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  • Started brewing in the summer of 2007 with a friend. Made one bad batch then got on a good streak of nice brews. Switched to AG around January 2008 and have been doing that since then, brewing on an electric system
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  • Posted in thread: 2016 Dark Lord Day on 04-29-2016 at 04:23 PM
    Hope to see a few folks tomorrowOnly have a phone # from Patrick so hopefully I'll at least
    catch up with him, anyone else that wants to hang out you can PM me your phone # and email addy
    and I'll sha...

  • Posted in thread: Free cascade crowns/rhizomes far NW burbs of Chicago on 04-17-2016 at 07:33 PM
    I'm in the far northwest suburbs of chicago and I need to get rid of my cascade hop bed. I'm
    somewhat close to Crystal Lake, IL. If you want some just reply and we'll schedule up when you
    can come out...

  • Posted in thread: Free Cascade hop plants - far northwest suburbs of chicago on 04-17-2016 at 07:30 PM
    Hello, I need to get rid of one of my hop beds so I've got a lot of hops if anyone wants to dig
    them and replant. I'm sure there are several dozen rhizomes plus 8 crowns in the ground if
    anyone wants ...

  • Posted in thread: 2016 Dark Lord Day on 04-06-2016 at 02:30 AM
    Hmmm I've seen plenty of tents in years past at the local businesses, I'll just go with my
    usual routine, thanks yall

  • Posted in thread: 2016 Dark Lord Day on 04-05-2016 at 07:00 PM
    In the years past I've always driven down the morning of and driven back that night (I would
    stop drinking 3+ hours before heading home) I'm thinking this year it might be best to stay the
    night somew...

  • Posted in thread: copper pipe wrapped ball lock 3 gallon corny on 03-26-2016 at 03:25 PM
    This is still available

  • Posted in thread: Easter Giveaway: Inkbird ITC-310T, ITC-1000, 12" NTC Sensor, other is UP TO 15% off on 03-15-2016 at 04:05 PM
    great, count me in!

  • Posted in thread: copper pipe wrapped ball lock 3 gallon corny on 03-14-2016 at 11:32 PM
    Pretty cool piece. Could be made into a sweet portable setup with the coil soldered to the
    outside. Add a separate remote cooler with a pond pump and recirculating or something.That was
    my plan for it...

  • Posted in thread: RIMS brewstand - water chemistry question on 03-14-2016 at 07:56 PM
    It does seem to work well. My last house had hard water but tasted good, it worked wonderfully
    for stouts and ambers. The IPAs turned out OK but not great, did much better with cutting with
    distilled ...

  • Posted in thread: RIMS brewstand - water chemistry question on 03-14-2016 at 06:08 PM
    Your water profile looks pretty good for most beers. Hoppier ones you may want to bump your
    sulfate and more pilsner like beers you may want to cut with RO, but otherwise looks fine.No
    filter would be...

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"People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people." - V Primary: Nothin Secondary: Shady Lord RIS, Water to Barleywine, Pumpkin wine, burnt mead Kegged: Crappy infected mild Bottles: Apfelwein, 999 Barleywine, Oatmeal Stout, Robust Porter, Robust smoked porter, Simcoe Smash
September 22, 2009  •  09:50 PM
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May 20, 2010  •  04:32 PM
Thanks for the rhizomes...what kind were they?