Last Activity:07-02-2015 2:28 AM
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Posted in thread: Ohio Meet, Greet, Share, and Brew on 06-24-2015 at 06:58 AM
I'm closer to Cleveland than Columbus but I have been looking for a reason to get down and
sample all the breweries in the area.
Posted in thread: Blowout tube questions on 06-23-2015 at 07:25 AM
Your probably fine. I'm assuming the tube was curving down into the bowl right? The main
concern is wild yeast/bacteria floating down into a fermentation. They can't really climb up.
That being said w...
Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-23-2015 at 07:20 AM
I'm in. Thanks!!
Posted in thread: input on recipe and brew instructions on 06-12-2015 at 04:57 AM
If you liked your beer without the gypsum then I would skip it without knowing your water
profile. As far as the racking to secondary, I never do it unless I am aging for an extended
period such as wi...
Posted in thread: No sparging? on 06-12-2015 at 04:45 AM
I would like a little more info on your procedure but a few ideas:There are 3 basic methods of
sparging. Fly sparge, in which you slowly drain or pump from the mash tun into the boil kettle
Posted in thread: World Beer Fest on 06-10-2015 at 04:31 AM
Anyone going to the World Beer Fest at Jacobs Pavillion in Cleveland on Sat?I'm pretty excited
and the wife even approved the cost of the VIP tickets.
Posted in thread: Spruce Tips are Popping...Do I Dare??? on 05-15-2015 at 02:31 PM
Well, I've got 10 blue spruce in my back yard and the tips are coming on now. I've been trying
to decide what style to make with them. I found a recipe over on Michael Tonsmeire's blog for a
Posted in thread: Kegging an infected beer? on 04-30-2015 at 06:04 PM
Yes you can but if you want to be 100% sure I would replace the o-rings as well. An easier and
faster method would be to use a carbonator cap and an empty pop bottle to try a small sample
Posted in thread: Keezer build question. on 04-21-2015 at 09:25 PM
Thanks for the advice. I checked out your build and it looks great. I'm looking to do something
similar with my top. The post about your tap handle clearance will help a lot. I'm going to
check for cl...
Posted in thread: Keezer build question. on 04-20-2015 at 11:19 AM
The only downside I can see is the weight of the lid. The hinges are designed to hold the
included door open. It can obviously be done though, lots of folks attach the collar to the top
so when it ope...