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02-16-2012

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    ABOUT ME

  • I'm a recent college grad who does appliance repair by day and artist management by night. I love good beer, good food, and good company.
  • Artist Manager
  • Zach
  • Empire Records, The Princess Bride, Sherlock Holmes
  • The Mentalist, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory
  • Sherlock Holmes, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Lord of The Rings
  • I was talking about home brewing for a while, but draggin my feet on getting started. I received a Mr. Beer for Christmas in which my first try is fermenting as I type.
  • Male
  • Single
  • Whitestone
  • NY

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: making beer with coffee on 12-19-2012 at 07:08 PM
    I experimented with a coffee stout using half a lb of whole beans like steeping grains in the
    boil, and adding a 2 quarts (mad with half a lb of grounds) of cool brewed coffee to the
    fermenter with th...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB with a Keggle on 12-14-2012 at 09:19 PM
    I did a four-five gallon batch (meant to be 5 but I underestimated absorption/evaporation, and
    then didn't bother to add top-off water to the fermenter) BIAB in my 15.5 gal keggle with no
    issues. I us...

  • Posted in thread: All Grain "Partial Batch" BIAB-ing? on 12-13-2012 at 10:17 PM
    Hmm, if it was only one or two I was going to suggest alternatives, but the combinations of
    those limitations have stumped me. My only thought is to use less water in the mash, add it
    back for the boi...

  • Posted in thread: Thank you HBT! on 12-13-2012 at 08:40 PM
    This board has been invaluable to my beginning and growth as a homebrewer. I've been a member
    for 10 months (lurked a bit before that) and only have only made 5 posts because EVERY single
    time I had a...

  • Posted in thread: All Grain "Partial Batch" BIAB-ing? on 12-13-2012 at 08:31 PM
    Are you considering this because of the weight being a lifting issue, a bag strength issue, or
    a space in your kettle issue?

  • Posted in thread: All Grain Equipment on 12-10-2012 at 11:35 PM
    I was doing extract for while and moved to BIAB as the next step. It was a relatively
    inexpensive (about $100) and easy transition, plus the beer came out great!I already had the
    big ticket items like...

  • Posted in thread: Brewpubs and such in NYC on 03-20-2012 at 07:40 PM
    I strongly second DBGB. As far as beer spots go I also really like Jimmy's No. 43 (good
    selection and has a little history behind the space) and Little Town NYC (they serve only in
    state brewed beer I...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-22-2012 at 07:28 PM
    When I bottle primed I just used the recommended 1 1/3 teaspoon.I prefer batch priming, but
    either works in the short term. In the long term you will batch prime. :)What is the basis for
    your concern?...

  • Posted in thread: Mr Beer - Read all about it and ask questions on 02-21-2012 at 02:40 AM
    I've been lurking on here for about a week and I have a couple of questions. I started my very
    first batch with MrB and the WCPA. I just hit the 14 day mark and I'm ready to bottle.1) I plan
    to pick u...

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