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01-21-2013

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06-28-2014 12:14 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I don't havea drinking problem, I only have a bottling issue!
  • Martial arts,beer,wine and mead making
  • Veterinarian
  • Christopher Taylor
  • A kit Malbec I just had to tweak with extra tannins, sugar and better yeast.
  • Cherry pLambicrn, a Pilsner Urquell clone, 143 litres of Merlot, 54 litres each of Chardonnay and Gewurtztraminer, A 5 gallon carboy each of Pinot Gris, select late harvest Gewurtztraminer and House Blush
  • Guiness clone, a Pumpkin Ale, a Winter Ale, Apple cider
  • I really need to get into kegging...
  • Male
  • Married
  • Abbotsford
  • BC

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Cold Steep Grains - Crazy Efficiency? on 06-06-2014 at 09:02 PM
    After internal debate, I decided to dump the cold steeped dark grain extract into the kettle at
    flame-out to help with my chilling procedure and maybe add a little disincentive to any lurking
    bacteria...

  • Posted in thread: First wort hopping question on 06-06-2014 at 08:50 PM
    Taste will tell...

  • Posted in thread: First wort hopping question on 06-04-2014 at 03:08 AM
    Damn. Over-hopped a Pilsner.I think Beersmith didn't account for the 90 minute boil time when I
    assigned pre-wort hopping.

  • Posted in thread: First wort hopping question on 06-04-2014 at 02:05 AM
    So if you are trying to first wort hop your brew, do you remove the hops prior to boiling?

  • Posted in thread: Propane Plumbing Fittings on 05-23-2014 at 07:08 PM
    I've been working through the same problems this week on my build.I ended up getting parts
    through Amazon. I picked up some 1/2" ID flex line to connect to the BIP and then needed some
    brass adapter...

  • Posted in thread: Another Fermentation build/question on 05-20-2014 at 10:02 PM
    12,000 BTU's sounds like it should be pretty solid to me. But what do I know?I'm going to try
    using a salvaged water cooler, but for a much smaller chamber.Chris

  • Posted in thread: Measuring infusion volumes - with a pump? on 05-20-2014 at 04:21 AM
    This seems to me like a stupid question to ask when I've been brewing for over 25 years.But
    you've got to understand that I am only just now building a brew stand, and have a pump ready
    to go. I've bu...

  • Posted in thread: Supports for banjo burners on 05-17-2014 at 05:53 PM
    Yeah I considered the perforated stuff, but again it starts to add up quick. The angle iron I
    used is from old bed frames - total expense of $3 and asa bonusi got to learn how to stick
    weld!

  • Posted in thread: Supports for banjo burners on 05-17-2014 at 06:11 AM
    I thought I'd post this to help anyone else that is trying to figure this problem out. I'm
    building a brew stand and was thinking about how I'd hang the burners yet allow them to be
    adjustable in heig...

  • Posted in thread: Sanke coupler for fermentation on 05-08-2014 at 10:37 PM
    >Normally Sanke couplers don't have a check valve... just a gas-in and a beer-out. this is incorrect. Each side has a check valve that uses a small plastic ball and either a
    rubber or plast...

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