nice temp controlled fermentation freezer and a kegerator with individual pressure controls. 3 ball chrome tap on top of the kegerator with capacity to hold 6 Corny kegs.
  • Cycling,beer
  • Goverenment
  • Kerry Hales
  • Classic Rock, Blues.
  • Airplane! Young Frankenstein.
  • House. That's it.
  • An Inconvenient Truth. Jesus: The Immaculate Deception.
  • Warrant Officer Corps.
  • I started with a Mr. Beer. It just morphed into the monster it is now.
  • Scottish Ale-Wee Heavy. Rosemary Porter. Mead.
  • Nothing!
  • I don't secondary.
  • Keg only. I have Crystal Creme Ale on tap. Broken system has interrupted brewing.
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  • Posted in thread: Kegconnection Portable Keg Kit Giveaway! on 11-14-2012 at 09:07 PM
    I think it's time I won something!

  • Posted in thread: Is keezer cycling too much? on 06-29-2012 at 12:32 PM
    I just bought a Frigidaire 12.9 cu ft chest freezer. I have a Johnson temp probe keeping it at
    55F with 1F differential. It doesn't blow any air, the walls just chill inside so it only turns
    on for ab...

  • Posted in thread: AG to Extract question on 04-19-2012 at 06:24 PM
    I can only do extract brewing. I have this recipe from Brooklyn Brew Shop "Peach Cobbler Ale".
    5 Gallon4 pounds English Pale Ale3 pounds of Biscuit1 pound Caramel 151 pound Caramel 20.75
    Flaked Oats10...

  • Posted in thread: SG and other questions. on 02-28-2012 at 05:00 PM
    Panicbutton is a good handle for you! LOL!As I was reading these things, I realized that you
    may be over-correcting. It may seem that you are doing the same thing, but in reality you
    aren't. (One thin...

  • Posted in thread: hot spots in mash on 02-28-2012 at 12:31 PM
    right on. I have had low efficiencies and am troubleshooting my process so would like to be
    able to rule out temp variances I the mash.I don't think you need to worry. These readings are
    well within a...

  • Posted in thread: hot spots in mash on 02-28-2012 at 12:30 PM
    Your temps aren't going to go up with the lid on. Mashes do not generate their own heat.It is
    possible to get a slight increase in temps if the lid is on because the steam creates some
    pressure. That ...

  • Posted in thread: Pasteurisation using solar on 02-27-2012 at 09:21 PM
    HI there from South Africa!!I'm looking for info on solar powered geyser type pasteurisation,
    similar to what Pappers posted some time ago with the stove top process, but hioping we can
    find some sola...

  • Posted in thread: Pasteurisation using solar on 02-27-2012 at 09:05 PM
    I would suggest parabolic mirrors. There is a site here in the states that has plans where you
    use a satellite dish (the small kind) and you could melt concrete with that beam. Here is a

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith ferm profile on 02-27-2012 at 08:59 PM
    Just post this thread in the begginer section but I think is more related to this section ;)Hi,
    i just start using beersmith and i was looking at ferm profiles: Ale, Two Stage: 4 Days in
    Primary, 10 d...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Illinois on 02-27-2012 at 08:45 PM
    I'm very new to brewing, and I am learning a lot by reading posts on this site. Thank you!I
    currently have my first beer fermenting in my closet. It's an APA kit from a local homebrew
    shop. I'm really...