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  • Hockey,Golf,Snowboarding and Homebrewing of Course!
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  • Michael
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  • Got into homebrewing in January 2009 with a strong passion. I'm currrently in the process of building an all electric single tier brewery (See theelectricbrewery.com).
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  • Posted in thread: First Cold-Crash... Need Input on 08-04-2014 at 04:18 AM
    I calculate 1.5 oz of dextrose is needed to get you in the middle of the carb range for an IPA.
    This is from Tastybrew.com. This is if you have a 2.5 gallon batch and bottle it at 72F. Don't
    worry abo...

  • Posted in thread: First Cold-Crash... Need Input on 08-04-2014 at 04:01 AM
    I would let it come back up to room temp for a couple days 60-68F. This will make your
    calculation much easier but more importantly the yeast that will be using the priming sugar
    will be able to carbo...

  • Posted in thread: Slow carbonation in bottle after gelatin on 07-30-2014 at 02:58 AM
    Yeah see how it goes. You could always use a couple different bottle caps to see if those
    bottles have any more or less carbonation compared to the ones you are questioning. Let us know
    what happens.

  • Posted in thread: Slow carbonation in bottle after gelatin on 07-30-2014 at 12:48 AM
    So I went to add the yeast to my beers and when I opened the first bottle to add, there was a
    significant hiss and so I poured it into a glass and there was plenty of foam. Thought I had a
    one-off, so...

  • Posted in thread: What pump for a keg/carboy washer? on 07-26-2014 at 09:14 PM
    Here are the pics I promised. Sorry most of them are sideways, I'm not sure how to change that
    as this app insists on loading them that way. Anyways, in the pics you can see the return line
    I added to...

  • Posted in thread: What pump for a keg/carboy washer? on 07-24-2014 at 04:39 PM
    Thank you, it finally is. Sorry about jacking your thread with this additive... did you get
    your pump yet?I did get a pump. I bought the clean water pump from Harbor freight that I linked
    to earlier. ...

  • Posted in thread: What pump for a keg/carboy washer? on 07-22-2014 at 02:35 AM
    Nice work. Looks like it is working great.

  • Posted in thread: What pump for a keg/carboy washer? on 07-19-2014 at 06:50 PM
    OK - I did it before I left for san Diego for the weekend... it worked like a champ. What I had
    was 1/2" copper (w a PVC screw coupler) into the PVC four way and now placed a 3/4" "sleeve" on
    top of t...

  • Posted in thread: Slow carbonation in bottle after gelatin on 07-12-2014 at 01:25 PM
    I would say 1/4 to half a packet would be plenty for a 50 bottle batch. It just might be hard
    to estimate this when doing it.

  • Posted in thread: How do I start. on 07-12-2014 at 01:23 PM
    An esb is pretty straight forward to brew. That would be a good starting point.

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Posted: 
October 22, 2009  •  07:41 AM
Thank you! Its good to hear that many people enjoy brewing as much as I do.
 
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