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09-30-2008

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02-04-2013 5:41 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Pilot
  • Kevin
  • O.A.R., 311, Incubus, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cypress Hill, Dispatch, Ths Shins, Eve 6, Third Eye Bli
  • Team America, Buying the Cow, Old School, Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Super Bad, Austin Powe
  • South Park, Family Guy, House, Boston Legal, Lost
  • Watched the Good Eats Episode, and decided one day I'd look into doing a home brew. Turns out next day I was bored and found out there was a LHBS three blocks down from my apartment and since then I've been hooked. I've been doing extract batches but about to move into partial mashes.
  • Some form of IPA
  • Hefe, <br>
  • Air
  • EdWorts Apfelwein,
    Harvest Hefe,
    Irish Red
  • Need to get a Keg - after bottling 98 beers in one afternoon I've sworn off bottles... now if only SWMBO will agree.
  • Male
  • In a Relationship

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Spicing up EdWort's Apfelwein on 11-01-2009 at 11:06 PM
    1 or 2 cinnamon sticks plus about four or five whole cloves and a touch of brown sugar per 2
    12oz bottles of brewed apfelwein works out great; warm it up, strain it out and enjoy. Be
    careful not to si...

  • Posted in thread: You Wanna Read Some Serious Anti-Beer Propaganda? on 12-19-2008 at 08:41 PM
    I love how they use chemical formulas and say that since they are similar they must be the same
    thing, anyone with half a brain knows that if you change even one atom in a organic chemical
    formula you...

  • Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout- Warning VIOLENT ferment! on 12-18-2008 at 04:01 PM
    thanks for the info, wasn't quite in the market for another primary but may pick one up just to
    have and keep all my primaries as 6.5 gals

  • Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout- Warning VIOLENT ferment! on 12-17-2008 at 10:50 PM
    See, this is why I put my 5 gallon brews in 6.5 gallon carboys...more room ;)I love brewing
    with the 6.5 but I've had two hefe's with white labs wlp300 that have managed to top that and
    required a blo...

  • Posted in thread: HELP!!! My thermometer broke!!!! on 12-17-2008 at 09:50 PM
    Thats why you can't go wrong with the digital remote probe style thermometers! Just loop the
    cord around a handle and have it dangling in the wort so the whole probe doesn't get submerged.
    The trick i...

  • Posted in thread: Stupid bottle washing question on 12-16-2008 at 07:14 PM
    +1 on the three time rinse and a quick look to make sure the bottle is clear before storingI
    also run the bottles in the bottom rack of the dishwasher prior to bottling: 1 time with some
    detergent the...

  • Posted in thread: Can you fill a 5gal secondary half full? on 12-08-2008 at 02:45 PM
    Thats good to know. I have been searching like mad for a store that sells vanilla beans locally
    and I think I finally found a place that I will visit tomorrow. I dont know if you have access
    to a Cost...

  • Posted in thread: FG and Corn Sugar on 12-06-2008 at 03:46 PM
    Thanks for the info, sorry forgot to include that it was for a 5gal batch. I was very surprised
    that it was below 1.00 myself until I went back and saw that some ppl were having Apfelwein's
    with s.g. ...

  • Posted in thread: FG and Corn Sugar on 12-05-2008 at 04:16 PM
    Last week while bottling I knocked over my hydrometer sample jar and was forced to retake a
    sample but this time it was after I had already primed my bottling bucket with 3/4 cup of corn
    sugar. Does a...

  • Posted in thread: Pitching on the Cake on 12-03-2008 at 03:37 PM
    Anybody try pitching a new batch of Apfelwein on the yeast cake from their last batch? Good
    idea or bad idea?

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