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    ABOUT ME

  • Mike Smith
  • American Home Brew Ass.
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  • Portland
  • Maine

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  • Posted in thread: Breweries, Pubs, and Dives in Chicago and Champagne IL on 11-19-2014 at 11:56 PM
    Thanks! I've got a week there so keep em coming!

  • Posted in thread: Breweries, Pubs, and Dives in Chicago and Champagne IL on 11-19-2014 at 02:31 AM
    I'm headed to Chicago and Champagne IL for the week around Turkey Day. I'm looking for some
    recommendations on bottles I should get to bring back home to Maine, and some good places to
    go. I love wild...

  • Posted in thread: 5 QUESTIONS: Racked 4 gal of beer on 1 gal starsan solution in keg -- can I fix it? on 11-17-2014 at 09:54 PM
    I'm confused...you said you were diluting it with more beer....So either you are wasting more
    beer, and now dumping 10 gallons instead of 5 or you are drinking 10 gallons of cleaner laced
    beer....Dump...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Gun Line Lenght on 11-17-2014 at 09:50 PM
    I had low psi, like 3 or so, not much foaming, but it was a mead....so not much head
    retention....Cut the line length down next time....any thoughts on what I could do to recover
    what I have?

  • Posted in thread: Beer Gun Line Lenght on 11-17-2014 at 08:41 PM
    So i've force carbed and bottled with a more beer counter pressure filler before and I've had
    good results with a 10' long line for the beverage side of things. My 10' line was tied up to I
    made a new...

  • Posted in thread: changing yeast in cider on 11-17-2014 at 08:35 PM
    Actually, yes it can.I've had some clog the airlock to where i really should have used a
    blowoff tube. It's just not usually `as much` as a regular beer does.Cool! I've done about 10
    batches of cider ...

  • Posted in thread: changing yeast in cider on 11-16-2014 at 03:30 AM
    Cider doesn't create a krausen, so you need to base it on air lock activity or gravity
    readings. what temp you holding it at? If it's to cold that could be your issue...In cider i've
    had a delay of up...

  • Posted in thread: MAXIMUM time in secondary? on 11-16-2014 at 03:24 AM
    Make sure to rehydrate it too....

  • Posted in thread: MAXIMUM time in secondary? on 11-16-2014 at 01:49 AM
    is there a pellicile growing on it? Even then, if it smells good, give it a taste and if you
    like it, add some yeast (probably a rehydrated wine yeast so it can deal with the booze), your
    normal carb ...

  • Posted in thread: 5 QUESTIONS: Racked 4 gal of beer on 1 gal starsan solution in keg -- can I fix it? on 11-16-2014 at 01:43 AM
    Sorry, but this is plain wrong. The StarSan has mixed with the beer, it's not going to
    separate. On top of that, 15 degrees will freeze any beer and the whole thing will be a solid
    block of ice. I agr...

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