jlanier01

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Join Date:

10-19-2009

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08-15-2013 8:30 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Chicago
  • Three Floyd's Brewery can be scratched off the list, highly recommended for the tour and tastings.
  • Brew
  • Technology
  • JT
  • Designing Great Beers, How to Brew, Clone Brews, Fortune's Formula, Charlie's books..
  • Started brewing in October of 09 with an extract kit. Eventually I'll make the jump to AG, but for now I'm having fun learning the basics about extract brewing. There's a ****load to learn about beer.

    May 2011 - Switching to AG, the wife has officially kicked me out of the kitchen.
  • Stouts
    Porters
  • Empty :(
  • Nada
  • Chocolate Stout with Bourbon
  • Burning River Pale Ale
    Simcoe Pale Ale
    Citra Pale Ale
    American Wheat Beer
    Avery IPA (Clone)
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Preparing for Brew Day from Washed Yeast on 05-25-2012 at 11:24 PM
    Im really looking for techniques to use when preparing washed yeast for a brew day. My yeast
    has been in cold storage for a week, and I believe everything is healthy inside. I looked for
    videos, threa...

  • Posted in thread: How to transport a starter for brew day? on 05-06-2012 at 07:00 PM
    Why do y'all need to transport your starters? The farthest mine go is from the downstairs
    kitchen to the upstairs kitchen.Ha, my buddy wanted to host brew day. So I brought the grain
    and yeast! He sup...

  • Posted in thread: How to transport a starter for brew day? on 05-05-2012 at 06:52 PM
    Well I decided the easiest way to keep my starter safe was to buckle her up! Gonna be weird
    explaining this if I get pulled over. :)

  • Posted in thread: Sugar Alternatives for a Yeast Starter on 04-07-2012 at 03:30 AM
    I've had this situation before. I just sanitized extra carefully and racked into my primary
    vessel and let it sit overnight until my starter was ready. Then I pitched. Everything turned
    out great. You...

  • Posted in thread: Sugar Alternatives for a Yeast Starter on 04-07-2012 at 02:33 AM
    How big is the beer you are making?There has been a lot of discussion that a starter with
    simple sugar makes "lazy" yeast that do a poor job of processing maltose. a 4 hour starter is
    better than no s...

  • Posted in thread: Sugar Alternatives for a Yeast Starter on 04-07-2012 at 02:23 AM
    I intended to make a yeast starter for tomorrow's brew day, but forgot to pick up DME. A few
    questions. 1.) Can I use corn sugar for the yeast starter? If so, what would the recipe amount
    be for a 1.0...

  • Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 11:00 PM
    The whole seeing the seasons change is starting to get old. My brother, the smart one, lives in
    San Diego.

  • Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 10:38 PM
    You can do something lo-tech.

  • Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 09:29 PM
    This small nutriculture system (Drip Irrigation System) was only $90 and is suitable for 10-12
    plants. I grew 4 lettuce, 2 swiss chard and 3 arugula and 1 kale plant. Here are the results
    about 50 d...

  • Posted in thread: Indoor gardening? on 09-06-2011 at 02:51 PM
    Check out Invent Geek which has a couple of nice DIY hydroponics links.

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primary: bottled: chocolate bourbon stout, centennial ipa, american ipa graveyard: BB imperial pale ale, BB english brown ale,AHS King's Cream Ale, American Honey Wheat Ale (first PM),English Pale Ale (Dry w/Kent Goldings), AHS London Porter, Robust Chocolate Porter up next: American IPA
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