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    ABOUT ME

  • Homebrewing,Atv riding,Boating,Camping,Hunting,Snowboarding.
  • Transportation Technician
  • Bill Custer
  • Rock
  • Comedy, Action
  • How to Brew & Radical Brewing
  • North Idaho Homebrewers Club
  • I've been home brewing for about two years now and I have learned a lot in that time about what I like, what has worked, and ways to improve. I am always researching new recipes, new places (breweries/pubs and events), and reading fellow home brewers blogs/magazines.
  • Pale ale with ground White Coffee Beans
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  • Corny Custer Pale Ale (in Cellar)
    Custer Pale Ale V1 (drank)
    Custer Amber Ale (drank)
    Custer Weizen V1 (drank)
    Custer Weizen V2 (drank)
    Custer Orange Bitter (drank)
    Custer Coconut Amber Ale (drank)
  • Corny Custer Imperial IPA (8.5% abv)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Coeur D'Alene
  • Idaho

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: help with kegging than bottling on 07-27-2011 at 03:29 PM
    so how much cane sugar or dextrose should I add to a 12 ounce bottle?about a teaspoon.

  • Posted in thread: Residual malt/sweetness on 07-26-2011 at 05:15 PM
    I'm assuming you are using extracts instead of all grain, but to get a good sweet beer you need
    to steep some specialty grains when you boil... Caramel malts work well for this and the higher
    the numb...

  • Posted in thread: help with kegging than bottling on 07-26-2011 at 05:08 PM
    the best way would be to add a priming solution to all 5 gallons (after racking off of the
    yeast and trub). To make a priming solution: Boil 3/4 cup of corn sugar (4 oz by weight), or
    2/3 cup of white...

  • Posted in thread: Honey Lemon Wheat on 07-26-2011 at 05:00 PM
    1.057 is what my brewzor app tells me!

  • Posted in thread: Anyone want to make a map of homebrewers? on 07-26-2011 at 04:51 PM
    there are a ton of home brewers... the map may get overcrowded... and I'm not sure of the
    benefit to mapping home brewers would be. Maybe a map of home brewing supply stores and
    resturaunt equipment s...

  • Posted in thread: Agave nectar on 07-22-2011 at 06:38 PM
    Not sure how it tastes, but the last issue of Zymurgy had a recipe for "Pulqueza" hybrid agave
    beer, which sounded pretty good. the recipe was 4lb lme, 4lb agave nectar and 2oz cascades with
    1lb carap...

  • Posted in thread: Early transfer on 07-22-2011 at 06:30 PM
    leaving the beer on the yeast for two weeks will allow the yeast to absorb the diacityl that it
    produced during the initial fermentation... if the green beer was near the final gravity you
    shouldn't h...

  • Posted in thread: Kegging 101 on 07-22-2011 at 06:17 PM
    usually a day or two is enough for cold crashing.

  • Posted in thread: Kegging 101 on 07-22-2011 at 06:16 PM
    cold crashing in the fermentor will allow you to remove more yeast and some suspended solids
    that cause haze before racking so if that is something you would prefer, then by all means do
    it before keg...

  • Posted in thread: NE Grower - Maturity/Harvest problems on 07-22-2011 at 06:02 PM
    The browning is a good sign that it is near picking time. The hop aroma should be at its
    strongest when the hop is ready to be picked. When you think it is time to harvest, the hop
    should be papery fe...

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