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  • Started to appericate good beer around 2001 and on superbowl sunday 2011 made my first extract brew. Superbowl sunday 2012 made my first all grain brew. Superbowl 2013 ??? not sure still working on that. All with my best friend and support of wife.
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  • Posted in thread: ringwood 1187 yeast Help!!! on 02-06-2014 at 01:52 AM
    Ok made 10 gallon oatemeal stout last Tuesday og was 1.056.. split it to 2 5gallon caroboys.
    1st carboy is going to be a bourbon oak oatmeal stout using oak chips soaked in Jack during the
    secondary. ...

  • Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter temperture control on 02-06-2014 at 01:45 AM
    Prandlesc- i guess that was a "duh" monment for me. I checked the probe in a glass of tap water
    and my other 2 mercury and dial (alchol) both read 60 and the probe was 68. did not do the ice
    water or ...

  • Posted in thread: Conical Fermenter temperture control on 02-03-2014 at 06:08 PM
    I bought a 14.5 gallon conical fermenter (Blichmann) and have it my shed/office with a room
    temp of around 69. I added a thermowell to it and am measuring the temp with a ranco temp
    control probe to t...

  • Posted in thread: My first fermentation explosion on 07-30-2013 at 03:46 AM
    spent the day clean up today my self not sure why but this happens to me almost on every batch
    .. not the explosion yet but the big mess and I use a 6.5 carboy with blow tube 3/8 and air

  • Posted in thread: all grain pump issue with new stand on 07-30-2013 at 03:33 AM
    I added the exit side ball valve and took out one elbow. I tried to adjust the ball valve to
    near no flow and the pressure and flow still died off after only a few minutes. I think it
    actually got wor...

  • Posted in thread: all grain pump issue with new stand on 06-19-2013 at 03:08 PM
    are you able to open a Pdf? if so I has attached a pdf showing my system in the original
    thread. If not i will post a picturethanksDale

  • Posted in thread: all grain pump issue with new stand on 06-19-2013 at 12:58 PM
    book worm: the highest point is 9 ft roughly from the pump. i know it's high but I gravity from
    hlt to mash to pot thru chiller to a carboy (with funnel on top).chugger pump 1/20 hp should be
    around 7...

  • Posted in thread: all grain pump issue with new stand on 06-12-2013 at 05:33 AM
    I brewed my first 10 gallon on my new stand and coolers set up.had a issue with the chugger
    pump.All grain, new stand, well brewed my 1st time using the10 gallon coolers , chugger pump
    and kettle from...

  • Posted in thread: low krausen early fall out on 02-06-2013 at 03:14 AM
    did 2 all grains 5 gallon batches on superbowl sunday.Stout- used wyeast 1056 og 1.060 ( i know
    a little high)irish red used wyeast 1084 og 1.060 ( little high)Usually I have the krausen
    coming out of...

  • Posted in thread: preventing blow off in a bucket on 01-03-2013 at 04:58 AM
    I have do that with a only a blow off tube and with a fitting that has both a air lock and a
    blow off tube and still end up a big mess in the pan and the out of the airlock leaking all
    over the carobo...