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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

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  • Posted in thread: Anyone else annoyed with newer breweries using cans? on 08-15-2015 at 01:56 PM
    I don't know how much cans cost, but I do know the bottles sometimes cost more than the beer
    going into them. And I keg, so I have no use for them, so I like cans.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone ever had a Taprite Tank CO2 gauge fail? on 08-14-2015 at 09:22 PM
    Let me jump in and say 20 pound tanks are a lot more stable and you can keep the tank outside
    the keezer and just snake a gas tube in.

  • Posted in thread: Keg on its side on 08-13-2015 at 12:15 AM
    You can do it, but I wouldn't. IMHO it sounds like a PIA. Get a freezer from CL on the cheap.

  • Posted in thread: Failing plastic ball lock connectors - anyone use stainless? on 08-13-2015 at 12:10 AM
    Think about sanke kegs, I can't say how happy I am with them. They are built like tanks. You
    can find new 6th's for about 80 bucks a pop

  • Posted in thread: co2 on or off on 08-12-2015 at 09:57 PM
    I used to have corny kegs too, and they leaked sometimes. They have 3 poppets and 12 O-rings.
    I've not had a leak with sanke kegs, they are tanks. I do leave my gas on to all hooked up
    couplers.

  • Posted in thread: To drink or not to drink on 06-21-2015 at 04:53 PM
    When you say flood water, is it rainwater or sewage that backed up through a drain?

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 06-19-2015 at 06:32 PM
    What happened to him in the picture?

  • Posted in thread: Brew student set up on 06-01-2015 at 10:05 PM
    Buy a cheap used 8-10 gallon pot and do BIAB on the stove top and save your money. The school
    may let you use the lab rig. The bottom line on building a HB system is their is 1000's of ways
    to do it, ...

  • 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...

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