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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing,Woodworking,Software Development
  • Software Engineer
  • First brew day was November 2006!
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  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Indiana

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  • Posted in thread: Upgrading to all grain. Looking for lessons learned on 10-17-2014 at 05:58 PM
    Get to know your water chemistry once your routine is down. This can make a huge difference in
    your beer and does not come into play when using extract.

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-16-2014 at 01:36 PM
    That's good news overall, Adam. At least the welds themselves are not iron-impregnated, and a
    simple passivation seems to do the trick. I agree that there was probably iron dust floating
    around the fa...

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-14-2014 at 08:52 PM
    Can passivation be done with a muriatic acid solution?Sent from my iPhone using Home
    BrewNope...

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-13-2014 at 04:42 AM
    thats hilarious!. lol

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-09-2014 at 05:36 PM
    No problem - I did want to clarify that I passivated the INTERIOR only! It does leave the
    inside with a more satin finish.

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-09-2014 at 03:00 PM
    So, if I understand your post, you scrubbed the vessel with the bar keepers friend. Then it
    oxidized by being exposed to air. This seems to follow John Planet's input on passivation that
    we don't need...

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-09-2014 at 01:57 AM
    I have cleaned/passivated mine inside with Barkeepers friend and they cleaned up ok. The fit
    and finish of these are not what I was expecting, but to be honest if these don't leak (I am
    going to leak ...

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-08-2014 at 06:46 PM
    I just got my 4th today so I will be testing all for rust tonight after I wash them and report
    back.

  • Posted in thread: Vessel - A 7.1 Gallon Stainless Fermenter on 10-08-2014 at 03:31 PM
    Got my third from UPS yesterday. Still waiting on the 4th before I do the cleaning.

  • Posted in thread: Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA on 10-07-2014 at 07:06 PM
    You need the 3 oz because this beer is malt bomb. So you need the bitterness to balance that
    out. Remember this is an Imperial IPA.

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