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Join Date:

02-17-2013

Last Activity:

08-01-2014 10:47 PM

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30 years old

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    ABOUT ME

  • The state of Washington pays me every week to make beer and beer accessories. (funemployment)
  • Beer,Beer related activities
  • SQL/Excel Guru/PMP (not to be confused with PiMP)
  • Mike
  • Old School, Beerfest, Cars
  • Wilfred, Community, Around the Horn, Mariners Baseball
  • Those turned into movies because reading is for people with nothing better to do.
  • I honed my appreciation for beer at WSU I refined my process while bored at work.
  • EVERYTHING
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  • Black IPA, Red Chair Clone, Heavy Dry Hopped Amber, RyePA, Strawberry Alarm Clock
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • Seattle
  • WA

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: FastRack Party Pack Giveaway! - Open to All Members! on 07-23-2014 at 05:14 PM
    Please draw my name.

  • Posted in thread: Mold! on 07-18-2014 at 07:44 PM
    So I bought a freezer and made it into a fermentation chamber. My first brew to enter the
    chamber had a fermentation overflow. I changed the airlock out for a blow off tube and wipe out
    of the beer/wo...

  • Posted in thread: Backup Co2 tank on 07-16-2014 at 10:42 PM
    I am about to pick up some additional ball lock corny kegs off craigslist and the guy wants to
    sell me his 5# Co2 tank as well, but no regulators. I already have a 5# Co2 tank for my 3 keg
    freezer/keg...

  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-06-2014 at 07:20 PM
    In please!!!!!

  • Posted in thread: Oxygen Tank on 06-26-2014 at 07:57 PM
    The scuba shop said they would fill it, but if its not O2 I am guessing there is no point.Would
    an air compressor accomplish the same thing (with a filter of some kind)? I need one of those
    anyway, th...

  • Posted in thread: Oxygen Tank on 06-26-2014 at 05:00 PM
    Does anyone have experience with these home use tanks? appears to be a deal at $40 + $20-$60
    to certify it + cost to fill at the Scuba shop.Is that a reasonable price? Will it work to
    oxygenate my wo...

  • Posted in thread: Cant crack 55% efficiency on 06-20-2014 at 08:19 PM
    One additional question: do you stir the mash? Specifically prior to draining first runnings
    and again prior to vorleuf when sparging?You need to stir like a madman to knock all the sugars
    loose prior...

  • Posted in thread: Cant crack 55% efficiency on 06-20-2014 at 08:10 PM
    Are you using a brew program to calculate your efficiency? So, you're measuring pre-boil
    gravity, then OG? If you are measuring pre-boil gravity, are you adjusting the gravity for the
    temp? Most hydro...

  • Posted in thread: Cant crack 55% efficiency on 06-20-2014 at 08:05 PM
    Let's get a few things straight before moving on. Adding sparge slowly or draining it out
    slowly are requirements of fly sparging and time wasters in batch sparging. If anyone
    empirically finds that s...

  • Posted in thread: Cant crack 55% efficiency on 06-20-2014 at 07:44 PM
    Are you hitting your mash temps? How are you measuring efficiency? Are you calculating gravity
    going in to the kettle or into the fermenter?Have you tried calibrating your thermometer (reads
    212 at bo...

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Wazzu taught me everything I need to know, primarily my appreciation for beer.
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