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  • Stephen Cook
  • AHA, Cloudy Town Brewers
  • Brewed my first batch in 1981 and was very active until about 1984. Between grad school, marriage, kids and moves only brewed occasional until fall of 2010. Now back at it with a passion.
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  • Married
  • St Cloud
  • MN


  • Posted in thread: Pedal Pub Shenanigans on 06-26-2015 at 11:43 AM
    How exactly does the pub trolley not violate open container laws?It is similar to a limo. The
    drivers can't drink but is ok "in the back." You can't take a beer off the PP onto the street.

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-26-2015 at 11:33 AM

  • Posted in thread: POLL: How many vessels do you use in All-Grain on 06-08-2015 at 08:26 PM
    Direct gas fired RIMS BIAB using a Tower of Power.One 15 gal Kettle.

  • Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-04-2015 at 05:15 PM
    This has been very helpful for my understanding. This is what I gather this means about
    process.Package the beer leaving about an inch behind. Swirl it up THROUGHLY! Pour into
    sanitized jars and let s...

  • Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-04-2015 at 03:02 PM
    But what about the beer in the mix? I will always get a different ratio of beer and "stuff."
    How do you account for that in relation to the numbers the OP found?

  • Posted in thread: Simple Yeast Storage Procedure on 06-04-2015 at 11:58 AM
    I have used saved (rinsed & unrinsed) yeast occasional with good results but there is one thing
    that still confuses me. The OP has an estimate of yeast density per ML under various situation.
    But I am...

  • Posted in thread: Boil to agressive? on 05-25-2015 at 04:26 AM
    At Only 2 weeks in bottle it is still young. See what happens to it over the next month or so.

  • Posted in thread: Boil to agressive? on 05-24-2015 at 06:04 PM
    Welcome!Hard to know for sure without knowing more about your process and recipe so these are
    only preliminary thoughts. Are you doing a concentrated boil? This could darken the color. So
    could less t...

  • Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 05-11-2015 at 08:25 PM
    Lutheran Pastor

  • Posted in thread: Competiion question on 05-08-2015 at 12:19 PM
    wait really? they aren't chilled at some competitions? How can they judge how "to style" your
    IPA is if its sitting at 65F? Plus wouldn't that lead to a lot of foaming?The beers are cooled
    for judging...

Steve in St Cloud, MN Primary - Orange Blossom Mead Long Winter's Nap English Barley WineLagering - Conditioning - Tap 1 - British Golden Ale Tap 2 - Titania American Wheat Tap 3 - Helles Tap 4 - 6 Jolly Fellows Porter Tap 5 - Semi Sweat Mead Tap 6 - Old Oddity Ale Bottles - Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere clone, Long Winters Nap Barley Wine - 2012, 2013 & 2014, Flanders Red, Apple Pie Mead (Cyser) & some odds and ends

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