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Posted in thread: Hobbies? on 12-21-2013 at 11:15 AM
Our rescue dogsHome remodelingTravel...but less of that after spending 6 years working on the
roadLearning to weld because...24 Hours of LeMons racing has started consuming all of my
Posted in thread: Forgive me for thinking this is awesome/Brewing in cold weather. on 12-20-2013 at 02:43 AM
You don't truly know what heat and humidity is until you spend a summer in Houston, TX where I
grew up. That said I prefer humid summers to cold winters any day. Here in VA it can get into
the teens s...
Posted in thread: Fastest beer grain to glass? on 12-18-2013 at 11:52 PM
I regularly do a Mild with an OG of 1.039, a very light hop profile and a relative high FG (for
the OG) in 7 days on a regular basis. It is a session beer and I have not filled my pipeline
Posted in thread: Can I just buy crystal malt 75L and use it as an all-purpose crystal malt in recipes? on 12-17-2013 at 09:51 AM
It limits your flexibility but sure makes storage, ordering and recipe creation easier.I stock
one really dark crystal (half bag so 25-27.5#) and one really light crystal (also half bag) as
well as a ...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 12-12-2013 at 10:09 AM
Having the whole LeMons racing team over to post mortem our dead motor and transmission...then
breaking for food and homebrew. If we get lucky we will even manage to agree on a strategy for
the 2014 s...
Posted in thread: Removing hot break/cold break on 12-07-2013 at 10:53 PM
In my case, I use a SS "brillo" pad on the end of my Keggle dip tube. This causes its own
issues in that I have to use a certain percentage of whole hops to act as the pre-filter. It
filters close to ...
Posted in thread: Efficiency question on 12-03-2013 at 10:46 PM
I guess my question more simply stated is that if I'm only off .0056 on my OG is that really a
20% efficiency problem?I'm wondering if part of it is due to mixing and not having a totally
Posted in thread: Efficiency question on 12-03-2013 at 10:09 AM
That far off...almost has to be the crush or an error using the hydrometer.It would take a
significant error in weighing or a thermometer off by at least 15 degrees otherwise.To check
you math, change...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 11-30-2013 at 10:19 AM
I'm still banished to the garage with the 4 other guys who brew here. Gotta figure out a good
balance between keeping the garage warm and not dying of carbon monoxide poisoning this
winter!Oh, I am to...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 11-30-2013 at 12:19 AM
I did brew...but I also took step 3 in my 12 step plan to have a brew room in the house. The
washer and dryer are now relocated so that I have a 12' x 10' area of the basement with two
windows (one fo...