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05-04-2010

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05-28-2016 3:43 PM

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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
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Acid addition question... on 05-28-2016 at 02:42 PM
    I use Bru'n Water spreadsheet. Do google search and go to site....download spreadsheet and read
    everything on site to learn about water chemistry and pH adjustment. Using the spreadsheet you
    can calcu...

  • Posted in thread: Hefe Water (pH), Additions and Test Mash Question on 05-28-2016 at 02:26 PM
    Go to Bru'n Water we bsite and download the spreadsheet and read everything on site about water
    chemistry.....for your next brew....this is what I use and have learned a ton from the
    site....and hitti...

  • Posted in thread: NO carbonation!! on 05-27-2016 at 03:36 PM
    You need at least 2 weeks for them to carbonate....I always waited 3 weeks when I
    bottledAlso...sound slike you put an aweful lot of sugar in each bottle....which can cause
    bottle bombs...unless you w...

  • Posted in thread: 44% efficiency?? on 05-27-2016 at 03:32 PM
    What doug293cz said......this happened to me once.....drove me nuts after I meaured preboil
    SG.....until I stirred it and then remeasured and got what I was supposed to have....Trust your
    final measur...

  • Posted in thread: Your Method For Hitting Target Mash Temp - Igloo Cooler? on 05-27-2016 at 03:26 PM
    I use Beersmith which has my equipment profile in there.....namely my mash tun.....specific
    heat and weight are used as factors and I did experiments with my mash tun to calibrate the
    data in Beersmit...

  • Posted in thread: Do different yeasts need different volumes of priming sugar? on 05-27-2016 at 03:18 PM
    No.The amount of priming sugar required is based on the level of carbonation you want....

  • Posted in thread: Just bottled first brew on 05-27-2016 at 03:10 PM
    Make sure you give it plenty of time to carbonate.....wen I used to bottle I always went 3
    weeks .....you could try one after 2 weeks....put it in fridge for 24 hours then try it so see
    where it stand...

  • Posted in thread: Who is Brewing Memorial Day Weekend? on 05-27-2016 at 02:53 PM
    Post when and what you are brewing this weekend!I am brewing Saturday......Centenniel
    Blonde......My cousin and his adult (early 20's) sons are coming up to partake in the brew
    session as a learning e...

  • Posted in thread: What are your go-to Memorial Day cookout brews? on 05-27-2016 at 02:50 PM
    Biermuncher's Centenniel Blonde

  • Posted in thread: Munich Malt .....Crystal or Roasted on 07-23-2015 at 05:35 PM
    Wow! Yes...changing it to base malt puts it right there too....thanks! Now I know in future
    :mug:

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EVERYONE is entitled to my opinion! Primary: None Secondary: Chocolate milk Stout Upcoming Brews: Dusseldorf Alt Kegged: Biermuncher Centenniel Blonde
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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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