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04-11-2009

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09-23-2014 3:37 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • 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
  • None
  • 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
  • None
  • Ed's Haus Pale Ale, Red Bank Ale, Belgian dubbel, Belgian pale ale, 999 barleywine, The Abyss imperial stout, Yooper's oatmeal stout,
  • N/A
  • Male
  • Married

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Correctly calculating priming sugar on 09-22-2014 at 08:49 PM
    I use the highest temp it gets to, so it could be during fermentation or after. So far (4
    years) I haven't had a problem doing it this way. And when in doubt, I will go for slightly
    under carbed vs ov...

  • Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 09-21-2014 at 11:14 PM
    Racked a black IPA off the yeast and onto 4 oz. of hops to dry hop. 2 oz cascade, 1 oz
    centennial, 1 oz Amarillo. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Good DARK stout names on 09-13-2014 at 12:47 AM
    I call mine "The Abyss". I know it is a commercial brew, but I named it before I knew. I also
    have a black IPA named Solar Eclipse. Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewSent from my iPhone
    using Home Br...

  • Posted in thread: Good DARK stout names on 09-13-2014 at 12:46 AM
    I call mine "The Abyss". I know it is a commercial brew, but I named it before I knew. I also
    have a black IPA named Solar Eclipse. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: Do you find a high degree of bottle to bottle variance in your beer? on 09-03-2014 at 05:30 PM
    ^What SHE said...FIFYSent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 09-01-2014 at 01:27 PM
    Just started the boil on a black IPA. 221318Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew

  • Posted in thread: OBX Brewing Co. on 08-10-2014 at 07:53 PM
    Good place, good beer and good food. I second Weeping Radish, although it is aways back up on
    the mainland (about half hour drive from Nags Head), so maybe just buy some of their beer at
    one of the lo...

  • Posted in thread: How many of you oxygenate dry yeast? on 08-05-2014 at 12:44 AM
    Although supposedly not necessary, I hit for 30 sec. with O2. Figure it can't hurt. When I
    re-pitch yeast I go for 60 sec.

  • Posted in thread: Homebrewing as a way to save money on 08-04-2014 at 10:29 PM
    I got into home brewing five years ago because the beer I liked was costing $8-$11 per six
    pack. I did extract for six batches, then switched to all grain. Bought recipes from
    Brewmaster's Warehouse, ...

  • Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 08-02-2014 at 11:44 PM
    Brewed 10 gallons of pale ale today. Pitched US-05 on half and WLP500 on the other half.Sent
    from my iPhone using Home Brew

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