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  • Former AG brewer, got out of the hobby and sold all my equipment because of time and family constraints. Now getting back in with extract and will go to partial mash eventually.
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  • Ontario


  • Posted in thread: Oxygenation help on 04-01-2012 at 09:51 PM
    Thanks for the help.Cheers!

  • Posted in thread: Oxygenation help on 04-01-2012 at 07:15 PM
    Last night I had my lager chilled to 50F so I pitched my yeast (2 pkgs. of 34/70, rehydrated
    and at the same temp as the wort) and oxygenated. I use the red tanks and a sintered stone,
    normally 2 x 30...

  • Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-27-2011 at 03:23 PM

  • Posted in thread: "DOH!" Moments In Brewing History.... on 05-26-2011 at 07:12 PM
    I didn't put a hose clamp on the serving line connected to my picnic tap. The keg was at 13psi
    in my fridge and the tap blew off the end of the serving line, quickly dispensing 3.5 gallons
    of a wonder...

  • Posted in thread: A sad day at my house... on 05-19-2011 at 02:07 PM
    A really sad day is when your 2/3 full keg decides to leave on it's own all over your basement
    floor. Oh my lovely lager, I hardly knew ye! ;-)Cheers!K

  • Posted in thread: High mash efficiency problem on 05-16-2011 at 02:38 PM
    I recently made a similar switch from a braid to a bazooka tube and efficiency jumped from 63%
    to 75-80%. I think the braid had a tendency to float and leave behind some of the richest wort
    in the mas...

  • Posted in thread: High mash efficiency problem on 05-16-2011 at 02:27 PM
    Thanks for the reply. I used Beer Alchemy for my calculations and using 65% efficiency it
    calculated 1.050 for 6 gallons after the boil. I like to have 6 remaining so I can transfer 5.5
    to the carboy....

  • Posted in thread: High mash efficiency problem on 05-16-2011 at 01:04 PM
    I brewed a cream ale yesterday afternoon. The recipe:5 lbs 2-row5 lbs pilsner1 lb flaked corn12
    oz. corn sugar (added to boil)Mashed for 60 minutes at 152FBatch sparge to collect 7.5 gallons
    wort for ...

  • Posted in thread: Why no secondary? on 04-28-2011 at 07:52 PM
    No need to be an d!ck about it. I'm just learning.Revvy's not being a d!ck. It's just that this
    question has been asked hundreds of times. There are hundreds of threads dealing with it - it's
    been don...

  • Posted in thread: Stupid Kegging Tricks on 04-25-2011 at 03:30 PM
    I think he means using a worm clamp to make sure the picnic tap stays attached to the

Primary 1 - "March in May Cream Ale" Primary 2 - empty Bottled - "Four Ones Alt" Kegged - "666 - The Number of the Wheat" Crying Over - "Triple K Lager" that went down the drain