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Posted in thread: Who is brewing on Long Island? on 02-08-2013 at 05:23 AM
I'm brewing Pliny on Sunday, regardless of whether I'm snowed in or not. On the bright side,
hopefully it means I'll chill to pitching temp in record time :mug:
Posted in thread: NHC tickets 2013 on 02-05-2013 at 10:26 PM
I couldn't get through in time so I was stuck with Friday/Saturday. This will be my first NHC,
so I don't mind all that much -- just happy to be able to attend and see it all firsthand. Even
Posted in thread: Who is brewing on Long Island? on 02-05-2013 at 10:16 PM
I'm in Manhasset. I've been brewing for about 4 years now, with 1 year of all grain under my
belt. I've been focused just on ales so far, but I'm hoping to brew a few lagers soon. Styles
Posted in thread: Water Report - Issue with Dark beers? on 02-03-2013 at 08:04 PM
Thanks, guys. I need to buy a ph meter, so for the time being, I halved the calcium chloride
additions. The wort tasted good after mashing, so hopefully that's a good indicator that things
worked out ...
Posted in thread: Water Report - Issue with Dark beers? on 02-03-2013 at 05:12 PM
I'm brewing a robust porter today (roasted/crystals are 1 lb of English chocolate; 0.5 of
English black; and 0.5 English dark crystal) and am concerned about ruining yet another
batch.If I follow the ...
Posted in thread: Metallic Aftertaste on 11-29-2012 at 06:01 PM
I had an issue with metallic aftertastes the first time I used a set of brand new kegs. I
cleaned well beforehand, but each one of them still imparted a metallic flavor to the first
batch. I didn't ha...
Posted in thread: Water Report - Issue with Dark beers? on 11-28-2012 at 05:24 PM
Thanks, all. I appreciate the thoughtful feedback and quick responses. Very much appreciated.
Posted in thread: Water Report - Issue with Dark beers? on 11-28-2012 at 03:29 PM
I've been brewing all grain for about a year now and have been having some issues with off
flavors (astringency and harshness), especially in some of my darker beers. I run all of my
water through a c...
Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 11-13-2012 at 03:10 PM
What size/dimensions would you guys recommend for a 10 gallon kettle? I'm brewing 5.5 gallon
batches, usually with a starting volume of around 6.75. I'd also like to make sure I have
enough room in th...
Posted in thread: CO2 on Long Island on 11-15-2011 at 06:13 PM
Clinton Welding on jericho turnpike in Jericho (right next to home depot). I go there because
they offer refills instead of swaps for both co2 and beer gas. They also have Saturday hours (9
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