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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: How Long do YOU Ferment in primary? on 07-19-2016 at 06:06 PM
    1. For the given beer style/yeast strain combination (please disclose), how long do you usually
    ferment in primary?10-14 days All styles of Ales and Lagers in Primary before Kegging2a. Is it
    a static ...

  • Posted in thread: Strong Ale Malt Bill on 07-18-2016 at 01:07 AM
    Interesting... I just wrote an American Strong Ale Recipe (or Imperial Amber Ale...
    maybe?).Your recipe is interesting and would probably be great.Here is mine:Recipe
    Specifications-------------------...

  • Posted in thread: Super light blonde color for IPA on 07-18-2016 at 12:52 AM
    That looks and sounds delicious. I have a bunch of Citra and Mosaic to use, how did it turn
    out?It's a great a great beer! I made it two months ago so the Citra dry hop is not as intense
    as it was 30 ...

  • Posted in thread: How important is clear beer to you? on 07-17-2016 at 08:45 PM
    When my IPA don't taste as good anymore... At least I can appreciate how clear it is.

  • Posted in thread: Super light blonde color for IPA on 07-15-2016 at 09:41 PM
    I don't recall saying 100% pils. I fact I did mention there were other specialty malts to get
    it to an orange colorIt said you used Pils in the "Gandhi not clone". But no percentage.Guess I
    was just l...

  • Posted in thread: Super light blonde color for IPA on 07-15-2016 at 09:19 PM
    As for the pils, I may look into that again. Used it once for a Gandhi not clone two years ago
    but even that was darker Amber color100% Pils should not be "amber"This beer is Pils + Mosaic
    SMaSH (but ...

  • Posted in thread: Location of sight glass on 07-15-2016 at 07:22 PM
    My sight glass is on the HLT.Having a slight glass on a kettle or mash tun sounds like a mess
    to me.

  • Posted in thread: How big is your pipeline? on 07-14-2016 at 07:59 PM
    6 taps7 kegs7th fits in the kegerator (but is empty at the moment)oldest beer is 3 months
    old.So, I have a few taps devoted to "past it's prime beer".I need to work on that.

  • Posted in thread: What do you use to insulate your fermentation chamber temp probe? on 07-13-2016 at 12:39 AM
    I have drilled my bucket lids with a stepped bit to accept the MoreBeer Thermowell that is
    mounted to a stopper. I fill the thermowell with StarSan to ensure i am getting the temp of the
    liquid and no...

  • Posted in thread: old equipment on 07-09-2016 at 01:25 PM
    Heat some water in the kettle to 120-130F. Add PBW or Ocyclean and put everything into the
    kettle (except the pump motor!). With a few minutes of soaking you should not have to scrub
    much at all.I rea...

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 - American Pub Ale US-05 (1.060) Tap5 - air Tap6 - Black Lager 34/70 (1.072)
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