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    ABOUT ME

  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Started brewing in 2005 and it has just grown and grown. Currently running 10 gallon AG brews with a 20+ gal capacity fermenter, a 6 keg chest freezer and a mini-kegerator.
  • American Strong Ale
    Apfelwein
  • what's a secondary?
  • Chocolate Stout
  • Male
  • Single

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-26-2016 at 07:18 PM
    Woo-hoo, sweet looking kettle

  • Posted in thread: "No Chill" Containers on 06-12-2016 at 07:53 PM
    I use the 6 gallon round winpaks. Been using them for 3 years now with no issues. They
    definitely suck in when they cool, but bounce back with a little hot water and cleaning. I pour
    them into a Speid...

  • Posted in thread: Kegroom cooler, DIY Coolbot mimic - "Coldsnap" project on 06-06-2016 at 03:13 AM
    Thank you for the in-depth response. You are right, I was just popping off a gut-reaction post.
    I've played around quite a bit with microcontrollers, and that is where my BS detector was
    going crazy. ...

  • Posted in thread: Kegroom cooler, DIY Coolbot mimic - "Coldsnap" project on 06-04-2016 at 06:10 PM
    wow, you know it's not patent infringement if you're not selling right? That is a SLAPP case

  • Posted in thread: 2 element 120v setup wouldn't boil full volume 5 gallon batch. on 05-15-2016 at 12:35 AM
    Wait,I never saw how much liquid you were trying to boil. You said your pot is 70 quart? How
    full was it?

  • Posted in thread: 2 element 120v setup wouldn't boil full volume 5 gallon batch. on 05-08-2016 at 02:18 AM
    my HD doesn't carry any 2000w lwd elements otherwise that's what I would have bought. Only high
    watt. So I went with the 5500 lwd element because I have read countless times where guys have
    done with ...

  • Posted in thread: Installing a "Vinnie Nail" in a barrel on 01-06-2016 at 12:29 AM
    I couldn't stomach the prices on mcmaster, so I went searching on Amazon. Turns out there are
    tons of options for stainless steel rod on Amazon that are cheap and ship with Prime. I got
    200mm x 3mm st...

  • Posted in thread: Stains in Bucket on 11-16-2015 at 12:36 AM
    Regardless of the pink stains, the grey stringy mold is enough for me to replace the bucket and
    gear. The gear is cheap compared to a batch of decent beer, and better to chalk it up as a
    learning mist...

  • Posted in thread: Lower calorie hop bomb? on 09-27-2014 at 12:09 AM
    Try searching for session IPAs. I really enjoy Firestone Walker Easy Jack, which is somewhere
    around 3.5%. There is a thread here somewhere where a clone attempt has been made. Congrats on
    your achiev...

  • Posted in thread: If I was just starting out, I would go with these kegs on 10-22-2013 at 03:45 AM
    Meh, if it's $60 for one of these plastic sankeys, and ~$90 for a stainless 5 gallon sankey, I
    think I'll spend the extra thirty bucks. Not because of safety concerns, but because I know the
    steel wil...

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