Last Activity:12-06-2013 8:54 PM
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Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 09-24-2013 at 12:52 AM
Took my son on his first Cub Scout camping trip
Posted in thread: Brewing Solo, The best thing since sliced bread on 09-19-2013 at 03:28 PM
I have yet to brew solo, kids are home and like to help at different points. My 6yo boy is
fascinated with the auto siphon and likes to fill bottles, 4yo daughter stirs mash and likes to
weigh hops. T...
Posted in thread: Cost of Beer Kits vs Buying Bulk on 08-20-2013 at 01:13 AM
I have less than $50 in my milling setup, bought a generic corona mill, cheap 5 gallon bucket,
a hand full of washers to help align the plates, and a bolt that threaded into the driveshaft.
Posted in thread: Hoppiest commercial brew you have ever drank? on 08-19-2013 at 06:12 PM
Have to agree that Ruination is about the best hop bomb I have had. I drank a bomber of RuinTen
last night, was a bit more bitter and had more of a "distinct" aroma. My wife thought the cat
Posted in thread: Things a Homebrewer Thinks on 08-17-2013 at 11:25 PM
Damn, I need to mop the basement ceiling again
Posted in thread: I found a brewing minion on 08-13-2013 at 01:43 PM
My 4 year old daughter is my brew minion, has been very helpful with adding hops and holding
Posted in thread: Small batches - Mr Beer or Brewdemon fermenter? on 07-31-2013 at 08:42 PM
Put a wedge or piece of 1x2 under the spigot side of the bucket while fermenting, a little
angle helps settle the trub away from the spigot. Also open the valve for a couple of seconds
before putting ...
Posted in thread: Small batches - Mr Beer or Brewdemon fermenter? on 07-30-2013 at 11:41 PM
I use a 3.5 gallon plastic paint bucket from Lowes for half batches, I just drilled and added a
spigot so I can attach a bottling wand. Much easier to pour wort into the bucket than the Mr
beer keg wh...
Posted in thread: PLEASE HELP!!! i like summer shandy on 07-22-2013 at 10:06 PM
I have been mixing cream ale and skeeter pee too. Not a true shandy but tasty:drunk:
Posted in thread: Would you use man made yeast? on 07-13-2013 at 01:53 PM
Ehh, what's the worst that could happen? I might turn into a beer craving zombie. Kinda feel
like that after a 16 hour shift anyway.