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10-21-2010

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    ABOUT ME

  • Started drinking craft beers a few years ago, really liked Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Ordered a Coopers Kit and it escalated from there, went to full grain after a short period of extract and partial grain. Went through various methods using induction cook tops, different mash tuns, and chiller rigs. I currently use dual 1800W induction cook tops and a 30qt. saucepan for a brew kettle, a chugger pump, with a Blichhman Hop Rocket connected to a DudaDiesel chiller. Still using my Coopers Fermenters.
  • Probably a nice hoppy pale ale.
  • Red Ale
  • empty
  • Black Rye IPA
  • Black Rye IPA
  • Male
  • Married
  • Basehor
  • Kansas

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Induction Brewing - 2.5g with Recirculation on 03-08-2014 at 04:00 PM
    Isn't Reflectix only rated for around 180 degrees? I use it on my Blichmann 20 g and 15 g SS
    kettles that I use for my mashtun and HLT. It works great for those vessels, but don't think
    I'll use it on...

  • Posted in thread: Induction Brewing - 2.5g with Recirculation on 03-08-2014 at 08:23 AM
    Here is a link to a boil demonstration of my induction brewing setup. I plan on adding
    Reflectix to the saucepan and lid, this should reduce boil time by quite a bit. [ame]

  • Posted in thread: Will this cheap 3500 watt induction burner work? on 02-25-2014 at 02:47 PM
    Here is a little clip of my basement bar brewing setup, very simple and inexpensive. :rockin:

  • Posted in thread: 6 gallon kegs? on 02-06-2014 at 07:24 PM
    I have been trying to find a source for a 6 gallon Corny style keg, my equipment is best suited
    to 6 gallon batches. Does anyone know of a source for this size of keg?

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-17-2014 at 04:11 PM
    toss my name in the box please.

  • Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 09-18-2013 at 12:54 AM
    This is my first effort at making a label, I used Inkscape, I have since made a few more, I am
    learning the program, hours at a time:)148837

  • Posted in thread: Simple electric boiling question on 09-10-2013 at 02:03 PM
    That thing looks like it would boil-over if you looked at it funny - you don't have any issues
    with having so little pan-space above wort level?I get a nice rolling boil and have no issues
    with boil o...

  • Posted in thread: Beers finishing with some sweetness on 09-05-2013 at 04:16 AM
    Water is a big factor in beer flavor and hop perception. Do you know what your mineral levels
    are in your water? Without a water report you are flying blind. A little gypsum to get the
    sulfate levels ...

  • Posted in thread: Simple electric boiling question on 09-04-2013 at 06:11 PM
    This is what I use to brew in the basement, you can't get much simpler than this. Dual 1800
    watt induction cook tops and a 30 qt. sauce pan.

  • Posted in thread: Recipe feedback on 07-31-2013 at 04:05 AM
    Youch! 118 ppm of sodium? That needs to be diluted with RO water. You don't need any chloride
    added at all, and the alkalinity is way too high as well. The sulfate is also too high for
    quite a few bee...

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