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05-13-2008

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    ABOUT ME

  • Malpais, Costa Rica
  • Blonde Ale
  • Malpais IPA
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: another Safale US-05 question on 03-24-2012 at 04:09 AM
    +1 on taking a hydrometer reading. Airlocks lie.Did you aerate prior to pitching the 05?Raising
    the temp to 74 on 05 could possibly cause estery flavors (I know it well). Letting it secondary
    for 6-8 ...

  • Posted in thread: Stout Tanks and Kettles - Conical Fermenters on 03-05-2012 at 01:29 AM
    Old thread, but still relevant. I'm pretty convinced both are good products. just to clarify,
    the Blichmann Ferminator is only pressurized up to 3PSI, enough for moving beer but not
    carbing. I must ha...

  • Posted in thread: Shipping kegs to Costa Rica - anyone interested? on 03-05-2012 at 12:46 AM
    Also, for those wanting ingredients check out La Bodega de Chema in San Jose for homebrewing
    ingredients and beer sharing. www.bodegadechema.comThere is also going to be a store opening in
    santa ana n...

  • Posted in thread: Shipping kegs to Costa Rica - anyone interested? on 03-05-2012 at 12:42 AM
    Just to finish off the post. Nearly 2 years ago I purchased 25 used and in generally ****ty
    shape kegs in Boston and shipped them down along with a couple other pallets of used hard to
    find items. It ...

  • Posted in thread: Best false bottom/screen for 160 qt. cooler? on 03-05-2012 at 12:36 AM
    You know I'm not sure how to measure the dead-space loss... the bottom surface of the cooler
    has a tapered < going towards the ball valve and we lose some liquid there. I imagine it could
    be better wi...

  • Posted in thread: 1 BBL construction in Costa Rica. Help? on 03-05-2012 at 12:26 AM
    I PM'd Piper a while back but thought I would share in case others are interested:Piper, you
    need permits to sell beer in CR. Homebrewing looks to be legal, according to FANAL, the liquor
    control, how...

  • Posted in thread: 1 BBL construction in Costa Rica. Help? on 03-05-2012 at 12:12 AM
    Not sure if anyone caught the picture of the mash tun table. Along the side you can see the
    homebrewtalk.com sticker plastered there. Props.

  • Posted in thread: Costa rica brewers group on 02-27-2012 at 02:45 AM
    You know we're down for it!

  • Posted in thread: 1 BBL construction in Costa Rica. Help? on 12-10-2011 at 04:35 PM
    Some more pics

  • Posted in thread: 1 BBL construction in Costa Rica. Help? on 12-10-2011 at 04:23 PM
    Hey all, just a quick update. We built the system last year, spent six month working on it,
    learning to brew with it and had a soft opening January last year for the 6 month season. Sold
    draft beer at...

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