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    ABOUT ME

  • Software Engineer by day and Brewer by night.
  • Home Brewing,software,other nerdy/tech stuff
  • Software Engineer
  • Michae Gagne
  • Maine Ale and Libation Taster - Webmeister
  • Tried a friend'd homebrewed steam beer and have been addicted to making beer ever since.
  • Oak'd American Brown Ale
  • American Barleywine - MALT oak barrel
  • OktoberfestrnSweet StoutrnSmoked PorterrnOld Ale - MALT oak barrel
  • Male
  • Married
  • South China
  • Maine

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Just Built a PreChiller on 10-01-2013 at 12:29 AM
    Salt water and ice.

  • Posted in thread: pumpkin brew issues on 09-02-2013 at 11:54 PM
    Cooling it down may have stalled the yeast. Take a gravity, if it hasn't reached FG, warm it up
    and swirl the bucket/carboy.

  • Posted in thread: Unrefridgerated yeast and hops, still good? on 08-12-2013 at 12:39 AM
    The hops are certainly okay. Your yeast is probably fine too assuming it wasn't 90 degrees
    where you left it. Smack it, if it swells you will be fine.

  • Posted in thread: Beginners Late Extract vs. OG Question on 08-12-2013 at 12:37 AM
    I think using estimated OG is more accurate than measured with partial boils. Its tough to get
    everything mixed, especially if you primary in a carboy.

  • Posted in thread: How much money do yall speand on honey? on 08-05-2013 at 01:05 AM
    Just bought a 5 gallon pail (60 lbs) of locally produced raw, filtered, WF honey here in Maine
    for $155. That's $2.60/lb. That beats any mail order pail I could find. I was very surprised,
    don't rule ...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for Help converting my extract to AG on 07-28-2013 at 06:02 PM
    No need to be embarrassed, show off your extract skills!

  • Posted in thread: Looking for Help converting my extract to AG on 07-28-2013 at 02:09 PM
    I agree just use 2-row in place a extra light on extract, its not Pilsen. I guess I should have
    read your recipe more closely :drunk:

  • Posted in thread: Looking for Help converting my extract to AG on 07-28-2013 at 04:55 AM
    For simplicity figure pilsen lme and pilsen malt yield the same ppg, roughly 37 ppg. You just
    have to account for loss of efficiency so you scale up the pilsen malt by 30%. You need 5 * 70%
    or roughly...

  • Posted in thread: Can I re-heat up beer to convert unfermentables?? on 07-10-2013 at 04:53 PM
    You could also pitch a Brett. strain and make it funky. Brett'll eat anything :)

  • Posted in thread: Can I bottle condition in a growler on 07-10-2013 at 12:06 AM
    They're not really meant to hold pressures needed to carb beer.

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