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12-28-2011

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03-23-2015 3:35 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Total noob brewer!
  • Drinking beer,Playing Discgolf,Playing Soccer,Loving Life!
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Dave
  • Anything but country
  • SME; Michigan Lean Consortium
  • Just getting started. No past brewing experience...
  • I will start with some basics. I like Porters and Stouts a lot. Also a big fan of Wheat beer so I will be trying that. The wife wants me to make some hard cider and maybe some vino... yikes!
  • Light Wheat (destined to be a strawberry wheat!)
  • More air
  • Belgian Strong; IPA; Hard Cider
  • Married
  • Grand Ledge
  • MI

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  • Posted in thread: Partigyle question - Strong Scottish and a Irish Red? on 02-15-2015 at 10:12 PM
    Is there harm in letting the "sparge" sit for another hour? Tannins?

  • Posted in thread: Partigyle question - Strong Scottish and a Irish Red? on 02-15-2015 at 05:19 PM
    I want to put together a partigyle for the upcoming St Patties holiday. Thinking a Strong
    Scottish ale with first runnings, and an Irish Red with second. First Grain Bill:Maris Otter
    Malt (40.55%)Vien...

  • Posted in thread: Souring and using wood barrels. General tips needed on 11-25-2014 at 04:19 PM
    Awesome! You guys rock. Just booted up that podcast, checking it out now!

  • Posted in thread: Souring and using wood barrels. General tips needed on 11-23-2014 at 01:42 PM
    Cool thanks. If you think of the named of the books you recommend let me know

  • Posted in thread: Souring and using wood barrels. General tips needed on 11-14-2014 at 04:36 PM
    Hey gang, either my google-fu sucks, or there is not a lot out there for homebrewers on using
    wood barrels for aging and souring. Couple of questions, and if you have any other tips, tricks
    or process...

  • Posted in thread: Just another wood brew rig build... on 08-18-2014 at 11:06 PM
    Thanks for all the comments guys! Yes, it is 90 minutes to heat up the HLT to about 180. Just
    one small element that plugs into 110v outlet. Yes, I batch sparge. I just dump in the required
    volume to ...

  • Posted in thread: Just another wood brew rig build... on 08-11-2014 at 04:23 PM
    Its been awesome! I have logged probably 10 brew sessions on it since it was built. Its holding
    up very nicely! The only thing I would change is still the placement of the control panel. I
    would move ...

  • Posted in thread: Running beer lines through top freezer? on 06-05-2014 at 02:03 PM
    Perfect! I was hoping someone had actually done this and would share!

  • Posted in thread: Running beer lines through top freezer? on 06-05-2014 at 10:17 AM
    Yes, this is a standard refrigerator with a top freezer. Assuming that the freezer does
    actually cool the refrigerator portion, and I could cut a large enough hole in the freezer
    floor (refrigerator c...

  • Posted in thread: Running beer lines through top freezer? on 06-04-2014 at 04:29 PM
    Couldn't seem to find anyone who has asked this question!Thinking of moving from the keezer to
    a standard keggerator (lots of reasons why...) Anyway, was wondering if anyone has mounted
    their taps in ...

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