Last Activity:04-22-2014 9:53 PM
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Posted in thread: average age of a home brewer on 04-23-2014 at 05:00 AM
Just turned 43 on the 6th
Posted in thread: What do you hate most about brew day? on 04-23-2014 at 02:29 AM
I only hate brew day if I am tired going into it like I was today, makes for a very difficult
Posted in thread: Do you intentionally "Americanize" your words when you order beer? on 04-23-2014 at 01:52 AM
I once ordered a Dubbel and I always say it like double and never had an issue until this
random person corrected me one day at the bar and said, "You are saying that wrong it is
doo-bell."I looked at...
Posted in thread: Extract vs AG brewing questions? on 04-22-2014 at 09:00 PM
I BIAB, 5 gallon batches with a batch sparge and my brew days run just about 4hrs. If doing a
longer mash, longer boil, etc. maybe it could take 6hrs, but on average I'm about 4 to 4.5hrs.I
Posted in thread: Extract vs AG brewing questions? on 04-22-2014 at 08:02 PM
AG is more work than Extract but honestly I don't feel it is as bad as people make it out to
be, it is all in the forming of a process and knowing that an all grain brew is going to take
you anywhere ...
Posted in thread: I think I am done entering Homebrew Competitions on 04-22-2014 at 07:42 PM
double post somehow
Posted in thread: I think I am done entering Homebrew Competitions on 04-22-2014 at 07:38 PM
I have no real urge to enter comps, I just am not a competitive person.That being said if and
when I do enter a comp I will be doing it for reasons outside of scoring and ribbons. I am
looking for det...
Posted in thread: When did you become a home brewer? on 04-22-2014 at 07:30 PM
Technically I am still not a homebrewer, I got tossed straight into brewing as a job and am
still trying to put together a home setup.It's kind of nice because I have the process dialed
in and a stack...
Posted in thread: Fruit flavored beer using extract vs real fruit on 04-22-2014 at 06:43 PM
I have only used fresh fruit and get good flavor from it.Things I have noticed from my
experience with it.Some fruits do fine added to primary but others should be secondary. I have
mainly used strawb...
Posted in thread: Things to always check before starting your brew on 04-22-2014 at 06:37 PM
1.) Perhaps most obviously, make sure you have adequate amounts of all of your ingredients. It
sucks to get halfway through your boil and realize you don't have enough hops/Irish