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  • TN
  • Interested in brewing my own beer so I can combine my two favorite hobbies: drinking and cooking. Plus, I cannot get my favorite beers in my beer-backwards home state of Tennessee.
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  • You name it
  • An all grain noob using a 10 gallon cooler with a false bottom. I have a DIY stir plate, immersion chiller and ferm chamber using an STC-1000 controller. Next project will be to upgrade to a larger brew pot with figurative bells and whistles.
  • Cascades Orange Pale Ale, Breakfast Stout Clone, KBS Clone, Gunstock Old Ale
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  • Nothing
  • DC's Bourbon Vanilla Porter, Nut Brown Ale, Bell's Two Heart Clone (AHS Kit), Rouge's Dead Guy Clone (Brewcraft Kit), Hexnut Brown Ale (Midwest Kit)
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  • Posted in thread: Cascades / Orange Pale Ale on 04-04-2014 at 03:07 PM
    I wonder how this would be with fresh orange zest?Sent from my iPad using Home BrewI think it's
    worth a try! Anyone use fresh orange zest for this recipe? If so, how much and what kind of

  • Posted in thread: Cascades / Orange Pale Ale on 04-03-2014 at 11:07 PM
    Just opened my first bottle and what a great beer! I only tried one ounce of the orange peel,
    but will use two for the next batch for sure! Thanks for sharing OP!

  • Posted in thread: KBS Clone Recipe in Zymurgy! on 01-05-2014 at 08:16 PM
    Yeah I've actually been to the gypsum mines they age the beer in. Its an abandoned mine
    purchased by a storage company that now leases space and advertises it as a constant temp and
    humidity environme...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 12-12-2013 at 12:07 PM
    2 oz dry weight.What is the volume of water used?

  • Posted in thread: Underpitched my yeast - should I pitch some more? on 09-30-2013 at 03:22 PM
    I pitched a single packet of Mangrove Jack's M07 on a 1.075 beer. The only instructions on the
    packet was to sprinkle on the wort, but it instructions on their web site states that you
    should pitch tw...

  • Posted in thread: Are the refractometers on eBay worth their money? on 09-15-2013 at 06:37 PM
    Check out Amazon. I picked mine up for $20 with free shipping (with my prime account).

  • Posted in thread: Word on 08-29-2013 at 05:10 PM

  • Posted in thread: High gravity beer using dry I need to make a starter? on 07-26-2013 at 01:19 AM
    Nope, you might want to rehydrate per manufacturers instructions. Many just sprinkle on the
    wort and have good success.Sweet! Thanks!

  • Posted in thread: High gravity beer using dry I need to make a starter? on 07-26-2013 at 12:52 AM
    This is my first time using a dry yeast (safale us-05). The OG will be 1.062. Do I need to make
    a starter?

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation temp issues on 06-30-2013 at 02:15 PM
    I tried something a little different this summer. I placed my fermenter on top of one of the
    registers and turned on the hvac fan. I wrapped a sleeping bag around the bucket. Surprisingly,
    the temp dr...