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10-25-2007

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    ABOUT ME

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  • Charlie
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  • I have been home brewing since 2007, from the first sip to the last bottle I was in love with the hobby. Knowing I could take some basic ingredients and make something wonderful just blew my mind. I have since grown from my small apartment kitchen using extracts to consuming my basement with all-grain equipment. I will never consider my self a master among the ranks of brewers but I can make a decent beer, and I will never stop learning.
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  • Posted in thread: first mini mash on 02-07-2012 at 03:32 AM
    awesome answer, sorry I couldnt get back to you faster I was having issues with my login at
    home.

  • Posted in thread: first mini mash on 02-06-2012 at 08:08 PM
    what was the temp you were reading at the top VS. the bottom? How are you mashing, you said it
    was stainless steel pot. Is the water you are mashing with heated in the same pot or do you add
    it in fro...

  • Posted in thread: Using molasses on 02-03-2012 at 10:00 PM
    Correct me if i am wrong, yes you can molasses but you wouldn't really want to use an adjunct
    like that to up the gravity. You should be using either some DME or LME added it to the boil. i
    also agree...

  • Posted in thread: Cooling wort before pouring into primary a must? on 02-03-2012 at 07:05 PM
    I agree with bdgrizzle, there is always a higher chance of oxidation with hot wort. Is there
    anyway you can use an ice bath with the chiller or even better how about a counter flow? I try
    to move the ...

  • Posted in thread: Adding honey at bottling? on 02-02-2012 at 08:05 PM
    Reno,The recipe is pretty much leaving it up to you if you want to bottle or keg. I would
    suggest if you are bottling using priming sugar (corn sugar). Palmer has an excellent chapter
    how to do it. ...

  • Posted in thread: Closed wort chiller system on 09-08-2011 at 09:51 PM
    @audger and everyone else thanks for the info it was really helpful! Charlie

  • Posted in thread: Closed wort chiller system on 09-08-2011 at 06:30 PM
    That is an excellent point, maybe I can just save the run off water for cleaning my equipment
    at the end haha.

  • Posted in thread: Closed wort chiller system on 09-08-2011 at 05:20 PM
    @Mojo_wireThat is kind of what i was thinking i would run into that with this project. That is
    why i wanted to see what you guys thought. Other than the counter flow that i have now, what
    kinds of coo...

  • Posted in thread: Closed wort chiller system on 09-08-2011 at 05:13 PM
    Yeah i was honestly thinking taking an automotive radiator and e-fan assembly, just hard wiring
    it.

  • Posted in thread: Closed wort chiller system on 09-08-2011 at 04:59 PM
    Hey guys I had an idea for cooling wort and saving water, I wanted to see what you guys
    thought. So it is pretty basic, a closed system using a radiator with an electric fan for
    cooling, and a counter...

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