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05-04-2009

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05-25-2016 8:27 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Avid Skeet shooter, love to brew and enjoy the little things in life.
  • Professional Fundraiser and Planned Giving Advisor
  • Jay Chmura
  • Spaceballs
  • NSSA
  • Zombie Dust with Pacman, Hefeweizen, American Wheat
  • Nothing
  • Electric Pale Ale (Session) Dryhopping
  • I don't bottle
  • Robust Porter, Keg of 2Roads Road2Ruin DIPA
  • Male
  • Married
  • Seymour
  • CT

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Mashtun Size on 05-25-2016 at 07:28 PM
    10g boil kettle size is the smallest I would go for a 5g boil. I always like to have room for
    longer boils (larger volumes). For a MT. See chart below.see chart:
    https://www.brewunited.com/view_page.p...

  • Posted in thread: Top up height and timing on 05-25-2016 at 07:24 PM
    I typically degas before I top off. The way I look at it is if you are degassing, put the bung
    in and let the foam subside, its going to continue to push Co2 out of solution. Once its not
    degassing an...

  • Posted in thread: New V3 Kettles from Spike? Anyone Have one yet? on 05-22-2016 at 03:44 PM
    My 2 quart comment was in regards to the volume under the false bottom (deadspace). I haven't
    measured how much was leftover after draining the kettle. I think my old Blichmann Boilermakers
    would be s...

  • Posted in thread: New V3 Kettles from Spike? Anyone Have one yet? on 05-19-2016 at 06:41 PM
    AF1. I just got mine and i did a little test with how much is left behind in a 20g kettle. If i
    was super careful and drained slow at the end, I was able to leave a little less than 1 quart
    of liquid....

  • Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter on 05-18-2016 at 06:48 PM
    PVpeacock: Butterfly Valves for the win because they are much more sanitary and easier to
    clean. That would be my main argument for why we don't need the sampling valve. A racking arm
    attached to a bu...

  • Posted in thread: I'm going to Boston USA and I want to taste lots of good beers, any suggestions where on 05-18-2016 at 06:42 PM
    Being in Boston you should be able to get your hands on some of the great New England IPA's
    (with the exception of Heady Topper) Its hard to get just about anywhere, and you will pay an
    arm and a leg ...

  • Posted in thread: Shame... Giving up on Fly Sparging on 05-18-2016 at 06:21 PM
    I can never seem to hit my mash out temp and I can never get my flow-rates correct by
    eyeballing them.

  • Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter on 05-18-2016 at 06:19 PM
    I would addree with pvpeacock for the exact points that he mentioned. I would actually forego
    the sampling port and have a nice rotating racking arm instead.

  • Posted in thread: So I dry fired a brewhardware element today... on 05-18-2016 at 02:07 PM
    Holy Crap... Send that to Bobby. That's the SS one right?

  • Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter on 05-18-2016 at 01:50 PM
    Can you wait? Cause. their conicals are anything like their Kettles, I doubt you will be
    disappointed.

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