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  • Started brewing with my brother back in 2008. After the first couple of batches, moved up to all grain and have not looked back.
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  • Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-08-2014 at 04:47 PM
    Pick ME!

  • Posted in thread: White labs flex cell on 09-08-2014 at 12:45 AM
    But why? The package of WLP001 that they show says to direct pitch unless the gravity is over
    1.070 or the yeast is beyond it's date, then make a starter.It also says to pitch at 70, in
    effect making ...

  • Posted in thread: Relative Noob from VA on 09-01-2014 at 02:16 AM
    If you are near Fredericksburg check out the classes at

  • Posted in thread: Forgot the Maltodextrin on 08-14-2014 at 01:36 PM
    You can add maltodextrin at any time in the process. Mix with enough water to dissolve, boil
    and add.

  • Posted in thread: First Brew Day Advice? on 08-08-2014 at 04:39 PM
    Here are some helpful hints for your first brew:Boiling - If steeping grain, do not go above
    170. 160 is better. - Remove the pot from the heat before adding the fermentables -Watch for
    the boil-ove...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-04-2014 at 06:22 PM
    I'd love this.

  • Posted in thread: beer line mystery! on 07-18-2014 at 04:55 PM
    You may be simply experiencing Carbonic Bite from your freshly carbed beer. It can have that
    "metallic" taste. It goes away after a week conditioning in the keezer. But... you should also
    get it from ...

  • Posted in thread: Question on original gravity on 07-18-2014 at 11:27 AM
    How did you sparge? How long did it take?

  • Posted in thread: Backup Co2 tank on 07-16-2014 at 11:08 PM
    I have a backup as well. Gas is never available when you really need it.

  • Posted in thread: Breaking down benzaldehyde. on 07-16-2014 at 01:26 PM
    I don't think I am getting o2 pickup as wort is not aerated at any point. Even my whirlpool
    barely disturbs the surface (the tangential inlet is only a few inches above the outlet). Even
    if it had, it...

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