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01-02-2011

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02-08-2013 9:59 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Mountain Biking,Hiking,SXC Skiing,Running,Drinking beer,Hopefully soon brewing beer.
  • Engineer
  • Wife got me a Mr Beer hoping to save us some money
  • Fat tire clone
    Stonehenge IPA
    Citra Pale ale
    Great Baraboo Rye IPA
    A Midsummer's Night Wheat
    Lunar Wit
    Lemon Cream Ale
    Windy Blonde
    Vegas gold
    And Many more American IPAs
  • Cap N Cork Noble Pale ale.
  • Area 51 IPA
    Honeycomb Amber ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Rochester Hills
  • mi

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Mostly dry flat cider help on 05-02-2012 at 01:28 AM
    I have been reading the cider forum multiple days multiple hours and I am still utterly
    confused. Too many choices it seemsThe wife has charged me with making her a cider. She just
    purchased me 4.5 ga...

  • Posted in thread: Stalled fermentation or done? on 03-10-2012 at 02:54 AM
    Not sure what's going on. The beer is a Honey Amber extract brew with specialy grains2.5 lbs of
    steeping grains 6.6 lbs of LME and 1 pound of Honey as teh fermentable matter.OG 1066 per the
    recipe and...

  • Posted in thread: Easiest labels to remove (New Belgium gets my vote!) on 03-02-2012 at 04:34 PM
    I agree with New Belgum, and will add Dogfishhead and, Bells.. At least in what I drink
    dogfishhead is the easiest as is has only one label, whereas bells has 3. So Bells has the most
    to pick up off t...

  • Posted in thread: What are the cheapest reusable commercial beer bottles you know of? on 03-02-2012 at 04:20 PM
    Look to see if any of the premium lagers are pry off. Mich Original, Schlitz.Bud American Ale
    still is, I think.I can't help much because I generally buy Bells, Founders, Arcadia, and other
    Michigan c...

  • Posted in thread: Measuring & Controlling Fermentation Temperature on 01-29-2012 at 12:28 AM
    My temps fluctuate in great ale temps 62 to 68, but if I can make it better by adding a few
    gallons of water to the 'shelf' I ferment on why not. Looks like i can only fit one container
    so primary it ...

  • Posted in thread: Measuring & Controlling Fermentation Temperature on 01-28-2012 at 05:44 PM
    Resurrection of an ancient thread, but seemed the best in my search. From what I gather even
    though I ferment in my basement, which fluctuates a few degrees. I Just so happen to ferment in
    a nice prot...

  • Posted in thread: Ready for secondary? on 01-06-2012 at 01:05 AM
    kits are designed for people to get a drinkable product asap...to make it seem easy and fast.
    slow and steady always wins the race.Really cause I'm brewing my 1st kit and it calls for over
    2 months be...

  • Posted in thread: Is Christmas for brewers like New Years at the gym? on 12-26-2011 at 09:05 PM
    Caused me to come back here. After 3 (mostly) drinkable Mr Beer kits and my wife upgraded my
    set-up yesterday.

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-20-2011 at 01:02 PM
    Don't make it harder than it has to be! Just put the sugar into the bottles and cap it. Give it
    a gentle roll to dissolve the sugar into the beer and you're done...except for the waiting
    :mug:I put my...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 01-28-2011 at 12:47 AM
    For the future, if you are going to keep brewing, a scale that can measure down to 1/10ths of
    an ounce is going to be handy. ;)My scale only does up to an 1/8th oz increments. But it will
    measure one ...

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