sikkingj

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Join Date:

02-18-2012

Last Activity:

02-06-2016 3:55 PM

Age:

45 years old

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    ABOUT ME

  • Back from a 20-year hiatus. Currently using BIAB and the No Chill method of brewing.
  • Beer Brewing,running
  • Consultant
  • John SIkking
  • Too many to list
  • BURP, DC Homebrewers, AHA
  • I started brewing 20+ years ago in college and then stepped away from the hobby. About 5-years ago (2010) I got back into the hobby - since I've brewed about 85+ recipes. I was a kit brewer (Midwest, Northern, MoreBeer, High Gravity and AHS), but I have moved to Internet (homebrewtalk, AHA, etc.) recipes and All-Grain brewing using the BIAB and No Chill method.
  • 1) 10 gallons of the HBT Tits Up IIPA, 2) 5 gallons of Miller Light Clone (Triple Hopped)
  • 1) HBT Westy-12 Clone, 2) 10 gallons of Beer Municher's OktoberFast
  • Only use a Primary
  • 1) 5 gallons of HBT Kate the Great RIS (aging)
  • Male
  • Married
  • Washington
  • DC

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Weizenbock? on 02-07-2016 at 06:14 PM
    To understand, you have already brewed the NB hef kit and you are looking to brew another beer
    (weizenbock) on the previous yeast cake? If that is correct, no problems - keep your yeast cake
    in the fr...

  • Posted in thread: Peroni Clone on 02-06-2016 at 03:12 AM
    Very interested in how this turns out, keep us posted

  • Posted in thread: Four-Tap Beverage Air BM23 Draft Beer Dispenser / Kegerator (Philadelphia) on 02-04-2016 at 01:25 AM
    She looks beautiful, do you have a picture of the inside?

  • Posted in thread: DC Area Group Buy #15 on 02-04-2016 at 01:12 AM
    Love to hear how the Grainfather works out for you...

  • Posted in thread: OFFICIAL Kate the Great Russian Imperial Stout Clone on 01-26-2016 at 02:32 AM
    I have this aging in a corny keg, but I brewed up about 8 gallons of second runnings porter of
    the grain bill (added honey and some ferment-ables) and after a month it has been tasting
    great. I can't ...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 01-23-2016 at 01:26 AM
    Not to be unhelpful, but how does the beer taste? Least we forget, the head of a beer is window
    dressing...

  • Posted in thread: Grain Mill recommendations on 01-22-2016 at 11:56 PM
    From JSP web page ( THROUGHPUTThere are several things to consider when pondering the
    throughput or speed of a grain mill. A homebrewer obviously has different requirements and
    budget restrictions th...

  • Posted in thread: Grain Mill recommendations on 01-22-2016 at 03:33 AM
    I can't say enough good things about my JSP Malt Mill ( I have he adjustable mill and I have
    had zero problems in 4 years of use.I hand crank and have motored through 28 lb grain bills. I
    like that i...

  • Posted in thread: Handling Multiple Fermenters in One Chamber on 01-20-2016 at 02:19 AM
    I would suggest you buy some reptile tap that you can wrap around you warmest fermentation brew
    and then set your fridge to the lowest fermentation temperature. I'm pretty sure there are sim
    really ni...

  • Posted in thread: Reusing yeast in fermentor timeframe? on 01-20-2016 at 02:09 AM
    I've successfully used 2-week old yeast.

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