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  • BS+ level background in Chemistry, Physics, Math, Photography, and Business.
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  • Always been curious and interested in brewing and then suddenly my wife buys me a whole Extract setup... For 4 years I've been making extract beers with partial mashes, and getting more serious about brewing better and different beers. A year ago I moved into AG and love being able to control the whole process.
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  • Posted in thread: How high temp drives off DMS? on 05-04-2015 at 10:03 AM
    +1^ @KharnynbAFAIK, most conventional (non-electronic) electric stoves use bimetallic thermal
    controls to switch the current supplied to the coil on and off. Some fancier ones have a
    thermocouple cont...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle Haze (on the glass).... inside. on 05-03-2015 at 02:20 PM
    Depending on what its origin is, HCl might remove it, or not. When cleaning bottles I always
    run a bottle brush on the inside and use a degreasing cleaner such as Washing Soda, Automatic
    Dishwasher de...

  • Posted in thread: Mouldy Beer on 05-03-2015 at 02:09 PM
    If it has a thick layer of mold on the top, the beer probably won't taste that good or worse.
    Although you could rack from underneath leaving the scummy, furry layer behind, the question is
    whether yo...

  • Posted in thread: PBW pitted aluminum stock pot. Safe to use? on 05-03-2015 at 02:04 PM
    Sorry, you tried to do a good thing and it slapped back at you. It's safe. Just boil with plain
    water for a while to reoxidize the pot and pits. Or just let it sit for a few weeks, as long as
    all the ...

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Grain Buy #12 on 05-03-2015 at 12:39 PM
    Crisp Finest Maris Otter Ale 25 kg (55 lb)Briess 2-Row Brewers 50 lbBriess DME Bavarian Wheat
    50 lbFlaked Oats 50 lbPBW 50 lbAdding the above to the order once I get the word from Frits we
    are good on...

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Grain Buy #12 on 05-02-2015 at 02:34 AM
    Just submitted payments on Paypal. Thanks fellasGot it! Thanks for the speedy payment.A few
    others, however, still have a balance due. Please remit ASAP.

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Grain Buy #12 on 05-02-2015 at 02:06 AM
    Okay I'll take it and a bag of Crisp Marris Otter CRI1001 and a bag of Briess 2 row
    BRI1002ThanksAll added. Thank you! Wheat DME is closed now too.

  • Posted in thread: May 2, 2015 - National Homebrew Day on 05-02-2015 at 01:13 AM
    See you there, I'll be the only guy in the parking lot with a stump275014I'll look for the
    stump! :rockin:The earlier you get there, the better spot you can set up at.

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Grain Buy #12 on 05-02-2015 at 01:09 AM
    If Keith or Tony can pick up for me I can finish out the DME and I will order two full bags of
    other grainNice gesture! I'm pretty sure Tony or someone else can hold on to your order. Better
    be quick ...

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Grain Buy #12 on 05-01-2015 at 11:54 PM
    I think I am all paid up again. LOLYes you are, thanks!Now who is going to take that last 5# of
    Bavarian Wheat DME? You've come all this way... now someone finish it.

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