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    ABOUT ME

  • Firefighter/EMT
  • HeferrnAmber Ale
  • OktoberfestrnrnBelgium Wit
  • Married
  • Beaver Falls
  • Pa

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  • Posted in thread: Candi Sugar vs. Candi Syrup on 01-18-2011 at 05:23 PM
    I bought candi sugar and the recipe calls for candi syrup. Any difference? For the sugar do you
    just stir it in a little at a time?PS- My first all grain batch, so I want to have as many bugs
    worked o...

  • Posted in thread: Measuring OG? on 01-17-2011 at 06:45 PM
    +1 on the thief. Its a must for carboys. Also make sure that your OG reading is taken from a
    well mixed wort, if not, the wort (which is heavier than water) sinks to the bottom and your
    sample, taken ...

  • Posted in thread: Quick question -Adding Flavor/Fermentables on 01-06-2011 at 04:18 PM
    Well here is what I did after doing some research. I washed the oranges in hot water and then
    again with starsan. Sanitized the zester, measuring cup and spoon etc. Zested 3 med. oranges (
    approx 1oz ...

  • Posted in thread: Quick question -Adding Flavor/Fermentables on 01-06-2011 at 03:31 PM
    So I just peel a few oranges and toss in the peel? Or do the peels need soaked in vodka and
    then dump the vodka in?

  • Posted in thread: Quick question -Adding Flavor/Fermentables on 01-06-2011 at 03:23 PM
    Nice. My wife graduated from Blackhawk in 02' and also grew up in SB. My inlaws still live
    there and I still hunt on the farm.

  • Posted in thread: Quick question -Adding Flavor/Fermentables on 01-06-2011 at 03:14 PM
    LOl, what are the odds of that? I see we are about the same age, did you graduate from BFHS?
    Thanks for the response!

  • Posted in thread: Quick question -Adding Flavor/Fermentables on 01-06-2011 at 02:40 PM
    Quick question. I have a batch of Belgium Wit still on the yeast for about 2 weeks now. Flavor
    was terrible at first but has really come along nicely. However I am looking for a bit more
    orange flavor...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for some direction. on 12-30-2010 at 02:53 PM
    Ditto! Sometimes you can find cases that are a variety pack or hit a local watering hole that
    serves craft brews and sample the lot and like smitty said take some notes. Find a tasting
    website and do ...

  • Posted in thread: First Batch Bottled!!!!! on 12-30-2010 at 02:47 PM
    Thanks! As BrewBoy said/asked, what is wrong with the second? I actually just put my Belgian
    Wit in the fermenter on Monday.Well for the second batch I tried a Belgium Wit recipe that I
    found on here....

  • Posted in thread: What Style of Mash Tun? on 12-30-2010 at 02:36 PM
    Thanks for the input it helped with me decision. I read Palmers section on MLT's several times
    now. I think I will prob do a 10 gal. drink style cooler so grain bed has good depth on the
    5gal batches....

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