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  • Tennis,Hiking,Computers,Reading
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  • Mostly sci-fi/fantasy stuff. I grew up reading Lord of the Rings and The Wheel of Time series, so that shaped my tastes early.
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  • Saw an episode of Good Eats with Alton Brown where he brewed up a pale ale. I bought books (Palmer, Papazian, Daniels) and read and re-read them for years (yes YEARS!) before finally taking the plunge! rnrnCurrently have a basic brew kit that is set to handle mini-mashes.
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  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 09-18-2014 at 10:42 PM
    In my experience, a 1.063 ale fermenting with WLP001 at 68 would typically finish fermentation
    in 5-6 days with another day or two for cleanup (if not even faster). After a month, I highly
    doubt it's ...

  • Posted in thread: Post your infection on 09-18-2014 at 09:30 PM
    I'm with BGBC. Your blow off bucket is open so an infection is not surprising. As long as the
    fermentor isn't showing signs, you're good.The "spray paint" above your yeast cake looks like
    still-flocul...

  • Posted in thread: Why is my beer getting darker with age? on 09-17-2014 at 11:20 PM
    Yoop, thanks for linking that study. Was new to me, and quite fascinating.

  • Posted in thread: When to replace kettle... on 09-17-2014 at 11:12 PM
    I've never failed to find it at any grocery store, rite-aid/CVS type place, or any hardware
    store. It's very common. It's a powdered cleaner in a cylinder container, that looks sort of
    like Comet, and...

  • Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 09-17-2014 at 06:46 PM
    Ooh, I see what you're saying. You want to slowly submerge the filter in your fermenting vessel
    and siphon it out from the middle and into your keg. No, that should be fine. I was picturing a
    set up w...

  • Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 09-17-2014 at 05:51 PM
    marcb can respond for himself, but as a longtime follower on this thread, I know he's purchased
    a TON of them from Chad, experimenting with various designs. Is it a problem if he wants to
    clean house ...

  • Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 09-17-2014 at 03:10 PM
    Hezagenius, I don't think that's a good idea. Running the liquid through the tiny holes in the
    filter will aerate it, something you don't want post-fermentation.

  • Posted in thread: When to replace kettle... on 09-14-2014 at 01:58 AM
    The bottom... On the inside?Is the kettle stainless or aluminum? Unless you're moving to bigger
    batches or going from extract to all grain, your kettle won't ever need replaced. I'm guessing
    you have ...

  • Posted in thread: Does anyone follow some temp schedule during prim ferm? on 09-14-2014 at 01:55 AM
    Chris White of White Labs (and author of the book Yeast with JamilZ) suggests increasing
    fermentation temperature by about 5F 72-hours after fermentation starts. Ester and fusol
    production is at a min...

  • Posted in thread: Tried replacing dry-hopping with hop tea on 09-10-2014 at 07:33 PM
    Subbing to see results over time.

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