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  • Just got started in home brewing January 2009 with a True Brew setup and a True Brew porter kit but I've been a general fan of beer for quite some time. I'm a member of the Charlotte Beer Club ( as well so I can try different varieties and styles and get some input on them from those with a lot of knowledge.
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  • Posted in thread: Temp control on 07-25-2013 at 08:31 PM
    If you're limited in fermentation footprint space try a 4.4 cf minifridge with a separate
    temperature controller. I have a GE GMR04 that I got off Craigslist for $25 (it took me a LONG
    time to find on...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Mini Fridge Too Small Fix on 01-28-2013 at 06:02 PM
    This is EXACTLY the idea/post I've been looking for. I just bought a very similar fridge and my
    6 gallon Better Bottle just barely won't fit. I was dreading building a cabinet or wood collar
    for it, I...

  • Posted in thread: newbie first brew on 01-10-2012 at 10:15 PM
    Congrats on the first batch! For me, if something doesn't go wrong it just isn't a proper brew
    day!My last batch I was transferring from the kettle to the fermentor when everything started
    to go wrong...

  • Posted in thread: Green Beer? Well its not green, well mabe it is on 05-12-2009 at 07:45 PM
    Is it a lemon taste or a sour taste? Pure guess but it could be some kind of infection. What
    kind of sanitation procedures did you use?

  • Posted in thread: Hello from North Carolina on 05-08-2009 at 02:47 AM
    Welcome! I'm in Charlotte as well. Just got started in January and this site has been a great
    learning resource for me.

  • Posted in thread: MillerCoors Panel Questions on 04-22-2009 at 07:18 PM
    I like the 'extras' in beer too, but that's lacing and head retention...Flavor....

  • Posted in thread: Improved Genetics...Through Beer! on 04-22-2009 at 01:29 PM
    Brewing yeast used as a testing platform for building biological "circuits". MIT Technology
    Review: Brewing with Synthetic Biology

  • Posted in thread: Beer Wars: The Movie on 04-17-2009 at 04:10 PM
    I also loved the bit about the blind taste test.Of course who knows how many got it right
    compared to what they showed.I was thinking the same thing this morning, exactly how much of
    that scene was ed...

  • Posted in thread: The Most Terrible Beer Ever orrr The Worst Beer Of All Time? on 04-10-2009 at 05:38 PM
    Abita Purple Haze...that stuff makes me want to yammy.The bar my friend worked at had two kegs
    and were only able to sell about half of 1 to the local sorority girls before finally giving up
    on it. My...

  • Posted in thread: First time brewer, need some equipment advice on 04-09-2009 at 07:23 PM
    Is using a stove out of the question? You may not be able to do a full 5 gallon boil on the
    stove, assuming the pot could handle that volume, but doing 3 to 4 gallons and then mixing with
    preboiled wa...

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