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04-11-2010

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    ABOUT ME

  • brewing and drinking
  • ratdog and the dead
  • back to the future 1-2-3
  • sopranos, deadwood, prison break, lost, trailer park boys,
  • grapes of wrath
  • shenendoah fish and game club
  • i got started because i heard a friend talking about his uncle making his own beer and putting it into kegs. that was all the seed i needed planted into my brain. it slowly grew into an expensive hobby. been doing extract partial boils until today doing my first full boil right now as i type this. outdoors on a turkey fryer, 30 quart stock pot got at my LHBS lastnite. i have 2 more extract kits already bought to do , then im gonna try partial mashing then AG. g2g. flameout time.
  • barleywine and belgians. and everything else i can dream of.
    i wanna do some historical brews. poor richards ale especially . thomas jeffersons ale. read randy mosher's radical brewing got lots o good ideas.
  • n. brewer mild ale
  • hope and king scottish ale, whiskey stout
  • esb,scottish ale, landlord clone.
  • hopes and dreams.
  • Male
  • In a Relationship
  • nuremberg
  • PA

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  • Posted in thread: Kegged too early... on 04-26-2014 at 12:59 AM
    Also, the foam seems to sit on top of the beer, and when I swirl the beer around, the beer
    seems alot 'heavier'--it doesn't splash around like a normal beer would.having the same
    problem. brewers best...

  • Posted in thread: brewers best whiskey stout kit on 10-22-2011 at 04:59 PM
    i racked carefully, i lost some beer. the chips were mostly floating. at bottling time i used
    my auto-siphon with a piece of muslin bag tied over the end that was in the bottling bucket.
    some ships di...

  • Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 09-17-2011 at 03:44 PM
    i did it at 150-152 for 60 and it turned out great

  • Posted in thread: Safale S-04 Cal-Commen on 08-29-2011 at 01:39 PM
    try wyeast 2112. great results.

  • Posted in thread: George Washington Porter on 08-18-2011 at 09:36 PM
    Would you mind sharing the recipes?poor richards ale (from internet)8lbs marris otter2lbs
    flaked corn.375 lbs molasses.75 lb biscuit.25 lb special b.125 lbs chocholateOG 1.0601.25 oz
    EKG@75mins1728 wy...

  • Posted in thread: George Washington Porter on 08-17-2011 at 04:35 PM
    I put 2 bottles in the fridge on day 29,a couple days ago. The qualities I described in the
    previous post was day 22. I found that folks say the French oak/bourbon combo mellows to an
    oaky vanilla sor...

  • Posted in thread: George Washington Porter on 08-17-2011 at 04:27 PM
    I found through some searching,something that in colonial slang was called "whiskely". Stout,or
    it's pre-cursor,porter,even dark ales were aged in used bourbon barrels for a time. Whiskey
    beer,or whis...

  • Posted in thread: George Washington Porter on 08-17-2011 at 04:11 PM
    Would you mind sharing the recipes?sure. later tonight when im home (at work now shhhhhhhhhhh)
    id be happy to share them.

  • Posted in thread: George Washington Porter on 08-16-2011 at 08:49 PM
    Well he was a pretty sharp tack with tremendous foresight(stepping down after 2 terms, refusing
    a noble title, etc), so I assume he knew that everything he wrote would be held with some
    esteem by post...

  • Posted in thread: Beer History Sites on 08-16-2011 at 02:25 PM
    well good morning revvy. hows the ticker?

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