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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: How to measure honey? on 08-15-2016 at 03:59 AM
    Weight

  • Posted in thread: Learning to age on 08-11-2016 at 09:25 AM
    So, is the maturation best done in the bottle/keg? Or can it be carried out in the fermentation
    process, either in primary, second or a third?The advantage of the bottle/keg is that oxygen is
    kept awa...

  • Posted in thread: First AG Brew Day! on 08-11-2016 at 09:20 AM
    Start early. Mash low (145-150F). Take notes (and photos) you'll want to remember what you did.
    You probably won't sit down much (there is probably something that needs cleaned or
    sanitized).Not sure ...

  • Posted in thread: Weizen devote looking to learn more... on 08-11-2016 at 09:09 AM
    Have you tried a Roggenbier? You can make it with Wyeast 3068. Might be down your alley (while
    expanding your styles)I've been wanting to try the one in Brewing Classic Styles.

  • Posted in thread: Learning to age on 08-11-2016 at 07:11 AM
    I'm gonna need more kegs if I expect to keep a pipeline going while I try to follow these
    guidelines.That's what I did! I went from 3 taps to 6 taps and now my beer on tap is an average
    of 75.6 days o...

  • Posted in thread: 30 month old brewing ingredients. Use or toss them? on 08-09-2016 at 09:10 PM
    - Toss the liquid extract.- Use the DME to make starters.- Taste the grain to see if it is
    bad/soft (and not dry-crunchy like it should be).If you really want to experiment with the LME
    and not just t...

  • Posted in thread: Inkbird Wifi Smart Temperature Controller, Up to 50% off ($32.5) on 08-05-2016 at 04:22 PM
    Woke up today, 800 miles from home and decided to cold crash. I'm pretty happy with the Inkbird
    WiFi controller.I can't imagine how I would live without out it now.It's nice to be able to
    check/adjust...

  • Posted in thread: Inkbird Wifi Smart Temperature Controller, Up to 50% off ($32.5) on 08-05-2016 at 04:12 PM
    Can you use this product to control a 1500w or 1800w element?15A x 120V = 1,800 wattsYes,
    that's the max rating.

  • Posted in thread: Dang brewstand!!! on 08-05-2016 at 03:34 PM
    Is your tank full? My BG14 regulator cuts off when the propane level is low. Same thing would
    happen if I made rapid adjustments with the knob.

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 08-05-2016 at 03:25 PM
    When the guy leading the brewery tour asks you the questions.(it was about pasteurization)

BREW SETUP REGISTRY ENTRIES:
  • Bass Lake Brewery
    Bass Lake Brewery
FORUM SIGNATURE
Tap1 - Mosaic SMaSH Pils 34/70 (1.054) Tap2 - Citra Session IPA US-05 (1.054) Tap3 - Belgian Pale Ale WLP550 (1.060) Tap4 - Pub Ale US-05 (1.060) Tap5 - American Strong Ale US-05 (1.072) Tap6 - Black Lager 34/70 (1.072)
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