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    ABOUT ME

  • Sports,fishing,barbaque,beer
  • Mfg Engineer
  • Don Sampson
  • 90's
  • Dumb and Dumber, Independence Day, Terminator
  • Monday Night Football
  • The Stand, All Quiet on the Western Front, The Machinist's Handbook
  • New to brewing, wanted to save money on beer by home brewing, now I want to make awesome tasting beers. I like all grain the best, cooler/ mash tun, I like to bottle, it is very therapeutic. First brew was a pale ale. I freaked out when it tasted wrong at 2 weeks....... All grown up now, 15gal HERMS..
  • More beer
  • Centennial IPA
  • Don't use 'em
  • Nothing :-(
  • Male
  • Married
  • Zebulon
  • North Carolina

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  • Posted in thread: New Castle Clone - Accidental on 02-01-2014 at 12:15 AM
    On the schedule for tomorrow.Going with the 8.5lbs of Maris Otter.Got a question with Hops. Why
    only the 1 addition at the beginning of the boil? Would adding the other 1/2 oz as a late
    addition chang...

  • Posted in thread: Super Efficient Pre-Chiller on 08-28-2013 at 12:08 AM
    Resurrecting a semi-dead thread:The last batch I did here in Illinois in early July, I was only
    able to get the wort down to 80 using hose water, and had to use a LOT of water to get it that
    low. I've...

  • Posted in thread: Any new news on Home Depot Homer buckets? on 08-27-2013 at 11:32 PM
    If you have a load of crappy old food unsafe buckets, you can line them with Reynolds turkey
    bags (24 pounders) you can even wash and re-use a couple of times if cost is an issue. For
    storing grain in...

  • Posted in thread: Just need to get this off my chest on 08-25-2013 at 02:57 PM
    OP is eerily quiet..... maybe he is looking up the meaning of SWMBO:D

  • Posted in thread: I am wondering if anyone washes yeast with this method... on 07-14-2013 at 12:47 AM
    I've never washed yeast or racked onto slurry but I would like to try. Any harm in saving the
    slurry from a 3 gal batch in a sanitized jar or growler for a day or so (in the fridge) then
    pitching dire...

  • Posted in thread: I am wondering if anyone washes yeast with this method... on 07-12-2013 at 12:46 AM
    ... Just make sure you make a starter, I wouldn't recommend pitching washed yeast without one
    unless it's within a week of harvest...Weeeeellllll, maybe... using the Mr Malty pitch rate
    calculator, ye...

  • Posted in thread: New Castle Clone - Accidental on 07-09-2013 at 11:09 PM
    Anyone have a pic? How close is it to a newcastle?Its on page 1, yes?

  • Posted in thread: Hop stand on 06-22-2013 at 01:39 AM
    i've done hop stands with a few hop forward beers and while the flavor and aroma contributions
    are better than adding during the boil, they don't replace the beautiful aroma you get from dry
    hoppingIf...

  • Posted in thread: Hop stand on 06-22-2013 at 01:32 AM
    Should the whirlpool go clockwise or counter-clockwise?Smartass! Lol

  • Posted in thread: Hop stand on 06-21-2013 at 01:21 AM
    this article.Thanks Wyo, that article was great!

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