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  • I've been brewing on and off since 1994. I am a chef. I generally brew ales and meads. I brew allgrain, 5-10 gallon batches.
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  • I started brewing when a local shop opened in town. The shop is gone, but I'm still brewing. All grain and batch sparge for me!
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  • Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 04-01-2015 at 06:21 PM
    7727 + 5 gal Peach Ale = 7732 :D

  • Posted in thread: Need to Downsize my brewery on 11-16-2013 at 07:25 PM
    this should

  • Posted in thread: Need to Downsize my brewery on 11-15-2013 at 05:21 PM
    https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos?pid=5946536167860978770&oid=103211242842054386020I'm located
    in Middletown, NY Still available

  • Posted in thread: Need to Downsize my brewery on 11-13-2013 at 04:03 PM
    I have 2 keggles, one with a lid, welded couplings, with 2 1/2" SS ball valves and a T Bazooka
    screen. $200 for all

  • Posted in thread: Exploring "no chill" brewing on 03-21-2012 at 04:49 AM
    I've been using no chill for the past year. It definitely works for me! I just made a cream ale
    and used 1.5 pounds of honey in it. I added the honey to my bucket and racked the hot wort onto
    it to di...

  • Posted in thread: How fast do you brew on 03-18-2012 at 04:34 AM
    I set up my HLT the night before. About 4.5 hours from lighting the HLT to cleaning BK, with 1
    hour mash and boil.BYO has an article about speeding up the brew day. Things like milling your
    grains whi...

  • Posted in thread: I am now hooked on batch sparging on 03-18-2012 at 04:23 AM
    Batch sparging is what got me back into brewing after a 5 year hiatus. So much easier and more
    RDWHAB. I haven't tried wet milling yet, that will be the next batch :)

  • Posted in thread: Wing Capper Gone Wild on 03-18-2012 at 04:07 AM
    Stauffbier and HDChef, was your wing capper just eating twist-offs, or pry-offs too? Mine ate a
    few twisties but I'm hoping it has no issues with pry-off bottles. Sounds like the bench capper
    is bette...

  • Posted in thread: Wing Capper Gone Wild on 03-17-2012 at 06:04 AM
    Well done with the wing capper! I got rid of mine for a bench capper when it started eating
    bottles. Great to have a helper, especially Dad!

  • Posted in thread: How do you draw your hydrometer samples? on 03-15-2012 at 03:44 AM
    I used to use a turkey baster. Then SWMBO took it to use on a turkey :confused:. I'm probably
    going to replace it with a wine thief.