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    ABOUT ME

  • Partner, Candi Syrup, Inc.
  • Red, A Clockwork Orange
  • BBB, AHA
  • Began brewing in 1994 as a hobby, then as a professional brewer.
  • Chimay Grande Reserve, De Koningshoeven La Trappe Quad,Westvleteren 12 017, Belgian Reserve Dark Lager
  • Baltic Porter, Russian Imperial Stout
  • Male
  • Married
  • Charlotte
  • NC

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  • Posted in thread: The Pious - Westvleteren 12 style quad - multiple on 04-08-2015 at 09:27 AM
    This thread has been consolidated and moved to:

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 04-01-2015 at 04:46 PM
    I'm looking forward to seeing your write up on krausening, as I've brewed this twice now and
    ended up at 1.020 both times. This time instead of bottling a syrupy mess, I pitched some brett
    brux into s...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 03-25-2015 at 06:54 PM
    Thanks Kee. Do you think additional yeast will be needed if I'm bottling this early? Would cold
    crashing be wise? I could stick the carboy outside for a couple of cold nights which would cool
    it down ...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 03-24-2015 at 04:53 PM
    I brewed this 10 days ago and followed the CSI technique of slowly ramping up from 64 to 80
    over 7 days. I held it at 80 for 24 hours and then killed the heat. I just checked and I'm
    currently at 1.00...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 03-23-2015 at 01:20 AM
    265701Finally ready to age at 50 for a monthRight on the mark!

  • Posted in thread: A Tribute to Hunahpu on 03-22-2015 at 03:34 PM
    There may be something missing from the recipe just based on one of the myths of Hunahpu. I
    heard the creation myth of Hunahpu from my father decades ago when he was on a project in
    Guatemala working ...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 03-20-2015 at 01:10 PM
    Hey guys,Question on the long secondary... I brewed a double batch of this back on February
    14th, and am itching to get my fermentation chamber back for other brews, the pipeline is
    running thin!I am ...

  • Posted in thread: Westvleteren 12 Clone - Multiple Award Winner on 03-15-2015 at 12:42 PM
    Yep, concur.

  • Posted in thread: Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) on 03-15-2015 at 12:11 PM
    so i brewed this yesterday, ( one d-90 and a d-45 to be added add high krausen) was slow to
    take off, so I raised the ambient to 70. As soon as I saw activity, i lowered it to 63 ambient,
    not fermet t...

  • Posted in thread: Chimay Grande Réserve (Blue) on 03-15-2015 at 11:51 AM
    so this beer went perfect...until i bottled. bottled cold, so i diluted the candi syrup and
    boiled it, added to bottling bucket just like i do with my sanitized corn sugar mixture...the
    samples of thi...

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