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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: help me to fix my stout on 09-04-2014 at 04:01 AM
    I'd say you also want to take a look at your water. Stout is a style that you can have the best
    recipe and technique in the world but if your water profile can't support it, you will never
    brew an abo...

  • Posted in thread: Adding ingredients at bottling? on 04-26-2014 at 03:43 AM
    Flavoring like what you are using there would best be done in secondary or at bottling as
    mentioned. Bottling is convenient because you will already have everything out and can draw
    right out of your ...

  • Posted in thread: Barrel Aging and air locks on 04-25-2014 at 12:55 AM
    If you fill it to the brim and put a rubber stopper in it, you would also risk temperature
    change (increase in temperature causing expansion of the liquid) pushing the plug out.

  • Posted in thread: StarSan ruined my beers on 01-29-2014 at 03:42 PM
    You might want to pick up a copy of "Brew Like a Pro", David Miller, Storey Publishing c 2012.
    My guess is you let it go too long. Miller suggests cold crashing at somewhere around 8 days
    and bottling...

  • Posted in thread: Extract brews often do not go below FG of 1.020 on 01-13-2014 at 12:07 PM
    Extract isn't quite as ferment able as all grain for several reasons as a by product if the
    process of making the extract. That is exacerbated when the extract is added at the beginning
    of the boil wh...

  • Posted in thread: Beer on 01-13-2014 at 11:58 AM
    I once aged a stout on oak cubes for a year before bottling and spaces out and forgot to add
    yeast. It still carbed up, it just took longer. Not that I advocate doing that on purpose but
    it worked.At ...

  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2014? on 01-04-2014 at 03:15 AM
    197+10=207Brewed 10 gallons of oatmeal stout on New Year's Day. 5 getting WLP004 and 5 getting
    WLP037

  • Posted in thread: Which supply store has best selection of kettles? on 12-02-2013 at 05:35 AM
    Any particular brand names or sellers?Try Winco. I believe their pots are 1/4" thick. I ended
    upvgoing with Thunder Group though. Some of the reviews guessed they were 1/4" and they were
    cheaper. Went...

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions on a Fall beer on 07-03-2013 at 04:58 AM
    I am a fan of a good brown ale. Try out some Moose Drool: 8.5 lbs. - 2 Row Pale Malt12 oz. -
    Crystal Malt (80L)4 oz. - Crystal Malt (60L)4 oz. - Chocolate Malt0.5 oz. - Black Patent
    MaltHop Schedule (...

  • Posted in thread: Great deal on pin lock kegs on 06-30-2013 at 01:30 AM
    Well I ordered 2 sets. I guess I'll find out:mug:

FORUM SIGNATURE
Keg #1: Oatmeal Stout (WLP004) Keg #2: Oatmeal Stout (WLP037) Keg #3: Denny Conn's Bourbon Vanilla Porter Keg #4: Empty Bottled: Apfelwein, Scottish 60/- On Deck: Simtennial Pale Ale
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