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04-18-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • Brewing,tinkering,and hiking/camping
  • I.T.
  • They call me... Tim
  • The I.T. Crowd
  • I got into homebrewing with basic homemade hard cider. (Sugar and yeast added to fresh cider from a local mill, put a balloon on top, sit for 30 days, enjoy). The next step for me was to Welch's frozen grape juice wine. I had a friend who made partial mash beer so he got me into that about 2 years ago. This past fall of 2011 I got into 'real' wine with freshly pressed grape juices from a local vineyard and home pressed fruit wines. I am now making the step to All-Grain beer and am really enjoying the process!
  • American Pale Ale
  • Oatmeal Breakfast Stout

    Cheeky Berry Wine (Welch's Grape juice. Fancy huh?)
  • Marzen
    Surly Cynic PM Kit
    Irish Red
  • Male
  • Married
  • Elmira
  • NY

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Strawberry beer fermentation issue? on 05-30-2012 at 01:11 AM
    Thanks for the reply. Just to let ya know, it fermented great and is ready for bottling. I
    appreciate your input and will pass along your recipes to him!i

  • Posted in thread: Anybody from the Elmira/Corning area? on 05-30-2012 at 01:09 AM
    Cool. What kind of beer do you usually brew? Do you get your supplies locally or mail order?

  • Posted in thread: Strawberry beer fermentation issue? on 05-01-2012 at 05:11 PM
    Okay, thanks for the quick reply. I don't see how I wouldn't need to get bubbles in my airlock
    from an airtight bucket though. I've never not had airlock activity from a sealed fermenter. I
    also would...

  • Posted in thread: Strawberry beer fermentation issue? on 05-01-2012 at 03:36 PM
    Hi all,My friend and I both brewed some beer this weekend - Mine an oatmeal stout, and his, a
    strawberry beer. Mine is bubbling away just fine, but his is not. Here are the details:His
    recipe called f...

  • Posted in thread: can a primary bucket blow its top? on 04-25-2012 at 02:05 PM
    its like a right of passage for brewers to blow the top off their ale pail at least once!! i
    know i have :mug:+2. I've still got stains from a batch of cream stout. :)

  • Posted in thread: Anybody from the Elmira/Corning area? on 04-22-2012 at 10:11 PM
    Hey just wondering if anyone is in the Elmira or Corning area out there. I am located in Elmira
    and know a couple home brewers but was wondering if anyone else was around. Post here if you
    are!

  • Posted in thread: OK beer is in my basement for a week, tried one, taste good BUT NO CARB! on 04-22-2012 at 12:32 PM
    Yep, get it into a warmer place. 70* is idealI completely agree. I condition mine in a dark
    closet upstairs where the temp is pretty regularly 70. I get regular carbonation within 7-10
    days every time...

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Tell someone you love them today, because life is short, But shout it at them in German because life is also terrifying and confusing. Primary: Oatmeal Breakfast Stout Secondary: Cheeky Berry (Welch's grape juice wine.. Very fancy) Bottled: Marzen, Surly "Cynic" PM kit, Irish Red
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