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    ABOUT ME

  • Cincinnati, OH
  • beer making (har har),screenprinting,film
  • Civil Engineer
  • Jonathan Sharp
  • Coheed and Cambria, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Mae, Paul Simon, Anberlin, Johnny Cash, Paramore
  • How to Brew, Radical Brewing
  • CAMRA (C-ville)
  • Brown Ale
    Oktoberfest
    Abbey Weiss
    Bitter
    Munich Dunkel
    Gooseberry Cider
    Rasberry Cider
    Blackberry Cider
    IPA
    Imposter "Pumpkin" Ale
    Imperial Stout
    Barleywine
    Berliner Weiss
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Let Me See yourAll Purpose, but Mostly Brew Related Benches on 09-04-2013 at 02:41 AM
    mikescooling: thanks! the storage capacity is ALL THE CATS.brettwasbtd: thanks! the top is
    plywood.

  • Posted in thread: Let Me See yourAll Purpose, but Mostly Brew Related Benches on 09-04-2013 at 02:00 AM
    Here's mine...which is unusually clean right now...it's made out of leftover cabinetry,
    furniture, and 2x4s...https://sites.google.com/site/chubbykidhomebrew/photos/brewbench.jpg

  • Posted in thread: Badger Hops are the Choicest Bohemian Hops on 08-27-2013 at 01:07 AM
    Found this little box online. Now it lives in the living room.Info said it is from the 1920's
    during prohibition, but there is no date on the box. The box was unfolded and unused.
    Regardless of whethe...

  • Posted in thread: Vintage Sears Home Winemaking Kit on 03-30-2013 at 09:51 PM
    I came across this in a thrift store today...I couldn't resist buying it and sharing it here.
    The instructions weren't in the box but the details on the side/back describe the recommended
    process very...

  • Posted in thread: I LOVE waking up to hot strike water. Easy as 1-2-3. on 02-19-2013 at 09:06 PM
    I forgot to mention, that my test results comported very well with Todd's spreadsheet (within
    10 minutes assuming a Thermal Loss of 1.05).-Jon

  • Posted in thread: I LOVE waking up to hot strike water. Easy as 1-2-3. on 02-18-2013 at 10:00 PM
    @iamjonsharp did you measure the temps around your cooler to see if they were inline? I'm
    curious to see how the temps vary in a flatter cooler (yours) compared to my converted keg. I
    got a huge diffe...

  • Posted in thread: I LOVE waking up to hot strike water. Easy as 1-2-3. on 02-18-2013 at 09:22 PM
    @Eyedoctodd: Thanks for posting this! I purchased one of the Marshalltown 742g heaters a few
    weeks ago and had time today to play around with it prior to brew day. I plan on using it with
    a timer and ...

  • Posted in thread: Historic Cincinnati Breweries/Distilleries from 1912 Sewerage Plans on 08-30-2012 at 10:04 PM
    I'm doing good! just haven't posted on hbt in a while.

  • Posted in thread: American Wheat on 08-30-2012 at 12:47 AM
    Based on old Beersmith records...I used approx 3.25 gal in the mash (should be about 1.25 qt
    per lb of grain) and 4.5 gal of sparge water. The sparge volume is based achieving 6.25 gal of
    wort, preboi...

  • Posted in thread: Historic Cincinnati Breweries/Distilleries from 1912 Sewerage Plans on 08-30-2012 at 12:12 AM
    Our records department recently scanned a sewer plan from 1912-1913. A part of the plan
    includes information on all major industrial users, which included a list of all breweries in
    the Cincinnati are...

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1 COMMENTS
Posted: 
July 29, 2009  •  10:03 AM
hey john, i love the pumpkin fermenter in your photo album. I'm really interested in doing this same thing. What recipe did you use and how did you seal the top? Also, how did it turn out? Thanks for the great idea!
 
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