Tom Church

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  • Poughkeepsie, NY
  • I brew, I Mtn. Bike and I watch baseball...ohh and I go to work as a Surveyor every day...
  • Mtn. Biking,Brewing,Baseball
  • Land Surveyor
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  • Chillout Electronic/Acid Jazz/Trip Hop/Ambient
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  • Myself and a friend have been brewing together for about a year now...starting to get the hang of this but I am sure it will always be a learning experience!


  • Posted in thread: Extract Stout on 11-26-2006 at 08:46 PM
    Anything that sticks out here that I am missing? I was thinking of using some 80L Crystal to
    add some more body but I think the Malto Dexrin will take care of that. Also I have seen some
    recipes in Be...

  • Posted in thread: Drank a Bud ughhhh on 10-31-2006 at 08:24 PM
    I drink Bud only when I am planning on getting ****faced (which is happening less and less as I
    get older...) and don't want to spend a lot on a 12 pack...

  • Posted in thread: Killer Wort Chiller Deal on 10-31-2006 at 07:16 PM
    I bought a 50' one! I needed a few other things anyways so this just saved me an hours

  • Posted in thread: extract barley wine recipe on 10-27-2006 at 07:36 PM
    The Beer Captured book has 4 or 5 of them in it. Tom

  • Posted in thread: 2 yeast questions... on 10-24-2006 at 03:26 AM
    I watched the starter pretty closely and it did not react anything like the one I did last week
    which spent 2 days bubbling away. The 2nd question is about harvesting from the primary, just
    to be more...

  • Posted in thread: 2 yeast questions... on 10-24-2006 at 02:28 AM
    1) I have a stalled starter...The packet was 6 mo old. It took 3 days to expand the pouch...I
    made a started...followed the directions perfect and nothing...I mean there are a few bubbles
    and a little...

  • Posted in thread: How long in starter? on 10-18-2006 at 06:08 PM
    What is a stirplate? We just dumped the entire starter in the batch last time (had crazy action
    within 12 hours!).Tom

  • Posted in thread: How long in starter? on 10-18-2006 at 04:32 PM
    I have a yeast packet that is taking longer than I expected to take was getting there
    this monrning when I left and I am hoping it is good when I get home...We where hoping to brew
    on Saturda...

  • Posted in thread: Light vs Extra Light DME on 10-16-2006 at 02:44 AM
    Hey chillHayze...I just noticed that you are in Wappingers!! I am in Poughkeepsie! Good stuff.
    I plan on joining the local brewing club shortly!!!

  • Posted in thread: What happened!! Help! on 10-16-2006 at 12:21 AM
    ok...not the only wife was holding the replacement and got covered as well...And
    about a boilover...been there...I spend about 39 min scrubbing with amonia and still couldn't
    get it off....