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DromJohn

5 Gallon Mini-Mash Brewer

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11-08-2009

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04-14-2014 2:37 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • Letter to an Imaginary Friend / Thomas McGrath; Brother to Dragons / Robert Penn Warren.
  • Ocmulgee Grain Trust
  • I started homebrewing in Fall 2009 when a random recipe run through over 700 cookbooks came up with Continental Light Lager in Patrick Baker's "The New Brewers Handbook". I'm using the two plastic bucket, Grolsch bottle newbie setup. Finished: Dogfish Head 60-minute IPA; AHS Dry Stout; AHS Ordinary Bitter; Redhook Double Black Espresso Stout; AHS Lemongrass Ginger Ale; Belhaven Scottish Ale; Anchor Porter; AHS Holiday Chocolate Stout; Berghoff Dark; Redhook Double Black Espresso Stout II; Samuel Adams Boston Ale; 60-Minute Tamarindia Ale; AHS Abt. 12; AHS Munich Spiced Porter; Neolithic Yellow River Braggot; AHS Oaked Imperial Whiskey Stout; Innis & Gunn Original.
  • Innis & Gunn Original II; Rafikah Rose's GF Juice Ale; SWMBO choice; Pliny the Elder; SWMBO choice; Redhook 8-4-1 Expedition Ale; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB II; SWMBO choice; Terrapin Reunion '10; SWMBO choice; AHS Summer Crisp IPA; SWMBO choice; Mexican Amber Theobroma; SWMBO choice; AHS Special Bitter; SWMBO choice; AHS Biere de Garde; SWMBO choice; Victory HopDevil; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB III; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; AHS American IPA (II); SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; AHS British Pale Ale; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; Bell's Two Hearted; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB IV; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; AHS Cascadian Dark Ale; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; AHS Fall ESB; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; He'Brew Hop Manna; SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; Redhook ESB V; SWMBO choice; Non Bitter/IPA; SWMBO choice; AHS America IPA (II); SWMBO choice; Experiment TBA; SWMBO choice; AHS English Pale Ale.
  • Drinking: Redhook ESB; Scaldis Belgian Special Ale; Allagash Grand Cru; AHS Budget IPA; William Moore's Summer Beer; Redhook Double Black Stout III; Chrysanthemum Honey Rye Ale; Cherry Porter. Bottled: AHS SuperCaliFugglisticESBAledocious (first taste 20 April 2014).
  • Male
  • Married
  • Macon
  • Georgia

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: When did you become a home brewer? on 04-16-2014 at 08:43 PM
    53. I had all the equipment in my shopping cart at age 36 but put it back when I noticed the
    excellent selection of foreign and "craft" beer at the store. Instead, I bought two cases of
    singles and on...

  • Posted in thread: Sources of Organic Ingredients on 04-04-2014 at 06:33 PM
    DMELight DME, Briess Organic Adventures In Homebrewing Annapolis Keystone love2brew Northern
    Brewer Seven Bridges Cooperative

  • Posted in thread: Sources of Organic Ingredients on 04-04-2014 at 06:27 PM
    LMELight Malt Syrup, Northern Brewer Organic Northern BrewerPale Malt Extract, Briess Organic
    Seven Bridges Cooperative

  • Posted in thread: Sources of Organic Ingredients on 04-03-2014 at 08:40 PM

  • Posted in thread: Sources of Organic Ingredients on 04-03-2014 at 06:16 PM
    What is "organic"?The issue gets particularly complicated with home brew ingredients.My
    understanding that there is an "organic" market in North America that has created a couple of
    tiers of certifica...

  • Posted in thread: Beer to Stay Away From on 04-02-2014 at 02:55 PM
    Six packs.Pretty much every store I go to allows me to buy singles. I no longer buy a six pack
    before I've tasted the beer. It's worth the extra cost not to risk five singles I might not
    want.

  • Posted in thread: Your Favorite Way To Oak?? on 03-25-2014 at 09:15 PM
    Chips. More surface for quicker oaking.Toast. Depends. Light has vanilla tones. Dark burnt
    caramel. Medium compromise. My bias would be to match the malt, light to dark.Liquor. Depends,
    and IMO indepe...

  • Posted in thread: When do you label? on 03-21-2014 at 08:46 PM
    After bottling, I print and cut the labels, so maybe fifteen minutes after bottling.

  • Posted in thread: what's the deal with efficiency on 03-21-2014 at 08:24 PM
    It's an engineer thing.

  • Posted in thread: Coriander in Belgian Wheat beer on 03-16-2014 at 02:09 PM
    Yes, crush them.

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Drinking: Redhook ESB; Scaldis Belgian Special Ale; Allagash Grand Cru; AHS Budget IPA; William Moore's Summer Beer; Redhook Double Black Stout III; Chrysanthemum Honey Rye Ale; Cherry Porter. Bottled: AHS SuperCaliFugglisticESBAledocious (first taste 20 April 2014). Untappd: DromJohn
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