Last Activity:10-02-2012 9:23 PM
Posted in thread: if 90% are extract brewing. why the sudden rush to all grain ? on 07-29-2012 at 04:54 AM
When I started brewing I used extract only and I was really happy with the results. I moved to
all grain because of cost and then I began to learn about how much more I could control with a
Posted in thread: Poll: What method do you brew with? on 07-29-2012 at 04:25 AM
Posted in thread: Synergy Brewing system on 03-28-2012 at 03:44 AM
Hey all, I finally bit the bullet and bought a 26 gallon single tier system tonight. I have
researched a bunch of systems and decided to go with this one. I have read reviews and feel
good about the c...
Posted in thread: Grand rapids Michigan here on 01-28-2012 at 04:22 PM
Getting ready to start my first brew this weekend. I chose the name plasmabrewer because I
donate plasma to buy my supplies :-) . I currently have a basic setup for single stage but I
plan to get a se...
Posted in thread: FYI... DON'T Drink and Brew on 12-18-2011 at 01:28 PM
If I am brewing a simple batch, then I'm a drinkin' a homebrew. :mug:If I need to concetrate
about the batch, then I can wait 'till it's time to "chill". ;)
Posted in thread: Nano-Brewery Interview: Blackrocks Brewery on 10-28-2011 at 03:07 AM
One more place for the Michigan folks to put on a list to visit. Heard lots of great things,
unfortunately they were closed when I was stopping by. Hope to make it there someday soon.
Posted in thread: Half batch, but full yeast pack? on 08-26-2011 at 04:30 PM
The important thing is that you have enough healthy yeast cells to ferment. At this level too
much isn't an issue.
Posted in thread: Going all out to get back in the game on 08-10-2011 at 04:20 AM
Hey Kellzey, welcome back to brewing. I totally get the parts collecting phase. Seems like it
never ends for me. The list of parts just seems to change. I started in 94 I think and I wish
Posted in thread: Pitch now or wait? on 08-10-2011 at 04:12 AM
Pitching was the right thing. Even if it has a low count of viable cells it is better than
none. The bacteria will start to take over if you let it set. It's just the way it is no matter
how clean you...
Posted in thread: Lid on or off? on 06-01-2011 at 04:42 AM
Off without a doubt. An uncovered hard boil is what you want. If you cover the pot, you can
have a build up of Dimethyl Sulfide that smells like corn and has a cooked vegetable taste. You
also run the...