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03-23-2011

Last Activity:

09-19-2011 9:56 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • I have been home brewing for close to four years now. Like many people, I first started to brew using a Mr. Beer Kit. Getting more curious about the hobby, I ventured into extract brewing, then into extract and grain, and now I'm an all-grain brewer. I followed the typical pattern of transition.

    I am growing my first hop rhizomes this year and hoping to switch to a 10-15 gallon brewing system within the next couple of years.
  • Belgian IPA;
    California Common; and
    Belgian Styles
  • American Brown Ale
  • Classic American Pilsener
  • Classic American Pilsener; and
    California Common Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Cincinnati
  • Ohio

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Slow Pils Start on 03-29-2011 at 01:27 PM
    A diacteyl rest is needed if you pitched warm (above you ferrmentation temperature and then
    cooled down to your fermentation temperature). Here, it sounds like the yeast were dormant then
    became activ...

  • Posted in thread: Slow Pils Start on 03-24-2011 at 04:53 AM
    Don't be alarmed at the slow start. The same thing happened to me when I made my first Pils. I
    used Wyeast 2007 Pilsen Lager yeast. What I didn't know, and failed to check, was the
    expiration date on ...

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