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Forum: Delaware HomeBrew Forum 10-24-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,989
Posted By shadowmage36
Newark here (among the many). Been brewing for...

Newark here (among the many). Been brewing for the last 6 years or so. Have my own home bar down in the basement, completely custom built. :D So glad to see all the DE folks here! (Now if I only was...
Forum: Delaware HomeBrew Forum 10-24-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By shadowmage36
Ah, crap! I missed the October meeting! Let me...

Ah, crap! I missed the October meeting! Let me know when and where the November meeting is going to be. I'm up in Newark, so getting anywhere in NCC is a breeze! :D
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-24-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,251
Posted By shadowmage36
Yikes, I need to check this thread more often! If...

Yikes, I need to check this thread more often! If you're using whole cloves I'd advise using *more*, not less, as your flavor extraction is improved with more surface area. Powdered cloves have more...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-16-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15,131
Views: 518,412
Posted By shadowmage36
Going to do a batch or two of my Irish stout this...

Going to do a batch or two of my Irish stout this weekend. Going to try it two ways, both with and without oatmeal. Anyone have any experience with doing a big mash to get two batches worth of wort...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 02-07-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3,400
Views: 205,044
Posted By shadowmage36
I want the conical...and the brew...

I want the conical...and the brew stand...and...and...

SO. MUCH. WANT.

WANT ALL THE THINGS!
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 12-06-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,251
Posted By shadowmage36
Yes! It was actually a big hit at the Halloween...

Yes! It was actually a big hit at the Halloween party! We had 20 gallons on tap for something like 150 people over the course of the night (we do Halloween parties right at my house: 3 bands, a DJ,...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 10-20-2011, 01:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,251
Posted By shadowmage36
Well, since it's Halloween time (almost!) I've...

Well, since it's Halloween time (almost!) I've got another batch of this stuff on the stove tonight. It's going to be a bit of a rush job, but I think if I double pitch I should be OK. XD We'll...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-20-2011, 02:45 PM
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Views: 822
Posted By shadowmage36
So I brewed up a batch of Liquid Stupid this past...

So I brewed up a batch of Liquid Stupid this past weekend and was only able to chill it to the upper 90's due to warm groundwater. I pitched 2 packets of T-58, said a brief prayer to the brewing...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-13-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By shadowmage36
HDYB is open until 7 on Thursdays. Don't know if...

HDYB is open until 7 on Thursdays. Don't know if that helps any.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-13-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,586
Posted By shadowmage36
Where in MD are you? There's a LHBS in Newark, DE...

Where in MD are you? There's a LHBS in Newark, DE that you could go to if it's not too far. Look up "How Do You Brew."
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 07-11-2011, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,251
Posted By shadowmage36
You can spice it however you like. I add the...

You can spice it however you like. I add the clove because I like it as a counterpoint, along with the cinnamon, to the esters from the yeast. It certainly isn't required, though! Tell us how it...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 06-12-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5,056
Views: 288,934
Posted By shadowmage36
Taught my housemate how to make wine by making a...

Taught my housemate how to make wine by making a batch of this. So...

20,115 + 5 = 20,120
Forum: General Chit Chat 11-19-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 95,503
Posted By shadowmage36
Cityprofile.com username: shadowmage36 ...

Cityprofile.com username: shadowmage36

Delaware, motherf*cker!
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 10-08-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By shadowmage36
I've got a recipe for a pretty awesome wheat...

I've got a recipe for a pretty awesome wheat beer. It's under my recipe list as Panic Button Hefeweizen. Ten days grain to glass.
Forum: DIY Projects 08-18-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,280
Posted By shadowmage36
Go look at FlyGuy's tutorial on how to build a...

Go look at FlyGuy's tutorial on how to build a MLT from the 10gal Igloo water cooler and about $25 in parts from Home Depot. And pay attention to the part about needing SS washers-you have to buy a...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-26-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,175
Posted By shadowmage36
Sulfite works by creating sulfur dioxide gas in...

Sulfite works by creating sulfur dioxide gas in the must, which kills bacteria and other nasties. However, over the course of ~24 hours it will diffuse out of the must and into the air, leaving it...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-26-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,271
Posted By shadowmage36
Actually, bluesky, Campden WILL kill the yeast,...

Actually, bluesky, Campden WILL kill the yeast, or at least most of it. That's why it's generally used in fruit wines in the must 24 hours before adding the yeast you want in there- it kills all the...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-19-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5,056
Views: 288,934
Posted By shadowmage36
Pitched yeast on another 5 gallons last night. ...

Pitched yeast on another 5 gallons last night.

17,239 + 5 = 17,244

Also bottled up 2 batches that I'd already counted in awhile back. One batch has been going since January, the other since...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-16-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 15,131
Views: 518,412
Posted By shadowmage36
I've got a couple of things on deck for this...

I've got a couple of things on deck for this weekend. As far as beer goes, I'm either doing EdWort's Haus Pale Ale or some sort of cream ale and I'm going to be making up a batch of sweetish...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 70,712
Posted By shadowmage36
I'm finding myself in a somewhat similar...

I'm finding myself in a somewhat similar position. While I love the hands-on aspects of being a ChemE (i.e. being out in the plant troubleshooting a faulty pump, actually running a process, etc.) the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-15-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 70,712
Posted By shadowmage36
Chemical Engineer, University of Delaware 2008. ...

Chemical Engineer, University of Delaware 2008. Not BS, BChE. For some reason the UD College of Engineering gives out Bachelors of Engineering, not Science (weird, huh?).

Currently working in...
Forum: Wine Making Forum 07-13-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,395
Posted By shadowmage36
Drop a dose of pectic enzymes in it. That should...

Drop a dose of pectic enzymes in it. That should hopefully help to clear it up quickly. It'll break down the haze that some of you seem to be describing. Works like magic in all of my fruit beers...
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 07-06-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,251
Posted By shadowmage36
Nope, still needs to be primed as normal.

Nope, still needs to be primed as normal.
Forum: Wheat and Rye Beer 06-27-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,251
Posted By shadowmage36
Just be careful if you're adding syrups, as many...

Just be careful if you're adding syrups, as many of them contain sugar in addition to the flavorings. The other thing to watch out for is preservatives. Things like potassium or sodium sorbate,...
Forum: DIY Projects 06-15-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,895
Posted By shadowmage36
You are correct, sir. I went and looked that...

You are correct, sir. I went and looked that up...Means a bit of extra work on the math side, but no big deal. Still need to know the final wort temperature and what maximum water outlet...
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