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12-04-2007

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05-29-2015 12:32 PM

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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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  • In a Relationship

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  • Posted in thread: Things about your co-workers that annoy you on 05-29-2015 at 04:00 PM
    You talking about my boss, and his boss? They constantly try to "Out News" each other by
    yelling across the building, of course."Did you hear the Sabres...""Yeah they signed
    Bylsma!"Don't force that c...

  • Posted in thread: Things about your co-workers that annoy you on 05-29-2015 at 02:51 PM
    Mines the annoying turd who vomits out Fox News talking points incessantly. I got him to stop
    by saying "thanks Obama!' after every minor occurrence of inconvenience that befalls my work
    day."Great, w...

  • Posted in thread: Some psycho chick hit my car and ran. I need dash cam advice. on 05-21-2015 at 08:40 PM
    Subscribed. Wow, love the "my Satanic friends" threat. I think I'm gonna use that one at work
    tomorrow.

  • Posted in thread: Live Osprey Cam on 05-21-2015 at 01:11 PM
    Very cool!Dare I start a "How many of you homebrewers are birders too?" thread?#nerd_alert

  • Posted in thread: Is this a normal smell? on 05-20-2015 at 01:53 PM
    Especially if you are fermenting cool, which is good for 3068. What's your temp?

  • Posted in thread: What is this white gunk in the neck of my fermentor? on 05-18-2015 at 01:54 PM
    Happens to me as well. There is some residual sugar on the glass from the wort and you get a
    little yeast colony that blooms up.

  • Posted in thread: Is a Peat-Smoked Bock a horrible idea? on 04-01-2015 at 02:22 AM
    Lemme pile on the peat smoked hate.Just buy a pound and smell it. Ack.As the great Jamil Z.
    says, if you have to use it just wave the bag near the fermenter, that's all you will need!The
    smoke in some...

  • Posted in thread: Funny things you've overheard about beer on 03-30-2015 at 04:20 PM
    Guy I work with, big beer geek, has a friend who is a beer poser. This friend fancies himself
    as some sort of foodie/hipster but won't eat a bunch of stuff (meat with bones in it, seafood)
    and doesn't...

  • Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 03-04-2015 at 04:05 PM
    I haven't found anything brewed by Rogue that I don't dislike. I really find their beers
    mediocre at best. I don't understand how they're so popular honestly.This too

  • Posted in thread: Foamy pours from Sankey on 03-01-2015 at 04:33 PM
    Huh..I did a fundraiser in Nov. with 3 Sankey kegs, set the gas to 2-3PSI, 5' 3/16" lines with
    cobra taps, poured beautifully.

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