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Engineer by degree, but I code for a living. Recently switched to using a tablet for leisure internet, like this site, but the on-screen keyboard is horrible, so please forgive my missing letters and things!


Sep
16
suggested suggested edit on What are the advantages and disadvantages of transferring to a secondary vs. a long primary?
Sep
16
answered When should I add a vanilla bean?
Sep
16
answered Alternative/Non-traditional Brewing Practices
Sep
16
revised Autosiphon not sealing
stole brewchez good idea
Sep
16
comment What is wet hopping and how does it differ from dry?
I like this answer, as it aligns with my background on the subject, is well expressed, and complete.
Sep
14
revised Is it normal for one side of a two-piece (s-shaped) airlock to be empty during fermentation?
Fixed the title to match the question
Sep
14
accepted Will Adding an Active Mash to a Non-Active Mash Get Enzyme Activity Started Again?
Sep
14
answered Autosiphon not sealing
Sep
14
suggested suggested edit on Is it normal for one side of a two-piece (s-shaped) airlock to be empty during fermentation?
Sep
10
comment Force “bubblifying” with something other than CO2
I've poured sweetened/cooled heavy cream in to a whipped cream charger that used nitrous oxide, and also made the same recipe by just putting the same heavy cream in a bowl and beating it with the mixer. Tastes the same.
Sep
10
comment Force “bubblifying” with something other than CO2
All those laws are only applicable if the intent is to inhale it. Using nitrous oxide in beer is no more illegal than canned whipped cream.
Sep
9
comment what could be going on? 1065 to 1010 in 3 days and a half
The optimal temperature range for that yeast is 68 to 72. I'm surprised it attenuated so fast, so far below it's optimal temperature.
Sep
8
comment Avoiding excessive soot on brew kettles
Right, you should only really need the soap if you're cooking over a wood fire; propane should just be adjusted.
Sep
8
comment does starsan kill yeast
I'm with brewchez 100%, but I'd toss every hose and racking cane and buy new today. c
Sep
8
comment what could be going on? 1065 to 1010 in 3 days and a half
Might be helpful to post the specific yeast strain you used, and the preferred temperature range for that yeast. That's a pretty large temperature range too! I usually keep it within 3 degrees F.
Sep
5
awarded  Critic
Sep
5
revised When to harvest wild hops?
Added link to image of lupulin glands, by request.
Aug
31
awarded  Revival
Aug
28
comment What are the hops varieties Sticklebract & Galena?
Please forgive my American-centric views. I must learn that just because we're conversing in English, it doesn't mean we all are in North America. My bad. Although it is an "American hop", you're Galena is probably really grown in Italy after all.
Aug
28
answered Addition of hops to double IPA