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01-06-2011

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11-12-2013 5:21 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Steve Taylor
  • Radiohead, Indie stuff
  • Big Lebowski, Kill Bill
  • 30 Rock, Modern Family
  • Life of Pi, How to Brew :)
  • Current Setup:

    8 Gal SS Kettle w/ ball valve & thermometer.
    10 Gal Rubbermaid cooler w/ SS False bottom.
    Garden hose style CFC.

    Hoping to get a pump soon. So many projects waiting for that.
  • Cranberry Wit
  • OktoberFAST
  • Barleywine
  • Pale Ale
  • None at the moment :(
  • Male
  • Married
  • Manchester
  • NH

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: CFC storage (somewhat long term) on 10-26-2011 at 03:20 PM
    OK. I'm not happy about this, but I need to take a break from brewing for a while. SWMBO and I
    have gone over and over our finances and we're cutting all non-essential spending. Don't get me
    started o...

  • Posted in thread: BYO 2 For 1 on 10-18-2011 at 09:32 PM
    Gone to 67cougargt.

  • Posted in thread: BYO 2 For 1 on 10-18-2011 at 08:58 PM
    Time for me to renew my subscription. I have a 2 for one deal up for grabs.PM Me with your info
    and I'll get back to you with my paypal account and we'll get another year's worth.$14.00:mug:

  • Posted in thread: What do you wish you knew then? on 10-06-2011 at 09:31 PM
    I wish I hadn't spent the money on a SS kettle and instead got a Keggle for 1/3 the price and
    could be doing 10 gallon batches now, but am stuck at 5 with my 8 Gal. kettle. I could have
    purchase a pum...

  • Posted in thread: Preboil volume question on 10-03-2011 at 08:12 PM
    Also when I mash I end up with close to 50% absorbed by the grain is this normal? I am trying
    to get more consistant with my brewing and this has been a struggle.Just saying it's not all
    grain absorp...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Octoberfest on 10-03-2011 at 02:54 PM
    I generally like the Sam Adams variety. Of the commercial ones in my area, I'd say it's the
    best.I had the misfortune of trying the Leinenkugel yesterday at my parents house and it was
    all I could do ...

  • Posted in thread: Preboil volume question on 10-03-2011 at 02:46 PM
    Also, take a look at your MLT before adding grains.Set it up near a sink or outside and leave
    the valve open. Add water to it until it starts to come out the spout. Stop adding water and
    let the water...

  • Posted in thread: A little late to the party on 09-30-2011 at 05:34 PM
    Product arrived safely 3 days after placing the order. I'll be trying it out with boiling water
    next week. Fingers crossed!

  • Posted in thread: Cheap sightglass fitting... on 09-29-2011 at 09:22 PM
    Love blaze379's design there with the return to the kettle. No wort wasted there!

  • Posted in thread: Allow myself to introduce....myself on 09-27-2011 at 03:29 PM
    OK, so I never actually did this. I've been on this board for about a year now and only
    recently started posting so I figured I'd introduce myself a bit.I live in Manchester, NH.I
    started off with ext...

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