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01-06-2009

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    ABOUT ME

  • Avondale, AZ
  • I Hate My Job
  • Mike
  • Brewmeister's Anonymous, Arizona Society of Homebrewers, The BN Army, RealBeerActivist.com
  • Got a Mr. beer kit as a gift. Moved to all-grain in about 6 weeks. Brewed a couple of stinkers but am producing good AG beers. Working now with building water profiles.
  • Doppelbock, RIS
  • Hefeweizen
  • Klsch, Altbier
  • I keg.
  • Oatmeal Stout, Munich Helles, Harry's Classic American Pilsener, Czech Pilsener
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Traditional Bock on 01-06-2010 at 02:32 AM
    great looking recipe! I'm looking for my next lager. This may be it. Congrats on your score,
    BTW.

  • Posted in thread: 35th Birthday Maibock on 01-06-2010 at 02:30 AM
    Weyerman is a German Maltster

  • Posted in thread: My Motorized Crusher Build on 12-29-2009 at 02:40 PM
    Finally got around to motorizing my Barley Crusher after months of hand cranking. Since posting
    the video to YouTube, I already received confirmation that the wiring is good and I have since
    plugged h...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 12-29-2009 at 02:36 PM
    Eventually, my goal is to start brewing my own Belgian style ales since those are hands-down my
    favorite beers.Try your Mr. Beer recipes with some Belgian yeast strains if you want to ease
    yourself in...

  • Posted in thread: COLD CRASH vs LAGERING on 12-10-2009 at 10:56 PM
    You do not want to just crash the temps out on these styles. You want a nice long conditioning
    phase.Sure you can. The only reason to bring temps down slowly is if your yeast isn't finished
    yet. Let t...

  • Posted in thread: COLD CRASH vs LAGERING on 12-10-2009 at 10:50 PM
    From How-to-Brew, our oft quoted internet companion...Lagers are cleaner because of the yeast
    activity and the process of yeast activity during lagering.The author of How to Brew has since
    gone on air...

  • Posted in thread: COLD CRASH vs LAGERING on 12-09-2009 at 10:22 PM
    Lagering is a verbLager is a nounThe use of one does not necessarily produce the other.No
    matter which beer you store at cold temperatures, you are lagering it. The lagering phase is in
    place to drop ...

  • Posted in thread: New 10 Gallon Herms! Pics! on 12-07-2009 at 09:19 PM
    Yes, notice that they are inserted from the INside, so the water pressure in the MLT and HLT
    actually presses the stopper into the hole.In three years, never had them leak.ThanksAnother
    question: What...

  • Posted in thread: New 10 Gallon Herms! Pics! on 11-27-2009 at 04:03 PM
    Finally getting some more time to look into this.I don't understand how you keep the stoppers
    in place for the thermometers. Are they just shoved in the holes and they hold up?

  • Posted in thread: Leaving hydrometer in secondary on 09-28-2009 at 06:32 PM
    How is this possible? If it is dropping points, then it is fermenting.Yes, absolutely. I didn't
    imply that it is not fermenting. I was simply pointing out that there is a difference in
    "primary fermen...

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