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  • I love drinking beer, so I'm finally taking the plunge into brewing my own. Looking forward to learning more about the process and experimenting with different recipes.
  • Brand new brewer. Just ordered my first kit, can't wait to get started!
  • Irish Red (first brew!), APA
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  • Posted in thread: Co2 tank keeps falling over on 04-28-2016 at 12:37 PM
    whatever you do, do it quickly. a busted tank is no joke, it can shoot through the wall. or
    your legs. some sort of strap would work until you work out a more aesthetic solution.

  • Posted in thread: Root Beer Science Fair Experiment on 11-05-2014 at 03:43 AM
    determining the effect of temperature on yeast metabolism, as measured by CO2 output in a
    closed system.:mug:

  • Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith 2 stage Fermentation Temperature Controller Giveaway! on 10-28-2014 at 02:32 AM
    oh yeah, I'm in! need a second controller for my keezer :-)

  • Posted in thread: Growler shelf life on 09-20-2014 at 02:08 AM
    this question always comes down to how good your growler filling technique is (clean and chill
    growler, lower PSI on keg and purge, fill from bottom up, cap on foam) and how much oxidation
    you're will...

  • Posted in thread: fermenting and serving out of same fridge on 09-11-2014 at 05:26 PM
    snag some ferm wrap or a brew belt and wrap a blanket or two around your fermenter. you should
    be able to keep the fridge at serving temp and the wort at fermentation temps that way. an
    STC-1000-like ...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Threshold Shift on 09-01-2014 at 11:36 PM
    What is funk?baby don't hurt me.

  • Posted in thread: Cooked Pumpkin (yeah, I'm doing it) on 09-01-2014 at 04:13 AM
    nope, just make sure you pull it early to warm back up or it's going to suck all the heat out
    of your mash. I personally would probably just leave it out on the counter...

  • Posted in thread: Calculating OG? Adding sugar mid ferment on 08-31-2014 at 03:51 AM
    sucrose contributes 46 gravity points/lb. divide by volume in fermenter (gallons) and add that
    result to your OG for the adjusted OG. assuming 1lb sugar in a 5 gal batch, you're looking at a
    roughly 0...

  • Posted in thread: Use HL Tank to Catch Cold Break? on 08-26-2014 at 08:02 AM
    sounds like a waste of time to me. the commercial guys knock down right into their fermenter,
    cold break included. gives the yeast something to munch on, and keeps wort out of your HLT
    (doubling your ...

  • Posted in thread: Water, Yeast, Hops... book series, any good? on 08-21-2014 at 12:20 PM
    I've gone through Yeast and Water. both read like a textbook and are geared more toward
    commercial brewing, but I really enjoyed and got a lot out of Yeast (it helps that I have some
    background in mic...

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