Last Activity:08-04-2015 3:01 AM
Posted in thread: good contest for feedback? on 07-07-2015 at 10:02 PM
I have homebrewed for a number of years, but have never had much for feedback, save for
feedback from family and friends (and my own unbiased palette....)I figure sending some bottles
to a competition...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde - With Lager Yeast on 06-19-2015 at 06:35 PM
I am the OP, posting under my name on a different computer (don't remember the password on the
other acct...)Anyway, I brewed this on Monday evening, using 1/2 oz of Liberty 4.9 at 60
minutes, and 1/2...
Posted in thread: How long before I see a sprout on 06-08-2015 at 10:08 PM
I would expect them to break ground in 3 weeks, plus or minus, based on what I have seen in the
Posted in thread: re-engineering a dorm fridge on 06-08-2015 at 07:24 PM
Thanks for the thought.I do have an STC-1000 on hand (not put together yet) and a GE dorm
fridge, but I am pretty sure this fridge has no external condenser, so it is probably not a
candidate for re-e...
Posted in thread: re-engineering a dorm fridge on 06-08-2015 at 06:57 PM
Hello.I am thinking (longer term) of a project where the guts of a dorm fridge (compressor,
evaporator, condenser) would be reused in a more suitably arranged (and better insulated)
cabinet.I think it...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Alternative on 05-04-2015 at 04:33 PM
Hey,Old post, but interesting method. I am thinking of applying this to 5 gallons of 1.040
lager: using 1 gallon of the wort as the "starter" and then adding the remaining 4 gallons a
day or 2 later. ...
Posted in thread: boiling length and evaporation - effect on DMS removal on 04-30-2015 at 11:26 AM
I agree, sometimes too much science can keep a person from actually brewing or doing other
worthwhile activities...With regard to short boil extract batches: I don't think DMS is much of
a concern wit...
Posted in thread: boiling length and evaporation - effect on DMS removal on 04-29-2015 at 05:28 PM
Hello.I recently was digging into the subject of DMS removal, as it is related to evaporation
rate, and length of boil. I was hoping a 30 minute boil with larger evap rate would take care
of DMS (I do...
Posted in thread: Light skunking when home brewing on 04-29-2015 at 05:04 PM
I once skunked some homebrew bottled in a corona bottle, deliberately. Just took a few minutes
in the bright sunshine, and.....instant imported pils!
Posted in thread: hose braid scratching my mash tun.... on 04-16-2015 at 05:58 PM
I use a wooden spoon - no issues there.As to the plastic shavings, I am exaggerating. I have
discolored scratches (some fairly deep) from the hose braid and hose clamp. Does anyone have
this sort of i...