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Gezzer-Glide

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Been brewing awhile. Started thinking “that looks like fun” and bought an extract kit. The next thing I knew, I was doing all grain and culturing yeast. Yes, my hobbies have a way of taking over my life. My wife and I downsized a few years ago and I lost my brewery area. Back to the extracts and steeped grains. Bought a ”Brewers Best Mash and Boil” electric kettle two years ago and it mostly works and NO propane in the basement which has become my new brewing space. I am located in Northern Ohio and Winter brewing isn’t really an option.
 

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Great to have you on the forum! The Mash and Boil is a very nice setup - compact, affordable and works well. Hopefully you are getting some great beers out of it!
 

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So far, so good! Always trying new methods. There is so much yet to learn and I’m old and may not have a lot of time left. Just tried a tilt hydrometer in a Summer Shandy. Works great from inside a SS fermenter inside my fermentation chamber (converted chest freezer). I may have to buy a second tilt. I really like being able to track fermentation. I like to keg just before final gravity and naturally carbonate. The Tilt makes that much easier.
 
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