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  • Iowa
  • Sophomore Brewer. Got the basics figured out, now ???
  • Started w/ a kit from my LHBS doing extractsrn2 of those, a partial mash and made my mash tun. Downhill from there . . .
  • Would like to learn to lager.
  • Red Ale, Wheat, Pale Ale, Amber Ale
  • Edwort's Pale Ale & Travestian's Aussie Amber
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  • Posted in thread: Ball lock disconnect connection procedures? Best practices? on 08-30-2016 at 05:05 PM
    Pay attention to this picture: See the grooves in the flats? That is the GAS side, the other is
    the LIQUID side. You can mix them up....and you will have a nightmare of a time getting the
    liquid conne...

  • Posted in thread: Ping-Pong ball dry hop in keg? on 08-24-2016 at 06:48 PM
    I've done the floss but didn't think I got a perfect seal. Then I realized I've never actually
    pulled the hop bag out of the keg. So . . . I just toss the bag in, now. :D

  • Posted in thread: Quick cooling bottled home brew... on 08-22-2016 at 03:42 PM
    You could always dump ice into the beer . . . :D

  • Posted in thread: Beer Delivery by Drone? on 08-22-2016 at 03:40 PM
    I'd seen this in an email earlier this year, but something about it getting shut down?

  • Posted in thread: Cracked pink glass on 08-22-2016 at 03:37 PM
    Crikey! How hot was that garage?

  • Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 08-05-2016 at 09:20 PM
    Thanks for the tip. I plan on mainly pizza dough and maybe trying some cookie recipes.Have you
    used the meat grinder? I'm curious if it works well enough for that.We have the meat grinder
    for our non-...

  • Posted in thread: How to quickly dry harvested hops? on 08-04-2016 at 04:46 PM
    A few years back I picked my Mt Hood and placed them in one of my drying trays (about 3ft x 3ft
    and 2-3inches deep) in preparation to position them in the exhaust stream of my dehumidifier
    down in my ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing On A Weak Stove on 08-02-2016 at 03:46 PM
    you can also get GFI's on extension cords, that might work here. Not super cheap but . . .

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 07-27-2016 at 06:05 PM
    I grew up hearing this about Bock beer. Where once a year the brewers cleaned out their tanks
    and this is where bock came from.We toured Bud in STL in college. The tour guide pointed to
    some rinse wat...

  • Posted in thread: The Big Three should die on 07-12-2016 at 05:52 PM
    I don't like BMC's products, so I don't drink them very often. A few exceptions like BCBS,
    etc.But I don't wish them death. And really, Batman needs the Joker anyway.