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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing Beer,Computers,Playing Piano
  • Slitter operator at global packaging
  • Gil Plocher
  • DiscWorld Series, Gunslinger Series, Game of Thrones Series, Sword of Truth Series
  • Started homebrewing in January 2012. SWMBO got me a mr.beer kit for Christmas and been heavily addicted since. Went from extract to Extract/specialty grains, to partial mash, tried BIAB and currently doing all grain 5gallon batches. rnRecently started kegging(2 batches) and already upto 3 5gallon cornies. Only 1 tap in kegerator so far. But there is always another piece of equipment needing upgrading :)
  • Heavy stout
  • 5 gallon Dark American Lagerrnrn1 Gallon Small Beer
  • 5 gallon Spiced Holiday Ale
  • a few 12oz vanilla cream ale. A 12 pack of Dark Munich Lager
  • Hard Rootbeer, Chocolate Cherry Bock, Hefeweizen
  • Male
  • Married
  • Eagleville
  • Pennsylvania

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  • Posted in thread: Brew Log on 08-23-2016 at 10:54 AM
    Sorry no pen and paper here. Too easy to lose. I use the beer alchemy app on my iPhone as it
    holds ingredients, recipes, each iteration of the recipes and the small differences between
    each batch. If ...

  • Posted in thread: Force Carbbing on 08-23-2016 at 04:11 AM
    This is what happened, though I didn't shut off my co2.I would think your co2 is most likely
    empty then. As stated above if your tank was still open it would replace whatever co2 was
    absorbed by the u...

  • Posted in thread: Force Carbbing on 08-22-2016 at 12:51 PM
    I would think the only way they should have pulled CO2 out of your carbed kegs is if a) the PSI
    setting on the regulator was below the carb level of the already carbed kegs b) the CO2 of the
    carbed ke...

  • Posted in thread: Force Carbbing on 08-22-2016 at 12:45 PM
    Before I start I want to say I have found the best way to carb is to set it and forget it
    without a doubt, but could the following be a possibility to help move the process along.Say I
    have multiple k...

  • Posted in thread: Got a bigger beer than expected...fermentation help! on 08-22-2016 at 04:26 AM
    Without knowing your overall volumes this is just a guess but you could always dilute your
    higher gravity down to a reasonable gravity. If you do have 5 gallons at 1.112 and diluted to
    6.5gallons shou...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe database on 08-18-2016 at 09:14 PM
    Are you using the app or the desktop version for mobile?It works on my iPhone 5C.I use the app
    on my iPhone and the search bar in the recipes thread doesn't show. If I go through the safari
    browser to...

  • Posted in thread: Wheat beer experiment, need feedback. on 08-18-2016 at 02:40 AM
    I'd think any of the noble hops would work to keep your flavor profile. Saaz is good or
    tettnang, hellertau....

  • Posted in thread: Wheat beer experiment, need feedback. on 08-18-2016 at 12:30 AM
    Day 4 in fermenter. I don't usually like to pop the cover and look before it's time... but thos
    bubbles are looking gnarly. Do I have a problem? ok to me. Just looks like a chocolatey
    krausen.

  • Posted in thread: Campden tablets - Just a few questions on 08-16-2016 at 06:20 AM
    I'm so sorry, I just got confused. Isn't campden tablets (potassium metabisulfite) as same as
    k-meta?Yes

  • Posted in thread: Confused about Batch Sparging on 08-16-2016 at 01:56 AM
    Should i then batch sparge, maybe twice, with a total of 5 US gallons of water in order to
    reach a preboil volume of 7 Gallons? From what I read on Denny's website, I would perform the
    hour mash and v...

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