Last Activity:10-21-2014 11:42 PM
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Posted in thread: Do we "think" too much about brewing beer? on 10-21-2014 at 11:37 PM
I've posted about this before, I'm convinced there are distinct phases to the home brew
hobby.When I tasted my first few batches of homebrew, I thought they all tasted great (though
I'm sure they didn...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-21-2014 at 12:56 PM
I think it is a rather bold choice you made to diss automation on a post in the automation
forum. I have found that automation in my brewing setup allows me focus on designing and making
great beers. ...
Posted in thread: First Brew Day a Success - Thank You! on 10-21-2014 at 01:04 AM
You picked a great kit to start with - you'll love that beer.Now brew your arse off - none of
this stuff will really make sense until your 25th batch.Cheers!
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-20-2014 at 02:29 AM
We'll agree to disagree then.Cheers!
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-19-2014 at 03:31 PM
The implication here is insulting..........That somehow a PicoBrew owner is not a legitimate
home brewer. Somehow those of us who do it the old way are better. We're REAL home brewers, not
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 10-19-2014 at 10:43 AM
If anything has muddied the waters, it's all the "experts" on this forum that were hating on a
device before it even shipped, let alone something that they had ever seen or used in person.So
Posted in thread: 5 or 6 gallon secondary for sours on 10-19-2014 at 10:14 AM
Agree generally with all of the other's advice - you definitely want to limit the exposure to
O2 in secondary.As far as the size of the carboy, it's better to look at it this way: you want
your fill i...
Posted in thread: Still new and trying to get educated on 10-19-2014 at 09:57 AM
Blasting in some pure O2 right after you fill the fermenter and right before you pitch the
yeast will definitely promote a full and vigorous fermentation.That being said, it's not the
first place I wo...
Posted in thread: Cutting Brew Day Time the time challenge! on 10-19-2014 at 01:14 AM
I've said this on the boards before:For me brewing is like sex: I don't get to do it nearly as
often as I'd like and when I do get to do it, I'm in no hurry to finish quickly.My average brew
day is si...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 09-21-2014 at 08:53 AM
Up at 3:30am this morning for a double brew day: a Pumpthin' Ale and a Double Decoction
Dunkle.Love fall brewing!