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    ABOUT ME

  • SF Peninsula
  • I am SWMBO
  • Fantasy/SciFi, Adventure games, Steelers Football
  • Alien/s, Blade Runner, Shawshank Redemption, LOTR
  • X-files, Firefly, Battlestar Galactica (re-imagined), Orphan Black
  • Dragonriders of Pern, The Dragonbone Chair, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Lies of Locke Lamora, Ready Player One
  • All grain brewer: 10 gallon batches on MoreBeer 1100 sculpture, 3 gallon BIAB batches. Co-owner Five O'Clock Brewing Company - it's always five o'clock somewhere (-;
  • APA, American IPA
  • Simarillo Otter, American Stout, Rye Saison, Belgian pale, Chocolate porter
  • Female
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Your go to brew on 12-26-2014 at 01:54 AM
    Lately I've been keeping some version of Jukas' Row 2 Hill 56 clone on tap. I change up the
    hops and yeast, but I love that grainbill for a quaffable beer that showcases the hops. It also
    works out we...

  • Posted in thread: Can I do a full volume mash using BIAB numbers. on 12-25-2014 at 11:50 PM
    Ah, got it. As long as your cooler is big enough shouldn't be an issue, it's just a vessel for
    the mash. If it provides improved temp control all the better. If you're using the bag you
    don't have to ...

  • Posted in thread: Can I do a full volume mash using BIAB numbers. on 12-25-2014 at 11:36 PM
    Not sure what you mean by BIAB numbers. You can do a full volume mash in any tun if you have
    the room. Are you referring to efficiency? I see a number of folks report a bit lower
    efficiency doing full...

  • Posted in thread: Brand New/First Time...Merry Xmas!!! on 12-25-2014 at 10:48 PM
    You don't need a secondary, you can dry hop in primary. Carbonation level is adjusted by the
    amount of priming sugar you use. Here is one calculator. I suggested that kit because you
    mentioned Two hea...

  • Posted in thread: Brand New/First Time...Merry Xmas!!! on 12-25-2014 at 10:37 PM
    Northern Brewer's Dead Ringer is a very popular kit, comes in an easy extract version, and is
    based on Two-Hearted ale.welcome to the obsession:mug:

  • Posted in thread: How to make a gold ale on 12-25-2014 at 05:37 PM
    That half lb of honey malt shouldn't make it amber. I suspect the late addition is the
    answer.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp - off flavors on 12-25-2014 at 05:34 PM
    Took a minute to think about that. It reads 10-12 high. But that's not what you said: "when I
    get up to 153 my old thermometer is reading around 140 - 142", i.e. the old one reads low. Did
    you mean to...

  • Posted in thread: Cold crash MAYDAY on 12-25-2014 at 04:33 PM
    Just checking, but there wasn't a blow off attached, right? Hoping that isn't a layer of
    starsan that got sucked back. Otherwise like flars said just let it warm up.

  • Posted in thread: Dual Regulator - Good Idea or Wasted Money? on 12-25-2014 at 06:06 AM
    I prefer having secondaries downstream because I can mount them inside and just have one line
    into the keezer. For me it's mainly to carb to different levels. I've never had a need to burst
    carb at hi...

  • Posted in thread: Tubing length keg question on 12-25-2014 at 03:48 AM
    Some people get away with short lines - maybe it's the rise to their tap, better
    cooling/airflow, who knows. Many of us just need longer lines. A too long line doesn't hurt
    anything except giving a sl...

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