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    ABOUT ME

  • Hi, I did HVAC for 13years, now I'm in Nursing school. I have been brewing for 2years just got a kegel MLT and BK and they are so much better than the cooler and big stock pot. Most of my gear I try to find or make. But things like the plate chiller or filter and dip tube on the MLT are just easer to buy.
  • HVAC,nursing
  • Student
  • R&B, hip hop, country, class, oldies, 80'S, german, anything that is good.
  • 40 year old vergin
  • The walking dead
  • Macheveli the prince & the art of war.
  • HOG, DAN (scuba)
  • I'm an APA guy, changeing the yeast and hops and anything else I can to see how it changes the beer.
  • beer
  • I have only bottled a six pack, I just got a ball lock keg that has cheese in it and I have to clean it or toss it, but I have more kegs so thats ok
  • APA, IPA, kolch,stout
  • Male
  • Single
  • Chicago
  • IL

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Can a sankey keg be a brite tank? on 04-15-2015 at 07:36 PM
    If you have a normal sanke and normal coupler, you can carb up a keg. The gas will go in the
    gas line as normal and carb the keg up.

  • Posted in thread: Can a sankey keg be a brite tank? on 04-15-2015 at 01:10 PM
    I don't think I understand the question? If you want to use them as fermenters, pull the spear
    and put a better bottle cap on them. If you want to carb the beer up in them, put the spear
    back in and c...

  • Posted in thread: How to mount the Ink-Bird temp controler in a wood collar, safely? on 04-02-2015 at 03:37 AM
    This keezer/fermentation chamber is going to do double duty, so I'd like the control to be
    easily accessed. but good thought badandy519

  • Posted in thread: How to mount the Ink-Bird temp controler in a wood collar, safely? on 04-01-2015 at 08:28 PM
    What I'm worried about is the risk of fire if the control failed? I wanted to ask is, what the
    safest way to do this is? And if their is a better place or way to mount it?Thanks Guys and
    Galls

  • Posted in thread: A Single 5500 watt element large enough for 24.5 - 25 gallon boil ? on 03-27-2015 at 05:06 AM
    I have and use 25 gal pots, so I boil 20 gallons and it's NP

  • Posted in thread: What to do with a 15.5 sanke keg? on 03-07-2015 at 11:41 AM
    They make great fermenters.

  • Posted in thread: Holy steam Batman on 03-05-2015 at 10:27 AM
    I switched over to BIAB on the stovetop, until the weather breaks.. "They" say it's going to be
    in the 40's and 50's next week.

  • Posted in thread: Oxygenating using a Welding Oxygen Tank on 03-03-2015 at 01:44 AM
    I'm using an 80cf tank. They have some youtube videos about how O2 is filled. I'm not going to
    start a how clean is O2 debate, but it's cleaner than you think.

  • Posted in thread: First brew, a success! (I think) on 03-02-2015 at 10:23 AM
    Good job on making some beer, the more you do it, the easier it gets. When you put the priming
    sugar in to carb up the bottles. The yeast eats that sugar, then makes more yeast, and the co2
    we love so...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Illinois on 03-02-2015 at 03:34 AM
    Hi, if you want to meet some other locals, you can go to Chicago Home Brewers Group, or find us
    on Facebook.

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