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    ABOUT ME

  • Started with small 2.5ish gallon extract batches (Mr. Beer). Got good results and have moved primarily to AG BIAB, but still do a quick extract now and then to help the pipeline. Now brewing 5gallon AG batches as well.
  • American Pale Ale;rnIrish Red Ale;
  • Air
  • Nothing :(
  • APA;
  • Will be kegging for the first time with my next batch. Irish Red Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Cedar Rapids
  • Iowa

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-02-2016 at 02:05 AM
    Millennium Falconer's Flight IPA please. Or the grand prize. whichever you want to give
    me...:mug:

  • Posted in thread: $50 Dedicated HERMS on 09-08-2015 at 02:55 PM
    I'm using the 24V version of the tan solar pumps. There is a huge thread on them and it seems
    the tan versions are considered food grade. Here is the one I bought on ebay does a great job
    and if I e...

  • Posted in thread: $50 Dedicated HERMS on 09-03-2015 at 05:13 PM
    Just finished mine last week and used it on the weekend. Took a little getting used to but it
    worked great and I hit my numbers. I put the temp control and my cheap solar pump into a
    toolbox so it can...

  • Posted in thread: “The Black Box” Fermentation Temperature Controller on 09-14-2014 at 10:28 PM
    Got my flashed stc-1000+ wired up today, and it works like a champ. Thanks for the programming
    videos on your site. Very well done and makes it easy to get up and running. My Irish Red is
    holding stea...

  • Posted in thread: “The Black Box” Fermentation Temperature Controller on 08-28-2014 at 07:28 PM
    Subscribed and email added. Sounds like this might be good for a Kickstarter campaign to open a
    small manufacturing facility. (Or just outsource some of the labor to the Cedar Rapids
    area...;) )

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-08-2014 at 07:42 PM
    Ian and gwcr: Both look normal to me. Fermentation can give off funky smells, but without the
    alien opaque bubbles, or a BRIGHT white color, I'm 99% sure it's not infected.Thanks pfgonzo.
    If it didn't...

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 07-08-2014 at 06:47 PM
    First time with a potential infection for me. Not a good smell when I opened this one, about
    got whiplash pulling my head away from the bucket. 3.5 weeks fermenting. OG 1.052, FG 1.009
    with US-05. Pre...

  • Posted in thread: 4 ball and lock corny kegs on 09-19-2013 at 09:01 PM
    PM sent

  • Posted in thread: Batch sparge on 08-07-2013 at 09:09 PM
    I stir, and only let it sit long enough for it to stop moving. Then vorlauf and drain to the
    BK.

  • Posted in thread: sparge for time or gravity? on 08-06-2013 at 01:55 AM
    Agree with the mgohring above. Depends on your methods. Batch sparging can take significantly
    less time than with a traditional sparge arm. I have hit 80-85% efficiency with my last few
    brews with bat...

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