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04-16-2014 10:21 AM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Buffalo, NY
  • teh brewing,birding,guitar,cooking
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Started in 2007. Was perfectly happy with my extract stovetop brews chilled in a sink of ice but now I have mash tuns, 10 Gal kettles, patio burner, three 6.5 gal carboys, recirculating wort chiller, weird bags and jars of stuff like brewing salts and foam control, freakin' stirplate, temperature controlled fermentation chamber, etc....

    WTF did I get into?
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  • Male
  • In a Relationship

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Calculating tun heat when mashing in on 04-16-2014 at 03:21 PM
    Simply input the correct parameters into Beersmith and see if the numbers matched what you had.

  • Posted in thread: Candi syrup experiment, trying to clone D2 on 04-16-2014 at 12:00 PM
    Where did you hear that?It used to say it on their website

  • Posted in thread: Candi syrup experiment, trying to clone D2 on 04-16-2014 at 01:56 AM
    I've heard the real candi syrup is made from the byproduct of refining rock sugar, so don't
    expect to make D2 in your kitchen. It's a different product, but it certainly has is uses. I
    use the second ...

  • Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 04-14-2014 at 09:48 PM
    I had some horrid beer in Lake Placid. The owner/Brewer was very proud of a pale ale that he
    drank along side us that was obviously infected, terribly tart and phenolic. He also was
    lecturing us on ho...

  • Posted in thread: Effect of Whirlpool/Hopstand on Boil Additions on 04-14-2014 at 01:30 PM
    Or you could not bother doing it.I'm finding in my beers, and also a bunch of brewers at a
    homebrew comp banquet I attended recently, that whirlpooling/hopstands are just making the late
    additions les...

  • Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-14-2014 at 01:02 AM
    Isn't it a bit silly to gripe about being called a homebrewer on "homebrew talk forums"...Eh. I
    know in Australia they call themselves amateur brewers.

  • Posted in thread: Am I a homebrewer? NO! on 04-13-2014 at 05:32 PM
    I just had a discussion with a local beer buyer about the word "art" and brewing being used
    together as much as I've seen it lately. It's a little crazy, we know how to heat water to
    certain temperatu...

  • Posted in thread: I think I bottled too early on 04-13-2014 at 04:54 PM
    Well said brother! If you are ever in MA stop by the brewery. The first round of FRESH beer is
    on me!Will do and good luck!

  • Posted in thread: I think I bottled too early on 04-13-2014 at 04:49 PM
    I'm done here. The guy posts pictures of his stuff to try and win pissing contests and quotes
    himself multiple times in his own signature. LOL.Oh and temperature controlled room needs swamp
    cooler.

  • Posted in thread: I think I bottled too early on 04-13-2014 at 04:24 PM
    lol....

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