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    ABOUT ME

  • Stewartstown, PA
  • Hunting,Fishing,Riding (Harley),Brewing
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Metallicarn Iron Maiden
  • Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Inglorious Basterds, Pulp Fiction, The Godfather, Platoon, Tombstone
  • B.A.S.S., NRA
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  • Posted in thread: Bottle Conditioning temp help on 07-02-2015 at 12:08 AM
    Yep....I always do 3 weeks ....seems to be the magic number for full carbonation in
    bottlesWarmer for carbonation will not hurt though

  • Posted in thread: When to add sugars into the boil? on 07-01-2015 at 11:45 PM
    Funny this came up...I have a Chocolate Milk Stout kit from NB and recipe says to add at start
    of boil,......maybe it doesnt really matter?I would think it could matter on effect on hops
    maybe? not kn...

  • Posted in thread: bad Yeast - Starter Issues on 07-01-2015 at 09:01 PM
    I checked the gravity like IslandLizard suggested.....deader than a doornail.....same as
    OG.....damn LHBSLooks like I will be brewing my Chocolate Milk Stout tomorrow instead......be
    ready for the fal...

  • Posted in thread: bad Yeast - Starter Issues on 07-01-2015 at 08:33 PM
    hanks guys!BTW...this is an outstanding idea...never thought of that...so simple.....You could
    take a drop out and put on your refractometer and see where it is

  • Posted in thread: bad Yeast - Starter Issues on 07-01-2015 at 07:50 PM
    Was actually a 1.25 L.....which based on beersmith should give me the cell count i need for
    this base don the yeast "born on date"Maybe i will pick up another wlp036 tonite....and toss it
    in.......to ...

  • Posted in thread: bad Yeast - Starter Issues on 07-01-2015 at 07:40 PM
    Thanks Vamp......well been 21 hours......not pitching until tomorrow evening....should I keep
    at room temp and make sure it is finished.....or put in fridge to settle out.....and see what i
    got?

  • Posted in thread: bad Yeast - Starter Issues on 07-01-2015 at 07:19 PM
    Did a 1L starter last nite for WLP036 9Dusseldorf Alt). Packaged date was 4 months ago....nice
    job LHBS....anyway figured be fine with starter.This was first time doing starter with stir
    plate . Loose...

  • Posted in thread: Newbie corny keg on 06-28-2015 at 04:26 PM
    I posted a similar question...and got some helpful responses....link here

  • Posted in thread: Who is Brewing this 4th of July....or at least the weekend? on 06-28-2015 at 01:54 PM
    While I am not Brewing on the 4th (since we are having family over for some grillin' and
    Homebrew Drinking).....I will be Brewing on Thursday July 2nd...which is the start of my mini
    5-day vacation fo...

  • Posted in thread: first time building a water profile on 06-28-2015 at 11:56 AM
    Add chemicals to cold water....before heating.....never add to hot water (some you can add to
    hot water....but if you are making pH adjustments you need to add to cold water).....so it is
    safest to ju...

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EVERYONE is entitled to my opinion! Primary: Empty Secondary: Biermuncher Centenniel Blonde Upcoming Brews: Dusseldorf Alt (July 3) Kegged: Nothing!
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Posted: 
May 12, 2010  •  12:28 AM
Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day....teach a man to fish and he'll sit in a boat and drink beer all day.
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