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  • gaming,motorcycles,computers,firearms
  • Tech support
  • rock/alt. rock
  • The Crow, Star Wars, LotR
  • MST3K, Doctor Who, House M.D., Warehouse 13
  • anything by R.A. Salvatore, King, Rice, Kierkegaard. Role-playing game books (like World of Darknes
  • Lincoln Lagers
  • first mead brewed - age 17
    first REAL venture into good homebrewing - age 21
    present - coming back after a 7 year hiatus. just can't drink jack & coke like when I was in my early 20' I came back to what I knew.
  • Need to do a decoction and some other more advanced brewing processes.
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  • Posted in thread: How long does mead keep for? on 08-09-2012 at 06:53 PM
    If anything, oxidation would have gotten to it.

  • Posted in thread: anyone made ken schramms apple cyser?? on 08-09-2012 at 06:52 PM
    Taking it off the yeast at 9 days pretty much ensures you won't have enough yeast to clean up
    any off flavors produced in primary.

  • Posted in thread: Poppet Valve grrr on 08-09-2012 at 06:50 PM
    Many used kegs do not have the correct poppets in them. Some are more interchangable than
    others. If you can figure out the keg maker, you should be able to get the correct ones for
    your posts.

  • Posted in thread: 5 Star Cleaner, Why does water level go down? on 08-09-2012 at 06:47 PM
    Hot water shrinks everything! Don't you do laundry!?

  • Posted in thread: Dry Airlock Question on 08-09-2012 at 06:45 PM
    To avoid a potential vacuum from forming. I toured a very small distillery once and their mash
    tun had a faulty valve which didn't allow air inside as it cooled. The result was a 15BBL mash
    tun implos...

  • Posted in thread: SOOOO......How is it that (no airlock bubbles) on 08-09-2012 at 06:39 PM
    You have a leak. Likely your carboy cap isn't as sealed as you think.Gas finds the least
    resistance to escape, so there's a gap that is less resistance than the airlock water.

  • Posted in thread: can't drink for a month - just started taking chantix on 07-17-2012 at 10:22 PM
    I don't smoke anymore but still enjoy nicotine from an 'e-cig' (technically an electronic
    nicotine inhalator).If you find that chantix gives you horrid dreams or screws with you
    mentally (it IS an ant...

  • Posted in thread: Favorite Rum on 07-17-2012 at 10:18 PM
    appleton estate 12 year is my house rumtheir...18 year I think it is, is my top shelf. Its damn
    good at under $40 a bottle.

  • Posted in thread: CO2 smell from new tank & regulator on 07-17-2012 at 10:03 PM
    I believe the oil used in paintball guns is silicone based, so yeah it shouldn't kill you.
    Note: I am not a doctor and only play one when SWMBO and I get really drunk...

  • Posted in thread: Is Boiling Water Really Necessary? on 07-17-2012 at 09:58 PM
    Most cities use chloramine, not chlorine, because it doesn't easily gas-out of the water, even
    when boiled. Whether you boil or not, campden tabs are advised to avoid chlorphenols in the
    finished beer...

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August 14, 2008  •  05:58 PM
Didja see your "present"? :D