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    ABOUT ME

  • Lowell, MI
  • IT - Lead Consultant
  • Dan Davis
  • Alternative Rock, '80s, Punk/Hardcore
  • Peat-smoked Porter
  • Primary 1: [sucking air], Primary 2: [sucking air]
  • Secondary 1: air
  • All out.
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Making Soda at Home - The Giveaway! on 08-23-2014 at 07:44 PM
    I'm up for this!

  • Posted in thread: is 0.8 gallon a lot of trub in a 6.4 gallons batch? on 02-01-2014 at 09:59 PM
    I am talking about trub in the brew kettle. The fermentor part that I leave behind is mainly
    the yeast cake and I dont have any control over that, but I thought I might be doing something
    wrong leave ...

  • Posted in thread: Over 3 weeks in the fermenter?? on 02-01-2014 at 06:56 PM
    Yep, a thief is great for that, though I've also used the auto-siphon. You just need a sample
    tube large enough to accept the hydrometer and allow it to spin a bit (not too snug, in other
    words).Buy s...

  • Posted in thread: is 0.8 gallon a lot of trub in a 6.4 gallons batch? on 02-01-2014 at 04:54 PM
    It sucks, but that's often normal. It really depends on a few factors, including the type of
    hop used (as in, pellets vs. leaf) and the yeast used.I've been buying my hops from
    HopsDirect.com, and the...

  • Posted in thread: Over 3 weeks in the fermenter?? on 02-01-2014 at 04:43 PM
    +1 for the +1. "Don't Worry" is the mantra 'round these parts, for good reason. It's beer, not
    rocket science (although it CAN be, if you want to take it to the next few levels). I usually
    go 3-5 week...

  • Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 02-01-2014 at 04:34 PM
    I read through *most* of the many pages, and I'm still not sure what the *right* answer is. I
    am clearly in the camp of don't use a secondary unless there is a clear reason to do so. To me,
    those reas...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 06:34 PM
    Maybe this time... Come on, lucky 12.5!

  • Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-24-2013 at 04:07 PM
    This giveaway reminded me to renew my subscription! Count me in.

  • Posted in thread: Hop-free beer? on 11-24-2013 at 03:51 PM
    My dad hates hoppy beers. He's talked about brewing a beer with no hops for quite some time.
    So, today we went ahead and did one. It was an all-grain budweiser clone from Midwest brewing.
    We brewed it...

  • Posted in thread: Opinions on Father's Day random brew... on 06-16-2013 at 09:25 PM
    The addition of spring water will help accentuate your hops, so that seems in line with what
    you're trying to achieve.Cascade is a very citrusy hop, so it should blend well. Alternatively,
    you could t...

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