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    ABOUT ME

  • I went all grain because the kits I got from William's did not list any of the ingredients and I wanted more control. I brew once a month. IPA and Stout are my favorite styles but I have started doing a ton of lagers in the last year. --- Sept 5, 2010 First Brew Day --- April 2, 2011 First All Grain --- Dec 20, 2011, Brew Stand Built --- March 20, 2012 Kegging System Built
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  • Started with a William's Brewing set-up and a friend. Then went all grain.
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LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: First Lager questions on 11-24-2016 at 02:18 AM
    Hey guys. So I had to remove the lager from the ferm chamber after 2 months. I am planning on
    bottling it tomorrow, but I am suprised to see airlock activity since I removed it from the
    ferm chamber. ...

  • Posted in thread: US-05. Worthy of a 1.080? on 11-24-2016 at 01:43 AM
    Yeh, it will work. Even better if you have O2 to oxygenate.People might say that is under
    pitching... but I've done it. No off flavors and hit high krausen in 24-36 hours.

  • Posted in thread: Ferris Brewer's Day Off on 11-24-2016 at 01:39 AM
    I'm hung up on the vocabulary here...BrewevementBrewrevementBeerevementHmmm.ok...
    @BeardedBrews, Beerevement is even better sounding than my Brewevement. But it loses
    something... I didn't just stay h...

  • Posted in thread: Non-Alcoholic Beer Process and Ideas on 11-23-2016 at 10:28 PM
    That seems like a good process to brew a "why bother IPA"But seriously, seems like it would
    work if you have time appropriate time/temp.

  • Posted in thread: Ferris Brewer's Day Off on 11-10-2016 at 10:41 PM
    Anyone call in sick to brew? I came up with "Ferris Brewer's Day Off".... man I hope that is
    original because it killed me.Anyway... today I brewed "Brewevement Porter" since my work gave
    me the day o...

  • Posted in thread: Re-use my Dry yeast on 11-10-2016 at 04:05 PM
    I wouldn't bother with the yeast rinsing. It doesn't improve anything and it's just another
    place you can contaminate your yeast.One other thing... if you are brewing again soon or you
    can keep the fe...

  • Posted in thread: why does my s04 batch taste like apples on 11-09-2016 at 09:32 PM
    acetaldehyde = green apple (off flavor is not appropriate in beer - even if it is tasty) the
    fermentation was not doneYou need to wait longer and if possible warm the fermentation toward
    the end.

  • Posted in thread: Two brew day screw-ups. Thoughts? on 11-09-2016 at 07:09 PM
    I have pitched warm and then cold crashed down to 50F to start fermentation... I would not
    recommend this (better of to wait and pitch) but I had zero problems... the wort warmed back up
    and fermented...

  • Posted in thread: Flow - Citra/Simcoe IPA on 11-08-2016 at 12:29 AM
    no bittering addition or dry hop?

  • Posted in thread: Why do my outlets not work? on 11-08-2016 at 12:13 AM
    I had this problem once the 1st-floor half-bath had a GFI that when tripped the 2nd floor
    stopped working. I feel your pain.

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Last brew: 11/10/16 Brewevement Porter US-05 @ 1.065-1.011 = 7.09% ABV -- Kegged on: 11/22/16
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