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11-22-2010

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    ABOUT ME

  • Christmans IPA
  • Winter Wheat Ale with orange
    Mikey's Amber Ale (tastes suprisingly alot like Fat Tire!)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Napa
  • CA

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  • Posted in thread: Moving to 1bbl system - sparge time question on 01-17-2014 at 02:32 AM
    Hi all,I currently brew on a 15 gallon system and get about an 11 gallon yield at about 82-85%
    efficiency. It usually takes me about 45 mins to 1 hour to sparge and collect between 13.5 and
    14 gallons...

  • Posted in thread: Quick keg natural carb question on 12-07-2012 at 07:50 PM
    Ah hah! Thanks. The beer line is right about 6'. So I don't have a way of checking pressure but
    maybe I should let it sit for another week and then stick it in the fridge for 3-5 days? How
    long does i...

  • Posted in thread: Quick keg natural carb question on 12-07-2012 at 07:06 PM
    Hi guys, happy HoHos.I have 5 gallons of a 6.9% IPA in a keg and used 3/4 cup of corn sugar for
    priming. It's been in the keg about 2 weeks and the keg has ALOT of pressure but so far the
    beer is not ...

  • Posted in thread: Long time brewer, first time kegger - need some advice please on 09-06-2012 at 12:06 AM
    Daskin, thanks very much for the advice - just read up on fining - how's this for a quick
    procedure:After fermentation is complete (I used irish moss in the boil and do a 3 week
    primary, no secondary ...

  • Posted in thread: Long time brewer, first time kegger - need some advice please on 09-05-2012 at 08:22 PM
    Oh man, good point. How would I fine the beer? I have read about using geletain but have never
    done it. Mikey

  • Posted in thread: Long time brewer, first time kegger - need some advice please on 09-05-2012 at 04:47 PM
    Good info, thanks everyone. So I have about 3-4 days left in the fermenter and then I am going
    to crash cool in the fridge for a few days to drop out any sediment. Then I was going to rack
    the brew in...

  • Posted in thread: Long time brewer, first time kegger - need some advice please on 08-31-2012 at 07:03 PM
    Hi fellas, happy Friday.I will be supplying beer for a wedding In early October and will be
    purchasing the Corny Keg "Whole Enchilada Kit" with an extra 5 gal keg (ball lock). I plan on
    keg conditioni...

  • Posted in thread: Help with first All Grain IPA recipe on 03-16-2012 at 11:49 PM
    For what it's worth, and yes I'm a noob, I've been mashing at 154ish for quite some time and
    every brew has had a darn good mouthfeel. Mikey

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1272 vs US-05 - BIG Difference! on 02-29-2012 at 09:52 PM
    Hey guys, I know this is a bit old but are there any updates on how this turned out??Mikey

  • Posted in thread: White Wheat Difference on 12-18-2011 at 11:57 PM
    Totally agree.. For me, on the wheat batches I do, the red adds a wonderful taste and nose when
    mixed with white... about 50/50 in addition to the base 2 row grain bill. However, I've found
    that if yo...

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