mjdonnelly68

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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
    technogeeks...

  • 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
    I welcome...

  • 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!

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