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12-11-2009

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06-27-2016 9:53 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Columbus, OH
  • Brew,cars,and football
  • student
  • Most variants of rock
  • Fracture, Shooter, Boondock Saints, Braveheart, Remember the Titans
  • Oatmeal Stout, Oaked Stout, Bell's Oberon Ale Clone, Sam Adams Winter Lager Clone
  • Oak Barrel Stout, Apfelwein
  • Jamil's Chocolate Hazelnut Porter," Flannagin Standard, Moose Drool Clone, Apfelwein, Blood Orange Hefeweizen
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: RIS in primary for 1 year ... Bad? on 04-18-2016 at 07:42 PM
    As others said, try it first. There is a pretty good chance of autolysis at this point. It is
    slow to come on, but after 15 months it probably has. The only beer I've ever had autolysis
    problems with ...

  • Posted in thread: Went to take gravity reading from secondary, looking at Carboy it looks fine , sample on 04-10-2016 at 02:20 AM
    You are seeing Beer's Law (how freaking appropriate!) in action.A=elc Absorption = molar
    absorptivity * path length * concentrationYour carbon has a much longer path length for the
    light to go through...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts on this kegerator? (EdgeStar) on 04-03-2016 at 03:10 PM
    My brother in law sought out my advice in setting up a kegerator to serve out of 2 taps, 1
    nitro stout tap and 1 regular tap. I ran across this kegerator which seems to get him pretty
    close out of the...

  • Posted in thread: all 3 grainfather beers cloudy? on 04-03-2016 at 02:18 AM
    Try a different grain source. Even from the same manufacturer, occasionally an off lot will
    give you haze whereas any other lot has been fine. Switch up your base malt next brew, maybe
    try an English ...

  • Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 03-21-2016 at 01:49 AM
    I brewed this up today using Marris Otter as the base and WLP005, hoping to push it a little to
    the english side. I'm pumped to see how this one turns out. Thanks for posting the recipe!!

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 03-21-2016 at 01:46 AM
    4686.5+6 gallons of Mysticmead's Raging Red=4692.5

  • Posted in thread: Brew on.... on 03-19-2016 at 05:30 PM
    Very nice. There have also been studies that show alpha acids (from hops) decrease the
    incidence of breast cancer.

  • Posted in thread: 2in1 - Simcoe vs. Chinook & Dry Hopping in a Secondary on 02-28-2016 at 03:33 PM
    I have yet to use Chinook so I cannot attest to its flavor, but I can tell you that Simcoe and
    Centennial pair very well with each other. Based on that alone, I would tell you to use Chinook
    for bitte...

  • Posted in thread: Why'd my beer get bad? on 02-22-2016 at 02:51 PM
    Something that I have seen only in brown ales for me, is that they have taken much longer than
    other styles to come into their own. Most styles, 3-4 weeks from brew day and they are very
    tasty. But wh...

  • Posted in thread: Have bourbon barrel, but I don't like big imperial stouts. What should I do? on 02-18-2016 at 12:24 PM
    Look up Denny Conn's bourbon vanilla porter. I'd start there.

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Keg #1: Simtennial Pale Ale Keg #2: Oatmeal Stout Fermenter #1: Mysticmead's Raging Red
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