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04-20-2010

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09-16-2012 10:43 AM

    ABOUT ME

  • Crown Point, IN
  • 22 oz Club - Crown Brewing
  • The wife decided I needed a hobby...
    Currently Full-boil extract, Better-Bottle primary & secondary
    switching to Poly 6.5 Gal Conical very soon.
  • AHS Kolsch, AHS Summertime Rye Ale
  • None
  • None
  • Blond Ale, Robust Porter, Irish Red Ale
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Need Bottle Cleaning Tips on 09-07-2012 at 08:02 PM
    I will have to repeat the hot Oxy soak. I bought the inverted bottle sprayer from my LHBS and
    wouldn't you know I don't have a faucet to connect it to. Pretty much knew it but bought it
    anyways.Guess ...

  • Posted in thread: Need Bottle Cleaning Tips on 09-07-2012 at 06:10 PM
    I spent last night washing 90+ bottles for two batches I am bottling tomorrow. Let me first say
    that sucks. All bottles were bottle-brushed regardless of most not having any residue or
    buildup in them...

  • Posted in thread: LHB Sawtooth Ale Recipe on 07-12-2010 at 08:59 PM
    Anyone know of an extract recipe for Left Hand Brewing Sawtooth Ale ESB?Also, looking for
    opinions of a good ESB from Austin Home Brew. Tomorrow's Tuesday special 7/13 only - free
    shipping from AHB. G...

  • Posted in thread: Priming for a Pig/Bottle Combo on 06-04-2010 at 06:25 PM
    I read in some of the replies to this thread that the priming sugar ratio for bottles versus
    pigs is different. Can someone elaborate on that? We are bottling (2) 5 gal AHB batches tonight
    that came...

  • Posted in thread: Too soon to bottle & party pig? on 05-24-2010 at 07:15 PM
    Even if the beer tastes wonderful your deadline is this weekend, its not gonna be carbed by
    then anyway so at best youll have some flat beer which will taste a bit sweet due to the
    priming sugar not b...

  • Posted in thread: Too soon to bottle & party pig? on 05-24-2010 at 06:51 PM
    My previous batches I have been in no hurry to do so. I am fighting a deadline for a upcoming
    weekend outing in this case. Thanks for the words of caution. Crap beer delivered "on schedule"
    is not con...

  • Posted in thread: Too soon to bottle & party pig? on 05-24-2010 at 06:30 PM
    That sounds great if I can bottle before Friday. Am I sacrificing clarity by cutting into the
    settling time?Thanks for all responses.

  • Posted in thread: Too soon to bottle & party pig? on 05-24-2010 at 03:54 PM
    I guess I had better start logging some gravity levels now. Thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Too soon to bottle & party pig? on 05-24-2010 at 02:19 PM
    Hello all.I have an AHB Kolsch and a clone Oberon Ale that started fermentation on Thursday
    5/13. They are both in primary fermenters and I am not intending to secondary ferment them.
    They both seem t...

  • Posted in thread: Last minute brew questions.. on 05-13-2010 at 02:56 PM
    Thanks for the help guys. I ended up doing a partial boil per the instructions and then topping
    off after boil. OG was dead on. Also, progresses much faster when boiling 2.5 insted of 5.5.

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