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12-29-2011

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    ABOUT ME

  • Manager, Global Business Intelligence
  • Dana Kennedy
  • Madison Homebrewers & Tasters Guild
  • Coconut Brown, Gin & Barley Juice
  • Mild, Coffee Blonde
  • Basil Honey Wheat
  • Male
  • Married
  • Madison
  • WI

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  • Posted in thread: Request: Bud Light Clone Recipe on 06-17-2016 at 04:02 AM
    Here's one I've brewed several times. Latest was all pils and S-189. Went from1.036-1.005 and
    is the best batch yet. Love the simplicity, and the Tyranena glassware! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: My Adaptation of Kentucky Common Ale on 06-11-2016 at 04:57 PM
    My $0.02, since I love to see this style gaining traction. I brewed a similiar recipe (60% 2
    Row, 34% Flaked Corn, 4% Caramel Rye, 2% Black Patent (for color). Bittered with Cascade (16
    IBU's), Cluste...

  • Posted in thread: I should find another hobby on 06-11-2016 at 04:37 PM
    Hang in there- a few mediocre-to-poor batches is initiation, not a condemnation of your
    abilities. Slow down, analyze every step of your process, and find your rhythm. I had a 25%
    success rate for my ...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy vs Bucket Fermenting?? on 05-19-2016 at 12:49 AM
    I use a 5 Gallon bucket for fermentation is there any advantage to use a glass Carboy?Way to
    pull the pin...My $0.02, or less with inflation: buckets are available, resilient, cheap enough
    to replace,...

  • Posted in thread: what grains to stock? on 05-19-2016 at 12:42 AM
    Similar to Bonecity- I buy sacks of Pale, MO, and Golden Promise. Half sack of Munich,
    everything else is usually smaller (have a fleet of Mason jars). I'm lucky to have a great shop
    close by, though.

  • Posted in thread: keg to keg transfer on 05-17-2016 at 05:22 PM
    Sure is, Presto hit all the steps. No different than if you filtered or otherwise transferred
    between cornies, just the 'supply' keg looks a bit different this time.

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator For Built In Bar on 04-02-2016 at 02:44 PM
    Reviving an old thread... I was curious if dkennedy or anyone else has tried his suggestion of
    taking the door off a mini fridge or freezer to act as the cooler for a larger area to place
    the kegs... ...

  • Posted in thread: Noob Checking in from Maine on 03-09-2016 at 02:55 AM
    Welcome, from a misplaced Mainer.

  • Posted in thread: Ways to eliminate bottle sediment on 02-11-2016 at 10:14 PM
    The sediment comes with bottle conditioning...I'm not aware of lower-sediment options (even a
    low flocculating yeast will still drop out some). You could get a keg, condition in the keg,
    then bottle t...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing Insight on 02-11-2016 at 09:46 PM
    1. What is your initial impression of homebrewing?2. What (if anything) has kept you from
    trying homebrewing?3. What would make you feel more confident about the home-brewing process?4.
    What issues ha...

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