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11-14-2009

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12-27-2013 2:57 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Reading, MA
  • Hiking,Skiing,Brewing
  • In Virto Fertilization
  • Bryan Kloos
  • Phish, Grateful Dead,
  • Male
  • Engaged

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: CT Brewers Check-In on 12-26-2013 at 10:03 PM
    Hey All,Just moved the family from MA back to Weston, CT. I've been an all grain brewer for
    several years but kiddos and the relocation have slowed the progress as of late. I hope to
    clean up the brew...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian White, How's this looking? on 11-15-2011 at 10:54 AM
    Newer version with more coriander and less orange.I will use 1 lb of rice hulls for the 14
    gallon batch.Bryan's Winter WhiteA ProMash Recipe ReportBJCP Style and Style
    Guidelines----------------------...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian White, How's this looking? on 11-15-2011 at 02:19 AM
    Thanks for the suggestions... I may cut back a bit on the orange peel.With respect to the
    diastatic, how do I determine if the grain bill will support full conversion? This is new to
    me.Rice hulls wil...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian White, How's this looking? on 11-14-2011 at 07:36 PM
    Hey Guys,Any thoughts on the following recipe? Its for the ski house....Bryan's Winter WhiteA
    ProMash Recipe ReportRecipe Specifics----------------Batch Size (Gal): 14.00 Wort Size (Gal):
    14.00Total G...

  • Posted in thread: Semi-Automatic HERMS System (Work in Progress) on 10-29-2011 at 04:50 PM
    Hey Guys,I wanted to give you all an update. I had to rework the brewery manifold, and the
    solenoids were not up to the task. I replace all the existing valves with motorized ball
    valves. The system w...

  • Posted in thread: Semi-Automatic HERMS System (Work in Progress) on 05-12-2011 at 01:25 PM
    Hey Guys,Anabel is here, and will be turning the key to fire up the new rig for its first
    formal brew session. While a little small (7lb 11oz) to help with the brewing, she was more
    than happy to offe...

  • Posted in thread: Semi-Automatic HERMS System (Work in Progress) on 04-24-2011 at 10:40 PM
    Thanks Fellas,I'm very confident that Sarah will do just fine, and that Anabel will be warmly
    welcomed into the world. I will tilt back a brew on the day with a GREAT BIG SMILE on my face.I
    appreciate...

  • Posted in thread: Semi-Automatic HERMS System (Work in Progress) on 04-24-2011 at 01:22 AM
    Done, done, check, and DONE!All systems go!I finsihed all my "to do" items on the brewery
    today, gave everything a scrubbin' with BKF, and then ran some one-step through the works to
    sterilize the gut...

  • Posted in thread: 21-Tip Burner, Distance below Kettle on 04-07-2011 at 01:08 PM
    Hey Guys,I'm just about finished with my rig, and I've been testing. My temps seem a little
    slow to rise. I have a fair amount of heat blowing up aroung the kettles (20 gal), and I think
    my burners ma...

  • Posted in thread: Semi-Automatic HERMS System (Work in Progress) on 03-29-2011 at 11:46 PM
    valarious - There are a few threads here on the DIY forum that will help you through wiring. It
    all depends on what your goals are, and how complex you want to make things....WRT the filter
    assembly, ...

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