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  • Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati born and raised. Just starting out with home brewing. Having a lot of fun and learning a ton of stuff in the process.
  • I've just recently started home brewing, using the Coopers home brew kit. Just picked up a couple of 5 gallon better bottles. Trying to get a line on kegs to try my hand at that.
  • American Brown Ale
  • Belgian Dubbel - Scotch Ale
  • Muntons Stout, Coopers Lager
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  • Posted in thread: 30 gallon pot and 20 gallon HLT finished on 01-04-2010 at 08:33 PM
    Well they look good to me, nice work. I'm still getting my head wrapped around what I want to
    do, so it will be a while before I get a system like that going.

  • Posted in thread: First time brewer - stupid questions. on 12-22-2009 at 03:16 PM
    1) There is nothing wrong with aluminum. You can use a seasoned aluminum pot as your kettle. I
    do it all of the time.2) It will still taste like beer, but your hop profile will not taste
    quite right. ...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-18-2009 at 01:42 PM
    I'll be brewing up a Chocolate Stout this weekend. I'm looking forward to it.

  • Posted in thread: yield problem on 12-17-2009 at 06:54 PM
    I use tap water to top off all the time, and in my last beer I didn't boil my honey addition
    and didn't have any issues.

  • Posted in thread: yield problem on 12-17-2009 at 06:12 PM
    From everything I have read you shouldn't boil your honey. Just add it in.

  • Posted in thread: Hydrometer reading / FG question on 12-17-2009 at 01:28 PM
    If you used extract and then mixed it with water, your og is probably closer to 1068. Even with
    a boil over, unless it was absolutely massive, you should be right up there.When you take your
    gravity r...

  • Posted in thread: IPA into Saison? say it aint so on 12-15-2009 at 02:46 PM
    I used 3 gallons of water and steeped the grains at 160 for 30 mins. Then I added the malt
    extract and brought to a boil. I then added the hops for the next 70 mins or so. Used a wort
    chiller and rack...

  • Posted in thread: Paint Thinner!!?? on 12-13-2009 at 06:29 AM
    You could try and use some vinegar to try and get rid of the smell, but over all I don't think
    it would be worth it.

  • Posted in thread: beer terminology on 12-11-2009 at 07:31 PM
    I would know what you are talking about if you said froth, you could also call it foam. My
    circle of friends call it head though.Edit: Well that's funny, I missed it by that much, go
    Queen City I gues...

  • Posted in thread: 2010 Brewing goals on 12-11-2009 at 04:15 AM
    My major goal is to clean out my basement and set up my brewery down there. To do this I need
    to put together a natural gas brew stand.Clean out all the crap that is down there at the
    moment.Make the ...