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12-28-2010

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11-22-2014 9:02 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Started brewing in August of 2010 with extract for about a year. Switched to all grain and never looked back. Brew to season and love trying new recipes and styles. My local club is the White Street Brewers Guild of Wake Forest, NC. Cheers! -Chris
  • Running,snowboarding,and home brewing
  • Chris Heberlein
  • Classic 80's rock, 90's alliterative
  • Triangle Homebrewers
  • I brewed extract for about a year and then migrated to All-Grain. I worked up a Corona Mill mounted it to a bucket, converted a 48qt Coleman cooler for my MLT (with hot water heater SS mesh hose with copper coil inside), and a 9G brew bot. I've moved outside for brews on my Bayou Classic Turkey Fryer set up (SWMBO is very happy about that).rnrnAlways reading magazine and web articles to better my brew practices. Love this addition/hobby. -Chris
  • Male
  • Married
  • Wake Forest
  • NC

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Sour Beer help on 11-15-2014 at 01:26 AM
    Thanks for the advice. I'll probably buy a 3G better bottle and transfer to it. Will be an
    interesting sour experiment and drink some kind of beverage in a few months.Cheers!ChrisSent
    from my iPad usi...

  • Posted in thread: Sour Beer help on 11-14-2014 at 10:55 PM
    Hey gang,I recently brewed an English Mild and "pumpkinized" it. I went really light on the
    spices and it still came out too spicy for my taste. Instead of giving it away to people that
    really love sp...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2112 (Cal Lager) or 1007 (German Ale) in a Bock? on 10-01-2014 at 01:00 AM
    Thanks. My club has a competition in the spring at a small brewery. Winner gets to brew on
    there system but they don't want to tie up their fermenters by lagering. Will definitely try a
    true lager yea...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2112 (Cal Lager) or 1007 (German Ale) in a Bock? on 09-30-2014 at 11:34 PM
    I think in a recent zymurgy, I saw a recipe for a Baltic Porter with Wyeast 2112 California
    Lager yeast. It got me thinking...Last fall and winter, I brewed an Oktoberfest and Bock with
    Wyeast 1007 Ge...

  • Posted in thread: Moldy Mash Paddle :( on 07-09-2014 at 08:07 PM
    Thanks for all the tips. I'll try the bleach and sanding method.Cheers!Chris

  • Posted in thread: Moldy Mash Paddle :( on 07-09-2014 at 06:59 PM
    I moved into a new home a few months back that has a workshop under the house. Like a basement
    but part of the crawlspace and you get there from the side of the house. Long story sorry.I
    brewed down t...

  • Posted in thread: calcualting mash and sparge water (batch sparge) on 03-04-2014 at 01:20 AM
    It's typically 1.25 quarts per pound for mash water but I usually round up based on my water
    pitcher (1/4 Gal. increments). After hour ( I do 45), I do a 1G "mash out" at 180+ deg F, then
    run off. Tha...

  • Posted in thread: Building mash tun on 10-16-2013 at 10:37 PM
    I hear ya. I bought 1/2" SS fender washers at Home Depot and had a guy at my company's machine
    shop bore them for 5/8. You should be able to find them online at Fastenal. Hope that helps.

  • Posted in thread: What happened to my hops?? on 08-16-2013 at 09:47 PM
    One my list of things to do differently:-Cold crash primary before transfer to secondary -Use
    mesh bag for dry hopping. I tried a SS tea ball and put 2 oz of hops in it. The hops expanded
    like crazy a...

  • Posted in thread: What happened to my hops?? on 08-16-2013 at 07:42 PM
    I've been brewing for 3+ years but only kegging for about 4 months. I just made a nice pale ale
    (see recipe below) and it came out nicely. I force carbonated at 25psi for a 2-3 days and
    dropped to 10-...

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