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09-24-2016 4:35 PM

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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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  • Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 09-22-2016 at 02:14 PM
    How do you change your lines out?My guess is that people with long beer lines clean in place
    and rarely change their lines with new draft tubing.Same thing in commercial applications.

  • Posted in thread: Up to 50% for Inkbird Android wifi temperature controller on 09-22-2016 at 02:40 AM
    I love mine... I was hundreds of miles from home in Seattle when I cold crashed my last brew.I
    can't go back to a non-wifi controller.Can you use two for dual stage temp control? I might buy
    yours @Ye...

  • Posted in thread: Accidental Dual Pressure Serving on 09-22-2016 at 02:38 AM
    I have 6 beers on tap.... I was trying to just find one pressure until this accident.

  • Posted in thread: Pilsner SMaSH US-05 vs. 34/70 SPLIT on 09-22-2016 at 02:34 AM
    370906

  • Posted in thread: Pilsner SMaSH US-05 vs. 34/70 SPLIT on 09-22-2016 at 02:29 AM
    I'm brewing this "Pilsner SMaSH" again. Amazing.10-gallon batch (suggested)100% Pilsner Malt
    (From Germany you pick)SMaSH 1.055ish OGyou pick the hop (mine was Mosaic) 40ish IBUsUS-05 for
    5 gallons(th...

  • Posted in thread: Aluminum Kettle CLEAN on 09-22-2016 at 02:00 AM
    Ok, i know I'm not supposed to clean my aluminum kettle to a shiny brightness. But I gave up
    the beer stone was too much.I'll probably have to boil some water in it to get it back to
    passive. BUT it w...

  • Posted in thread: Accidental Dual Pressure Serving on 09-22-2016 at 01:53 AM
    I have a single pressure (dual gauge) Taprite regulator. Last time I moved my kegs around the
    Stout was forgotten (no CO2 hooked up).The bad news is that it got better as the pressure
    dropped.Does thi...

  • Posted in thread: Krausen Drop? on 09-22-2016 at 01:36 AM
    I agree with @porterpounderWarm it up... every time. Trust the yeast. You don't need more.1056
    / US-05 does not flock well.I quit using it (and used Notty) until I was able to cold crash. I
    takes days...

  • Posted in thread: Nailing Down An IPA on 09-22-2016 at 01:28 AM
    There are a lot of Munich malts. The one I think that most people are suggesting is Light
    Munich (9-10L). I was going to say that although it's not fashionable these days, a little 40L
    Crystal goes a ...

  • Posted in thread: mixing windsor and US-05; should I? on 09-22-2016 at 12:11 AM
    Concidering how cheap dry yeast is, I wouldn't risk the other ingredients for making something
    such experimental. But if you must, use S-04 in the blend with any of the other two, as it has
    the best f...

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Last brew 9/10/16: Chinook, Centennial, Cascade IPA - 1.066 OG - 51% Pils / 46% 2 row / 3% 22.5L Honey Malt - US-05
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