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  • North Liberty, Iowa
  • Been brewing for 4+ years now and have just reached 300 gallons of beer brewed.
  • brewing,organic gardening,WWII memoirs.
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  • Mick Arnett
  • Big Country from Scotland
  • Thirsty of Iowa City
  • Friend of mine got me back into brewing in time for me to make 6 cases for my wedding this last summer.
  • Brewing up the fall supply of beer before the baby comes in November
  • Fat Tire Clone, Cream Ale, Strong Arm Wheat, Irish Amber Ale
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  • Posted in thread: Five gallons all grain brew sets on 07-09-2014 at 12:22 AM
    It may take a week for me to find boxes large enough for shipping so please be patient as I put
    the word out that I need large boxes at my job. I may have to mail a set in two separate boxes
    if I cann...

  • Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 07-08-2014 at 12:47 AM
    Just brewed this up on Saturday (I'm a newb still, this was batch 4) and my only question is
    this - Fermenter is sitting next to a "lawnmower beer" recipe (2-row and saaz only) and it
    looks...grey. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Five gallons all grain brew sets on 07-06-2014 at 08:46 PM
    Selling two five gallon all grain starter sets. Perfect for someone wanting to get into all
    grain w/o having to take out a bank loan to get started. All procedes from this sale will go to
    3 local food...

  • Posted in thread: Blichmann burner, 100 quart kettle, 70 quart mashtun on 07-06-2014 at 05:46 PM
    Selling my large volume brewing gear. The burner is brand new, the mashtun cooler has all new
    metal components. The coolers is a 5 day cooler that is very insulated. The used 100 quart
    aluminum boil k...

  • Posted in thread: Over shot my SG on cream ale. Need Help. on 07-02-2014 at 12:23 PM
    These were meant to be lawn mowing beers but I like the idea of just renaming them like an
    imperial cream ale. I mashed around 148-150 F so perhaps this will keep the body on the lighter
    side. Thanks ...

  • Posted in thread: 50 lb CO2 tank, tested abd filled on 07-02-2014 at 12:20 PM
    Is the tank still for sale? Please PM me, I am very interestedThanksDanI cannot ship either of
    these tanks when they are full of CO2. It is against the law to ship when the tank is under
    pressure with...

  • Posted in thread: Over shot my SG on cream ale. Need Help. on 07-02-2014 at 03:13 AM
    You got room in the carboy to water it down a bit?Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewI can add
    1/2 of a gallon of water at this point. Do you think I should boil the water first and let it
    cool or jus...

  • Posted in thread: Over shot my SG on cream ale. Need Help. on 07-02-2014 at 12:07 AM
    Screwed up some how today and overshot my gravity of my cream ale brew. I was aiming for 1.050
    and hit 1.065. I think I might have added in a pound or two of extra malt to compensate for low

  • Posted in thread: Spent grain as fertilizer on 06-29-2014 at 03:18 AM
    Looks great. How did you apply the spent grains to the lawn? Did you dry the spent grain first?

  • Posted in thread: Opinions on hop burst recipe on 06-29-2014 at 02:58 AM
    How about this for the hops?90% of the hop additions are in the last 10 minutes.0.5 oz simcoe
    (first wort hop, 60 min)1.0 oz cascade (10 min)1.0 oz perle (10 min)1.5 oz cascade (5 min)1.5
    oz cascade (...

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