Last Activity:05-28-2015 3:17 AM
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Posted in thread: Don't Do That. on 05-20-2015 at 11:38 PM
Turn the water on in the sink for an ice bath then go to another room while it fills.... and
fills... oops forgot.... Don't do that.Don't run into the basement "real quick" and then wonder
why the cei...
Posted in thread: How long for you to brew? on 05-18-2015 at 11:31 PM
Mini mashes. About three to four hours from breaking it out to stowing it.
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-15-2015 at 12:14 AM
When we lived in Queens (the "City" is Manhattan to all you outsiders), we lived with my
grandparents. My grandmother used to call me petey. It stayed forgotten about until I was in
the navy. It was l...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-15-2015 at 12:02 AM
I was called "Ski" in the Marines for 9 years and 12568 was the queens NY zip code the Jerky
Boys used to use in their prank calls. The number stuck with me for some reason.Hmmm, having
grown up in Qu...
Posted in thread: What's your user name mean? on 05-14-2015 at 11:31 PM
Well, since pop & I were auto workers in the same local union, & we were both hotrodders, I
came up with unionrdr, or "union rodder".Thanks for the clarification. I always thought it was
Posted in thread: Just bottled an IPA that was in fermentor for 2.5 years on 04-28-2015 at 11:39 PM
I read the whole thread and had several comments to make.fanch, I am one of the crowd who says
let’s try it out!I probably woulda made up a new dry hop, then some new yeast, just to
make sure it...
Posted in thread: To hop bag or not to hop bag on 04-23-2015 at 04:21 AM
I strain the wort before I top it off in the fermenter and squeeze the bag to get as much
liquid as possible out. There's a lot of garbage that settles out as well because I use
whirlfloc. There never...
Posted in thread: To hop bag or not to hop bag on 04-23-2015 at 03:51 AM
Curious how that HopShot works for you. Those really gunked up my system when I did a Pliny
clone.I'll report back when I'm done.
Posted in thread: To hop bag or not to hop bag on 04-23-2015 at 03:18 AM
I have never used hop socks before, but I'm going to make a "Heady Topper" clone in a few
weeks. 10ml Hop Shot @60, then a 4 oz steep for 15 at flame out, then a second steep of 3.5 oz
at 180 °F for 1...
Posted in thread: How often do you guys brew? on 04-22-2015 at 09:21 PM
I get a poker game going at the house every 2 weeks, those boys can easily drain a keg! I keep
a little tip jar on the keezer and that goes towards restocking ingredients!Or have them let
you win a l...