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    ABOUT ME

  • University Administration
  • Wormwood Society
  • Candy's Dad's Homebrew (2/27/12); Apfelweinlager 34/70 (2/26/12); Get Yer Goat Maibock (2/22/2012); Dick Beer (2/15/2012); Fisher-Price My First Mead (12/20/2010)
  • Holiday Ale (11/29/2010)
  • Hairy Patersbier (2/3/2012)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Portland
  • OR

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Because Im stuck at work. Making a De-gassing wand DIY!!! on 04-29-2012 at 11:46 PM
    Resurrecting the thread, I can only say: I did this yesterday, and it saved me $12 over buying
    one at the LHBS. I cut it to fit the mouth of my Better Bottle, and it worked perfectly when
    used. Brilli...

  • Posted in thread: Vino Italiano Gewurztraminer wine kit on 04-27-2012 at 03:59 AM
    I've got a batch of the Vino Italiano Rosso Magnifico (their "Super Tuscan") that I made not to
    volume, but to SG of 1.090 - it came out at 5.3gal in primary. I also used Lalvin Bourgovin
    RC212 yeast,...

  • Posted in thread: Slow apple and ginger wine. on 04-20-2012 at 06:23 AM
    It could just be off-gassing. The bubbler is not the definitive indicator that fermentation is
    complete: the hydrometer will tell you. If you take readings on three consecutive days and it
    reads the s...

  • Posted in thread: Rapid fermentation? (and topping up) on 04-20-2012 at 05:51 AM
    By 'let ferment dry' do you mean let it ferment without adding water?No, "let ferment dry"
    means let it go as-is until the yeasts have eaten all the sugars, so that it tastes dry (versus
    sweet or "off...

  • Posted in thread: My 1st kit is underway: RdC Amarone - Questions on 04-20-2012 at 02:39 AM
    Thanks for the recommendations! I'm procrastinating working on a paper that's due tomorrow, so
    I think I'll rack some wine instead!

  • Posted in thread: My 1st kit is underway: RdC Amarone - Questions on 04-19-2012 at 11:35 PM
    My first batch of kit wine has been underway since the start of the month (19 days now), and I
    thought I'd follow Jack's Extended Kit instructions. One thing he didn't list was the use of
    bentonite be...

  • Posted in thread: help! accidentally restarted fermentation =( on 04-19-2012 at 09:03 PM
    Wait. The heat will die down. Eventually.Or leave it as-is, keg it, and mix with fresh lemonade
    as you serve. that will kick up the lemon flavor and tone down the hooch-taste at the same time
    (think "...

  • Posted in thread: Corny Chargers on 04-17-2012 at 06:00 AM
    I have and use one, and can confirm that you will go through 2-3 chargers to serve a keg. You
    do indeed need to carb the keg either with sugar or force-carb with a full-size tank/regulator,
    but this d...

  • Posted in thread: forgotten skeeter pee on 04-05-2012 at 08:33 PM
    Degass using Food Saver.... brilliant!Now you got me thinking...

  • Posted in thread: Wine Equipment on 04-05-2012 at 08:22 PM
    Let me lead off with this warning: I don't have enough experience as a vintner to provide a
    definitive answer, but here are a few thoughts to consider:*Most kits start with 6 gallons in
    primary, a por...

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Beeritas Vos Liberabit Brewing Primaries: BEER Beer (4/8/12); Fisher-Price My First Mead (12/20/10) Kegged: Hairy Patersbier (1/28/12); Dick Beer (2/15/12); Get Yer Goat Maibock (2/22/12) Bottled: Ye Olde Tyme Holiday Ale (9/26/10); Dick Beer (2/15/12); Candy's Dad's Homebrew (2/27/12) Apfelweins: Crapfelwein (4/4/12); Apfelweinlager 34/70 (2/26/12) Kit Wines: Fisher-Price My First Amarone (4/1/12); Rosso Magnifico (4/17/12) On Deck: Albertus Magnus DIPA
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