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Join Date:

06-19-2013

Last Activity:

09-23-2014 10:19 AM

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38 years old

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    ABOUT ME

  • I got a Mr. Beer starter kit for Christmas and I am fermenting my first batch from extract right now. After a few batches with this, I would like to get a better setup.
  • I love stouts and ales, possibly an ale next.
  • Male
  • Married
  • Long Island
  • New York

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to get my OG on 08-08-2014 at 06:44 PM
    Doh! As usual... Operator error. Thanks !Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to get my OG on 08-08-2014 at 05:12 AM
    Oh and the manufacturer says they have a moisture content between 16% and 18.6%. Sent from my
    iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to get my OG on 08-08-2014 at 05:10 AM
    Thanks for your help guys. Here is a link for the calculator I used. from my iPhone using
    Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to get my OG on 08-07-2014 at 01:26 AM
    I made 1 gallon and used 3 pounds of honey. I used an OG calculator and it said 1.033. That
    seems a bit low. This is my first batch of mead, I usually make beer. Can anyone help me
    estimate my OG?

  • Posted in thread: Looong fermentation. on 10-27-2013 at 02:08 PM
    That's what I was hoping for! This is only my 5th batch (second after graduating from Mr. Beer)
    so I am still a little unsure. I am going to be patient and let it sit for another 2 weeks, it
    is a ging...

  • Posted in thread: Looong fermentation. on 10-27-2013 at 05:32 AM
    Brewed my porter on October 14th. Tomorrow it will be 2 full weeks in the fermenter. I am using
    Nottingham yeast and it was pitched at about 78*F. The first few days the fermenter was in the
    cellar an...

  • Posted in thread: Hydrometer reading on 09-14-2013 at 12:55 AM
    I just bottled myBrewers Best Pumpkin Spice Porter. This is my first batch using a hydrometer,
    I don't know of I am doing it right. I took my first reading and for 1.052, my second reading
    was 1.022. ...

  • Posted in thread: How long is too long in plastic? on 08-29-2013 at 02:16 PM
    I have an ale pail for my primary fermenter. What is the longest I can ferment in there without
    the risk of O2 seeping through? I plan on just getting a 6.5 gal glass Carboy in the future,
    but it is t...

  • Posted in thread: New PodCast on 08-17-2013 at 02:08 AM
    What is the name of the podcast? Is it on iTunes?

  • Posted in thread: Digital thermometer. on 08-16-2013 at 03:06 PM
    I'll probably just use a sticky for now. Off to petco.

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