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  • Germantown Wisconsin
  • Woodworking,home brewing,running
  • CFO
  • Joe Tylicki
  • Rush
  • Started right out of college in 1988 and continued for several years before going into hiatus. Started back up again in 2008 with better equipment.

    Currently using an all grain setup (Gott/Rubbermaid twin cooler variety), 15 gallon, 8 gallon and 4 gallon stainless brew pots, Hurricane Burner, 6.5 gallon primary carboy w/blowoff tube, 13 gallon vittle vault backup primary, a handful of 5 gallon secondary carboys, 16 soda kegs and 3 CO2 tanks.
  • Another big belgian, Irish Red
  • Duinen Dubbel Belgian Abbey Ale
    Dirty Blonde Belgian Strong Ale
  • I'm done with bottling
  • Fat Tire
    Irish Red
    Honey Weizen
    Extra Pale Ale
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  • Married


  • Posted in thread: Substitute for ESB Pale Malt (Gambrinus) on 08-01-2015 at 03:15 PM
    Thanks guys, MO it is.

  • Posted in thread: Substitute for ESB Pale Malt (Gambrinus) on 08-01-2015 at 02:51 PM
    I am brewing a clone of Kona's Longboard Lager and it calls for ESB Pale Malt from Gambrinus. I
    was not able to source that in time to brew tomorrow.I have in stock:Belgian PilsnerMaris
    OtterUS 2-RowA...

  • Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 02-16-2015 at 08:36 PM
    Putting this on my "to read" list. My house water is terrible and I plan in using distilled
    when I start brewing in the next month or so.The last few batches I've made have been amazing.
    This approach...

  • Posted in thread: New Fermentation Chamber: True GDM-26 Refrigerator Cooler on 02-16-2015 at 04:28 PM
    I removed and bypassed the existing thermostat and wired in a STC-1000 controller mounted in
    the lower front panel. Using the existing wires, a heater module was installed into the upper
    area between...

  • Posted in thread: Nitro Stout Carbonation - Need Help on 01-07-2015 at 01:11 AM
    I ran into a similar problem when I hooked up my stout faucet and beer gas tank; I was never
    able to find a straightforward answer to "how do i set up a stout faucet?"...So, after a long
    time of trial...

  • Posted in thread: 30 Smack Pack Starter With Multiple Strains - All Expired on 12-16-2014 at 12:35 AM
    That's excellent. My MIL just moved from Arlington Heights to Milwaukee, so we're on 94
    basically the whole way to Wisconsin. Wife's family has a house on Lake Geneva, so summers are
    a good bet too. I...

  • Posted in thread: All grain brews have the same "tart" taste - Please help! on 12-15-2014 at 09:37 PM
    So definitely "tart", not "bitter"? ... and by "bitter" I mean in a thoroughly unpleasant way,
    not the kind of bitter your boil hops create

  • Posted in thread: Safale US-05 too cold? on 12-15-2014 at 09:19 PM
    Not at all. Diacetyl in low amounts is "slick" in the mouthfeel, or a bit oiliness. It leaves a
    bit of slickness on the teeth or tongue when in small amounts, but it's there. In larger
    amounts, it get...

  • Posted in thread: Planning 1st AG Brew-MO Smash but what hops? on 12-15-2014 at 06:51 PM
    Thanks on the US05.No problem. If you have the ability to control the temp near the low range,
    the Nott would probably work just as well.

  • Posted in thread: All grain brews have the same "tart" taste - Please help! on 12-15-2014 at 06:46 PM
    I had similar issues with my RIMS system that I didn't have with the coolers.I solved the
    problem with a combination of [*]Reduce the amount of sparge water (fly sparging) so as not to
    drop below 1.01...

Conical 1 - Just cleaned out. Conical 2 - Empty Carboys - None Secondaries - None Lagering in Kegs - Bavarian Dunkel Kegged: Belgian Dirty Blonde Trappist Ale, Forbidden Fruit IPA, Double Chocolate Stout, Bourbon County Stout, BLC Bottled: Oaked Bourbon Porter Planned: Looking for ideas