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06-25-2009

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08-29-2011 1:11 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • Central IL
  • SCUBA Diving,Growing Apples,Brewing Beer
  • Engineer
  • Sean
  • Started brewing back in grad school (mid-90's). Got busy with other things after finished with school & started working (1998). Got back into brewing in 2009 and started kegging at that time.

    Doing mini-mashes now... looking to jump into all grain as soon as I can assemble all the necessary pieces.
  • English IPA
  • Northwest Pale Ale
  • Vanilla Porter
  • Graff
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Reducing RPM's on drill for mill on 06-09-2010 at 07:03 PM
    Here's a cheap alternative to using a drill - surplussed garage door opener motor, just
    $10:https://www.surpluscenter.com/item.asp?item=5-1677&catname=electric

  • Posted in thread: More Keezer Help on 05-10-2010 at 05:00 PM
    I would try keeping the kegs from touching the sides of the freezer. Try wedging a thin piece
    of insulation between the freezer wall and the keg and see if that helps.

  • Posted in thread: Hello from central Illinois on 04-12-2010 at 03:02 AM
    Welcome from north of Bloomington.

  • Posted in thread: Apple Jack on 04-04-2010 at 05:20 AM
    Look at the pdf from that page. It says the "Old Apple Brandy" is pure apple brandy not blended
    with anything and is the original "Apple Jack"Look again. The "Old Apple Brandy" is another
    product on t...

  • Posted in thread: Apple Jack on 04-02-2010 at 07:32 PM
    You could just buy some... have a store locator where you should be able to buy some locally.
    I found some in a near by suburb. Its the stuff George Washington used to stop in for a cup or
    two of.As...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a Wood bar top on 03-23-2010 at 03:05 PM
    Another option would be to piece together some wood flooring (hardwood or laminate) to make a
    nice prefinished durable surface. It would be pretty cheap and doesn't require any woodworking
    skills.

  • Posted in thread: Free Rhizomes - Decatur, IL on 03-19-2010 at 08:03 PM
    I might be interested. How much? EDIT: Sorry, just noticed the title saying FREE. I'm still
    interested, but I don't know how soon I can get down to Decatur.

  • Posted in thread: beer foaming and spitting on 03-18-2010 at 02:36 PM
    A 9ft vertical rise equates to a 4 psi pressure loss. So if your keg is at 12 psi, then the tap
    is at 8 psi (without any flow) - you will get a significant amount of CO2 coming out of
    solution. The wa...

  • Posted in thread: beer foaming and spitting on 03-18-2010 at 01:35 PM
    I would guess that you are getting the CO2 coming out of solution due to the pressure loss in a
    7-9 foot vertical rise. The temperature rise in the line could also be contributing to the
    problem. What...

  • Posted in thread: Hi from central IL on 02-11-2010 at 08:34 PM
    Welcome to the obsession,+1 on the Friar Tuck in Savoy.... better homebrew selection than
    Bloomington or Peoria.

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Sean C. Central IL Daddy's Bubble Drink Brewing On Tap:Northwest Pale Ale Bottled: Vanilla Porter Primary: Empty Secondary: Bavarian Hefe
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