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01-07-2011

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09-01-2013 11:11 AM

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    ABOUT ME

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  • I bought my first kit and equipment for my 21st birthday and quickly got hooked and went all grain. Considering periods of inactivity, I am up to 100 (5 gal) batches as of 04/2014. I wanted to get into brewing out of curiosity as I had been exposed to home wine and beer brewing through my family. My aunt has been making wine, and some beer, as long as I can remember and my grandparents (German-American) made homemade hooch off and on since Prohibition. I have also started making wine to keep the peace at home.
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  • Posted in thread: Anyone brewed chicha? on 04-12-2014 at 11:20 PM
    "...mighty mighty pleasin', pappy's corn squeezin'..."... anyway, two things to consider - the
    first would be to germinate/malt the corn before brewing to make the starches viable for
    brewing and usin...

  • Posted in thread: Hobo Brewing on 03-10-2012 at 10:18 PM
    Why a Belgian? Why not "Guaraní Tango"?~subscribed - please keep us updated

  • Posted in thread: Peach Wine on 03-10-2012 at 10:10 PM
    I haven't used peaches yet - but I have made strawberry wine twice and a strawberry wine /
    wheat beer hybrid (I thought I was making a 'strawberry wheat beer' until I tried it and
    realized that adding...

  • Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 02-26-2012 at 10:59 PM
    graduate student in Hispanic linguistics

  • Posted in thread: Thank you, this community is awesome on 09-30-2011 at 03:45 AM
    1.088-1.089 - close; but you have to keep in mind that efficiency tends to go down as you push
    gravity for a given volume. You can only get so much sugar into solution in a given volume of
    mash liquor...

  • Posted in thread: Feeding spent grains to deer on 09-30-2011 at 03:34 AM
    Yes - long post so search 'deer' on this page:

  • Posted in thread: Why is my end wort quantity so low? on 09-30-2011 at 03:28 AM
    Maybe it has something to do with all the empties on the ground?:cross:

  • Posted in thread: Would you use these hops? (picture attached) on 09-30-2011 at 03:21 AM
    I used some homegrown Mt Hoods last year that didn't look that different. I used the smell test
    hoppymonkey advocates and I took a little peek up the skirt to see if they were good to go.
    Peel up the ...

  • Posted in thread: oats as basemalt in stout on 09-30-2011 at 03:16 AM
    Theoretically I agree with lumpher; but I would love to hear the details about how this goes. I
    think we do a lot of things just because that is the way it has been, not necessarily what is
    possible/g...

  • Posted in thread: Help me diagnose this please... on 09-30-2011 at 03:05 AM
    If it makes you feel better, I probably just contaminated my next few batches. I left a bucket
    of spent grain to cool in my garage and forgot about it for a few days. Now I'm sure there is a
    nice lact...

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