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11-30-2007

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10-09-2013 9:57 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing,bass guitar
  • Analyst, I.T.
  • Jerry
  • Blues, Rock, Blues-Infused Rock
  • Lethal Weapon, Grumpy Old Men, Dumb & Dumber
  • Community, The Office, Three Sheets
  • Brewing books
  • I started in December 2007 with two extracts, then moved to counter-top mashing. In August, 2010 I brewed my first all-grain.
  • House Pale Ale
  • Air
  • House Pale Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Lindstrom
  • Minnesota

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Help-Pale Ale on 08-04-2011 at 06:44 PM
    Good question, and one I had a little while ago. Here are the responses I got. you! Some very
    good points there. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Help-Pale Ale on 08-04-2011 at 04:23 PM
    Quick question: Why use LME and DME in the same recipe? Do you get different characteristics in
    the beer?

  • Posted in thread: Bucket top about to burst!!! on 07-25-2011 at 02:34 PM
    Yup. ^Grab a clean hand towel, wrap it around the base of the airlock & pop it off veeeery
    slightly to let some of the pressure out. Then just sterilize some 5/16" tubing (you do have
    some 5/16" tubin...

  • Posted in thread: 84% efficiency? What am I doing wrong? on 07-12-2011 at 10:46 PM
    I filled a 6 gallon primary bucket to within 1 inch of top, filled a 1 qt decanter for my yeast
    ranch, and dumped the rest (maybe a 1/2 gallon of sluge) on the lawn.It doesn't sound like you
    have an a...

  • Posted in thread: Buying a march pump... couple questions on 07-06-2011 at 04:20 PM
    I have stainless steel couplings on my pump head. I haven't noticed any damage yet while
    cleaning it out. Just don't over-tighten it.

  • Posted in thread: Can you get away with... on 07-06-2011 at 04:39 AM
    Leave it in the primary. For your APA/IPA...if you have a 1/2 inch hose you could connect that
    to your airlock and run the other end into a container full of sanitizer solution. I've been
    doing this e...

  • Posted in thread: Ebay RTD on 07-06-2011 at 04:31 AM
    I don't know much about the RTDs themselves and what metals work best for them. However, I have
    stainless, copper, and brass metals in my kettles which have all been safe for me so far.

  • Posted in thread: So what am I missing with Plate Chiller Connections? on 07-06-2011 at 04:28 AM
    It all depends on the rest of your system. Decide where you plan to mount your chiller and go
    from there. You don't really need anything expensive for them to work properly, they just make
    things a li...

  • Posted in thread: Equipment Upgrade Recommendations? on 06-28-2011 at 07:58 PM
    kpr121 nailed it. Fermentation control turned my good beer into great beer! I use a chest
    freezer with a brew belt so I only use glass carboys.Also, consider ditching secondary
    fermentation except whe...

  • Posted in thread: primary temp question on 06-28-2011 at 07:51 PM
    Step 8 of the instructions indicate that 64 - 72 is the proper range for your yeast so you're
    spot on. PITCH YEASTSprinkle the contents of the yeast sachet over top of the entire wort
    surface and sti...

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