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  • Posted in thread: Help with DME vs LME on 07-23-2014 at 03:56 PM
    Classic problem with Liquid Malt Extract.Either buy 3.3 more lbs and waste 2.7 lbs of it, or
    just use 6.6 lbs.If you really wanted to get the best of both worlds, make up the difference
    with dry extra...

  • Posted in thread: Are my carboys ruined?? on 07-23-2014 at 03:42 PM
    soak it in vinegar to get that crap off, or starsan might work... but it needs something acidic
    if i recall correctly to get that stuff off.This ^^^I have a similar thing develop in my glass
    carboys i...

  • Posted in thread: "High ABV, No Carbonation" Stories on 07-23-2014 at 03:31 PM
    I know this is an issue for a lot of folks and finally it has caught up with me. In my hour of
    need I found this thread, which gave me hope. also liked how a kindly forumer in their hour of
    need trie...

  • Posted in thread: Just yeast, water, and sugar? on 07-23-2014 at 06:05 AM
    Well it is possible: I have fermented such things with less-than-desirable results. It should
    be possible... I just have no idea why this is what you want to do...

  • Posted in thread: Hop cone tap handle I made on 07-19-2014 at 03:13 AM
    That looks awesome, I imagine you turned the cone on a lathe, but how did you define the petals
    ? Nice work!Looks like wood burning....

  • Posted in thread: Brew Kettle Designed By Jet Engine Engineer on 07-18-2014 at 05:09 AM
    The weird thing is that it doesn't take any special sort of engineer, since I had thought about
    this before and just lacked the means to produce it. You could make it even more efficient by

  • Posted in thread: Incomplete Water Report on 07-18-2014 at 05:00 AM
    Well guys, turns out I was just out of softener salt...What a goof I am. I am going to refrain
    from using that water anyway.I'm about to read the book on brewing water by palmer...FORWARD BY
    AJ HIMSEL...

  • Posted in thread: Too much attenuation? on 07-15-2014 at 04:58 AM
    Sugar increases apparent attenuation significantly. White table sugar is practically all
    fermentable and therefore decreases the density of the beer with ethanol. Other things you
    mentioned could be a...

  • Posted in thread: Assuming you don't have to mix in the priming sugar if in a conical? on 07-14-2014 at 05:47 AM
    Though I am not familiar with this process, I would assume that mixing it not mixing should
    provide similar results, since it will all convert to CO2 in the same system. Not to mention
    that, provided ...

  • Posted in thread: My boss is a BMC drinker but on occasions drinks craft on 07-14-2014 at 05:41 AM
    Founders porter is a great example of chocolate notes. I recommend that beer.

So my friend comes home from living in Japan for 5 years. In an excited discussion about my new hobby I ended up reciting my bottle inventory by style. He says "You have got to be kidding me... You actually have 99 bottles of beer in your house".
May 21, 2013  •  04:18 PM
Do you happen to be from Michigan? Perhaps Lake Orion? I once had a patient named Don Sorenson years ago, who brewed beer. At one time he brought me in one of his beers called Sorenson's Swill. Just checking to see if it was you.....if not, sorry about that!
June 10, 2013  •  08:58 PM
@Hoppopotomus actually my first name is Dan and I'm from Connecticut, but all Sorensons like name recognition!