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01-23-2009

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    ABOUT ME

  • Tennessee
  • Newbie - purchased my home brew equipment in January 2009.
  • Hunting / Fishing /
    Homebrew
  • We use to drink Miller Lite ONLY!

    Some friends in Michigan started taking us to the local micro-breweries and finally we had to try them. We were instantly hooked.

    He has been home brewing for years and I watched him one day and was so interested I had to give it a try.

    Here I am!
  • 1. True Brew - IPA
    2. AHS Belgian Noel - looking for a high ABV brew!
  • Primary #1: Blonde Ale (strawberry)
    Primary #2:
  • Secondary #1: True Brew - All Malt Pilsner
    Secondary #2:
  • Bottled: Coopers - Canadian Blonde
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: BeerSmith IPA - what do you think? on 02-14-2009 at 04:07 AM
    I have 1 oz of cascades remaining. Should I add that to secondary for dry hopping?Thanks.JP

  • Posted in thread: BeerSmith IPA - what do you think? on 02-14-2009 at 03:34 AM
    Answer #1 - SG was 1.064Answer #2 - yes, had to add 1 lb of corn sugar to meet beersmith's
    style og range because I didn't have LME or DME or any other grains.Please let me know if I
    messed it up.JP

  • Posted in thread: BeerSmith IPA - what do you think? on 02-14-2009 at 01:36 AM
    OK - this is my second attempt at an extract brew outside of purchasing an actual kitted
    beer.Note: I only used ingredients I had readily available and I tried to match the style to
    the T.2.00 lb Ambe...

  • Posted in thread: LHBS in Middle Tennessee on 02-12-2009 at 06:58 PM
    I was just wondering if anyone has been to the new homebrew supply store in Goodletsville
    called Rebelbrew. Being so new to homebrewing I wouldn't know a good deal on random ingredients
    if it jumped u...

  • Posted in thread: How to get ABV? on 02-11-2009 at 05:07 PM
    All I really care about is that I made beer... Looks like beer, smells like beer, tastes like
    beer - it must be beer and I had fun doing it.I'm not saying it is the best beer I have ever
    tasted but it...

  • Posted in thread: How to get ABV? on 02-11-2009 at 04:41 PM
    That was my point exactly? Which is correct. I think i am with you. I am going to use the
    highest ABV until someone tells me other wise...JPIs BrewCalcs.com reliable? BrewCalcs: Free
    Homebrewing Calcu...

  • Posted in thread: How to get ABV? on 02-11-2009 at 03:51 PM
    I know, I know - this question has been asked 100+ times and yet here it is again... (-:I am a
    newbie and want some clarification. I understand how to take the OG reading before pitching the
    yeast; I ...

  • Posted in thread: Question: True Brew Beer Ingredient Kit on 02-06-2009 at 11:11 PM
    Well here is the update:Arrived at home, removed the lid, took the gravity reading. OG was
    actuall 1.060, new reading was 1.022 so I guess something wonderful happened. I sanitized the
    correct lid, pl...

  • Posted in thread: Question: True Brew Beer Ingredient Kit on 02-06-2009 at 07:33 PM
    Most likely a loose lid. I have two plastic bucket type primary fermenters and they have
    different lids. I will check when I get home. If I used the wrong lid do you recommend when I
    take the gravity ...

  • Posted in thread: Question: True Brew Beer Ingredient Kit on 02-06-2009 at 05:49 PM
    Thanks for all the responses and correction.Note to self - Extract w/ specialty grains... (-:OG
    Reading was 1.050. The range was supposed to be 1.054 1.059 or something like that. All I
    know for sur...

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