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    ABOUT ME

  • Civil Engineer
  • Justin
  • New to brewing, Turkey Fryer setup with primary bucket and single secondary (For Now), Full size Fridge just for beer, will be installing home made temp controller for lagering
  • Belgian Wit
    Apfelwien
    Brown Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • USAF
  • Misc

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  • Posted in thread: Okay to bottle 1.036 RIS? on 04-01-2013 at 04:00 AM
    sounds good, I bottled it today after priming with 2.7 oz of sugar. I can't wait for 2-4 months
    from now. It already tasted amazing so I don't think it will have to age as long as some I've
    seen on he...

  • Posted in thread: Whats the Easter Bunny brewing today? on 04-01-2013 at 01:47 AM
    I bottled my RIS into some Grimbergen bottles (love the print on the bottle, looks all
    biblical) and brewed Beirmuncher's Boulevard Wheat clone. I mixed up the Simcoe and Cascade t
    the 5 min addition,...

  • Posted in thread: Okay to bottle 1.036 RIS? on 03-31-2013 at 07:45 PM
    I made this RIS on 3/2/13 and transferred into my secondary. I took a sample and it was at
    1.036. Will this go any further down or will it be okay to bottle?Planned on aging in the
    bottle and bottling...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB: Low efficiency? on 03-03-2013 at 05:37 PM
    I use my LHBS's standard crush and just got 72% out of a really big (1.101 SG) RIS. The same
    recipe people were getting 50-60% on and blaming BIAB, but thats not the case. I've also had
    great luck wit...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to age given my situation? on 03-03-2013 at 04:53 PM
    Thanks junga, I think I'll let it sit in primary for 3-4 weeks then bottle. Saved up 2 cases of
    Grimbergen Beer bottles, the 11.2 oz shouldn't be a big deal since I boiled .5gal too much off,
    just wen...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to age given my situation? on 03-03-2013 at 06:48 AM
    sorry, that came out wrong, I meant just extra yeast, read in other posts that with bigger
    beers sometimes having extra yeast added before bottling was useful. It will sit in a ground
    floor in a close...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to age given my situation? on 03-03-2013 at 05:45 AM
    I have a RIS I just brewed via BIAB method: Hit my mash temp of 152 F and mashed for 90 min,
    dropped to 149 before I started boil. Came out to 72% eff with a OG of 1.074 and a SG of 1.098.
    Using 2 p...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-13-2012 at 01:10 AM
    brewed up the mild ale kit from Northern Brewer while drinking my just ready Urca Dry Dock
    Vanilla Porter which turned out awesome. All Grain and son of a fermentation chiller changed my
    life!

  • Posted in thread: Parts for Son Of Fermentation on 07-29-2012 at 02:07 PM
    I got the r-5 foil backed 1" sheet, worked well but will be buying another to build a second
    layer on. as far as the fan, i used a 4" personal fan from walmart. it was only 6 bucks and I
    have is plugg...

  • Posted in thread: First AG, BIAB w/ NB double crush on 07-17-2012 at 10:18 PM
    I call in my order. I get 10% off for military discount. The guy on the phone said he couldn't
    guarantee the packer would double crush but he put a note asking them to. When I do the mild
    ill take a p...

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