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  • I am a Software Consultant that loves beer, computers, woman, and music.
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  • Posted in thread: Piss poor crush from Midwest on 02-18-2013 at 05:59 PM
    I will get equipment from Midwest but I excessively buy ingredients from Northern.

  • Posted in thread: GE 7 CF (FCM7SUWW) keezer conversion on 02-14-2013 at 06:35 PM
    Nice flow control Perl.Was wanting one, but they weren't (aren't?) available in stainless.Its
    not SS :(, Chrome plated. My girlfriend got it for me for my birthday, so I cant complain.
    heheBut the oth...

  • Posted in thread: GE 7 CF (FCM7SUWW) keezer conversion on 02-11-2013 at 03:09 PM
    Built my Keezer thanks to this thread! Thank you so much everyone! :ban::ban:

  • Posted in thread: dumb question of the day: How long do you boil? on 07-17-2012 at 07:40 PM
    I start my timer once I add the hops... So I let the water get up to a boil, I turn off the
    stove/burner, and add my DME/LME. Then I get it all mixed in there good and put it back on the
    burner and mi...

  • Posted in thread: GE 5.0 cu. ft. Chest Freezer on 07-16-2012 at 02:34 PM
    I have not used it personally, but I was looking all over the internet this weekend to see if
    it would fit a 6.5 carboy w/ the airlock, and it is very very close. You need about 26.25" of
    space to fit...

  • Posted in thread: Beer transportation question on 07-12-2012 at 08:33 PM
    Sweet, thank you!

  • Posted in thread: Beer transportation question on 07-12-2012 at 08:08 PM
    Oh cool, so transporting the beer will not oxidize it? Or is the head space small enough to not
    worry pretty much?

  • Posted in thread: Beer transportation question on 07-12-2012 at 06:44 PM
    To get to the question right away, is it advisable to transport freshly bottled beer? It would
    only be about a 15 minute journey, but I'm not sure how that will affect it, especially if I am

  • Posted in thread: I added heavy cream to my wort! on 07-12-2012 at 03:12 PM
    Its like i just read a mystery novel! There was so much build up to the climax, and then right
    when the climax hit the main character just disappeared with no sign of what happened (except
    for a few o...

  • Posted in thread: Beer tasting question on 07-09-2012 at 07:45 PM
    oh cool! Thank you for the quick answers/guidelines. I will wait for the full two weeks and try
    it out, hopefully everything is tasting good with no flaws. I'm assuming it takes a little
    training of t...


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