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  • They call me DOM. I am a 3rd generation extract producer and adventurous brewer. I have come to this forum in search of brew knoledge and to provide answers to those in search of their own extract conundrum solutions.
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  • Posted in thread: What is a good grain replacement for extra light malt extract? on 05-28-2014 at 09:38 PM
    I think pale malt would be ok. Most extra light DME is darker than the description anyway.The
    SRMs are read immediately after processing. Extract will darken over time, so there is a
    deviation in colo...

  • Posted in thread: What is a good grain replacement for extra light malt extract? on 05-28-2014 at 09:35 PM
    2-row my good friend. Pilsner would also be acceptable.

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in a closed chest freezer on 04-08-2014 at 07:59 PM
    Dont't take a big breath of CO2 while your leaned over the freezer. You could pass out and fall
    in..I wouldn't go that far. CO2 is quite harsh on the nose. Your natural instincts will have
    you jumping...

  • Posted in thread: Vorlaufing- I don't do it. on 04-01-2014 at 09:03 PM
    How do you like the sparge arm?I like it. Its shiny!

  • Posted in thread: Vorlaufing- I don't do it. on 04-01-2014 at 09:01 PM
    I'm not agitated at all. Just sharing my thoughts. :mug:How does vorlaufing get the mash above
    165? I'm not talking about fly sparging.I mash in a stainless pot, so while I'm recirculating
    im gently f...

  • Posted in thread: Vorlaufing- I don't do it. on 04-01-2014 at 06:25 PM
    Well it offers me the ability to get the mash up past 165 and stop the enzymatic activity while
    "cleaning" the wort. 2 birds 1 stone kinda thing. Plus I payed all that money for a MoreBeer
    ultimate sp...

  • Posted in thread: Could yeast become extinct? on 11-15-2013 at 04:13 PM
    HahahahahahahaI was eating a lacto pickle a friend made. She started going on about how it was
    the same type of yeast found in vaginas, and then proceeded to talk about how one of her
    aquaintences mad...

  • Posted in thread: Storing opened LME on 07-29-2013 at 10:52 PM
    A week would be fine. If you're nervous you can purge the head space in the container with CO2
    before closing it. Your enemy here is O2, so create a barrier and you'll be fine.

  • Posted in thread: Dogs and brewing on 07-08-2013 at 08:14 PM
    I suppose Im lucky. My lab, while in all other aspects of his world, is quite calm during brew
    sessions. He doesn't quite care for the sound of the mill and Im pretty sure he thinks the
    burners are pu...

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator produces all foam on 06-05-2013 at 10:16 PM
    I've got a related question. I'm running two kegs of homebrew and one keg of New Belgium. I can
    reduce foaming of the New Belgium (Ranger) by dropping the CO2 to 5-8 psi, but the homebrew is
    still too...

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