Maniacally Malty

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  • Oakland, CA
  • Brewing keeps me sane.
  • Brewing,Metal
  • I work at the LHBS
  • Benjamin
  • Metal. Speed Metal, Thrash, NWOBHM, Death Metal
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  • Animations.
  • Horror. HP Lovecraft, Brian Lumley, Tolkien
  • DT, Bay Area Mashers
  • Trademark beers: Blood Ale, American Wheat, DitD Dunkelweizen
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  • Posted in thread: Bottling from keg - tried it and need help on 01-21-2015 at 05:38 PM
    That all makes sense. I've never seen foaming with my frozen bottles, but then I just put them
    in the deep freezer for 30 minutes or so. There's a little bit of ice but as soon as the
    bottles start be...

  • Posted in thread: Bottling from keg - tried it and need help on 01-19-2015 at 02:03 PM
    Strange to see so many people recommend not chilling the bottles. Any time beer warms up, co2
    comes out of solution. I don't see how frozen bottles could possible lead to MORE foaming.I've
    bottled lot...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Fermentation Cabinet on 01-04-2015 at 09:08 PM
    it goes between the outlet and the fridge (usually freezer) and you drop a thermocouple inside
    the fridge. When the fridge gets too cold, it stops the power to the fridge.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 12-26-2014 at 05:20 AM
    Diammonium Phosphate. It's a component in many yeast nutrients. Generally used by itself for
    wines or fruits that are low in nitrogen, such as meads and wine grapes with a low YAN level.

  • Posted in thread: Who's brewing 08-08-08 RIS? Post your notes here! on 12-18-2014 at 03:49 PM
    Updated my pictures for this thread :D

  • Added a new Photo on 12/18/2014

  • Added a new Photo on 12/18/2014

  • Added a new Photo on 12/18/2014

  • Posted in thread: Easy Partial Mash Brewing (with pics) on 12-18-2014 at 03:38 PM
    I'm definitely going to at least update the Recipe Formulations thread :)

Easy Partial Mash Brewing - Stovetop All-Grain Brewing "Death is always with us." - Brewpastor Quote: DIAICYLF We will remember...
November 28, 2008  •  09:57 PM
Dude, your tutorials got me going full speed ahead with all-grain brewing. Thanks!
July 21, 2009  •  02:40 AM
after watching your mash guide to brewing i gona give it a try made it look easy
July 8, 2014  •  02:07 PM
Is there any way you can repost the pictures of your seminal "Easy Stovetop All-Grain Brewing (with pics)" post?

I can visualize almost everything, but I'm confused about the sparging process.

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