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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-27-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By bumstigedy
I have just the mash controller. It works pretty...

I have just the mash controller. It works pretty good. It took a while to get it setup and tune in, but now it is working great.


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Forum: Gluten Free Brewing 10-18-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 19,518
Posted By bumstigedy
I have been using clarity ferm for about the last...

I have been using clarity ferm for about the last 6 months. The beers have turned out fine. My IIPA brewed with it even won a few first places. I haven't noticed the beers to be any clearer...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-14-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 24,748
Posted By bumstigedy
I'm an early morning brewer too! I usually get...

I'm an early morning brewer too! I usually get going around 5:30 am to 6:00 am. It gives me some time to get going before the kids wake up and I'm done by mid afternoon and still have time to do...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 10-09-2013, 04:51 PM
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Posted By bumstigedy
Entered

Entered
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-29-2013, 08:40 PM
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Posted By bumstigedy
Wish me luck!

Wish me luck!
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 08-01-2013, 08:48 PM
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Views: 92,163
Posted By bumstigedy
Please wish me luck!

Please wish me luck!
Forum: General Chit Chat 07-16-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,316
Posted By bumstigedy
I'm paleo too. Beer is my only cheat. I have...

I'm paleo too. Beer is my only cheat. I have been using clarity ferm lately as we'll to cut down on the gluten. I started low carb, but upping my carb intake as I workout hard just about every day.
Forum: General Techniques 07-03-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,446
Posted By bumstigedy
I don't think you really need chalk anyway. I...

I don't think you really need chalk anyway. I brewed a stout a few weeks ago using distilled water and some calcium chloride and got a mash pH of 5.4 at room temperature.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-02-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,511
Posted By bumstigedy
Can someone post a picture of the electric kettle?

Can someone post a picture of the electric kettle?
Forum: General Techniques 06-30-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,446
Posted By bumstigedy
I have tried several times. The beers were all...

I have tried several times. The beers were all good, but I don't really know how much of a difference this made. I'm moving back to adding all the roasted and dark crystal grains at the start of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-27-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By bumstigedy
MyLhbs in 7 corners has them.

MyLhbs in 7 corners has them.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-26-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,952
Posted By bumstigedy
Setting up as much as possible the night before...

Setting up as much as possible the night before and cleaning as I go are the two biggest time savers for me. I'm looking forward to some good tips from others though.
Forum: General Techniques 06-24-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 116,170
Posted By bumstigedy
I'll post a picture after my next brew. I...

I'll post a picture after my next brew. I actually tried dumping everything in for several batches but I started getting some comments on my scorecards about astringency and herbal/grassy/musty hop...
Forum: General Techniques 06-24-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 116,170
Posted By bumstigedy
I haven't had a whole lot of luck whirpooling. I...

I haven't had a whole lot of luck whirpooling. I have a blichmann boilermaker and a Jamil style IWC with recirculation. I rack off the top and generally just discard the last 1 to 1.5 gallons. I...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-20-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 995
Posted By bumstigedy
I've had a few different judges write that they...

I've had a few different judges write that they tasted oxidation due to hit side aeration from too
Much splashing. Recently got dinged because a judge said I must have added herbs to my beer, which...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 06-20-2013, 12:42 AM
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Posted By bumstigedy
Entered.

Entered.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-20-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By bumstigedy
Anyone pitching cold yeast into cooled wort

Is anyone pitching cold yeast (right out of the fridge) into their cooled wort? I did some searching and found some old posts about this, but wanted to find out if anyone is currently doing this and...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-19-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By bumstigedy
I'm a home brewer in Springfield VA. Happy to...

I'm a home brewer in Springfield VA. Happy to give you any input you wan on my shopping preferences and what I would like to see.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-17-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,890
Posted By bumstigedy
I've had better bottles cram on the bottom as...

I've had better bottles cram on the bottom as well with about a year if use. They aren't too expensive and replacing once per year isn't a bad idea anyway in case you have scratched it.

When...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-14-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 240
Posted By bumstigedy
Wyeast Nutrient Package Picture

In case you are curious, here is what a Wyeast nutrient package looks like. I've never seen one before it has been ruptured from smacking so I thought I'd post it for others. When I received the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-04-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By bumstigedy
I buy distilled water and add salts. I add only...

I buy distilled water and add salts. I add only calcium chloride to the mash. Dark grains that only need steeping get added at the end of the mash. Additional salts I get the desired flavor are...
Forum: Texas HomeBrew Forum 06-01-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,366
Posted By bumstigedy
Ha! Sounds good. I'm actually moving to...

Ha!

Sounds good. I'm actually moving to houston in 2015 so will be good to get a feel for the regional preferences of the judges.
Forum: Brewing Software 05-31-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By bumstigedy
I have it working on the iPhone. It is a bit...

I have it working on the iPhone. It is a bit slow, but functional. When editing I use this version. If just looking at a recipe i use the lite version.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-31-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By bumstigedy
PBW soak rinse with hot water Run star...

PBW soak

rinse with hot water

Run star San through to prevent mold

Hang and let gravity it's thing

If you have an air compressor you can blow air through prior to hanging
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-31-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By bumstigedy
I have experimented with racking to secondary and...

I have experimented with racking to secondary and just going with primary. Lately I have split the wort into 2 carboys and then done secondary on only one. I like the results of the ones that...
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