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bio website whatsdougeating.blogspot.com
location Mt Juliet, TN
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I've been brewing since spring 2008. The more I do it, the more I enjoy it, and I love learning new information and new techniques.

I really like the fact that brewing combines and applies knowledge from so many different realms, and much like cooking, ends up with the best results being considered as works of art as much of science and engineering.


Dec
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answered Long boils are ruining enamel on stove, is there any way to prevent this?
Dec
11
accepted How much time should a warm-fermenting yeast strain sit at the high primary temperature?
Dec
10
answered Bottled Beer is Cloudy
Dec
10
comment How much time should a warm-fermenting yeast strain sit at the high primary temperature?
Sure, I'll be glad to. This is my first time working with 1388 or 570, so who knows what's going to happen. :)
Dec
10
comment Bottled Beer is Cloudy
How long was the beer in the primary fermentor before you bottled?
Dec
10
comment How much time should a warm-fermenting yeast strain sit at the high primary temperature?
I did something similar with a Dubbel using 3787 this summer, and let it sit for a month at the upper 70's to low 80's, and it didn't have any noticeable acetaldehyde flavors. Though I really don't know what to expect with this amount of simple sugars. Ah well, every batch is an experiment.
Dec
10
comment How much time should a warm-fermenting yeast strain sit at the high primary temperature?
Because that's what I have seen recommended for the Belgian Golden Strong style, using that yeast. Zainasheff & Palmer recommend that temperature in Brewing Classic Styles, and similar temperatures are mentioned in Brew Like a Monk.
Dec
10
asked How much time should a warm-fermenting yeast strain sit at the high primary temperature?
Dec
10
answered If a vial of yeast is at room temperature for 3 days then put back in the refrigerator, is it still viable?
Dec
9
awarded  Critic
Dec
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awarded  Organizer
Dec
9
awarded  Editor
Dec
9
revised [WIKI] Characteristics of a Good Cellaring Beer
added 50 characters in body; edited tags; edited body
Dec
8
answered How to Add Cocoa
Dec
7
comment Dissolving Malt Extract for priming
Safe for drinking is not the same as sanitized. I don't think any city water is sanitized in the sense that we typically mean in brewing.
Dec
7
answered Dry hopping in the keg.
Dec
4
answered What is fusel alcohol, and does it cause hangovers?
Dec
4
comment Is 55% ABV “beer” actually beer?
No, the ice is removed when you're making an Eisbock.
Dec
4
awarded  Teacher
Dec
3
answered How do I improve my palate?