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Forum: General Chit Chat 03-23-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By bumpnzx3
Hey- what happens in the Dr's office, stays in...

Hey- what happens in the Dr's office, stays in the Dr's office :p
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-23-2010, 01:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By bumpnzx3
Dr agreed- no hernia, it's a lymph node....

Dr agreed- no hernia, it's a lymph node. Currently, he's thinking Bacteria of some sort. He gave two plausable reasons. First one being- I never (or rarely) wear underwear (TMI- I know). He also...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-22-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By bumpnzx3
Heading in @3pm today to have it looked at....

Heading in @3pm today to have it looked at. Hopefully it's nothing too big. I can deal with anything but cancer.
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-22-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By bumpnzx3
Maybe he was joking about the cat scratch, maybe...

Maybe he was joking about the cat scratch, maybe not. However- cat scratch fever will make a lymph node swell.

I, as well as my wife (a DC) are pretty sure it's a lymph node- up high, on my inner...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-21-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By bumpnzx3
I figured it was pretty far fetched to assume it...

I figured it was pretty far fetched to assume it was the beer- especially since it (the beer) looked/tasted fine when I bottled it and after it aged for a few months. It's just odd that I feel great-...
Forum: General Chit Chat 03-21-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 938
Posted By bumpnzx3
Odd question concerning lymph nodes and home brew

Recently I have developed a swollen lymph node in my groin area. I've been married/with the same girl for nearly 4 years and only a couple other girls (all clean) prior to her- so I know it's not an...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-24-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By bumpnzx3
I've got a few Red Stripe bottles. 12oz, little...

I've got a few Red Stripe bottles. 12oz, little short/stubby things. I will try the brillow pad idea. The scrubber I was using was just some sponge we had in the sink. Something with a little more...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-24-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By bumpnzx3
I tried the scrubbing method. Schlafly (local St....

I tried the scrubbing method. Schlafly (local St. Louis place) comes off the best- just a little hand rubbing in hot water. I'm no stranger to a scrubbing pad, but I've got a 6 pack now that the glue...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-23-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 973
Posted By bumpnzx3
Cleaning glue from bottles

I drink store bought beer about as much as I drink my own beer- 50/50 mix. Most all of the stuff I buy is microbrew stuff- so I always clean and reuse the bottles, rather than buying empty bottles...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-12-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 23,922
Posted By bumpnzx3
we'll have to see what tonight brings. i did a...

we'll have to see what tonight brings. i did a brewers best porter and let it sit in the primary for 3 weeks, secondary for two weeks, then added about 3oz of jack daniel's chips that i had soaked in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 12-30-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By bumpnzx3
After bottle carbing- how to store.

What should I be doing with my beer before I drink it, but after it's sat a while at room temp/70 degrees to carbonate? Currently it's sitting in my brew room where I do all of my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By bumpnzx3
That works for me. I guess I will add a little...

That works for me. I guess I will add a little water to it tonight. Thanks for the tip(s).
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By bumpnzx3
For some reason- I figured adding water in the...

For some reason- I figured adding water in the middle of fermintation would be a bad idea since I wouldn't have a good way to stir it w/o aerating it too much? If not- I will boil a little water...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-14-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By bumpnzx3
Brewer's Best Porter- 4'ish gallons

I brewed the above beer Saturday afternoon eventually it's going to get bourbon soaked oak in the secondary. I was in a hurry to get finished up because I had someplace I needed to be. I brewed,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-10-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By bumpnzx3
It's nothing like the brew house you are working...

It's nothing like the brew house you are working on- but it will due and it will keep the light off of my carboys. :D
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-10-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By bumpnzx3
Look at what SWMBO bought

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=productDetail&productId=90990-742-157059&lpage=none
She claims it was on sale for $43.xx

I keep my equipment on a shelf in the basement and my ingredients in...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-07-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By bumpnzx3
That's what I do- blowoff on the primary and an...

That's what I do- blowoff on the primary and an airlock on the secondary.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-04-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,446
Posted By bumpnzx3
Schlafly has two locations in the city- they have...

Schlafly has two locations in the city- they have good beer and food. If you are into using locally grown food/natural food- this place is good for that also.
http://schlafly.com/

Trailhead is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-04-2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,446
Posted By bumpnzx3
ahhhh- i was just trying to make myself feel...

ahhhh- i was just trying to make myself feel better. it probably was more like a minute:p

I see you are from Ames. I was just in Iowa for work not long ago- Burlington actually. I had some descent...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-04-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 23,922
Posted By bumpnzx3
The chips I use for BBQ are either fresh chips I...

The chips I use for BBQ are either fresh chips I make myself of out of a bag of store bought Jack Daniels chips. Either will apparently do according to what my local shop told me when I stopped off...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-04-2009, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,446
Posted By bumpnzx3
I left it in primary for a shade over three...

I left it in primary for a shade over three weeks. I then moved it to secondary for a shade over two weeks. I bottled this past Sunday night. I had a little glass of it while filling bottles. It...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-03-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 23,922
Posted By bumpnzx3
I am planning to brew a porter this weekend. Once...

I am planning to brew a porter this weekend. Once it's ready to go to secondary, I am going to add Maker's Mark soaked oak chips. I use soaked oak chips a lot in my bbq grille. Can I use the same...
Forum: Extract Brewing 12-03-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,037
Posted By bumpnzx3
I understand that there are several ways to make...

I understand that there are several ways to make the "grain tea". However, I am unclear when I should add it in with the other items in my brew.

Should I:
A) Add the tea (hot, cold, warm, or...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-02-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By bumpnzx3
Eventually- I am sure I will do all grain and...

Eventually- I am sure I will do all grain and much larger batches. However, that's a good 5+ years off. My wife and I are currently in the process of opening a business, so I can't really justify...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-02-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By bumpnzx3
Equipment Upgrade question

Currently, my setup is pretty basic. I've got a turkey fryer for a burner, a stainless 8 gallon brew kettle and lid, a 6gal glass carboy (primary), a 5 gal glass carboy (secondary)....you get the...
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