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03-23-2009

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    ABOUT ME

  • Rhode Island
  • Brewing,Building things to help me brew. Outdoors. Family.
  • Art Director
  • Jonathan
  • whatever I'm listening to.
  • Star Wars, Howl's Moving Castle, Marathon Man and all Westerns.
  • Walking Dead, Boardwalk Empire
  • The Illuminatus Trilogy, Fly Boys
  • Manville Sportsmans Club
  • I got into brewing in 2007. Went all-grain in 2008. Brew beer, wine, sake. Build equipment for fun.
  • English Bitter
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Rousing yeast question on 06-16-2016 at 08:41 PM
    Shaking the fermentation tank can sometimes give the illusion of "rousing" the yeast activity.
    But really most of the time it's just releasing trapped gasses in the solution. If you've ever
    made wine,...

  • Posted in thread: How important is decoction mashing? on 06-14-2016 at 09:06 PM
    Holy smokes! Yeah, I fear this is well over my head until I can engineer my electric brewery
    and can do it with the push of buttons vs heating water to varying degrees and trying to
    calculate heat los...

  • Posted in thread: Worst Commercial Beer You've Ever Had? on 06-14-2016 at 07:04 PM
    Natural Light

  • Posted in thread: How important is decoction mashing? on 06-14-2016 at 11:10 AM
    You will come out with a good beer whether your using it or not. It's more of an optional
    technique. It does make a difference if you do it right. Basically step mash by almost
    frying/boiling heaps of...

  • Posted in thread: Party keg Guinness - Dispensing on 05-11-2015 at 09:22 PM
    bueller

  • Posted in thread: Party keg Guinness - Dispensing on 05-11-2015 at 04:39 PM
    Ok, long time brewer here. My brother-in-law just got back from Iraq. We're celebrating.
    Guinness is his favorite. I'm surprising him with a keg.What's the best dispensing method
    without buying a nitr...

  • Posted in thread: Build Blog: Single Tier, 2 pump, BCS-460, RIMS on 09-23-2014 at 02:24 PM
    subscribing. Love the teal. Great choice.

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use 14mm ID silicone hose in their rig? on 09-20-2014 at 04:09 PM
    Figured I'd be good to go but always appreciate a second opinion.Slightly off topic, I see the
    advantage of using the Big C's on the pump's inlet side. How critical is that larger size for
    the outlet ...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone use 14mm ID silicone hose in their rig? on 09-20-2014 at 12:37 PM
    Looking at 14mm hose. Wondering if anyone currently uses with camlock/pump setup.

  • Posted in thread: Metric Silicon Hose on 09-15-2014 at 02:33 PM
    Wondering if anybody use silicon hose sold in metric size for their pump setup. If so, what
    size are you using?I'm looking at 14mm ID X 18mm OD which is pretty close to the 1/2" ID X 3/4"
    OD I see a l...

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