Last Activity:11-27-2012 5:13 PM
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Posted in thread: Chocolate Cherry Stout on 09-13-2012 at 03:48 PM
I'm tickled that others are trying and liking the recipe!Wild Ginger- I've made it with out the
vanilla. The vanilla is only there to compliment the chocolate. You will be fine leaving it out
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Build on 08-21-2012 at 09:32 PM
I finally got this up and running a couple weeks ago. The unit is functional, but still has
some cosmetic issues. I have a Pale Ale fermenting now, with something else to be brewed up
this weekend. Pi...
Posted in thread: Chocolate Cherry Stout on 08-21-2012 at 09:23 PM
The cherry flavor is evident, but not overwhelming. I think I used about 56oz. of concentrate
the previous time I made the recipe, but wanted to bump it up a bit this time. IIRC I just
bought all the ...
Posted in thread: Do you keep ONE of every batch of homebrew? on 06-27-2012 at 02:52 PM
I used to keep 1 bomber of each beer I made. I stopped doing so after just over a year, and I
drank them all. Some had aged better than others. Now I have a few recipes that I brew nearly
every year. ...
Posted in thread: Heading to San Diego on 06-22-2012 at 10:05 PM
San Diego is a great beer city. Be sure to get to the Stone Brewery north of the city, its a
bit of a drive, but well worth it. There are a bunch of smaller breweries and brew pubs around
too, but Sto...
Posted in thread: Volunteer at brewery. on 06-07-2012 at 04:18 PM
Talk to the brewers. Rob at Independence is a great guy, and I've heard positive things about
the folks at Jester King as well.Years ago I tried to get a job at Uncle Billy's but could not
get it to w...
Posted in thread: Warning to wing-capper users on 05-25-2012 at 06:07 PM
I have a problem with breaking Anchor bottles. Man, I do love that tear shape bottle though.
Last bottling day I broke 2 while capping. I guess the more I drink, the stronger I become?
Nah, maybe I ju...
Posted in thread: Warning to wing-capper users on 05-25-2012 at 03:00 PM
I can use those bottles with my wing capper, you just have to be aware that those bottles are
being used, and be sure that the cap is properly seated before applying force.I have mangled
more caps due...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Build on 05-24-2012 at 05:56 PM
Looks good. The only thing additional I did was line the inside with that thin plastic material
that can be used for windows. Where you putting in the temp controller?I plan on lining the
inside with ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Build on 05-24-2012 at 03:56 PM
Two more pictures attached. The first shows insulation installed. I am planning to use 1 layer
3/4" and 1 layer 1/2" rigid foam insulation. The second pic shows the counter top and fridge