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05-15-2010

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05-06-2014 6:30 PM

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54 years old

    ABOUT ME

  • Bike Riding,Brewing,duh
  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Scott Wert
  • Old stuff Rock) new stuff is crap mostly.Play rap around me and I will break my beer glass and slash your throat with the jagged shard! (not really)...but I may want to!
  • Too many to name
  • Criminal Minds, Finding Bigfoot (yeah I know), Big Bang Theory, NO DAMN REALITY SHOWS!
  • Steven King, Dan Brown
  • JUST made the change to All-Grain...baby steps learning the process
  • Would love to do a Double IPA, maybe something along the lines of a Pliny the Elder
  • Pale Ale
  • Empty
  • Scotch Ale,Rye IPA,Citra Pale,Imperial Stout, Founders Breakfast Clone
  • Not kegging.....yet
  • Male
  • Married
  • Rockford
  • Michigan

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Over 2 weeks bottled...no carb? on 02-21-2014 at 11:27 AM
    4 oz corn sugar....5 gallon batch.....brought a six pack upstairs from my basement immediately
    after bottling because it is warmer up here (I live in Michigan), so the ones I have tried have
    been at 6...

  • Posted in thread: Over 2 weeks bottled...no carb? on 02-20-2014 at 09:48 PM
    I have a porter that has been bottle for over 2 weeks and is flat as can be. I know they can
    take longer, I have as stout that took a month and a half to get there. Basic question is that
    this beer sa...

  • Posted in thread: Priming Sugar question... on 10-07-2012 at 08:07 PM
    I have a 4 oz. bag of corn sugar. For 5 gallon batch I typically use the norm of 1 oz. per
    gallon. Can I mix 1 oz. of table sugar with the corn sugar to give me the 5 oz I need? Will it
    really effect ...

  • Posted in thread: Original Gravity WHACKED... on 09-18-2012 at 12:58 AM
    Started with 6 gallons.

  • Posted in thread: Original Gravity WHACKED... on 09-18-2012 at 12:14 AM
    I wound up with a touch over 5 gallons

  • Posted in thread: Original Gravity WHACKED... on 09-17-2012 at 11:08 PM
    Did my first all grain yesterday. Yooper Pale was chosen. The pre-boil gravity wasn't even in
    the neighborhood. According to Beersmith it should have been 1.056...well I got 1.036. This was
    straight o...

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp... on 09-16-2012 at 07:59 PM
    Oops my bad...154. Actually climbed a couple degrees during wait

  • Posted in thread: Mash temp... on 09-16-2012 at 07:32 PM
    Am in process right NOW with my first all grain batch. Desired mash temp was 254 (beersmith). I
    hit 153. Is that close enough?? If you lose a degree or 2 in the 60 minutes is that okay?? If
    it is drop...

  • Posted in thread: Bought Mash Tun...now what? on 09-14-2012 at 03:21 AM
    Found Yoopers Pale recipe. That sounds like a good one also. I will go with that.

  • Posted in thread: Bought Mash Tun...now what? on 09-14-2012 at 12:57 AM
    Okay, this recipe sonds good. I notice it is 6 gallons. I believe 5 is what I am after. Okay
    brewing wizzards...what do I do??

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