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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. --- 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: Windsor dry yeast on 01-27-2016 at 08:48 PM
    There is plenty of yeast in a 3 week old beer to carbonate. The amount of yeast on the lid will
    not be an issue.If the beer was super high ABV, fresh healthy yeast might help it carb faster
    but should...

  • Posted in thread: Chugger pump head alignment? on 01-23-2016 at 12:57 AM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdwfzxblL_UThanks! I do have a coffee can shroud splash guard!
    I'll remove that.If the problem persists then it could be an alignment when hot issue.

  • Posted in thread: Chugger pump head alignment? on 01-22-2016 at 08:35 PM
    I replaced my March 815 pump head with a Chugger inline SS head.When I tried to pump noting
    happened so I loosened the pump head turned on the pump power and tightened the screws while it
    was pumping....

  • Posted in thread: Batch Sparge w/ Rectangular Cooler - pickup placement on 01-21-2016 at 04:24 AM
    Here is what it looks like:331716331717

  • Posted in thread: 20 gallon kettle on 01-19-2016 at 11:19 PM
    I have the Thunder Group 100 Quart Aluminum Stock Pot from Amazon (25 gallon). I do 15 gallon
    batches most often but did a 20 gallon batch once.Works great!

  • Posted in thread: Abv on 01-19-2016 at 08:51 PM
    Because of the sugar added a hydrometer or refractometer won't work. You would have to do the
    calculation from the volumes that you combined. Beersmith2 has a dilution tool that would work
    but we woul...

  • Posted in thread: bottle early or let temperature rise? on 01-18-2016 at 04:01 AM
    [QUOTE=m1k3 - you said that temp control is not needed after 12 days. Even if the ambient
    temperature is in the 90's? And if so, for how many days is it really needed and then when can
    I relax a littl...

  • Posted in thread: bottle early or let temperature rise? on 01-17-2016 at 03:29 AM
    Temp control is not needed after 12 days. I see the high in Bangkok today was 90F... but I
    presume the beer will be somewhat cooler indoors.Not knowing any more details...I'm sure both
    would be fine.B...

  • Posted in thread: What Type of Monster Have I Created? on 01-17-2016 at 03:22 AM
    John Harvard Stout(just remove the words Imperial and Clone)

  • Posted in thread: Help in building 3 tier system on 01-17-2016 at 03:02 AM
    When I built my stand I looked at this thread.A few pointers...Keep each level as low as
    feasible, but leave some room for growth.The kettle burner can be on the ground or on a
    platform. I went with t...

BREW SETUP REGISTRY ENTRIES:
  • Bass Lake Brewery
    Bass Lake Brewery
FORUM SIGNATURE
tap 1 - Baltic Porter tap 2 - Lemon Drop Extra Pale Ale (1.068) tap 3 - Lemon Drop Extra Pale Ale (1.068) tap 4 (in the kitchen) - Carbonated water @ 40psi On deck: Mosaic Pilsner SMaSH Lager
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