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03-15-2011

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04-11-2011 5:23 PM

    ABOUT ME

  • avid homebrewer recently graduated to all grain batches... looking to create own brewery for sale.
  • handyman/live sound engineer
  • Kevin Bergstrom
  • Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Metal, Classical, Jazz, etc.
  • Fight club, Donnie Darko, A clockwork orange, and various other strange movies.
  • House, Breaking bad, the event, brew masters, ancient aliens, etc.
  • Stephen King, Michael Chrighton, Isaac asimov.
  • MMA
  • Wife bought me a Mr. Beer brew kit originally for christmas... graduated from there to five gallon batches using the following: Home depot bucket and small home boil pot doing extract batches. Then went all grain and created cooler mashing ton with copper manifold and pvc sparging manifold on top to rinse grain. Got much larger pot to boil with as well. Currently brewing in five gallon carboy and Lowes bucket and Home depot bucket due to multiple beers fermenting.
  • Beer! Anything that I can think of from IPA's, regular pale ales, specialty beers, ciders, stouts, amber ales, lagers, etc.
  • Strawberry flavored pale ale. 6.7% Anticipated ABV
  • Regular pale ale....5.8% ABV
  • Three different pale ales, a seasonal lager, a stout, sierra nevada glissade clone, three different apple ciders, two ipa's and a partridge in a pear tree.
  • Currently no kegged beers... all bottle carbonated and conditioned.
  • Male
  • Married
  • placerville
  • california

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: water heater tank boil kettle mash tun? on 04-06-2011 at 06:29 AM
    the inside of a water tank is coated with an enamel coating much like enamel coated cookware.
    The anode is to help with excessive buildup that will possibly degrade that material and the
    plumbing. I f...

  • Posted in thread: water heater tank boil kettle mash tun? on 04-01-2011 at 07:56 AM
    What does anybody think about using a water heater tank for a boil kettle or a mlt?

  • Posted in thread: Toasting your own grains? on 03-18-2011 at 05:51 AM
    Well I am a big believer of do-it-yourself..well just about anything.. and want to start
    toasting my own grains to get anything from crystal malts to black malts and brown malts and
    everything in betw...

  • Posted in thread: Using water heater tank for boil kettle and MLT. on 03-18-2011 at 05:44 AM
    most water heaters are lines with a ceramic coating to prevent rusting... apparently it is less
    expensive than stainless steel.

  • Posted in thread: New Brewtalk member! on 03-16-2011 at 12:41 AM
    it is indeed... about an hour out... between sacramento and tahoe.

  • Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 03-16-2011 at 12:21 AM
    they wont allow passage of enough electricity really to work past a certain point in my
    experience wont allow it to fully heat... though i am not 100 percent sure on the specfics of
    how this works... ...

  • Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 03-16-2011 at 12:14 AM
    like i was saying just maintaining the temperature an not for heating. otherwise i think they
    might melt. But i closely monitor it myself and only turn it on when the temp begins to drops
    because i ha...

  • Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 03-16-2011 at 12:10 AM
    The dimmer switch that is used for lighting in residential applications basically cuts voltage
    to the lights by rapidly shutting the voltage on and off and off at whatever speed you
    choose... i use th...

  • Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 03-16-2011 at 12:04 AM
    should say mashing tun with the controls not boil kettle... indulging in a bit of homebrew.

  • Posted in thread: My FULL-ON electric build thread on 03-15-2011 at 11:59 PM
    well... i use a much cheaper... say ghetto way to do this... i use two heating elements for my
    boil kettle (240 volts) with a dimmer switch for lights on each leg of 120. works ok for temp
    control for...

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