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  • West Suburbs of Chicago
  • Woodworking,reading,and now brewing
  • Superintendent / Carpenter
  • George Arnold
  • Contemporary Christian
  • Shawshank Redemption, Star Wars Series, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Caddy Shack, Stripes
  • Survivor; Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
  • The Bilble, Shannara series, Karen Kingsbury books
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  • I was tired of paying so much for the beers I liked and I have wanted to try brewing for a couple of years. I finally decided to just go for it.
  • Barleywine, pale ale
  • Red Rye IPA
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  • Ed's Haus Pale Ale, Red Bank Ale, Belgian dubbel, Belgian pale ale, 999 barleywine, The Abyss imperial stout, Yooper's oatmeal stout,
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  • Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 07-22-2016 at 01:16 AM
    Daughter is getting married. More than enough said.

  • Posted in thread: Gaterade Mash Tun on 07-14-2016 at 12:02 AM
    PM sent

  • Posted in thread: Gaterade Mash Tun on 07-13-2016 at 09:17 PM
    You still have this for sale?

  • Posted in thread: Revolution Fist City Clone on 07-10-2016 at 11:50 PM
    And a pic of the first version vs the second. New version in on the left. First one was kegged
    and the last bit was bottled from the keg, so it is much clearer because of the longer time for
    yeast to ...

  • Posted in thread: Making beer glassware on 07-09-2016 at 07:05 PM
    Kind of ironic that is was sponsored by Coors.

  • Posted in thread: Revolution Fist City Clone on 07-09-2016 at 05:52 PM
    I wonder if they just have better quality hops or if it's because they're brewing and packaging
    on professional equipment. Could be a variation of the crop regarding color? Weighed out
    incorrectly? Wh...

  • Posted in thread: Revolution Fist City Clone on 07-09-2016 at 04:20 AM
    I have been working nights, so I haven't had much time to compare the clone to the real thing.
    But yesterday I said screw it and sat down at noon for a comparison. Color - The clone is a bit
    darker an...

  • Posted in thread: What brewery are you visiting? on 07-05-2016 at 09:20 PM
    Hit up Church Brew Works in Pittsburgh this past weekend while visiting our daughter and
    helping her move. They bought a vacant church and converted it to a German style beer hall /
    brewery. 360906360...

  • Posted in thread: What is SWMBO? on 06-25-2016 at 04:10 AM
    What is this... why does everyone refer to it?Just wondering how you have been a member since
    2010 and have over 1700 posts and don't have a clue what SWMBO means? :confused::confused:

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 06-24-2016 at 12:54 AM
    Snuck in a first taste of my second iteration Fist City clone. Pretty good. Will do a
    side-by-side this weekend.